Articles tagged Gunther Schmidt

Page 108 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, June 1982

Notes from the paddock at Imola

THE MECHANICAL scene at Imola could have been interesting had the majority of the FOCA teams not gone on strike. The new Williams FW08 cars were due to make their debut and the Brabham team intended to run one BMW-powered BT50 and one Cosworth V8-powered BT49. Lotus were due to make their European debut with the Type 91 and the McLaren MP4B, as run so successfully at Long Beach, was a favourite...

Page 89 of December 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 89, December 2011

Lunch with... Hans Stuck

As the son of a pre-war Auto Union ace, racing was in his blood. Today, ‘Junior’ is a cult hero in his own right It’s intriguing how often sons of racing drivers become racers themselves. In Formula 1 Nico carries on the work of Keke, as did Jacques for Gilles – although so far only Damon and Graham have achieved a World Champion son of a World Champion father. Sometimes grandsons follow to make...

Page 49 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, June 1982

Notes on the cars at Zolder

WITH all the special-builders returning to the fold there were quite a lot of interesting things to see in the Zolder pits and garages. The BMW factory had issued an ultimatum to Bernard Ecclestone and his Brabham team to the effect that they were not amused by his shilly-shallying about over whether to run Cosworth-powered cars or the new BMW 4-cylinder turbo-charged units. They said "race our...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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