Articles tagged Carlos Monteverde

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Ferrari's 'Thank You' to fans

World Champions Michael Schumacher and Ferrari entertained 60,000 rapturous fans at Mugello on 29 October, just a week after the German secured the Scuderia's first driver's title since Jody Scheckter's in 1979. Schumacher, team-mate Rubens Barrichello and test driver Luca Badoer demonstrated three of the this year's F1-2000 models, with team manager Jean Todt and Ferrari president Luca di...

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Events of the Month

WEC: Spa 6 Hours Eau Rouge is easier now than it used to be thanks to Tarmac run-offs replacing gravel, and flat kerbs giving drivers a wider exit strategy as they pop over the top of Raidillon. But the sanitisation of motor racing's favourite bit of track hasn't made it any less spectacular as the prime place to witness aces on the limit. And when it comes to the World Endurance Championship,...

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Inside line - Gary Pearson

The TT at Goodwood left very special memories for the rapid Jaguar specialist What were your racing highlights in 2003? I was a lucky boy again last season! The most fun was racing the Jaguar XJR11 for JD Classics in historic Group C. We only did the British rounds, but I won both races on the Silverstone GP circuit in May, and one at Donington Park's DTM meeting. In the second race at Donington...

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Ferraris and Maseratis star at Brands Birthday bash

The celebrations of 75 years of Brands Hatch history and 50 years since Ferrari's first grand prix win were dovetailed superbly at the Kent circuit in July. A crowd of around 25,000 was treated to an entertaining blend of racing, both ancient and modern. Guests included Ferrari F1 technical director Ross Brawn, Sir Stirling Moss and three times world champion Sir Jack Brabham. Of particular note...

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Ferraris at Le Mans

Enzo Ferrari's V12 orchestra returned to Le Mans for the Shell Historic Ferrari Maserati Challenge support race to this year's 24-hour classic. David Franklin won the Peter Auto event in the 365 GTB/4 'Daytona' which finished fifth and sixth at La Sarthe in 1972 and '73 respectively. The biggest cheer, though, was for David Piper, who finished second in the 250/2751M he raced to seventh with...

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Event of the month -- Grande Prémio Histórico do Porto

The first historic 'revival'  meeting on the old Oporto Portuguese Grand Prix circuit was a resounding success. Marcus Pye enjoyed the sport and socialising.  Photography by Jim Houlgrave The inaugural Grande Prémio Histórico do Porto presented some memorable racing and a wonderful snapshot of the Portuguese Grands Prix of 1958 and '60. Sir Jack Brabham was a guest of honour at the July 8-10...

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Donington's happy return

Its British GP dramas behind it, a revitalised Donington Park reopened for racing with the Masters series providing the action Kevin Wheatcroft’s re-enaction of his much-missed father Tom’s re-opening of Donington Park, riding on the sidepod of Gunnar Nilsson’s JPS Lotus 77 (now owned by Nico Bindels), ended a year of despondency and decay at the hallowed circuit as Masters Historic Racing...

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Events of the Month

Silverstone Classic With 1100 entries for 24 races, there is no doubting the scale of the Silverstone Classic. But this is an event that extends beyond simply a race meeting, with displays, live music, parades and more. A record crowd suggests that the promoters have got the mix right, but by any measure it is a vast event. Fifty years on from his victory at Silverstone during his dominant 1963...

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Donington Historic Festival

Donington Park, Derby On only its second running the Donington Historic Festival confirmed its status as one of the best UK events of the season. Wall to wall quality, big entries and some great racing was the story of the weekend; and when the sun came out on Sunday, so did the crowds. For a man whose mainstream racing career ended half a century ago, Sir Stirling Moss remains a huge draw and on...

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Classic crowd figures up

The new promoter of the Silverstone Classic has declared the 2010 event a success and is already working on the race line-up for 2011. Crowd figures were up this year by 10 per cent over ’09, with a total audience of 73,000. Event promoter and HGPCA racer Nick Wigley, who took over control of the event in the final run-up to this year’s Classic, said that changes to the race line-up were likely for...

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