Articles tagged Brian Henton

Page 48 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, May 1983

Race of Champions

An enjoyable event Brands Hatch, April 10th  It would have been difficult to find a weekend more unsuitable for staging a non-championship Formula One race than April 9th/10th, for in the International calendar were the 1,000 kilometre race at Monza for Group C cars, the European Touring Car Championship round at Vallelunga, the Formula 2 round at Hockenheimring, a big meeting at Donington Park,...

Page 52 of April 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, April 2000

The worst car I ever drove

Alas poor Warwick Derek Warwick: Toleman TG181 Derek Warwick has driven a lot of terrible cars in his time but, of them all, it was the car which launched his career in Formula One which he now remembers as the worst of a very bad bunch My worst car? To be honest there's a bloody long queue of them. In there would certainly be the March 792 -- a diabolical car -- the Renault RE60 from '85, the...

Page 26 of June 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, June 1977

Notes on the Cars at Jarama

With the Spanish GP opening the season for Formula One Championship races in Europe there was a lot of pre-race testing going on at the little Jarama circuit and some of it was useful for the race itself and some was purely experimental. Since Porsche revealed last year that they had been racing cars with solid rear axles, that is with no differential unit, relying on the distortion in the tyres...

Page 99 of June 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, June 1978

Formula Two review

The year of the new young hopefuls Over the years the lesser FIA formulae, like the European Formula Two championship and the various national and international Formula Three championships, have often been referred to as the stepping stones for the Grand Prix stars of tomorrow. How many times have you seen those advertisements inviting you to come and watch the rising Formula One stars of the...

Page 40 of March 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, March 1982

Reflections in the Transvaal

When I left England the trains were not running because the drivers had gone on strike; when I went into the Kyalami circuit on the first day of practice the Formula tears were not running because the drivers had gone on strike. In both cases the reasons were vague and varied and in both cases the disruption did nobody any good at all. In my book strikes are anti-social and from the first one I...

Page 35 of May 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, May 1975

Formula Two Review

Formula Two Review JUST AS Hanschen Stuck dominated the two opening rounds of the European Formula Two Championship last season, Frenchman Jacques Laffite has emerged as the early season pacesetter this year. The 31-year-old Parisian had a rather lucky win in the opening race at Portugal's Estoril Autodrome on March 9th but was consistently the fastest throughout the BARC-organised Easter Monday...

Page 85 of December 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 85, December 1978

Track test -- Unipart March 783 Dolomite

Something different in Formula Three Formula Three in whatever guise has a good pedigree for producing the next generation of Grand Prix drivers. Occasionally the top Formula Three man will go straight from what is now a 2-litre category into Formula One, the latest example being the career of Nelson Piquet, who dominated the British championship scene before making his debut with the Brabham GP...

Page 41 of September 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, September 1981

Formula 2 review

First year Formula Two driver— "Rookie" the Americans would call him — Thierry Boutsen took the lead of the European Formula Two Championship with a fine win in the eighth round of the series at Enna, Sicily on July 26. With the following round of the closely contested championship on his home soil at Spa Francorchamps in Belgium and with just four more rounds in all, over which to defend his...

Page 84 of July 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, July 1977

Formula Two Review

Arnoux ahead on points in the Martini Renault After six rounds in what is undoubtedly the toughest European Formula Two Championship of the last five years, the French are once again emerging as the front runners and, having scored maximum points in three races, Rene Arnoux has edged ahead in the points. The former Formule Renault and Super Renault Champion of France, having his second season in...

Page 99 of March 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, March 2013

Lunch with... Adrian Reynard

Innovator, improviser, impecunious... The founder of a famous British racing institution has been all three, but right now he's flying high once again By Simon Taylor Motor racing is dangerous: it's a truism that doesn't need repeating. And motor racing can be dangerous commercially, too. On the balance sheet as well as on the track, risk can reap huge rewards but can also result in huge crashes...

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