Articles tagged Dave Walker

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A-Z of the British GP

of the British G t's wnere tne Word CnamOonsnp began, and been on tne ca endar ever §nce, Sverstone, Antree, Brands -atcn tne fans nave f ocKed to tnem a We cnehsn 'our' race, and as our a pnabett gude snows, t nas a cnaracter / XINTREE Horses for courses? Not necessarily. The home of the Grand National hosted five British GPs (plus 11 non-championship F1 races) in the 1950s and early '60s on a...

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Formula Three Championship

With Shell and Motor Sport backing again Following a successful first year in which Shell and Motor Sport magazine combined to run a British Championship for Formula Three cars it has been decided to continue the association for a second year despite the change of regulations for this popular formula. The new championship was announced by Motor Circuit Developments recently and will be known as...

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F2 Review

Stuck the unbeatable The European Formula Two Championship which started at the splendid Montjuich Park circuit at Barcelona on March 24th looks like being dominated yet again by the Anglo-German alliance of the March chassis and BMW engines. The works car, driven by 23-year-old Hans Stuck, was unbeatable in the opening round in Spain, and the impressive young German followed up his first single-...

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Hunt crash to happen again!

The Hollywood film being made about the battle between Niki Lauda and James Hunt in the 1970s is set to recreate one of the most famous 1-litre Formula 3 races of the era. Oscar-winning director Ron Howard plans to re-live the Daily Express Trophy at Crystal Palace in October 1970, which ended with a last-corner shunt that eliminated Hunt (Lotus 59) and Dave Morgan (March 703). Featured in the...

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Letters from readers

A Silverstone thank-you Sir, The recent statement by Max Mosley, President of the FIA, returning the $5 million bond to Octagon on the basis of the work at Silverstone being completed in time for the British Grand Prix, I am sure was greeted with relief and enthusiasm. The BRDC, with our partners in Octagon and the MSA, thank all those who responded so positively to the threat that, if certain...

Page 73 of May 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, May 1971

Formula Three Review

Motor Sport Formula 3 Championship The first three Shell Super Oil races, which qualify for the Motor Sport Formula Three Championship, have been held in recent weeks and have shown that, even if the new 1,600-c.c. restricted engined cars are not as noisy or numerous as the old high-revving cars of last year, the racing is equally keen. Any new Formula has its problems at the start and the new-...

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Lunch with... Peter Warr

The former Lotus team boss remembers the early days with Chapman, his struggles with Senna, and a certain ‘uncouth Brummie’… By Simon Taylor At its zenith, Lotus was Formula 1’s most consistently successful team, winning 71 World Championship races in 19 seasons. Ferrari’s tally for that same period was 44. Any list of the all-time greatest F1 cars must include at least four Lotuses: the...

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The worst car I ever drove - Unnatural gas

In 1971, Emerson Fittipaldi was a young, enthusiastic driver. But that did not stop the tubrine-powered Lotus 56B scaring him half to death every time he drove it. He explains why to Adam Cooper. When a driver has raced at the highest level for more than a quarter of a century, choosing his least favourite car is not easy. But Emerson Fittipaldi ponders our question for just seconds, before a...

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United States Grand Prix

Stewart Collects the Dollars Watkins Glen, U.S.A., October 8th. Jackie Stewart completed the 1972 World Championship with one of the most convincing wins of his career. Driving the Derek Gardner-designed Tyrrell he was in a class of his own and led from start to finish in a tremendous demonstration of speed and skill. Just as in Canada two weeks earlier, no one could stay with him, but this time...

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THE 54th TARGA FLORIO

A Hard-Fought Battle CEFALU, SICILY, May 3rd THE PORSCHE factory has won the Targa Florio for the last five years as well as five times before that, but not consecutively, and to many people that would be sufficient, but not for Porsche. This time they came not only to win hut to pulverise any opposition that might appear and the whole weight of the racing department was thrown into the attack....

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