Articles tagged Jan Lammers

Page 56 of October 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, October 2007

Lunch with... Jo Ramirez

The personable Mexican looks back over 40 years of Formula 1 glories and struggles, friendships and tragedies By Simon Taylor The problem is, lunch isn’t long enough. Over 40 seasons, this man has been friend and confidant to a succession of F1 heroes, helped them celebrate their victories and, too often, mourned their loss. He was inside Ferrari when it was Enzo’s fiefdom, with Tyrrell when Ken’...

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Notes on the cars at Kyalami

There was not so much new this year at Kyalami, as in the past, as many teams had got their new cars, or their uprated 1979 cars ready in time for the South American races in January. However, the South African event saw the debut of the 1980 Tyrrell and the 1980 ATS, together with new cars in their 1980 series, from Ferrari, Lotus, Ensign, Renault, Williams and Arrows, so the month break since...

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Precision Timing

With a chilling precision, Mercedes took control of the Suzuka 480 Kms race in Japan and repeated last year's 1-2 result. Jean-Louis Schlesser and Mauro Baldi won the race, just as they did last year in the same C9 model, with Jochen Mass and his young Austrian protégé Karl Wendlinger 42 seconds behind. Geoff Lees started from pole position again, in the Tom's Toyota, so a casual observer might...

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The dream isn't over

Andretti at Le Mans Mario Andrelti has tried nine times to win the Le Mans 24 Hours. He isn't racing this year, but he still wants to go back even when he's 92... 1966 There was an ulterior motive when Mario Andretti agreed a deal with Ford that would take him to the Le Mans 24 Hours for the first time. It was all part of his masterplan to become a Formula One driver. The plan had been hatched...

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Fuzzyveldt

The first non-championship Formula 3000 race at Kyalami was a rip-roaring success. Only after the participants had drifted away did something sinister emerge... The German journalist couldn't believe his eyes. Several hours earlier, he had left Frankfurt on a Philippine Airlines Boeing 747 bound for London Gatwick. He'd transferred by coach to Heathrow, where he collected a ticket for his...

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Putting it on the line

When ‘old muckers’ Martin Brundle and Mark Blundell teamed up for the Daytona 24 Hours it was a chance to prove they still have what it takes – and perhaps humble a few of their younger rivals By Damien Smith There's no point saying they had nothing to prove. They knew as soon as they signed up that we'd all be asking the question because, hell, they wanted to know themselves. Could they still...

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Group C roars back

Jan Lammers and Win Percy could be among the stars racing in a Group C revival masterminded by the Aston Martin Owners Club next season. Lammers will drive Jaguar Holland's XJR-9 in at least one of the five races. Percy will also drive a Jaguar run by Don Law. The spectacle of Porsche, Jaguar and Aston Martin competing head-to-head in a showpiece event at Spa next May is eagerly awaited by fans...

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The sands of lap time

Niki Lauda won the last Dutch Grand Prix, back in 1985. Local man Mark Koense has researched the host circuit’s history and these are a few pictorial highlights from his forthcoming book, Grand Prix Zandvoort The project began five years ago, when Mark Koense and his team rifled through the cellars of the Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld & Geluid – the Dutch Institute of Image & Sound –...

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IMSA GTP championship

Night and day! Derek Bell's particular blend of skill and good luck earned him his third victory at Daytona, and his eighth 24-hour race laurels in all, in the opening round of the 1989 IMSA GTP Championship. The Pagham driver's personal technique and car sympathy can only be one factor in this phenomenal record of victories; the other is to be in the right car at the right time, with co-drivers...

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World Sportscar Championship: Brands Hatch 1000kms

Almost in the bag Victory in the Shell Gemini Brands Hatch 1000kms race has taken the Silk Cut Jaguar team to within one step of securing the World Sportscar Championship teams' title. The two Jaguars were clearly the fastest cars on the track, challenged only by the Britten Lloyd Racing Liqui Moly Porsche which finished between them. Raul Boesel and John Nielsen beat Johnny Dumfries and Mauro...

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