Articles tagged Eric van de Poele

Page 28 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, April 1992

Cutting one's cloth

Everybody in motor racing knows that European Formula 3000 is an expensive pastime. As more sophisticated, and therefore costlier, materials are used in chassis construction and engine design, seasonal budgets escalate. Last year, designer fuel entered the equation. At £20 per gallon .. . And F3000 cars do not, lest you should imagine otherwise, cruise around returning 30 mpg. Sensible, cost-...

Page 16 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, September 1992

Mansell Is Finally Crowned

Senna wins dramatic race, but second is enough to secure Mansell's first World Championship The first 38 laps of the Hungarian GP did not follow the script that Nigel Mansell would have wished to have signed off, but the inkling of the role that Riccardo Patrese had written in for himself had already become evident on Saturday night. After dominating each practice session, the Italian was in good...

Page 44 of August 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, August 2002

City slickers

Street racing in Britain has been to Motorsport what Holland has been to Downhill skiing, but the vision of one man gave it a foothold. Had it received a vital leg-up at the right time, it might still be with us. David Malsher recalls the rise and of fall of Birmingham's Superprix For those living outside Birmingham, the Superprix erupted out of nowhere. Even readers of the specialist Motorsport...

Page 46 of July 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, July 1994

LE MANS 24 HOURS

The Porsche factory was successful at Le Mans every year between 1981 and 1987, a run finally ended by Jaguar, and it has taken the Zuffenhausen company seven years to return to the ACO's podium. Porsche's 13th Le Mans victory was achieved on June 19 by Yannick Dalmas, Hurley Haywood and Mauro Baldi in a Dauer 962LM Porsche running in the Grand Touring category, and they were a single lap ahead...

Page 32 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, January 1994

Sensible season

I was ready. I wasn't going to be caught out. I'd heard all about it, the backhanders, the back biting more moves than the Kasparov/Short epic, they said. I bought a brand new notebook, sharpened my pencil, and waited by the 'phone for the inevitable cacophony of calls. . . Nothing. And lots of it. And I was so looking forward to silly season; it was not something I had come across in three years...

Page 4 of December 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, December 1991

Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Oct 14: After an accident on the Pharaohs Rally, Jacky Ickx's co-driver Christian Tarin succumbs to his injuries in a Paris burns clinic. Oct 15: Bertrand Gachot is released from prison following a successful appeal against his 18-month conviction for assault. He flies straight to Suzuka, in an unsuccessful bid to secure a drive in the Japanese GP. Oct 18: Porsche...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

JUNE 22: Gerhard Berger signs an extension of his Ferrari contract, ensuring his place in the team for 1995. 22: F1 teams test at the revised Silverstone; Michael Schumacher is fastest. The circuit gets a favourable response from participants. 23: Renault launches the Clio Maxi, its rallying kit car (top). 26: Despite a quadruple roll during testing the previous week, Giampiero Simoni bags BTCC...

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Lotus to blossom?

Thousands of Britons will cross the English Channel in June to celebrate the 50th anniversary of D-Day. How many of their descendants, though, will make the longer journey to Le Mans on June 18/19 to see fresh legends in the making? Jaguar's army is looking for a new standard-bearer. The entente between Tom Walkinshaw and Jaguar is all but finished, and if the Scotsman ever went back it's more...

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Obituaries

Kieth O’dor Kieth O'dor, his family and friends, experienced the ecstasy and tragedy so inextricably linked to motorsport on Sunday September 10. The 33-year-old Englishman suffered a dreadful accident whilst competing in the German Supertourenwagen Cup at Avus, and he succumbed to his injuries in a Berlin hospital in the early hours of the following morning. I can still see Jan, his father and...

Page 44 of April 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, April 1994

Preview

MOTOR SPORT columnist, see page 368) winsprayed the victory champagne, which was ning the FIA Touring Car Challenge -,,,,,•401eament to the equitability of the regula Monza against allcomers. Because of this tions the weight handicap on the rear the Mondeo will start the season as wheel drive cars and the 8500 rpm limit. favourite, but the BTCC waits for no car and However, expect the gap between...

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