Articles tagged Brundle

Page 106 of September 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 106, September 2014

Lunch with... Perry McCarthy

Formula Ford champion, F3 front-runner, Grand Prix non-qualifier, pioneering Stig, works Audi driver and perennial optimist... Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell The road to Formula 1 is steep and stony. For every rookie who takes his place on a Grand Prix grid there’s a long queue of hopefuls who never get there. Among the ones who come closest, talent – pure talent – may not be...

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Mansell Is Finally Crowned

Senna wins dramatic race, but second is enough to secure Mansell's first World Championship The first 38 laps of the Hungarian GP did not follow the script that Nigel Mansell would have wished to have signed off, but the inkling of the role that Riccardo Patrese had written in for himself had already become evident on Saturday night. After dominating each practice session, the Italian was in good...

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Down to the wire

You wouldn't have given tuppence for his chances of victory after qualifying, but when down in Suzuka Damon Hill kept his hopes alive with a champion's drive. From the moment that Michael Schumacher so insouciantly began to hammer home quick laps in qualifying, you began to form the impression that victory in the Japanese GP — and the World Championship — was all but a formality for the dour...

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Lunch with... Jo Ramirez

The personable Mexican looks back over 40 years of Formula 1 glories and struggles, friendships and tragedies By Simon Taylor The problem is, lunch isn’t long enough. Over 40 seasons, this man has been friend and confidant to a succession of F1 heroes, helped them celebrate their victories and, too often, mourned their loss. He was inside Ferrari when it was Enzo’s fiefdom, with Tyrrell when Ken’...

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Australian Grand Prix

Game, set and crash. After going off the road on his own, Michael Schumacher ensured his first World Championship in controversial style. AII sorts of emotions must have been running through Damon Hill's head as he crept back to the pits on the 36th lap of a scintillating Australian Grand Prix, few of them printable. After driving his heart out he had challenged Michael Schumacher every inch of...

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The German Grand Prix — Magnificent McLarens

Hockenheimring, August 5th With the opening of the new Motodrome in the Eifel Mountains, to replace the legendary Nurburgring, there was a feeling at the Hockenheimring that 1984 might see the last German Grand Prix to be held there. People who had this feeling had yet to visit the new Eifelring and they were not looking closely at the success of the Formula One races at Hockenheimring over the...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS - Conflicts and contrasts at Daytona - Brundle's grand day out at Fiorano - The other type of launch control * There may be a better pla than Florida to be in January, but if so I have never come across it, and as ever this year's visit to the Rolex 24 at Daytona proved the ideal antidote to the British winter. Pleasurable anticipation of the trip was only heightened by a moment on...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS– Brundle on the Beeb, Daytona and F1 2011 – Reducing sound while improving the vision The idea," said Martin lundle, "was that David [Coulthard] and I would go to the BBC, have a coffee and spend half an hour talking through the broadcasts for 2011 — but they said they wanted us to do a commentary on last year's Australian Grand Prix! I said, 'How long? Ten minutes?' No, no, they said...

Page 28 of July 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, July 1992

Red Five's red mist

A moment's rashness prevented Nigel Mansell from extending his sizeable World Championship lead in Canada. As an electronic malfunction sidelined Ayrton Senna, Gerhard Berger picked up the pieces for McLaren It was easy enough for Nigel Mansell to rationalise Ayrton Senna taking his 61st pole position in Canada. After all, his own efforts had been thwarted by a fault with a sticking suspension...

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Jaguar puts pressure on Mercedes

The result of the 23rd Trofeo Filippo Caracciolo at Monza had a familiar ring as the Mercedes team swept up the top two places, but third and fourth for Silk Cut Jaguar represented the team's best performance for 18 months. Both XJR-11s were hampered by brake problems which should be cured by modifications in hand for the British round at Silverstone on May 20, and it may not be too long before...

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