Articles tagged Danny Sullivan

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Fifteen minutes of fame: Junior formula

Alan Mertens' first Glamer Indycar design won the worlds biggest race at its first attempt. Set up for life then? No, not exactly. Adam Cooper reveals why this was its only attempt, too The Galmer G92's spell in the spotlight probably extended to half an hour, since it did win two major races, but the fact that it appeared for just one full season before being canned makes it an ideal candidate...

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Brooks and Gurney come to dinner

One of the highlights of this year’s 35th Long Beach Grand Prix weekend was the Road Racing Drivers’ Club’s dinner with Dan Gurney. A full house of 250 guests turned out to honour Dan, and RRDC president Bobby Rahal confirmed the club’s long-term commitment to Team USA, the scholarship programme set up by British journalist Jeremy Shaw for promising American open-wheel racers. The proceeds from...

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Brave new world

Be careful what you wish for," goes the saying, "because your wish might come true." Never have truer words been spoken when it comes to IndyCar racing. For more than a decade the PPG IndyCar World Series was one of auto racing's best kept secrets. The competition was close and spectacular, the drivers were skilled and accessible; and the politics, though byzantine and often bitter, seldom had an...

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Goodwood Revival Preview

For anyone who loves motorsport's history, there's quite simply no other place to be come mid-september. Marcus Pye looks ahead to the greatest event on British racing's calendar The aces could always make their cars dance at Goodwood, bobbing and drifting on that narrow cusp between adhesion and disaster at one of the fastest circuits of the era. For 19 seasons, starting in 1948, enthusiasts...

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Porsche pair rule Britannia

Porsche pair rule Britannia A superbly measured drive, blending good pace on track and in the stages, netted victory on the seventh Tour Britannia for John Clark and Emma-Jane Gilbart-Smith in their Porsche 911. Over three days Clark (left) withstood pressure as the route took in far more special stage mileage than before. Four tests on the infamous Epynt ranges and four in the site at Caerwent...

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Formula One: The Italian Grand Prix

Deception Monza, Italy, September 11th Monza. You either love it or you hate it and I love it. The name itself conjures up thoughts of speed, red cars, racing, noise and tumult, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati, Nuvolari, Ascari and everything that is Italian motor racing. The Gran Premio d'Italia anywhere else is a shadow of the real thing and as you pass though the tunnel under the track you hear...

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MARCH

MARCH 1: Martin Brundle tests for McLaren at Silverstone. The circuit is clouded by a veil of secrecy. 2: Lotus confirms that it is to be sponsored by the Miller Brewing Company. .5: Eddie Irvine crashes heavily at MagnyCours, while testing the new Jordan. The Ulsterman is unharmed. 5: luha Kankkunen wins as Toyota finishes 1-2 on the Rally of Portugal. 5: Bar Ty Webb (Mallock) wins the opening...

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Around and about

Ferrari Cars Thanks to the generosity of Maranello Concessionaires Ltd. Great Britain, the firm who keep all those exciting Ferrari cars on display in the showrooms on the Egham-by-Pass to the west of London, we were able to look in on a test-weekend at Paul Ricard where Lauda and Regazzoni were putting a Formula One car through its paces, fitted with the new regulation low-profile bodywork and...

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"The most stupid thing I ever did..."

Was spurning Ferrari as a teenage race prodigy. Still driving hard as he nears the Big 5-0, Eddie Cheever has had plenty of time to rue the decision Words: Gary Watkins Eddie Cheever is the oldest driver competing in top-line single-seater racing today; 30 years ago he was among the youngest. He was racing in Formula Two just a year after his debut in cars and had a Ferrari contract by the time...

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Matters of Moment

editorial As you read this, we are completing the final pages of the next edition. It will be no normal issue. In it, we will be celebrating the birthday of this magazine which started life 75 years ago as The Brooklands Gazette. Quite apart from its unique content, it will be, by some margin, the biggest issue of MOTOR SPORT that has ever been created. Alongside the usual series and stories will...

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