Articles tagged Glenn Waters

Page 78 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, November 2008

Lunch with... Johnny Herbert

After his horrific crash at Brands, Johnny used humour to get through the pain and carry on racing. But he’s not bitter about what might have been – he just wants to come back in the next life as Schuey! By Simon Taylor Think of Johnny Herbert and you think of the ever-cheerful, cheeky little guy from Romford, whose irreverent humour and constant teasing brought welcome relief to the increasingly...

Page 33 of November 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1985

Gugelmin Clinches F3 Championship

This year's Marlboro British Formula Three Championship has been the strangest in years for no one driver has emerged as the star of the series. It has also been one of the closest with the outcome being decided at the final round at Silverstone on October 13th. There, Brazilian Mauricio Gugelmin (Ralt RT30-VW) scored an emphatic win over Andy Wallace (Reynard 853-VW) so securing the title with...

Page 4 of January 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, January 1995

The month in Motor Sport

November 17: Porsche unveils its new GT racer, the 450 bhp Turbo GT2, at the Essen Motor Show. 18: Ford Grand Prix applies for an official F1 entry with the FIA. It is the only new team to have done so by the deadline. 20: The Network RAC Rally starts in Chester. Colin McRae takes his now customary early lead. Father Jim heads the concurrent RAC International Historic Rally, but is eventually...

Page 5 of February 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, February 1987

Big chance for Hill Jnr!

Damon Hill, the 26-year-old son of former twice World Champion Graham Hill who was killed in a plane crash just over 11 years ago, has taken another step towards realising his ambition of emulating his father's exploits. For his second season contesting the British Formula 3 championship, Hill Jnr will benefit from major sponsorship from the Cellnet cellular communications company in a two car...

Page 92 of September 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, September 1999

My Greatest Race: Martin Donnelly

Macau Formula Three Grand Prix, 1987 Former Lotus Grand Prix driver Martin Donnelly recalls a drunken week in the Far East when, despite a shocking hangover, he was able to beat a grid full of future F1 stars. I'd have to say that the best race of my career was probably winning the Macau Formula Three Grand Prix in 1987. Other races were memorable - winning at Pau in F3000, at Brands Hatch twice...

Page 42 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, September 1992

Happy The Man

“I speak enough Japanese to get into trouble, but not enough to talk myself out of it!" After nine years in the Orient Geoff Lees has lost none of his native touches of humour, although he is now the senior figure among European drivers who have settled in Japan to reshape their careers, and by far the most successful. The Warwickshire-born driver, now 41, has led Toyota Team TOM'S sports car...

Page 34 of April 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, April 1985

The Constructors —3

Van Diemen There is an old chestnut about a young man being interviewed for a job at Ford. "Tell me, what do you think we make here?" he was asked. "That's easy, sir," the interviewee replied, "you make cars." "Wrong!" he was told: "We make money and we make money by making cars." Much the same could be said of the Snetterton firm, Van Diemen International Racing Services Ltd. Its founder, Ralph...

Page 28 of June 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1992

Toyota's own goal

Toyota will look back on the Silverstone 500 km race as a fairly spectacular own goal. Two weeks previously, the day after the Monza fiasco in fact, the BRDC proposed to reduce the British event, the second round of the Sportscar World Championship, to a mere 200 km. TOM'S Toyota objected so strongly that the race ran its full distance, and was won by Derek Warwick and Yannick Dalmas in a Peugeot...

Page 28 of December 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, December 1991

Autopolis 430 km

Plaudits all round Peter Sauber, nice man that he is, shed a few tears. Dr Hermann Hiereth, the man responsible for Mercedes racing engines, looked dumbstruck. The virus that had plagued and destroyed the flat-12 engines on an hourly basis since August just cleared up and went away, simple as that! Michael Schumacher and Karl Wendlinger drove the race that they and the C291 have long deserved and...

Page 24 of April 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, April 1986

Formula 3

With the scheduled F3 opening round at Silverstone on March 2nd postponed because the track was snowbound, the Thruxton meeting the following Sunday actually opened the series. Since the formula introduced a "B" class for year-old cars in 1984, and went 'flat bottomed' last year, it has gone from strength to strength. Twenty nine runners started at Thruxton, there were a further seven entries who...

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