Articles tagged Bruce McLaren

Page 16 of March 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, March 1963

Continental Notes

At the end of this month Formula One racing will begin with a short race at Snetterton Airfield circuit, and the following three weekends will see European Grand Prix racing starting in earnest. The first weekend in April sees the Bruxelles G.P. on the Heysel circuit on the outskirts of the Belgian capital, Easter Monday sees the traditional round-the-houses Grand Prix at Pau, and the weekend...

Page 36 of December 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 2006

Moonlighting

He won 25 grands prix and the Indy 500, but, as Paul Fearnley discovers, it was Jim Clark's exploits away from Formula 1 — whether hustling stock cars or rallying a Lotus-Cortina — which truly showcased the Scot's versatility A staid Sunbeam saloon, a quirky DKW two-stroker, a steadfast TR3, a nimble Porsche 356 coupé, a borrowed Anglia and an eye-opening, 100mph-lap D-type Jag; rallies (from...

Page 51 of June 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, June 2012

A jam-packed season

Owen racing organisation BRM versus Team Lotus For the two drivers who battled out the 1962 Formula 1 World Championship to its nail-biting last-round conclusion, the year had started very differently. While Jimmy Clark was dominating a south African Formula 1 tour in baking sunshine, graham hill and his equally roustabout friend Peter Jopp were slithering down to Monaco over ice and snow in the...

Page 52 of June 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, June 1968

20th B.R.D.C. International Trophy, Silverstone

For the 20th B.R.D.C. International Daily Express Trophy race at Silverstone, the Club amassed a small but fairly representative field of Formula One cars. Heading the entry were Hulme and McLaren in the two impeccably-prepared McLaren M7A-Cosworth V8s, which finished first and third in the Race of Champions, and Ferrari sent over two cars, one a new, slightly sleeker-chassised V12 with the...

Page 118 of July 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 118, July 2004

McLaren M8F

The car you can see from space Americans put a man on the moon, but they couldn't beat the road rockets built and driven by a bunch of laid-back Kiwis. Paul Fearnley finds out what the fuss wasn't about Kaboom! McLaren's Mephistophelian M8F fires up like the Battle of Jutland. Its eight litres of Chevy Big Block then settles down to a jackhammer tick-over that thuds into your solar plexus. '...

Page 5 of January 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, January 1998

Lord March hails "new chapter" for Goodwood

Goodwood Circuit is gearing up to host its first race meeting in over 30 years on September 18-20, 1998, exactly half a century since the ninth Duke of Richmond – who, as Freddie March, won the 1931 Brooklands Double 12 race – opened it for racing. The newly-reborn Goodwood Road Racing Company's landmark event will be staged three weeks later than originally envisaged – its first day is the...

Page 108 of May 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, May 2012

Lunch with... Keith Greene & Chris Craft

One was a popular saloon and sports car racer, the other a highly respected team manager. And as friends from their teens, their careers often wove togetherBy Simon Taylor I'm in a village pub, listening to two old friends reminisce about spending their entire working lives in and around motor sport. One raced his own marque of Formula 1 car, then spent 35 years as a top team manager in endurance...

Page 112 of May 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, May 2010

Brands GP loop honoured

The 50th anniversary of the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit will be celebrated during the annual HSCC Historic Superprix on July 3/4. Widely regarded as one of the most challenging and spectacular sections of track in the world, the Grand Prix loop at the Kent circuit was completed in 1960 and first used for racing over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The feature event was the non-championship...

Page 105 of October 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 105, October 2011

Give him

opit s41 ...And he takes a milestone victory. Peter Gethin's win at Monza in 1971 made the record books, but it was also his sole Grand Prix success BY ALAN HENRY into Parabolica they came for the 55th and final time with Ronnie Peterson's bright red March 711 just ahead. Right on his of Cevert tail was the dark blue Tyrrell of Francois Cevert with Mike Hailwood's Surtees next in the bobbing and...

Page 14 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, April 2002

Modern times

The one result Bernie Ecclestone didn't want in Australia was the one he got — a Michael Schumacher win. And Maranello's decision to rely for the time being on last year's Ferrari seemed to be no handicap at all. (In fact, the flawlessly prepared F2001 s in Melbourne had plenty of 2002 about them, including some engine parts, and so perhaps should more accurately be called F2001.5s). There must...

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