Articles tagged Erwin

Page 31 of January 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, January 1986

W.E.C.

Tom Walkinshaw's Jaguar XJR-6 sportscar team has achieved much in the space of four months, and earned its best result in Selangor, Malaysia on December 1 when Mike Thackwell, John Nielsen and Jan Lammers finished second overall, on the same lap as the Rothmans-Porsche 962C of winners Jacky lckx and Jochen Mass. Other than two or three minor setbacks during practice, usually attributable to the...

Page 14 of April 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, April 1990

WS-PC Season Preview

"Economy Racing" Era to End In October the Group C sports car formula will follow Formula One into the new decade, ruled by 3.5-litre normally aspirated engines. The `economy' era, dictated by the need to make 51 litres of fuel last 100 kilometres, will be ended to the delight of most drivers but the mechanism to equalise the performances of production block, racing, turbocharged and normally...

Page 40 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, March 1995

The hares and the tortoise

A late regulation change led to the Porsche factory withdrawing from the Daytona 24 Hours in something of a huff. It didn’t prevent Stuttgart winning in the face of a fierce Ferrari armada, however… Unbeknown to the organisers, IMSA's 24-hour Daytona enduro was scripted in Hollywood. Actor Paul Newman, just turned 70, teams up with NASCAR ace Mark Martin to drive a Jack Roush Ford Mustang which...

Page 53 of June 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, June 2001

Sleep of faith

Porsche's 917 is one of the greatest cars ever. But that's no reason, says Gary Watkins, to build a new one and race it at Le Mans a decade after the original had been pensioned off Imagine coming up with the bright idea of building a replica of Mazda's 1991 Le Mans winner for the 24 Hours — this year. Could you imagine the reaction if you rang Japan asking for the original chassis drawings and a...

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