Articles tagged Christian Homer

Page 15 of September 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, September 2010

Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS Optimism replaces oppression at Silverstone More bad feeling in the Red Bull wing… Patrick Depailler – F1’s automotive SAS man There was something strange about Silverstone this year, and it was not simply to do with changes to the circuit, major though these were. It was oddly unsettling to find the familiar bridge before Copse gone – for how many years had one tramped over it en...

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Buemi secures Toro Rosso deal

Red Bull protégé Sébastien Buemi will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso this year, although there is still no news about the identity of his team-mate. The Swiss was reserve driver for sister team Red Bull Racing last season, although he got very little running. He also finished only sixth in the GP2 series, driving for Christian Horner’s Arden team. He impressed when he tested for Toro Rosso after...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS Bernie's happy; now what about Silverstone's fans? Alonso a hero - in González Ferrari and British GP 'Smokey' Yunick's Indy special graces Goodwood When I got home from Silverstone late on Sunday night, I poured a stiff scotch and soda, and sat down to watch the IndyCar race from Toronto, which was eventually won — after endless 'full-course yellows' — by Dario Franchitti. He was...

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Lunch with . . . David Coulthard

From catching Senna's eye at Williams, to crossing swords with Schumacher, to helping Red Bull earn its wings, DC's F1 achievements go far beyond the statistics By Simon Taylor Lets deal with the statistics first. David Coulthard's 13 Formula 1 victories never won him the world title, but he was runner-up in 2001, and took third place in the table no fewer than four times. In his 247 Grands Prix...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Winning Webber has the wunderkind in his sights – Spectre of Todt looms over fragile Formula 1… – Surtees tragedy proof that racing can never be safe When Rubens Barrichello superbly won the 2003 British Grand Prix for Ferrari, having outclassed Michael Schumacher all weekend, there was considerable pleasure in the paddock, for Rubens is among the most well liked of Formula 1...

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Nigel Roebuck

Thoughts on the artifice of contemporary Formula 1, the brittle nature of sporting relationships and the sense of duty that united team-mates in simpler, distant times... Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix, followed by Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso, but on race day their positions were reversed, with the Ferrari winning conclusively from the Lotus and the Mercedes....

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Good cause for a celebration

Motor Sport is proud to sponsor this year’s Goodwood Revival, especially as it pays tribute to a special octogenarian… By Ed Foster Only a few weeks ago we were writing the Festival of Speed review, and here we are previewing the Revival. The gap between the two events is so short, and yet once again the team at Goodwood have come up trumps. The 12th Revival, on September 18-20, promises to be...

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Cars, Stars and Stripes

ROB WIDDOWS - DISPATCHES I WONDER WHAT HE WAS THINKING ABOUT WHEN HE LOOKED out of his bedroom window just after dawn on Friday July 1. Along the landing from his private apartments slept some of the greatest racing drivers the world has seen. Down below, in the silence of early morning, hundreds of the world's most beautiful racing cars and motorcycles were yet to be roused into action. The Earl...

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Damien Smith

Damien Smith, Editor On a recent trip to Maranello, I took a welcome diversion into Modena on the way back to Bologna airport. I'd heard great things about the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari, which opened just last March. It was all true. Firstly, the building is magnificent. The giant moulded structure in bright Modena yellow blends into the earth, the twin skylight ridges supposedly evoking the bonnet...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Time for last orders?Another F1 season, another political minefield... By Adam Cooper Should team orders be part of Formula 1? It's a debate that's been going on for years and one that was brought back into sharp focus after the Malaysian Grand Prix. Everyone wants to see drivers race, but the decisions made by Christian Homer and Ross Brawn on the pit wall at Sepang were perfectly logical. It...

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