Articles tagged Cassius Clay

Page 88 of June 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, June 1983

Brian Henton

At thirty-six-years old, Brian Henton can probably best be described as one of international motor racing's eternal optimists. Over the past 12 years he has won championships in Formula Vee, Super Vee, F3 and F2, but always seems to have been thwarted in his efforts to establish himself in Formula One. Last year, as Michele Alboreto's partner in the Tyrrell line-up, he demonstrated a solid...

Page 22 of April 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, April 1973

Topical jolly fun

Our Cricket Correspondent writes: The time seems to have come when mere professional players no longer hold the attention of those who watch the age-old game at the hallowed grounds of Lords and the Oval. When future struggles for the Ashes take place we must expect to see in the teams such names as Graham Hill (Captain?), Cassius Clay, Benny Hill, Jimmy Savile, Anne Edwards and Jimmy Greaves....

Page 48 of July 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1971

Reflections in the rain at Monaco

At some circuits rain can cause me utter despair and despondency, and can take away all the enjoyment of a motor race, but at Monte Carlo a little rain never does anyone any harm. At the best of times Monte Carlo is so artificial that it is hard to take it seriously, but at Grand Prix time it excels itself and seems to attract all that is artificial and showy to an unprecedented degree, the...

Page 50 of September 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, September 1986

Cars in books

It may not be generally known that Jerome K. Jerome, author of  "Three men in a Boat" and its sequel, was a pioneer motorist, but from a chapter from another book of his published in 1926, called "The Wheels of Change", sent to us by Vincent Freedman from Papua, New Guinea, this is quite apparent, and it would be interesting to know what cars he owned. What is especially interesting is that he...

Page 52 of May 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, May 2010

1960s

Clark and Lotus define an era of brilliant innovation and driving skill. But it is also a deadly decade, prompting Stewart to begin his safety crusadeBy Eoin Young Formula 1 changed forever during the 1960s, as did the world. Front engines were finally phased out. Enzo Ferrari finished with his heroic front-engined cars at the end of the 1960 season – and immediately snatched the world title in ’...

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