Articles tagged Clark

Page 108 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, November 1978

USAC Silverstone

A.J. Foyt (above) might well be smiling: he had just won 33,445 dollars for covering 38 laps of Silverstone to win the first of the british USAC rounds. The Sunday race was curtailed at 38 laps by rain after being rained off on the Saturday. Foyt's Coyote-Foyt (above left) uses a turbocharged development of the Ford V8 engine with which Clark and Hill won at Indianapolis. Pit stops are a feature...

Page 15 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, September 1963

Karlskoga Races (Sweden)

(August 11th)—Two heats of 20 laps each On the tight little circuit at Karlskoga, a Formula One race was run in two heats, the addition of times deciding the winner. Brabham led the first heat from Clark and Taylor with Lotus-Climax V8 cars, but trouble in the Brabham-Climax V8 just before the end allowed the two Team Lotus cars to finish first and second. In the second heat Clark and Taylor let...

Page 39 of August 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, August 1968

Grand Prix Practice

Could it be improved? Without delving into the archives or pouring over history books I could not say exactly when the idea of practicing for a race first caught on. It is pretty certain that drivers did not practice the routes of the early town-to-town races at the start of the century, for in the beginning it was achievement enough to get from the start to the finish. Testing was certainly...

Page 8 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, April 1992

Suspended animation

Active suspension made a triumphant return at Kyalami, where Nigel Mansell ran away and hid As the dust settles once more on the parched Kyalami and the South African GP, we shall look back in the months to come and truly appreciate just how crushingly superior the Williams FW14Bs were. When Nigel Mansell spoke afterwards of his plan "to build a cushion of 20 seconds" you realised just how much...

Page 18 of May 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, May 1999

Legends - The 1967 season

At present I'm working on a book, and a self-indulgent one at that, for my publisher has left the choice of content to me. So long as I keep to Grand Prix racing, from the beginning of the World Championship to the present day, I am free to write about whatever takes my fancy. What I want at any cost to avoid is yet another potted history of Formula One, and if consequently the book turns out a...

Page 11 of October 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, October 1941

THE ENTHUSIASTS' RALLY

THE ENTHUSIASTS' RALLY THE second " Enthusiasts' Rally " took place with pronounced eclat at the Rembrandt Hotel on Sunday, October 5th. It was again organised by the B.O.(',, V.S.C.C. and E.R.A. Mb, and was fully as great a success as their previous entertainment at Cheasiogton in the summer. This time the programme consisted of luncheon and a film show by George Monkhouse, followed by tea....

Page 22 of February 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, February 2003

The right stuff

Out of a small workshop, and against enormous odds, sprang an unlikely world force. But Paul Fearnly believes that what made cooper great also caused it to fail Cooper's numerous successes provide the framework from which hang the innumerable anecdotes and fond memories that give this legendary team its winning appearance. You can't help but warm to Surbiton's finest and its ugly-bug machines....

Page 23 of January 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, January 2008

Believe the hype

Bernie’s Mercedes-Benz makes mega bucks as market booms Speculation was rife recently that the market for historic cars was going to come to a grisly end, with machines with strong race pedigrees being left to gather dust rather than face the humiliation of an ‘unsold’ notice in an auction results table. Except this is not proving to be the case. H&H achieved £1.25 million in its inaugural...

Page 21 of March 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 2002

Graham

To win Monaco once is special. To win five times is incredible. To also win Indy and Le Mans is out of this world. This is how he did it... Streets, cars, fame, desireGraham Hill loved Monaco, and Monaco loved Graham Hill. Paul Fearnley examines the most famous driver/circuit relationship in motor racing Time was running out. On several levels. The most pressing problem, however, was to qualify....

Page 23 of October 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, October 1963

1st Austrian Grand Prix

A lucky win for Brabham Zeltweg, Austria, September 1st. Motoring sport in Austria receives little or no government support or enthusiasm, and the various sporting clubs have to fight hard to maintain any sort of racing programme. It is only the enthusiasm of the Austrian sports people that causes any progress to be made at all, and this year their sport took a big stride forward with the holding...

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