Articles tagged Bruce McLaren

Page 44 of April 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, April 1971

Fifth South African Grand Prix

Andretti and Ferrari start on high note Kyalami, South Africa, March 6th Mario Andretti, the three times American USAC Champion, has long been considered by the Grand Prix circus as a potential winner of World Championship races and this has been the little Italian-born driver's big ambition. However, occasional races with Lotus in 1969 always ended in retirement, usually when high placed, while...

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3-litre Grand Prix Engines

With the European Grand Prix season not yet begun the activity in the engine world is most interesting, and augurs well for the future of Grand Prix racing. Already plans of five different engines have been released, of which one has actually been raced, another consistently out on track testing, two on the test beds, and the fifth not far off that state. While having some things in common, they...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS – Ferrari P4 sighting stirs Daytona memories – The motivation that will drive Kubica onwards – For Montoya, NASCAR racing still beats F1 Even when u are in entirely familiar surroundings — as I was a few weeks ago in the Daytona paddock — surprises still lie in wait occasionally, and you get stopped in your tracks. As I have written many times before, they do things properly at...

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Brief encounter

Jack Lewis shot to F1 in no time, but his star shone only momentarily as he and racing parted company By Paul Fearnley There are racing drivers who do not look like racing drivers – for example, Bobby Rahal, bless his fireproof socks – and there are those who do. I cannot cite a single scientific fact to support my bold statement, but I can cite Carlos Reutemann. If the craggy Argentinian –...

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Marcus Pye's Diary

Comparing sheep to F5000s in New Zealand, and taking a step back in amazement at the Stanton Special Christchurch New Zealand's sheep-to-human-beings ratio may rank second to the Falkland Islands, but it leads the world table of Formula 5000 horsepower per head of population. With around 20 cars spread among four million inhabitants that's indisputable. Given that the gruff 500bhp monsters were...

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Maserati repair worth the wait

Maserati repair worth the wait In preparation for the Goodwood Revival a couple of very supportive owners have been working hard to run their Maserati 151 Coupes. They still may or may not make it this year, but the sight and sound of these ground-shaking V8-engined projectiles is always worth waiting for. Bruce McLaren once described his 1962 Cunningham team Le Mans 151 as "an unguided missile...

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Rare Coopers unearthed, rebuilt and raced

Two rare Coopers are returning to racing this season, one of them for the first time in more than 30 years. While Frank Sytner has already given his ex-Stirling Moss Cooper Monaco sportscar a debut win, later this season one of only two Cooper T60s in existence will hit the tracks again in the hands of Chris Smith. Currently racing his ex-Innes Ireland Lotus 21, Smith aims to compete in the 1.5-...

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