The track was five miles long, had fifty corners and separated real drivers from also-rans like no other. Andrew Frankel revisits and unfairly forgotten circuit
"It was the best track in France; better by far than everywhere else we went like Rouen, Reims and Paul Ricard." The words belong to Jackie Stewart, a man not known for overstating the facts. He is talking about the circuit at Clermont-...
– Lord March’s memories of Goodwood
– The strategy behind Hamilton’s “best race”
– Why Bernie wants more points for winners
The Speedway Motel. For years, before I finally went to Indianapolis for the first time in 1981, there was such an evocative quality about that name, and it’s a certainty that no hostelry on earth presents quite the same view. Take a back room there, look out of...
Fifty years after his death, Jean Behra is still remembered by his contemporaries as one of Grand Prix racing’s bravest souls
By Nigel Roebuck
Back in June 1980 I interviewed Patrick Depailler at Brands Hatch. He was a lovely fellow, a man out of his time, I always felt, very much a throwback to motor racing’s heroic age.
At the time tennis was fashionable in Formula 1 circles, and often at...