Articles tagged Clark

Page 19 of May 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, May 1966

Grand Prix of Pau

Pau, France, April 17th Just as the Brabham-Hondas ran away from everyone on the flat "grass-track" circuit of Goodwood, so they did on the climbing, twisting, turning, descending street-circuit of Pau. From the outset the 1966 all-roller-bearing, 4-valves-per-cylinder, 4-cylinder, 1,000-c.c. Honda Formula Two engines made everything else appear obsolete, everything else being the 2-o.h.c. B.R.M...

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Continental Notes

Now that we have had the first Grand Prix race of the year the alarms and excursions of who hopes to drive what car are over and 1968 season lies pretty clear ahead of us. Clark's win in the South African race with the Lotus 49 means that he has chalked up four Grand Prix wins in a row, the U.S.A. and Mexican races, the Spanish and now the South African, so it is not surprising that he is...

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1962 British Grand Prix race report - The uncatchable Lotus and Clark

15th RAC British Grand Prix report from 1962 Aintree, Liverpool, July 21st In spite of a lot of protests the R.A.C. once again delegated the British Grand Prix to the B.A.R.C., the second time in succession, so that the Grand Prix circus had to journey to Liverpool to race at the Aintree Stadium. After the victories by Cooper at Reims and Porsche at Rouen, as well as Porsche at the smaller...

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Men of Promise

A Dozen of Britain's brighter hopes for F.1 Motor Racing is a fascinating combination of man and his machine and should continue so for many years to come although it now seems possible that one day our scientists will be able to programme a computer to drive a racing car. The popular press often seems to be preoccupied by the man and to show a complete disregard for the very interesting machine...

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XIV Siracusa Grand Prix

Joseph Siffert's day Siracusa, Sicily, April 4th. As a change from last year the weather was blazing hot for the XIV Gran Premio Siracusa, and the organisers attracted a representative entry of works cars, private teams and independents. SEFAC Ferrari sent two V8 cars for Surtees to choose from and a flat 12-cylinder car for Bandini, while Team Lotus sent two Type 33 cars, one with a normal...

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VINTAGE VEERINGS

VINTAGE VEERINGS *.• APART from numy other charms, one of the attriitutes of the vintage car is its resistance to wear ; indeed, only by virtue of this quality are stiolt ears still With us in large numbers. This gives rise to the query : which car holds the record for long, trouble-five ? •• King Pill of The. Motor told a tale last year of a Model 591 10.4-1t.p. Ft it standing outside the Press...

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The Solitude Grand Prix

Stuttgart, July, 23rd. Anyone who misses a race meeting at the A.D.A.C. Solitude circuit, between Stuttgart and the Autobahn, misses the chance of visiting one of the best circuits in Europe and of seeing the effects of motor racing being popular. The smooth and well-maintained circuit is 11.417 kilometres to the lap and contains every type of corner, climb, descent and straight that anyone could...

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THE 26th MONTE CARLO RALLY

THE 26th MONTE CARLO RALLY Mastery of Man Over Machine Gains Jaguar Victory MONTE CARLO, January 21st. THIS year's Monte Carlo Rally could be divided into three separate events; the first consisted of a long and tiring drive about Europe which was easy and within the capabilities of the rawest amateur Rally driver, the second involved a steady run from Paris to Monte Carlo, during which the...

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Why is Prost unappreciated?

Sir, Thank you for your Prost on Senna article (March) which I read with considerable interest as these two protagonists raced together in what I personally consider to be a true golden age of Formula 1. I feel they stood head and shoulders above the rest, but what is disappointing is the subsequent historical deification of one and the routine character assassination of the other. If you had...

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Grand Prix of South Africa

Team Lotus dominate The first race of the 1968 season was run at the 4.1-km. Kyalami circuit just outside Johannesburg. This year the Grand Prix of South Africa had drawn all the Formula One teams and all the top drivers except McLaren, who was working on the two new McLaren-Cosworth V8s which he and Hulme will use later in the season. The organisers had spent a lot of money since last year...

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