Articles tagged Jacky Ickx

Page 33 of June 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, June 1977

Silverstone 6-hour Race

Although Porsches swept the board in the third round of the World Championship for Makes at Silverstone on May 15th, with thirteen of the German cars in the top fourteen places at the finish. the Kosset Six Hours proved a much better race than many had dared to expect. It is true that the lone factory Porsche 935/77 driven by Jochen Mass and Jacky Ickx dominated the first halt of the event,...

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Track test - Zandvoort

Up until 1985, Zandvoort produced some of the greatest Grands Prix of all time. Now, however, it seems like a very long time ago. Andrew Frankel reports Photography by Andrew Yeadon Youll need a full day at the wheel to drive from London to Zandvoort even with the tunnel and the continuous thread of motorway that now lies between Calais and the Belgian border. It's not, to be honest, one of the...

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Jack Heuer: A pioneer of his time

Jack Heuer celebrates his 80th birthday in 2012. The Swiss, Honorary Chairman of TAG Heuer and the great-grandson of watch company founder Edouard Heuer, has created a lasting legacy in the world of timekeeping, but his achievements go far beyond an iconic range of chronographs. His pioneering influence on sponsorship in Formula 1 and motor racing around the globe set standards that others can...

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Silverstone 1,000 Kms

Works Porsche lucky Two factors have conspired to reduce the apparent advantage of the factory Rothmans-Porsches this year and both were in play at Silverstone on May 13th when Jacky Ickx and Jochen Mass were a shade lucky to win the World Endurance Championship 1,000 Kilometre race. The works cars are no longer appreciably lighter than the customer Porsche 956s, thanks to the new minimum weight...

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Downhill all the way

The BRM P201's first grand prix flattered to deceive: it was too little too late. Paul Fearnley tells the story and drives a survivor As his wheezy, knock-kneed steed cantered along Kyalami's main straight at almost 150mph — well, it was downhill! — the 'Cowangie Kid' had plenty of time to mull over his future. Larry Perkins, for it was he, desperately wanted to stay in Formula One — but no...

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Lunch with... David Hobbs

The results didn't always come his way, but over three decades this expat Brit enjoyed the sort of variety in his racing career that today's F1 stars can only dream about, By Simon Taylor David Hobbs is 71 now, still the quintessential Englishman with the deadpan humour that stayed with him through a 30-year-plus racing career. By his own assessment, misfortune and missed opportunities meant he...

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Roy Winkelmann

Roy Winkelmann Roy Winkelmann, who has died aged 81, had a big impact in his short career as a team owner. Roy Winkelmann Racing was the Formula 2 team in the late 1960s, winning more races than any other either side of the '67 European series and establishing Jochen Rindt as a star of the future. Winkelmann, who was born in the UK but grew up in the US, raced as an amateur before running Alan...

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Letters

The spying game Sir, Peter Ray’s letter and photograph in the December issue made me wonder: does an organisation like McLaren – all things considered – really need access to another team’s knowledge before it considers an idea as mundane as inflating its tyres with an alternative gas? Or, come to think of it, to play around with something so basic as weight distribution during its own...

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Events of note

Goodwood Festival: It's a family affair With a central theme of 'Young Chargers, Old Masters', the greatest racing dynasties in the history of the sport will be celebrated during the 2004 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Every summer, Lord March and his team transform the grounds of Goodwood House into a glorious commemoration of everything that is wonderful about motorsport. Star names, star cars,...

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7th South African Grand Prix

Controversial Stewart victory KYALAMI, March 3rd. JACKIE STEWART will remember his win in the 1973 South African Grand Prix for a long time. After a frightening crash in practice, following total brake failure on his own machine, he took over team-mate Cevert's Tyrrell but only qualified on the seventh row of the grid. With only seven laps of the race completed the Scot was in the lead and he was...

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