Articles tagged Danny Sullivan

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The Ultimate Super Group

Three decades ago, Group C set out to prove that a fuel efficiency formula could make for magnificent racing It had been great while it lasted. The 1992 FIA Sportscar World Championship was proof of that old adage that you only need two cars to make a motor race, although strictly speaking there were as many as four or five front-running cars per meeting; those rounds that weren’t cancelled, you...

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Gordon Kirby – The US Scene

Hélio won, but who watched? There was no stopping Roger Penske’s team and Hélio Castroneves at Indianapolis this year. At the end of the 500 miles Castroneves was in a class of his own as he maintained a comfortable cushion over his snaking line of pursuers to beat 2005 winner Dan Wheldon by a shade under two seconds, a lifetime on a big speedway like Indy. It was Castroneves’s third win at...

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Youth movement

Postcard from America In the history of IndyCar racing, 1993 marked something of a watershed. Thanks in large part to the presence of Nigel Mansell, the PPG IndyCar World Series attracted unprecedented international coverage and, in all but a couple of cases, attendance at the events was up and the all-important television ratings showed similar growth. But in addition to remembering 1993 as the...

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Miniatures news

Heavy metal In recent months we have been concentrating on the budget end of the model market, with mass-produced 1/24-scale plastic kits and 1/43-scale ready-built die-casts. There is, however, another sector of the market which is less prosaic and generally based on products manufactured by small (often one man and a kitchen table) specialist companies: 1/43-scale white-metal or resin kits....

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The month in Motor Sport

Mar 16: The Lola T92/50 F3000 car proves quick in testing. DAMS confirms a two-car order on the strength of Jean-Marc Gounon's lap times at Le Mans, the first time the chassis has run in the dry. Mar 18: Mark Kent, one of America's leading saloon car racers, loses his life in a testing accident at Sebring. Mar 18: Guy Edwards, motor racing's most successful sponsor finder, joins Team Lotus as...

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Forlorn In The USA?

Will Formula One ever go back to the United States? Not necessarily, according to those David Phillips has spoken to One afternoon in March 1991, Ayrton Senna swept past the chequered flag at the corner of Jefferson and Third Avenues in Phoenix, Arizona to become the first driver in history to win five US Grands Prix. As it now stands, Senna may also have the distinction of being the last driver...

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Prime Movers

Prime Movers, by Karr Lucivigsen. Transport Bookman, £25.00. Here is a full account of lImor Engineering Ltd and its place in modern racing, from the capable hands of Karl Ludvigsen, who has made a point of seeing and discussing racing engines with their engineers for much of his life, from Meyer Drake and Leo Goosen onwards. For the first time we can read of how the Chevrolet, Leyton House,...

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Preview: Goodwood Festival of Speed

Whether your taste is 1960s sportscars, Indy racers or today's F1 heroes, it's all at Lord March's party. Gordon Cruickshank looks ahead to June 24-26 There isn't a more colourful historic car gathering in the world than the Goodwood Festival of Speed, so it's appropriate that this year's theme is 'Racing colours — National Pride and Culture'. Expect to see quintessential machines spanning a...

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The South African Grand Prix

A Clean Sweep by Brabham Kyalami, Johannesburg, October 15th Under normal conditions the South African GP takes place at the beginning of the season and when the 1983 season was originally planned it was thus, but the agreed change in the Formula One rules that outlawed sliding side skirts and under-car aerodynamics for 1983 meant that there was a dire shortage of time before the South African...

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Interview: Price Cobb

In from the cold Tom Walkinshaw's most surprising recruit for last year's five-car Le Mans challenge was an American Porsche driver who was almost unknown in Europe. But Price Cobb returns for a second attempt as a fully-fledged Jaguar man now in the front line of TWR's IMSA Championship campaign. Last June Price Cobb was invited to drive a Silk Cut Jaguar at Le Mans, and it would have been only...

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