Articles tagged Fittipaldi

Page 31 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, November 1978

The Formula One Scene

The 1978 season was proving to be a jolly good one until about midway when it all started to go wrong. It had opened with a most interesting collection of variables that were going to prove or disprove themselves as the year went on. World Champion Niki Lauda had left Ferrari and joined the Alfa Romeo powered Brabham team under Bernie Ecclestone, Ferrari had forsaken Goodyear and was contracted...

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The Brazilian Grand Prix

Ligiers in formation Sao Paulo, February 4th Two weeks after the Grand Prix season opened at Buenos Aires, the Formula One teams moved north to the spectacular 4.946-mile Interlagos circuit at Sao Paulo to where the Brazilian Grand Prix returned this year after being held at Rio-de-Janeiro for the first time in 1978. For the motor racing enthusiast there is no comparison between the two...

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The Austrian Grand Prix

A Well-Earned Victory – Knittelfeld, August 14th In spite of the Osterreichring being in the middle of the country and difficult of access, from whichever direction you approach, few people miss the annual visit to the very scenic circuit. After the slow, twisty circuits like Monaco and Zolder the high-speed corners of the Osterreichring are refreshing, and after the stadium of Hockenheimring it...

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The 45th Italian Grand Prix

Peterson keeps the faith again Monza, September 8th The cast for the last Grand Prix in Europe for 1974 was fairly stable, the only new car on the scene being a fourth BRM P201, which Pescarolo was driving, the Bourne team having got themselves sorted out for a brief moment; Beltoise had P201/03 and Migault P201/02. Team Lotus had made a decisive move in taking their two Lotus 76 models and one...

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Prime Movers

Prime Movers, by Karr Lucivigsen. Transport Bookman, £25.00. Here is a full account of lImor Engineering Ltd and its place in modern racing, from the capable hands of Karl Ludvigsen, who has made a point of seeing and discussing racing engines with their engineers for much of his life, from Meyer Drake and Leo Goosen onwards. For the first time we can read of how the Chevrolet, Leyton House,...

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1982 F1 Canadian Grand Prix report: Piquet wins race marred by fatal crash

—Triumph and Tragedy at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Piquet demonstrated the strength of the Gordon Murray designed Brabham by taking victory Photo: Motorsport Images Montreal, June 13th IN A fitting tribute to the Grand Prix driver of the eighties the Canadians renamed the circuit on the Notre Dame island in Montreal, the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve; not that the memory of the little French-...

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The 4th Grand Prix of France

A Tyrrell double Castellet, France, July 4th Before anyone gets too excited it is worth remembering that the original series of French Grand Prix races ended in 1967, when the Automobile Club of France succumbed to the nouvelle vague and handed over the sport in France to the FFSA who started a new series of French GP in 1968, hence this year's event being the fourth Grand Prix of France, even...

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"Ferrari have trusted us and we intend to deliver"

With the prancing horse saddled up in support, A1GP is ready to enter its fourth season with its sights set firmly on long-term success By Rob Widdows The launch of a new racing car comes in many manifestations. Some are revealed with loud music, bright lights, smoke and mirrors. Others appear from under a cloth, like a rabbit from a hat. A few are rolled out, fired up and driven round an empty...

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Notes on the cars at Zolder

Everyone turned up in good order and well prepared for the Zolder race, as far as the cars were concerned, and before practice began the paddock was brimming over with mechanical interest. However, by the end of the day of the race the paddock looked like a scrap yard and what had once been an impressive and gleaming array of Grand Prix cars had been turned into a disturbing collection of wrecks...

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The race of Champions

Wet and Interesting Brands Hatch, March 17th There was one bright spot in the wet and soggy day at Brands Hatch which overcame the gloom and squalor of the Kentish circuit at its worst, and it even tempered the overpowering smell of onions and hot-dogs. That moment was when Ickx drove round the outside of Lauda on Paddock Bend, the black and gold Lotus passing the red and white Ferrari on Lap 35...



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