Articles tagged Emanuele Pirro

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English heritage

In the slipstream of the Festival of Speed's 25th anniversary, the Goodwood Revival Meeting celebrates its 20th. Racers and Motor Sport writers recall a few personal highlights It has become as much a seasonal sporting occasion as Henley Regatta, The Grand National or Wimbledon. First run in 1998, when it ended a 32-year racing drought in the shadow of The Sussex Downs, the Goodwood Revival...

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Audi R10 Diesel wins Le Mans 24 hours

Pirro, Biela and Werner take the chequered flag first Audi took a historic first diesel win in the Le Mans 24 Hours, on the R10 TDI’s debut in the Sarthe classic. Victory went to the car driven by Emanuele Pirro, Frank Biela and Marco Werner, while its sister car, driven by six-time winner Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish and Rinaldo Capello was third, three laps behind, after the car ran into a...

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Lunch with... Perry McCarthy

Formula Ford champion, F3 front-runner, Grand Prix non-qualifier, pioneering Stig, works Audi driver and perennial optimist... Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell The road to Formula 1 is steep and stony. For every rookie who takes his place on a Grand Prix grid there’s a long queue of hopefuls who never get there. Among the ones who come closest, talent – pure talent – may not be...

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A perfect period drama

The sun shone, the racing ran from dawn till dusk, and people dressed up and played their part. The 10th anniversary Goodwood Revival was indeed a special occasionBy Rob Widdows All arms and elbows, four-wheel drifts, tails out, touching the turf, drivers grinning and spectators cheering. This has to be September in Sussex. Boy, oh boy, this Goodwood Revival is good stuff, a reminder of how and...

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This charming man

A gutsy, talented racer whose story is rarely told, Roland Ratzenberger died while trying to qualify an uncompetitive car for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. More than just fast, he also oozed personalityWriter: Adam Cooper During a break between sessions at the 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours, I bumped into event rookie Roland Ratzenberger in the back of the paddock. A pal since his Formula Ford days, he’...

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Louisa Skipper's Diary

Bat and ball fun at the revival The Goodwood Revival ball has become a social highlight of the motor racing season, and this year it more than lived up to its star-studded reputation. A Spanish ‘Seville’ theme allowed over 1000 guests from the motor sport world to explore their inner matadors and flamenco dancers – and I was lucky enough to be among them, as a guest of Maserati. The...

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Editorial

Paul Fearnley, Editor Now I'm not going to sit here and tell you that the just-gone Goodwood Revival was bigger and better than ever before. It was merely as good as last year's. That is to say fantastic. Perhaps not every race was a thriller as in 2001, but to see Duncan Dayton hang out David Piper's 275LM, Patrick Tambay and Emanuele Pirro tweak Cobra and E-type through the Chicane, and Win...

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Portugal gets first RoC regional final

Portugal is to stage the first Race of Champions Regional Final at the home of FC Porto. With an increasing number of countries wanting to enter the Nations Cup in Beijing, organisers of the event have decided to hold regional finals. The first of these, for southern Europe, will pit Spain, Portugal, Italy and Monaco against each other on June 6/7. An asphalt course will be built inside the...

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Oily rags to riches

Motor racing’s past is recreated with great authenticity at the Monaco Historique, which this year boasted a 40-strong F3 grid alongside the usual array of Grand Prix classicsBy Ian Titchmarsh No historic race meeting has the tradition and authenticity of the Grand Prix Historique de Monaco. This was the seventh iteration of an event which was launched in 1997 and, after a three-year pause, has...

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Good cause for a celebration

Motor Sport is proud to sponsor this year’s Goodwood Revival, especially as it pays tribute to a special octogenarian… By Ed Foster Only a few weeks ago we were writing the Festival of Speed review, and here we are previewing the Revival. The gap between the two events is so short, and yet once again the team at Goodwood have come up trumps. The 12th Revival, on September 18-20, promises to be...

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