Articles tagged Jean-Marc Gounon

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A perfect period drama

The sun shone, the racing ran from dawn till dusk, and people dressed up and played their part. The 10th anniversary Goodwood Revival was indeed a special occasionBy Rob Widdows All arms and elbows, four-wheel drifts, tails out, touching the turf, drivers grinning and spectators cheering. This has to be September in Sussex. Boy, oh boy, this Goodwood Revival is good stuff, a reminder of how and...

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Lunch With... Steve Soper

This serial race winner and straight talker remained a factory driver for almost 20 years. No shortage of anecdotes here, then...Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell Most of the best drivers who earn their living in sports or touring cars have at least cut their teeth in the single-seater formulae. Steve Soper is different. This man racked up a fine career over more than 20 years,...

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Fuels paradise

The opening rounds of this year's European F3000 Championship have contained several surprises, all but one of them welcome. The exception was the late decision -18 days before the race – to switch the third round of the series from Jerez to Barcelona, long after teams and other associates of the formula had committed money to non-returnable flight and hotel deposits, not to mention extensive...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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Goodwood Revival 2008 preview

With two anniversaries to celebrate – 60 years since the track was opened and 10 years since the Revival was started – the 2008 event promises to be better than ever. Get ready for the likes of Sir Stirling Moss, Jochen Mass, Derek Bell, Richard Attwood, Frank Sytner and Jean-Marc Gounon, not to mention one of the greatest spreads of important historic racing cars ever to be gathered in one place...

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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...

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PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX

Hill on target Despite a practice inversion, Damon Hill duly took the 10 points he needed in Portugal to draw all but level with the absent Michael Schumacher’s World Championship lead As a race, the Portuguese Grand Prix only really lasted seven laps. From his second pole position of the year, the 10th of his career, and Ferrari's second in succession, Gerhard Berger had sped his 412T1B into the...

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The month in Motor Sport

January17: Al Unser Jnr escapes with a shaking after crashing his Penske heavily during testing at Phoenix. 18: Franck Lagorce, one of the European F3000 Championship favourites, signs for Apomatox. 20: Ayrton Senna laps quickly at Estoril during his first run for Williams. Eddie Irvine, whose position at Jordan has just been confirmed, is second quickest, half a second shy of the Brazilian. 20:...

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Advantage Badoer

The European F3000 Championship is looking more open than it has done for many seasons. Halfway through what should be a 10-race schedule, only nine points separated the top six in the championship, and series leader Luca Badoer, as consistent as he is fleet, has only clocked up 22 points, despite finishing every race to date in the top six. It is quite feasible, if unlikely, therefore, that the...

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The month in Motor Sport

NOVEMBER17: IMSA effectively axes its GTP class with the announcement of a new, open-top, two-seater category to be known as 'World Sports Cars'. Existing GTP cars will be allowed to run alongside the new class, albeit in detuned form, until the end of the '94 season. IMSA plans a single-class structure for 1995 (see Cotton On). 18: Mauricio Gugelmin completes two days of testing with the interim...

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