Articles tagged Claude Haldi

Page 28 of October 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1991

Delirium Tremens -- Jo Siffert remembered

An indomitable will to win IN 1948 at Bremgarten a 12 year-old Swiss boy watched, entranced, as a Frenchman wove his magic driving a Gordini. The boy's name was Joseph Siffert, the Frenchman's Raymond Sommer. Coeur de Lion, they called the latter, Lionheart. It was his name long before anyone ever thought of coining it for Nigel Mansell, and Sommer was an artist, a man to whom the manner in...

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Around the houses

NEWS FROM THE MAIN AUCTION HOUSES AROUND THE WORLD SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS In its Spring Sale on May 16, Silverstone Auctions will offer a key part of Formula l's rich history for sale. Alongside Ayrton Senna's 1982 Ralt RT3 F3 machine (£110-125,000), the Northamptonshire-based auction house has included the Toleman car the three-time World Champion drove in his first F1 season. This particular...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

Pall over DoningtonAccident ends historic event on tragic note. By Paul Laurence The British historic racing fraternity has been rocked by the death of Christian Devereux during the Masters Pre-66 Touring Car race at the Donington Historic Festival. Devereux was racing solo into the final five minutes of the hour-long race when a Ford Mustang spun on the exit of Coppice. Devereux's Mini Cooper S...

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The Sports Car Scene

The title of this article is not referring to Lotus Elans, Morgan Plus Eights, Triumph Spitfires or MG-Bs, but to the International racing category known as Group 5; cars which bear little or no resemblance to sports cars but which have a close affinity to Formula One Grand Prix cars. For better or for worse their days seem to be numbered, having been pushed around from pillar to post by the well...

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Targa Florio

Surprise Porsche win After fifty-six editions of the arduous Targa Florio, Sicily's Piccolo Madonie road circuit hosted what was touted as being the very last race over the open roads early in May. Next year, the CSI have not allowed it to be included in the International Calendar, the powers that be having run out of events to get excited about banning, and thus been forced to turn their...

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Alfa Romeo takes Championship Lead

AFTER THE relatively new, modern autodromes of Mugello and Dijon, the stage scenery for the fourth and fifth rounds of the World Championship for Makes was changed to two long-established, classic circuits: Monza and Spa. Both are steeped in tradition, having an ambience that the new tracks can hardly hope to have attained yet, and both are very, very fast, even though there is now a permanent,...

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Rally review

International RAC Rally of Great Britain The finest array of factory teams ever to be assembled; the largest number of talented amateurs; and a rally whose style and concept are probably the most popular in the world among regular competitors. These things came together in November during the RAC International Rally of Great Britain, an event of such stature and popularity that one is left to...

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Sound & vision

The 2756TB/C is gorgeous to both car and eye, yet remains something of an understated gem in the Ferrari canonwriter Richard Heseltine, photographer Tim Scott/Fluid Images There is every possibility that this could go horribly wrong. Hyde Park Corner in the wet — in early morning rush hour — is not the ideal environment in which to become acquainted with a competition Ferrari. Traffic is...

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