Articles tagged Jackie Stewart

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The shock of the news

At a time when racing fatalities were by no means uncommon, Jim Clark’s death caused the biggest shock of all. Derek Bell, Max Mosley and Jackie Stewart recall that fateful day at Hockenheim By David Tremayne Team personnel rubbed their hands together to ward off the frosty chill as they left their hotels for the short run to the Hockenheimring, the circuit close to Mannheim in Germany, on the...

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Stewart plans wholesale changes to BRDC

Sir Jackie Stewart is launching an independent enquiry to create a blueprint for a major overhaul of how the British Racing Drivers' Club is run after surviving an attempt to oust him as president and a board member of the organisation. The three-time World Champion has vowed to unite the club that owns Silverstone and runs the British Grand Prix after more than a year of in-fighting between the...

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A mini adventure

40 years ago Goodwood held its last Formula One race. It was the final year of the 1.5-litre formula, which despite its critics provided some of the finest racing ever at the Sussex track. By Gordon Cruickshank. Photography by James Mann.   Picture it. The FIA has just decreed that racing's top formula will now run with 2-litre engines. Instantly the field is open to a stack of small teams, and...

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Matters of the moment

Television and the motor car "The living need charity more than the dead" — George Arnold, 1834-1865. The motor car preceded television by some forty years, although it might be said that whereas the former was practical transport by about 1905 (earlier if you possessed a Sixty Mercedes or similar), it wasn't until the 1950s or thereabouts, that everyman's TV arrived. Of this we were able to...

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TOUGH GUYS

BETTE HILL SAYS ONE WORD THAT LINKS SON DAMON AND HUSBAND GRAHAM IS "TOUGH". AS DAMON LEAVES Fl FOR GOOD, HE LOOKS BACK WITH MATTHEW FRANEY OVER HIS OWN CAREER AND THAT OF HIS LEGENDARY FATHER TOUGH GUYS T1IINK FOR ONE MINUTE ABOUT TIIE HARDEST •IIIING YOU HAVE EVER done in your life. Remember if you can the sleepless nights, the mental anguish that came from your own uncertainty. Then think of...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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The eye of the storm

Last year's win in Spain brought hope, but times have since been hard for her family's team. That's the reality facing Claire Williams as she embraces a key new rolewriter Ed Foster Claire Williams' interest is piqued by our reference to Ayrton Senna's first taste of Formula 1, as featured in May's Motor Sport. That was 30 years ago, in a Williams FW08C, and the young Brazilian immediately...

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Rallying's outstanding era remembered by Stuart Turner

Stuart Turner was one of the many keen and enthusiastic young men who have worked within the pages of our contemporary Motoring News, founding the Verglas rally column, which is still a weekly feature today. He is perhaps the best known of those to grace those pages, leaving to take the post of Competition Manager to BMC in 1961. The succcesses recorded by the Big Healeys and shrill Mini...

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Formula One: The Italian Grand Prix

Renault all the way Monza, Italy, September 13th In these rather unsettled days it was nice to get back to the Monza track, the true home of the Italian Grand Prix. It looks as though common sense is going to prevail over big business and the Italian Grand Prix is to stay at the Monza track, while the San Marino Grand Prix will be run at the new, and very satisfactory, Imola track. There were no...

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Matra team repeats the dose in North America

Watkins Glen, July 21st. A medical man would describe the Ferrari sportscar team's health as "as well as can be expected", with one round to go in the 1973 World Championship for Makes. At Watkins Glen late in July two Matras and three Ferraris fought out the 6-Hour Race on the Grand Prix circuit and the event ran true to current form: Cevert claimed pole position, was delayed early in the race...

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