Articles tagged Geoff Brabham

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The month in Motor Sport

June 16: Having passed scrutineering at Le Mans, the Jaguar X122005 are declared illegal after it is observed that they are running without catalysts. After some discussion. TWR appeals and the cars are allowed to run pending the outcome. 16: Shortly after setting what was to be the Le Mans pole time, Philippe Alliot crashes his Peugeot. Although the car is initially declared to be a write-off,...

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Marcus Pye's Diary

Opposites attract our columnist this month, from a Can-Am monster to a dainty, and obscure, Rhodesian GP winner Goodwood: Incongruous it most definitely looked against the elegant backdrop of Goodwood House, but that is precisely why the 1982 March Can-Am dinosaur was the car of last month's press day for me — and editor Simmons! It's not that I don't appreciate the intricate engineering of a...

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You were there

This month our series of photos taken by you features Long Beach, Can-Am at Riverside, and damaged Mirages This atmospheric shot was taken by Stephan Pattengale during the 1977 grand prix at Long Beach. "I had recently moved to southern California and, as a lifelong motor racing fan, was thrilled to finally have the opportunity to attend an F1 race just a short drive away. Early Friday morning I...

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Survival of the fittest

Last March the All-American Racers Toyota Eagle Mk3 won the Sebring 12 Hours, but doubts remained that the little 2.1-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged engine could last around the clock. It did so admirably at Daytona on January 30/31 as PJ Jones, Mark Dismore and Rocky Moran won the Rolex 24 Hours with ease, despite a 74-minute pit stop on Sunday morning while the transaxle was changed. Anyone...

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Toyota on top

This year's race, the 40th anniversary celebration, was won for the first time by Dan Gurney's All American Racers Toyota Eagle team. Gurney himself was wreathed in smiles being a former winner himself, and so were the winning drivers Juan-Manuel Fangio II and Andy Wallace. At last, the young Fangio put his name on the trophy bearing his uncle's name, twice, and Wallace is now the winner of three...

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Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Sep 14: John Gray sets a new course record at Brighton Speed Trials in his Pilbeam MP58. Despite losing a sidepod during a run, his time was 14.48sec over the half-mile -- a terminal speed of 181mph. Other new class records fall to Anthony Mayman (ERA): 18.91sec, 139mph; Phil Cook (Jedi Gamma): 20.44sec, 120mph; Clive Harris (Ralt RT4): 17.65sec, 148mph. Fastest Lady:...

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Obituaries

Marcel Albers The death of Marcel Albers at Thruxton on Easter Monday robbed Dutch motorsport of one its brightest young prospects. The immensely likable 25 year-old was just beginning to realise the promise that he'd shown in 1991, when he undertook his first season of F3 with Alan Docking Racing. The excellent relationship between Marcel and ADR bore fruit in the opening F3 race of the present...

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"He Didn't Need a Kiss and a Cuddle"

Little Teo Fabi had an inner steel that made him tougher than he looked. Which was just as well for an Indycar and F1 ace who was dogged by bad luck By Paul Fearnley Only four Indianapolis 500 rookies in 100 years have started from pole: Teo Fabi in 1983 is one. Prematurely balding and softly spoken, his puppy-ish face often apparently bemused, occasionally morose, he was a beautifully smooth...

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The Ultimate Super Group

Three decades ago, Group C set out to prove that a fuel efficiency formula could make for magnificent racing It had been great while it lasted. The 1992 FIA Sportscar World Championship was proof of that old adage that you only need two cars to make a motor race, although strictly speaking there were as many as four or five front-running cars per meeting; those rounds that weren’t cancelled, you...

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British Grand Prix Preview -- Judd

At the Heart Engine Developments Limited is the racing engine manufacturing company of John Judd, and, like many first generation firms, the imprint of the founder is very much present on the cornpany and its products. John Judd is an Englishman, and few firms are more English in character than Engine Developments. The products of the firm also display English virtues: Judd's engines embody years...

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