Articles tagged Francois Cevert

Page 81 of November 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, November 1993

Mini retro

Sir, I have just enjoyed this month's MOTOR SPORT as usual, in particular the pieces on Jabby Crombac and Francois Cevert. As a Jim Clark devotee I was extremely interested in Jabby's comments and in that photograph of Jimmy at Monza. Although M Crombac is more interested in the technical side of things, a lot of us are more interested in the human element - particularly where Jim Clark is...

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Jody Scheckter - Friends, foes and fixers

"For a single decade, racing was my life. During my years in the cockpit I built friendships and rivalries with flamboyant drivers, eccentric team owners - and the odd character who was almost as difficult as me... Here's how I remember them." * James Hunt 1976 World champion – and friend I liked James. We were in Spain together, when he was in a fancy place and I was down the road in a farmhouse...

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Cologne rangers

Cologne Ford’s iconic Capris battled with BMW, and often won, but were floored by the Energy Crisis Words: Paul Fearnley. Photography: LAT It looked fantastic: low roof line, long bonnet, fat slicks in bulging arches. And it put on a spectacular show: gutsy 3-litre V6 on open pipes, inside front wheel waving high. But the men sawing at its wheel, sweating buckets in their bucket seats, viewed it...

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Memories are made of this

During a long and rewarding career in Formula 1, Jo Ramirez amassed an incredible collection of personal mementoes – something he wants his family to preserve for the benefit of future generations. Here are a few edited highlights Writer Rob Widdows The 2013 Motor Sport Hall of Fame night at the Royal Opera House in London will be remembered by a great many of us for the auction in aid of the...

Page 44 of August 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, August 1970

The Dutch Grand Prix

A technical step forward Zandvoort, Holland, June 21st After a certain amount of alarm and despondency the Dutch organisers managed to raise the finance necessary to organise their Grand Prix, and, in fact, they did better than expected in that they could afford to take 20 starters according to the Geneva agreement of the Formula One constructors. They had 27 entries inscribed on their list, of...

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Years of famine

After a 12-year winless stretch long enough to put anyone off, Ken Tyrrell remains just as positive as he was during the glory days of the early 1970s. This month marks the 12th anniversary of Tyrrell's last Grand Prix win, achieved by Michele Alboreto around the streets of Detroit. It is now a staggering 22 years since the Ken Tyrrell-Jackie Stewart Dream Ticket celebrated its last World...

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Formula One Profile: Patrick Tambay

There can be few Grand Prix drivers whose careers have been subject to such violent fluctuations as that of the genial Frenchman Patrick Tambay, for the 34-year-old from Cannes has faced two occasions on which his Formula One career seemed to have come to a complete stop. Yet, in 1983 he is an envied member of the Scuderia Ferrari's driving team, a fact that is a testimony to his quiet confidence...

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Blue murder and red mist

Matra had already won Le Mans – now it wanted more. Ferrari was facing a classic duel to remember – especially as it would be their last in sports car racing. The year: 1973 By Paul Fearnley Twelve outings, 12 victories: Ferrari’s most successful sports car campaign had run perfectly under the calming, multilingual tutelage of Peter Schetty. This 30-year-old, Basle-born economics and political...

Page 68 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 2006

King Purley shaded by Cevert

Driving a Ford Cosworth GA-powered Chevron, David Purley twice won ShellSport Group Eight rounds at Mallory in 1976. But three years earlier he was racking up the successes at the Leicestershire circuit in Formula Atlantic. Purley's BP series win in August '73 came despite a disputed qualifying time which left him on the third row. His March 722 burst through from the third row to take second...

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F2 review: Fittipaldi finds form

After a rather shaky start to the F2 season, Lotus scored two wins on the trot in May and both were provided by Gold Leaf Team Lotus' F1 team-leader Emerson Fittipaldi driving his Team Bardahl-entered car. At Jarama victory was handed to him on a plate when Tim Schenken's Rondel Racing Brabham BT36 retired with loss of oil pressure when there were only four of the 60 laps left to run, but a...



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