Articles tagged Jacky Ickx

Page 44 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, September 1977

"Der Grosser Preis von Deutschland"

The organising body of the German Grand Prix were split down the middle; the businessmen wanted to run the race at the compact Hockenheim Ring stadium, where everything was safe and clinical and organisational problems were few, while 100,000 paying customers in the arena was money guaranteed straight into their pockets. The Sportsmen were completely opposed to this, they wanted to retain the...

Page 18 of May 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, May 2012

Vettel to make Goodwood debut

Double Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel will take his Goodwood bow this summer, spearheading the 20th Festival of Speed's main theme of 'Young Guns — Born to Win'. Lotus, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, will be the featured marque over the four days from June 28 to July 1. Other celebrations will include 50 years of both Brabham and Ferrari's immortal 250GTO, while Group...

Page 28 of December 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, December 1995

Twin Peaks

Two World Championships, two racing careers – and Emerson Fittipaldi plans to break more new ground for 1996 There has always been a storied even fanciful quality to Emerson Fittipaldi's career, almost as if it's been infused with the same other-worldly spirits that are so much a part of the fabric of everyday life in his native Brazil. For example, Fittipaldi's meteoric rise from Formula Ford to...

Page 56 of November 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, November 2003

Ply in the ointment

Fifteen minutes of fame Protos: 1967 Deutschland Trophy Frank Costin reckoned the F2 field couldn't see the wood for the trees. His car was definitely not a chip off the old block, Brian Hart tells Paul Fearnley Had 'Joe 90' focused his hi-tech specs on motorsport, chances are he would have driven the futuristic Protos F2 car of 1967. Designed by Frank Costin, a man with a sixth sense for...

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World's most exclusive Gulf club

A keen collector craved a Ford GT40, but passion sometimes knows no bounds By Andrew Frankel Their names are 3707 Zenith Blue & 3957 Tangerine and on their own are just a couple of colours. But put them together with art and skill, apply them to the flowing surfaces of an aerodynamically honed racing car and something extraordinary happens. Mouths fall open, fingers point and young boys dream...

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Camparari & Tonic

After several fruitless attempts to conquer the World Sports Car Championship, Alfa Romeo prospered with a cocktail of Italian flair and German methodology It arrives secreted within what can only be described as a presidential motorcade. Buried amid sundry new Fiats and Lancias, all with blue lights flashing importantly, the Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 TT12 makes its appearance. It is not obvious why...

Page 80 of July 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, July 1999

Extreme machine

This BRM won the fastest, closest World Championship Grand Prix in history and the third slowest too. It also gave BRM its last win. After 25 years in pieces it has been restored to perfection. Andrew frankel drives it at Silverstone. Few racing cars can claim to have given its marque its last Grand Prix win and only one can claim the closest GP win of all time. Similarly, just one car can hold...

Page 24 of June 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 2000

Le Mans: The Story So Far

It's the world's greatest motor race and its history is stranger than fiction. Mike Cotton and Andrew Frankel report Few of us would know much about the city of Le Mans were it not for the 24-hour race held there each year, in June. Le Mans is the capital city of the agricultural Sarthe region, but only for one week is it the focus of worldwide interest. Le Mans has a magnificent cathedral, in...

Page 95 of October 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 95, October 1982

SPA 1,000 km.

SPA 1,000 km. THE finale of the World Endurance Championship for Manufacturers took place at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium on Sunday September 5th. The WEC crown was being contested by Ford, Rondeau and Porsche, with the French equipe leading the Rothmans-backed German team into the final round by 60 points to 40. However, Porsche have claimed 15 points scored by a Group B Porsche 911 turbo at the...

Page 16 of January 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 2005

Nigel Roebuck's Legends

Zandvoort, the circuit in the sand dunes -- a great track with the best corner name in F1. 'Tarzan' is so much better that 'Turn 1'. In recent years there's been a spate of new circuits in world championship use, and I mean tracks not merely new to Formula One, but tracks new, period, built in unlikely places and paid for with government money, specifically with the intention of raising a...

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