Articles tagged Jacky Ickx

Page 39 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, November 1972

Canadian Grand Prix

Stewart back on top Mosport, Canada, September 24th. Jackie Stewart and Elf-Team Tyrrell will remember 1972 as a year of mixed fortunes. Stewart's season started off well enough with a win in Argentina but after that things started to go wrong. There was the ulcer that put him out of the Belgian Grand Prix and, prior to that, he had unaccountably spun at the Spanish GP which he now says was...

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Out of Africa

Jacky Ickx calls it Formula 1 for the desert. But how has the Dakar Rally fared since its continental shiftfrom Africa to South America? By Adam Hay-Nicholls A truck is bearing down on me. A hulking great Kamaz truck, it's slaloming down a valley between cappuccinocoloured dunes like an obese skier who's barely in control. The driver wrestles the wheel to get some traction. He's caught me by...

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The house that Jack built

It lasted thirty years and made the reputation of drivers, designers and a Formula One mogul. Alan Henry charts the story of Brabham from a fledging team to world champion Constructor. Few Grand Prix marques have produced a range of cars as technically diverse and innovative as that designed and built by the Brabham team over its 30 years of participation in Formula One. The team also boasts the...

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Quite simply glorious...

Rob Widdows The car sat silently under a sheet, inside a small, white tent. Curious fans peeped through the flaps. “It says 10.15 on the cover, nothing else,” they murmured. The time was 8.30am on Thursday July 11, the opening day of the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. In the neighbouring awning sat the Bentley Speed 8 that won Le Mans in 2003. Driver Guy Smith arrived and chatted to the...

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Ferrari's English connections

"The great thing about Ferrari," explained Harvey Postlethwaite, "is that they not only have a tremendously quick response time, but they will try anything. You haven't even the faintest idea of how many experimental things are tried and discarded without ever seeing the public light of day. De Dion suspensions, turbochargers . . . you've no idea!" The Ferrari team's English chief of Formula...

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The Ultimate Super Group

Three decades ago, Group C set out to prove that a fuel efficiency formula could make for magnificent racing It had been great while it lasted. The 1992 FIA Sportscar World Championship was proof of that old adage that you only need two cars to make a motor race, although strictly speaking there were as many as four or five front-running cars per meeting; those rounds that weren’t cancelled, you...

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F2 Review

Imola and Hockenheim The final two races of the European F2 season kept the battle between Clay Regazzoni and Derek Bell for the non-graded European Trophy wide open. Replacing the penultimate round, planned to take place at the Roman Vallelunga circuit (which is presently being rebuilt), was another at Imola, used occasionally in the past but not for races under the present F2 regulations....

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Student of the Sport

'Bookish', bespectacled Andrea de Adamich was studying law when he took up motor racing. A budding career ended abruptly at Silverstone 40 years ago, but today the pupil has turned teacher Late at night on July 14 1973, Andrea de Adamich lay in a hospital bed in Milan, his legs both broken. Life as a Grand Prix driver had come to an abrupt and painful halt. Earlier that day, at Silverstone, he...

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Going the extra 1000 miles

The watchmaker with a passion for classic motoring - and a very special brand ambassador Chopard is world-renowned as one of Switzerland's oldest and finest watchmakers. It was founded by Louis-Ulysse Chopard, who opened a workshop in the village of Sonvillier in 1860. His son Paul Louis, who relocated the company to Geneva in 1937, and grandson Paul Andre steered the family business through the...

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This month in

1994 Michael Schumacher serves a two-race ban for ignoring the blackflag at the British GP in July. Damon Hill takes advantage by winning both the Italian and Portuguese GPs (above). He is now within a point of Schumacher in the world title race 1984 Niki Lauda wins the Italian GP, a race of high attrition. His McLaren team-mate Alain Prost retires from the lead with a blown engine. Derek Bell...

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