Articles tagged Jan Lammers

Page 55 of March 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, March 1997

Rob Slotemaker

Sir, It is indeed a good thing that a driver is remembered by his deeds rather than by his name. However, I think we owe it to the late Rob Slotemaker (not Roby Sloetemaker as his former co-driver Bernard Cahier wrote in his nevertheless highly enjoyable article Minis on the Targa Florio) to spell his name correctly. Slotemaker is still remembered by his anti-skid school at the Zandvoort Circuit...

Page 46 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, June 1982

Grote Prijs van Belgie

— An air of foreboding Zolder, May 9th WITH the Imola "strikers" returned to the lucrative world of Formula One, the Belgian entry was full to overflowing, but their union shop-steward made it clear that he and his men intended to employ "disruptive methods" and protest against anything and everything. Consequently, although the entire entry was ready to go on Friday morning a lot of people were...

Page 41 of October 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, October 1993

Cheap freeze?

Lola's Nick Langley was looking forward to going to Spa. The company's Formula 3000 project manager has had a rum year in Europe, where not one T93/50 chassis has been sold, and he went to Belgium hoping to drum up business for 1994. When he got there, the first thing he learnt was that there will, FIA ratification pending, be a ban on new cars next season . . . This did not make his weekend. The...

Page 61 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, February 1979

FIA Graded Drivers

With the arrival of the official FIA Yellow Book for 1979, containing all the rules and regulations for International events of all categories (see page 150), we have the list of drivers who have made the top grade. This year's elite is a bit of a mish-mash containing Grand Prix drivers, the winner of the Indianapolis 500 and those who have been successful in the rather emaciated world of Long...

Page 14 of April 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, April 2010

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections– Montoya and Michelin deserved more in F1– Daytona: from the 24 Hours to the 500– Why ‘Quick Vic’ loved the Porsche 917 You know,” mused Vic Elford, “for years I worked for Skip Barber, doing tuition at his race drivers’ school at Sears Point – it’s got some other, vulgar name now [Infineon], but back then it was Sears Point. Anyway, one day this gentleman from South America turned up...

Page 54 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, February 1979

Interview - Adrian Reynard

An embryonic Chapman, or mini-Broadley? We talk to the 27-year-old proprietor of a commercial racing cars business, single-seater designer, motorcycle World record-breaker and above-average driver. What are the prospects for those struggling to establish formula car businesses in the UK? Where are the new generation of designer/constructors coming from? What does he see as the next design...

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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...

Page 30 of January 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1985

Bellof takes the WEC title

Sandown Park December 2nd The World Endurance Championship title is, inevitably, a poor relation of the top prize in the world of Formula 1 but it is hotly pursued by the leading drivers, especially those in the works Rothmans-Porsche team within whose grasp the title is. Stefan Bellof deposed Jacky Ickx as champion at Sandown Park, Australia, early in December by winning the six-hour event with...

Page 35 of March 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1985

The constructors - 2

Reynard Adrian Reynard is unusual among production racing car constructors in that he snakes no secret of the fact that one day he hopes there will be an F1 car bearing his name. Even more unusual is that nobody close to the sport seriously doubts that he will achieve that ambition. Two days after this article is published Reynard will know whether he has made a significant move towards his goal...

Page 16 of April 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, April 1989

Cotton on....

Growing pains The current Group C World Sports Prototype Championship goes into its final two years on the crest of a wave, with Jaguar defending its clutch of titles from Mercedes. Both teams have new cars to be introduced when the time is right, even though they'll be obsolete at the end of 1990, and the German manufacturer made it perfectly clear at a recent international motor sports...

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