Articles tagged Don Pedro

Page 74 of March 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, March 1998

The Rodriguez brothers

Ricardo Rodriguez could have been another Senna, but it was only after his tragic death that his older brother, Pedro, started to shine. Mark Hughes remembers them. The Inaugural Mexican Grand Prix of 1962 should have been a celebration. The country's racing prodigy, Ricardo Rodriguez, was to perform in front of his adoring countrymen. These people, who'd watched spellbound a few years earlier as...

Page 28 of May 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, May 2004

Nigel Roebuck

Legends In terms of World Championship races, the 1962 F1 season concluded with a 'New Year' fixture at South Africa's East London. But in those days there were also numerous non-title races and most of the teams were in Mexico City in early November for the inaugural Mexican Grand Prix. About the only team not there was Ferrari, and this was a source of consternation to the organisers. For one...

Page 76 of January 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, January 2013

Consumed by ambition

Despite his supreme talent, those around him always feared the young Ricardo Rodríguez might fall foul of a ferocious drive to win - and not just his ownBy Nigel Roebuck 'For sure he would have been World Champion…’ Down the years column inches without number have been given over to young racing drivers who appeared to have it all, yet perished before their potential could be realised, leaving...

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