Articles tagged Carl Haas

Page 40 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, August 1994

Junior showtime

Al Unser Jnr's arrival at Penske has been nothing short of startling. But are some of the other teams perhaps making life a little easy? Al Unser Jnr is having a year that already ranks among the greatest in the history of IndyCar racing. With nearly half a season still ahead of him, Unser has a very real chance of surpassing the record of national championship wins in a year – 10 – held jointly...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

August 19: NASCAR star Ernie Irvan is critically injured after a qualifying accident at Michigan. Happily, his condition steadily improves during the following week. 20: Sunday newspaper reports hint that Michael Schumacher is considering quitting Benetton, following the post-Hockenheim allegations of irregularity in the team's refuelling procedure. There is also growing media speculation, denied...

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Around and about

Scheckter Stateside Since Jody Scheckter's appearance in the Race of Champions in March very little has been seen of the fast-rising South African star on the European scene. In fact he has not raced in Formula One since then. But Scheckter has been far from idle over the past two months. At the start of the season McLaren Racing told him that they were committed to running F1 cars for Denny...

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Lola: Broadley brushstrokes

Lola got the jump on McLaren in the 'big banger' stakes with its beautiful, well-balanced T70 coupe. John Surtees used one to win at Mosport, St Jovite and Brands Hatch in 1965 before being badly hurt in a Mosport practice accident. He returned better than ever to win the first Can-Am title in '66 with an updated car. Lola was the dominant force that year, winning five of the six rounds, yet it...

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Lunch with Ian Phillips

Messenger boy, writer, editor, circuit boss, charity director, team manager, sponsorship hunter... meet a man of many partsWriter: Simon Taylor | Photographer: Charles Best Something a bit different this month. The subject of this ‘Lunch With…’ is hardly a household name: indeed many motor sport enthusiasts may never have heard of Ian Phillips. Yet he has been a motor racing insider for more than...

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Stomach Churner

This 800BHP monster forced the three-time world champion to hang on for grim death. He survived, but not before it gave him an ulcer From his very early days in the sport Jackie Stewart made sure he always had good machinery at his disposal, and not just in Formula 1. Even when moonlighting in other categories he didn't want just to make up the numbers. 'That was part of the business," says...

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Lunch with... Alan Jones

Williams’ favourite son on dodgy campers, nightmare bosses and gelling with Frank and Patrick. By Simon Taylor Scroll down the roster of drivers who won a single World Championship – names like James Hunt and Jody Scheckter, Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill – and for each there’s a different reason why they never took a second title. In the case of Alan Jones, it’s probably down to the English...

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Identity crisis

You may remember it as Beatrice, but it was really called Team Haas... Or was it FORCE... or maybe Lola? Adam Cooper looks back at the 1980s biggest F1 flop Want to start up a Formula 1 team? Tough job, eh? Well, let's make it a little easier. Imagine you have a five year contract with a multi-million dollar sponsor, and a works engine deal. Stick a former World Champion driver in the cockpit,...

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Lola celebrates its heritage

Launched to coincide with the VSCC Donington event is Lola Heritage, a focus for all owners of pre-1990 Lobos. Headed by Chris Fox, with the full support of Lola founder Eric Broadly and current owner Martin Birrane, Lola Heritage aims to be the definitive source of expertise and parts for Lolas, as well as to preserve the company's heritage. Patrons will be John Surtees, Roy Salvadori, Bobby...

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Gordon Kirby – The US Scene

A road trip to remember The historic weekend at Road America in Wisconsin is one of my favourite events in the American racing season. It’s known these days as the Kohler International Challenge with Brian Redman and this year there were celebrations of Lola’s 50th anniversary, of Formula 5000’s founding 40 years ago, and of the Scarab marque. A tremendous turnout of competitors helped attract a...

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