Articles tagged Christian Fittipaldi

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A two-horse race?

Last year it was Mansell chasing Senna. Will it be the other way round in 1992? Quintessentially, 1991 was a two-horse race, with Ayrton Senna winning seven Grands Prix to Nigel Mansell's five, Patrese supporting his team-mate with a brace of victories, and Berger and Piquet picking up but a win apiece. Who can forget the way in which the Brazilian won four straight victories as the season opened...

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A weekend to be endured

Michael Schumacher, Benetton and Ford continued their domination in Monte-Carlo, but for everyone else the weekend couldn't finish soon enough. A statistic that may have escaped your notice; in the fast seven Grands Prix, a Ford V8 engine has won every time. A year ago you would not have put a dollar on that in the casino at the Café de Paris in Monaco. Now it barely raises a murmur (least of all...

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Obituary - Dave Metcalfe

There are times when our sport can be an insular business, many participants rarely focusing beyond the boundaries of their own particular discipline. Dave Metcalfe was different. His was a versatile talent. He proved it many times over in rallying, where he specialised in achieving improbable results with (relatively) underpowered, two-wheel drive cars. After a guest run in Vauxhall's rallycross...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

Dec 11: Speculation that Sauber may continue to run in the SWC is heightened when both a C11 and a C291 are seen testing at Paul Ricard. Dec 12: The latest round of F1 testing concludes in Barcelona. Riccardo Patrese emerges quickest after three rain-blighted days. Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill also go well for the Didcot team, while Martin Brundle shows well for Benetton. Aguri Suzuki has his...

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MARCH

MARCH 1: Martin Brundle tests for McLaren at Silverstone. The circuit is clouded by a veil of secrecy. 2: Lotus confirms that it is to be sponsored by the Miller Brewing Company. .5: Eddie Irvine crashes heavily at MagnyCours, while testing the new Jordan. The Ulsterman is unharmed. 5: luha Kankkunen wins as Toyota finishes 1-2 on the Rally of Portugal. 5: Bar Ty Webb (Mallock) wins the opening...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

SEPTEMBER15:Peugeot confirms that it will enter F1 in 1994, but declines to nominate a partner for the time being. Larrousse is said to be favourite. 15:Michael Andretti announces that he's to quit F1 forthwith. Mika Hakkinen will partner Ayrton Senna for the final three Grands Prix; Andretti will return to IndyCar racing in 1994, driving one of Chip Ganassi's new Reynards. 15:Chevrolet pulls out...

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Oliver's army

The Arrows F1 team is 20 years old and has yet to win a race. Is founder Jackie Oliver downhearted? Adam Cooper found out When Damon Hill’s Arrows A18 faltered on the last lap of the 1997 Hungarian Grand Prix, he lost the chance of proving that he could win in something other than a Williams. But there was so much more at stake than Hill's personal pride. Had he stayed in front of Jacques...

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The month in Motor Sport

OCTOBER 13: The FIA's World Motor Sports Council ratifies changes to F1 technology, though no official regulations are forthcoming. As expected, traction control and other driver 'aids' are to be banned, while refuelling is made permissible once again. An F1 calendar is also issued. This includes Argentine and Pacific Grands Prix, at circuits which have still to be confirmed. South Africa and...

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McLaren overtakes Ferrari

Emotions run high in Adelaide, as Senna's 41st win dashes fairy tale retirement for Prost while pushing McLaren ahead of Ferrari in the all-time win stakes All in all, it was an emotional finale to the 1993 Grand Prix season, as the teams settled down in Adelaide. Alain Prost was preparing for retirement after 199 GP outings, 51 victories, 33 pole positions (the same as Jimmy Clark), 41 fastest...

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Lord Luca

Shortly after the Portuguese Grand Prix, several F1 teams stayed on to conduct some serious testing. Some of them used their sojourn in Portugal to evaluate a few F1 rookies. One of these was European F3000 series leader — and soon to be champion — Luca Badoer, who was allowed 25 or so laps in one of Scuderia Italia's Dallara-Ferraris. It was one of only two glitches in Badoer's season. In the...

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