Articles tagged Giancarlo Baghetti

Page 9 of February 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, February 2004

You were there

Another chapter in our series for amateur motor racing photographs contributed by our readers, from their own archives. This month's selection takes us to Reims and Aintree "One of the first sounds I ever heard was J-P Wimille's Alfetta" says MIchel Mathieu. His family lived at Gueux, on the old Reims circuit and would picnic in the garden as the cars streaked past. His father saw every meeting...

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Track back

40/30/20/10 years ago 1996 Buddy Lazier wins a lacklustre Indy 500 in an IRL field lacking in depth. Alex Zampedri is fourth, despite breaking his legs in a last-lap accident. 1986 Pole man Alain Prost leads home McLaren team-mate Keke Rosberg to earn himself a hat-trick of Monaco GP wins. Lotus's Ayrton Senna is third. 1976 Reigning World Champion Niki Lauda dominates the Belgian GP, leading...

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Ferrari’s 20 greatest F1 drivers

Ferrari will have two crowned champions at the helm when it wheels its cars to the grid for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix – a first in world championship terms since Italy 1953, when Alberto Ascari and Nino Farina formed part of a six-strong line-up at Monza. The team has hired many illustrious names before and since, but which 20 most capture the essence of Ferrari?Writer Simon Arron A curious...

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"The first 7000 miles were surprisingly simple..."

As plans are made for the forthcoming London to Sydney marathon, Gordon Cruickshank looks back 30 years to the first time cars tried to drive to the other side of the world The words are John Sprintzel’s; the journey an epic motoring adventure across the world. The destination was Sydney, the starting point London, with 10,000 arduous miles in between. It happened 30 years ago, and was hailed as...

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Little cars, big grids

Sir, I can only marvel at your dexterity in managing to compile a 10-page Historic Season Preview in the April edition of Motor Sport - without more than the briefest passing reference to the 2003 Historic Championship of the Year. I am speaking of Historic Formula Junior, in which one can - quite literally - race every weekend between April and October, and which has a pool of over 200 cars...

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CONTINENTAL NOTES

CONTINENTAL NOTES OW that the Grand Prix season has begun it is worth casting a look at who is driving what, so that the alarums and excursions of the winter can be ignored. Taking Ferrari first, as they won the first RI race, we see that the Grand I rix team will be Phil Hill, Giancarlo Baghetti and Lorenzo Bandini, and they will use two versions of the II-litre V6 Ferrari car. The first is a...

Page 37 of March 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, March 1992

Spare a thought

Dear Reader, Last year I asked you to send me a postcard listing your three personal Memorable Moments in motor racing, and the response has been overwhelming. They cover every aspect of racing, with quite a surprising number of motor cycling episodes, and range from last year to 60 years ago, all of which is very gratifying for I have never felt the need to write for any particular age group. To...

Page 5 of November 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, November 2002

Editorial

Ostentatious displays of pomp and circumstance leave me cold. That is not to say that I am totally agin tradition. Not 21-gun-salute tradition, but the neat touches of style and behaviour that make the world a better place. Little things can mean a lot — even in our global sport For instance, it was clear that the Brickyard's bricks would have to be ripped up if the track was to maintain its...

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Legends

Johnny Servoz-Gavin rather shook everyone at Monaco in 1968. Subbing for an injured Jackie Stewart, he qualified Ken Tyrrell's Matra second, behind Graham Hill's Lotus. An archetypal '60s figure, Servoz-Gavin is a forgotten man now, but that weekend he was the talk of the paddock. In the race he took an immediate lead, but clobbered the guardrail at the chicane and soon the damaged Matra was out...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS - Amid the excitement, DRS is a gimmick too far - It's time the Formula 1 got rid of the 'one move' rule - A joke or several courtesy of Frank Gardner You could hardly fault the Chinese Grand P • in terms of action — and this on a track rdly renowned for it. At different points five drivers led the race, and all afternoon there was more overtaking than any longtime Formula 1 observer...

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