Articles tagged Greg

Page 28 of August 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, August 2010

Audi gifted ninth Le Mans

On Saturday night at the Circuit de la Sarthe thousands of Brits turned away from the motor race in front of them to watch England's World Cup campaign get off to a faltering start against the USA. Victory was theirs for the taking, but they failed to deliver. Then as the fans switched their attention back to the motor race they witnessed another national team implosion. How Peugeot missed this...

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Lunch with... Nigel Mansell

Love him or loathe him, there's no denying that 'Our Nige' is a true racer – and today he's still full of fighting talk. Nigel Mansell talks through his career over lunchBy Simon Taylor Surely no World Champion has provoked greater extremes of adulation and criticism than Nigel Mansell. From his earliest days in Formula 1 he was the darling of the British crowds: when he scored his first Grand...

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Lunch with... David Hobbs

The results didn't always come his way, but over three decades this expat Brit enjoyed the sort of variety in his racing career that today's F1 stars can only dream about, By Simon Taylor David Hobbs is 71 now, still the quintessential Englishman with the deadpan humour that stayed with him through a 30-year-plus racing career. By his own assessment, misfortune and missed opportunities meant he...

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Before 'The Captain' won his pips

The nickname says it all about his reputation as a businessman, but before all that Roger Penske was quite a racerBy Gordon Kirby At a time before his name came to represent both the best in American racing and a renowned corporate brand, Roger Penske was a pretty darned good racing driver. Consider this: prior to starting Penske Racing in 1966 he was one of the USA’s best road racers, scoring...

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Triple echo

These 1970s Formula 3 cars helped three drivers to F1 and two to World Championships. They still stir the blood today By Marcus Pye Formula 3, Formula 2, Formula 1. The career racing driver’s aspirational ladder used to be so simple before motor giant-led sidestreets complicated the issue. Prior to the birth of Renault and Nissan V6 categories, and GP2, which superceded F2’s replacement F3000,...

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Guess who's back?

In a secret test session at Estoril, Nigel Mansell stepped back aboard a racing car to trade times with son Leo. Motor Sport got an exclusive view of the action By Rob Widdows You have heard of keeping it in the family. You have heard of sibling rivalry. You may be familiar with sons keen to emulate their fathers. You will know fathers who are ambitious for their sons. Until you have spent time...

Page 15 of March 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, March 2012

Newey's New Year honour

Both Red Bull designer Adrian Newey and 1992 Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell were named in the UK’s New Year Honours list. Newey, who has designed F1 world championship-winning cars for Williams, McLaren and Red Bull, received an OBE for his services to motor sport. Meanwhile ex-F1 and Indycar champion Mansell received a CBE for services to children and young people. Mansell – who was...

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