Articles tagged Jacques Laflite

Page 5 of April 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, April 1997

Senna's first Formula car goes on the market for £185,000

The numbing memory of the great ayrton Senna's final accident at Imola imprints May 1, 1994 indelibly on the minds of Grand Prix fans everywhere but fewer people remember that the three-time World Champion's first taste of Formula One power also came in the back of a Williams car. Back in July 1983, when (as Ayrton Senna da Silva) the abnormally gifted Brazilian was locked in combat with Martin...

Page 35 of March 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1976

Racing engines for Formula Two

While the British-based Grand Prix teams wait anxiously to see if this is the year when the Italian and French 12-cylinder engines finally trounce the incredibly successful eight-cylinder Ford Cosworth engines in Formula One races, a similar situation is unfolding in the European Formula Two Championship. When the championship was started in 1967 the FIA regulations called for 1.6-litre...

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The Formula One Scene

IT IS with some relief that I welcome in 1982, for it means that the 1981 season is really over and the sooner we forget it the better. In the past we have had the silly season, which is usually a brief moment at the height of the summer, but 1981 was a silly season from start to finish. It began with the absurd idea that the Formula One Constructors Association was more powerful that the...

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The Formula One Scene

Muddled and confused is the only way to describe the Formula One scene at the moment if you try to follow the reasoning and thinking of all parties with vested interests. If you accept the fact that the Governments of most civilised countries have invested the control of motorsport in their countries' National motor club (in our case the Royal Automobile Club), and that all the National clubs are...


September 2019
The World According to Max



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