Articles tagged Emilio Villota

Page 58 of April 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, April 1979

A Spectator's Guide to 1979 British Racing

During a winter when even Formula One sponsorship stopped being the right of every team one could be forgiven for thinking that 1979 might be a very tough season indeed for those racing primarily in Britain. In fact the opening races of the British season proved that we are likely to see some of the most entertaining and financially well-supported motor racing seasons of all. The Aurora model car...

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1977 British Grand Prix race report - A marathon affair

  The 1977 British Grand Prix lasted for exactly one hour thirty-one minutes and forty-six point nought-six seconds, on the high-speed track round the outside of Silverstone aerodrome. James Hunt out in front during the 1977 British Grand Prix. Photo: Motorsport Images Just over one and a half hours of motor-racing at an average speed of 130mph. It doesn't sound much, but the work and effort...

Page 40 of May 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, May 2000

Ladies First

Twenty years ago, the driver of this Williams FW07 became the first and, to date, only woman to win a Formula One race. What's more, she did it on merit. Mark Hughes talks to Desiré Wilson and remembers those women who refused to let prejudice keep them from trying for the top Kyalami, February 1981. As the first race of the season, four drivers are making their Grand Prix debuts, including the...

Page 33 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1979

Around and About

Drophead XJ 2-door produced Lynx Motor Co. of Station Road, Northiam, near Rye, in Sussex are offering to convert the increasingly sought-after XJ6 Jaguar coupe model into a convertible. At present they do not envisage doing the same for four-door XJs (which are in wider circulation, older and usually cheaper) but there may well be a convertible XJ-S from Lynx "in the not too distant future"....

Page 83 of February 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, February 1978

Notes on the Cars in Argentina

Brabham-Alfa: Without doubt, the most aggressive looking Grand Prix cars at Buenos Aires were the Brabham BT45Cs entered for World Champion Niki Lauda and his team-mate John Watson. Although Bernie Ecclestone's team suffered something of a set-back with the development difficulties surrounding the Brabham BT46, plenty of development had gone on with the C-type BT45 to ensure that both the team's...

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British club racing 1978

Another fascinating, if overcrowded, calendar British club racing has now reached the stage where there are more clubs organising more races for a greater variety of racing cars, which in turn require far more championships, than has ever been known before in the history of the sport. New formulae are being introduced all the time, few, if any, are being killed off, and we are now re-introducing...

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