Articles tagged Fred Lorenzen

Page 36 of July 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 2003

America's all action hero

'He truly never met a race car that he didn't like. All US racing was clamped in an AJ Foyt stranglehold' Detractors of America's all-action hero point to his rare European forays. But Joe Scalzo argues that Foyt did enough at home to be classed a true great It was a great racing civilisation that America had going for itself in the mid-1960s, and certainly its highlight was getting to watch A J...

Page 3 of November 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, November 1991

Matters of moment

No beating about the Bush The defeat of Jean-Marie Balestre by Max Mosley in the FISA presidential election will materially change the face of world motorsport. Mosley himself has pledged as much, and promises to modify the style in which it is governed. He has begun with a flourish, giving 12 months' notice of his intention to resign and to put himself up for re-election in a year's time. He has...

Page 51 of March 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, March 2006

Busman's holiday

Drivers who raced what you wouldn't expect them to... Jim Clark Ford Fairlane, American 500,1967 By Ed Heuvink After winning the Mexican Grand Prix in late October 1967, Jim Clark had some time on his hands before the non-championship Spanish GP. As a tax exile, he had never been in a hurry to fly back to Europe after a long-haul event. On this occasion Clark was already on the American continent...

Page 60 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, June 1994

Hometown hero

In this The Age of the Celebrity, Mario Andretti is that rarest of public figures: a bona fide hero. For he is more than the 1978 world champion, a four time national champion and the only driver to win the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500 and an F1 race, not to mention the oldest to win an IndyCar race (nor that his exploits have been chronicled by MOTOR SPORT for nearly half its 70 years!): he...

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