Articles tagged Francois Cevert

Page 38 of June 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1974

Reflections in the Spanish Mud

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the circuit of Jarama, it would seem, and the Spanish Grand Prix looked all set to be a rather dismal affair with everyone splAhing round on rain tyres with their rear anti-roll bars disconnected, trying to find traction rather than doing any inspired racing. In perfect conditions the Jarama circuit is slow and boring for Formula One cars, and also for most of...

Page 80 of October 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, October 1973

Italian Grand Prix

Stewart's Championship Monza, Italy, September 9th The Italian Grand Prix produced the first Team Lotus one-two result for some six years, but the race around Monza's famous, if "chicane" bedevilled track, will be remembered as one of Stewart's classic races. An early pit stop with a flat tyre on his Tyrrell cost him just over a minute and dropped him to 19th place. The Scot refused to accept...

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In brief

* Tim Stock, the former Chief Executive of the BRSCC and a club racer of note in the 1970s, died at his home in Spain at the age of 65. Stock was also a director of Castle Combe Circuit Ltd. Also Grant Stewart, who preceded Stock at the helm of the British Racing and Sports Car Club, has died suddenly aged 43. * Graham Nearn, the founder of Caterham Cars, has died at the age of 76. Nearn was...

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Auctions

Graham Budd Auctions @Sotheby’s, London November 4 Sporting memorabilia sale 47 motor sport lots, including: 1972 McLaren M19A nosecone (signed by Denny Hulme) 1973 Tyrrell 006 nosecone (signed by François Cevert) 1976 Shadow DN5 nosecone (signed by Tom Pryce) Nigel Mansell’s signed Williams race suit (worn for the 1992 Italian Grand Prix) Joey Dunlop’s leathers, helmet, boots and gloves (worn...

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Blue Genie

Silverstone is deserted while, in the pitlane, Jackie Stewart's F1 car awaits your pleasure...for Stephen Sutcliffe, this was no dream. Thanks to the Tyrrell-Ford 005, it became start reality photography by Stan Papior There is something bewitching about the noise of a Formula One car at work on an empty circuit. There are no other cars about to corrupt the sound and you can pick out every nuance...

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Crowning achievement

F1 racers don't always make great 24-hour drivers, but on his tenth visit to Le Mans, Graham Hill knew exactly what was required of him. Gary Watkins describes how the Englishman achieved his still-unique triple crown Henri Pescarolo wasn't best pleased. He'd already taken some persuading to rejoin Matra for its most serious assault yet on the Le Mans 24 Hours — and now he'd been told he'd be...

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Francois Cevert

What was a great season for the Elf Team yrrell organisation came to an unhappy end at Watkins Glen when their talented French number two driver Francois Cevert was killed in a practice accident. At the time of his death, Cevert was France's fastest racing driver and had proved his worth as number two to Stewart by taking six second places during 1973. He was to have stayed in the team for 1974...

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The 33rd German Grand Prix

Tyrrell double again Nurburgring, Germany, August 1st. There was no doubt in my mind that the return of the German Grand Prix to the Nurburgring after its brief removal to the Hockenheim Motodrom was popular, for the movement and race fever was already evident when I arrived at the circuit the day before practice began. By the time race day arrived the Eifel mountains were like a human ant-hill,...

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Jackie Stewart talks to Alan Henry

The big interview Things Alan learned when he sat down with Sir Jackie at the Australian GP: that Cevert would have won the '74 title; that Button is the new Amon; and a masterclass in racing psychology It's now 33 years since Jackie Stewart embarked on his final season as a Formula One driver. As he sped to his third World Championship crown he was nurturing the secret, shared only with team...

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Just Gethin and drive

He prevailed in the most frantic F1 finish ever. He won in F2, F3, F5000, sportscars and Can-Am... Peter Gethin doesn't get the credit he deserves but he's not overly bothered, discovers Richard Heseltine "A while ago I was chatting to the manager of a good, young British driver," laughs Peter Gethin. "He told me that his charge couldn't possibly fly at night because he would be too tired for...

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