Articles tagged Heini Mader

Page 30 of June 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, June 1984

Notes on the Cars at Zolder and Imola

With the Belgian GP and the San Marino GP on successive weekends (April 29th and May 6th) there was precious little time for anyone to return to base between the races so most of the teams set off for Belgium with sufficient equipment for the two weeks. Europe based teams like Ferrari were at a big advantage and the Maranello team were back home by Monday lunch-time after the Belgian race the...

Page 18 of June 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1989

Formula One scene: Imola

Same tune, new sound The mythical "they" (whoever "they" might be) were saying that it was all going to be different this year at Imola for the San Marino Grand Prix, but though I looked pretty carefully I couldn't see much difference from last year. Ayrton Senna was on pole position on the starting grid, with Alain Prost alongside him, and apart from a few hundred yards down to the first corner...

Page 52 of February 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, February 2010

F1's got talent

…And some of it’s due to Red Bull spotter Helmut Marko. But 40 years ago he was the one under the spotlight – until fate intervenedBy Alan Henry He might have turned into the best Formula 1 driver that Austria ever produced. An overstatement? To dyed-in-the-wool Niki Lauda fans, certainly. They will bristle at the suggestion. But the fact of the matter is that dry-witted Helmut Marko was regarded...

Page 110 of October 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 110, October 2012

The bigger picture

Andrea de Cesaris reckons the British press only homed in on the trip-ups in his 14-year, 10-team Formula 1 career. We flew to Rome to let him paint the wider scene Big breath. I have to go there. The matter has to be raised. So best get it out of the way, no point pussyfooting around the edges. So I look him in the eye, this man who retains a rather dubious record for starting the most Grands...

Page 51 of June 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, June 2002

A cruel twist

Thirty years ago, committed safety campaigner Jo Bonnier lost his life at Le Mans, the race he consistently criticised for being too dangerous. By Adam Cooper Despite the massive success he achieved elsewhere in sportscar racing, Jo Bonnier hated Le Mans. He hated the fact that if you tried to actually race, your car would fail. And above all, he hated what he felt were unacceptable risks. "I've...

Page 64 of November 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, November 2011

No ordinary Jo

Brands Hatch was a special track for Jo Siffert. He claimed his first Grand Prix victory at the Kentish circuit in July 1968, driving Rob Walker’s privately-entered Lotus 49 and setting a new lap record at 1min 29.7sec. Less than a year later he qualified his Porsche 908, giving away 100 horsepower, in 1min 28.8sec for the BOAC 500 World Sportscar Championship race, which he won with Brian Redman...

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