Articles tagged Indy

Page 35 of August 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, August 2002

Learning new tricks

The McLaren M23 improved with age. It won races in four consecutive seasons and was setting poles five years after its debut. Yet it's very underrated, writes Paul Fearnley Formula One in 1973 boiled down to Lotus versus Tyrrell: Lithe and balanced 72 versus stubby and twitchy 005-006. But were either the best car of the season? Silverstone that year is remembered for the shunt triggered by Jody...

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Graham

To win Monaco once is special. To win five times is incredible. To also win Indy and Le Mans is out of this world. This is how he did it... Streets, cars, fame, desireGraham Hill loved Monaco, and Monaco loved Graham Hill. Paul Fearnley examines the most famous driver/circuit relationship in motor racing Time was running out. On several levels. The most pressing problem, however, was to qualify....

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The DFX Files

One team's initiative provided the trigger for a spectacular Indycar success story - and a ground-breaking British designer was close to the project's heart By Gordon Kirby He would become a Formula 1 'visionary', the most coveted racing car designer of his generation — much like Adrian Newey today. In the 1980s John Barnard's MP4 series of carbon-fibre McLarens broke new ground in composite...

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Little big Man

Mauri Rose was diminutive in stature but possessed huge gobbets of talent and determination. Joe Scalzo chronicles the career of the.. Little Big Man This will take a moment or two to explain: If there hadn't been an Eddie Rickenbacker, there'd probably have never been a Mauri Rose. Projectile Mauri Rose, upon being loaded into the open chamber of a behemoth Indycar, truly became a projectile —...

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Private view

Not many people get to see this collection, so when Indy hero Parnelli Jones invited us in we couldn’t resist. By Ian Wagstaff Vel Miletich, long-time business partner of archetypal Indy 500 winner Parnelli Jones, never liked to throw anything away. Those who worked with him found the wrecked cars abandoned on the mezzanine floor, or the numerous used components stored about the place, nothing...

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The real Indiana Jones

His stellar performances at Indianapolis form only part of the Parnelli Jones storyBy Gordon Kirby If anyone defines the American racing driver of the 1960s it’s Parnelli Jones. He stands at the pinnacle of the US pantheon with A?J?Foyt, Mario Andretti and Dan Gurney – living legends from one of the sport’s great eras. Rufus Parnelli Jones was a tough, crew-cut hombre with chiselled features and...

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