Articles tagged Christian Danner

Page 61 of September 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, September 1986

Formula One: Hungarian Grand Prix

By the banks of the Danube When mention was first made about a possible Hungarian Grand Prix being entered on the 1986 FISA World Championship calendar, most people raised their eyebrows briefly and took little notice. It had been fifty years since Grand Prix cars last raced through a Budapest park and street circuit and although rounds of the European Touring Car Championship were held through...

Page 11 of July 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, July 1987

Formula One: Monaco GP

The Rising Sun in Dreamworld If you need an example of an anachronism, it has to be the Monaco Grand Prix. Walking round the circuit the day before practice began, I could not help feeling that Monaco itself was living in a dream world, oblivious to the rest of the world. and to the fact that we have nearly reached the end of the nineteen-eighties and the year 2000 is in sight. The Casino Square...

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GP Masters postponed until 2006

Ex-F1 drivers forced to wait as new single-seater series changes tack Plans are still alive for the creation of a one-make single-seater championship for grand prix stars of the past despite a decision to postpone the introduction of the series. Grand Prix Masters was due to kick-off during the winter of 2005-06 with races in South Africa and in the Middle East. Former world champion Alan Jones...

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Competition Answers

Competition Answers 'The answers to our recent three-part competition in conjunction with Tomy UK Ltd, in which Mr Alan Smith of Cardiff won a VIP trip to the British Grand Prix and an Aurora slot-racing set, were as follows: 1. March, Tyrrell and Williams 2. Lotus' Formula One turbine car 3. Giancarlo Baghetti 4. Detroit and Monaco 5. Alain Prost with 28 wins (now 31!) 6. Ferguson P99 at...

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Jurassic Lark

GP Masters has saved the stars' careers from extinction.  Derek Warwick tells Richard Heseltine why... Photography by James Mann "Are you the c**t who woke me up at two in the morning?" "Sorry. Didn't realise you were in Australia." "I'm just messing with you. My fault for leaving my mobile on. Anyway, nice to meet you. And don't call me Mr Warwick as it'll only confuse me. Nobody's called me...

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The month in Motor Sport

May 17: Alfa Romeo announces that its British Touring Car Champion Gabriele Tarquini is to make his BTCC return at Oulton Park. 19: Honda BTCC racer lames Kaye gives the 'thumbs up' to the re-opened Croft circuit, which is shortly to host its first race meeting for 14 years. 19: Michael Schumacher tops the post-Spanish GP testing times at Barcelona. 19: Four-times Le Mans winner Henri Pescarolo...

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  Günther Schmid  -  Charismatic if volatile F1 team boss This German owner of two Formula One teams has died, aged 72, after fighting a brain tumour for more than two years. Hans-Günther Schmid, the boss of the hugely successful ATS wheels empire, began racing in Formula Vee in 1966 and was to be team-mate to a young Niki Lauda for a spell. After competing in Super Vee he started running racing...

Page 54 of October 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, October 2008

One for the pros

Procar involved some stunning BMW M1s and a bunch of F1 drivers who were let loose on the track before a Grand Prix. No wonder they wanted a reunion By Adam Cooper BMW celebrated the 30th anniversary of the M1 in style by running a pair of demonstration Procar races at the German Grand Prix meeting. Ten of the Group 4 racers, both privately owned and from the company museum, recalled the...

Page 15 of February 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, February 1990

A Promising Season

A Promising Season THE 1989 season ended in a bit of a shambles, but there were two interesting aspects that boded well for the future. At the Tokyo Motor Show the Honda Motor Company displayed a brand new V12 Formula One engine, with the news that it would be ready for testing in 1990, and ready for the McLaren team to use in 1991. By then the present V10 engine will be obsolete (by Honda...

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Formula One: Mexican GP

Warning siren The power of Honda's RA109E was ultimately Alain Prost's downfall in the Mexican Grand Prix on May 28. That, and a gamble on tyre choice that didn't come off. Throughout qualifying round the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez the Frenchman had stayed close to team rival Ayrton Senna. The Brazilian had been faster in both of Friday's sessions as Prost rued his choice of front springs and...



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