Articles tagged Enrico Bertaggia

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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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Taking the strain

Until lap 16 of the fifth round of the European F3000 Championship, the German GP support race at Hockenheim, David Coulthard appeared to be heading for an eight-point championship lead. Six days earlier, the Scot had taken his first F3000 victory at Enna, in bizarre circumstances of a kind which are unique to the outmoded Sicilian circuit. In Germany, infused with confidence, David was driving,...

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My only Grand Prix

1989 Monaco Pierre-Henri Raphanel How did you end up at Coloni for 1989? I had money from La Cinq TV channel, as well as a manager for the first time. I chose to go to Coloni because Christian Vanderpleyn and Michael Costa were moving there from AGS. It was a small team but it looked a good opportunity. Is it true that you almost didn't drive for the team at Monaco? My sponsor hadn't paid and a...

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Obituaries

Alex Moulton CBE One of a few engineers to become a household name, Dr Alex Moulton, who has died aged 92, was known to the public for his revolutionary small-wheeled bicycles, but his greatest impact was with his rubber suspension systems on the Mini and later BMC models. A born inventor, Moulton built a steam-powered GN in his teens and worked for the Sentinel steam lorry firm before taking an...

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Formula three: Macau Grand Prix

Storming the Far East Despite the best attempts of Typhoon Nina, the storm which raged for most of the duration of the 34th Macau Grand Prix, British Formula Three regular Martin Donnelly scored the most important win of his brief career to head home a star-studded field. The annual end-of-season race around the streets of the gambling-rich Portuguese colony in southern China had attracted the...

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A Brazilian Proving a Point

Roberto the racehorse had a successful career, capped by a 1972 Derby success with assistance from Lester Piggott. For Roberto the racing driver, life has yet to scale such happy peaks, even though — by rights — it ought to have done a long time ago. The Roberto in question was born into the Moreno family 28 years ago, and was offered a Formula One chance by Lotus as long ago as 1982, when an...

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Obituaries

Jean-Francois Mosnier One image of Jean-Francois Mosnier will always stick in my mind. It was April 1989, at Silverstone, the opening round of the European F3000 Championship. Mosnier's Lola Motorsport team had suffered a torrid winter. Indeed, it was no longer the works Lola team, but that didn't matter to Mosnier. The team was his, irrespective of its name, and the fact that Lola Motorsport had...

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Marcus Pye – My month in racing

A trip to his favourite circuit proves forgotten, untapped ability can be found when you least expect it. Even at a marque race at Spa Spa-Francorchamps is my favourite circuit, the most fulfilling of the 49 I’ve raced or tested cars on by miles, thus I never turn down an opportunity to visit. That the offer of a trip to June’s Ferrari Days came late only whetted my appetite further. And that’s...

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A two-horse race?

Last year it was Mansell chasing Senna. Will it be the other way round in 1992? Quintessentially, 1991 was a two-horse race, with Ayrton Senna winning seven Grands Prix to Nigel Mansell's five, Patrese supporting his team-mate with a brace of victories, and Berger and Piquet picking up but a win apiece. Who can forget the way in which the Brazilian won four straight victories as the season opened...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

Jan 14: Lola unveils the T92/00 Indycar. The first two chassis go to the Hall-VDS and Dick Simon teams respectively. Jan 14: Tom Walkinshaw Racing confirms that it will be supplying cars to Alan Randall's new RM Motorsport team for the 1992 Sportscar World Championship. To satisfy the requirements of sprint events, endurance races and the Le Mans 24 Hours, Randall orders no fewer than eight cars...

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