Articles tagged Jimmy Clark

Page 44 of October 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 2011

"Nowhere was as rewarding as the Nurburgring"

"Nowhere was rewarding as the „ iirburgring STIRLING MOSS Wnetner el a 7ormu a 1 or sports can tne cna enge of tne \ordscn dfe made oved and feared n equa measure BY NIGEL ROEBUCK always keep a-hold of Nurse, for fear of finding something worse'... It was somewhat after his time, but Hilaire Belloc might have been writing of the neue Niirburgring. When first we went there, in 1985, it's fair to...

Page 32 of June 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, June 1960

The Aintree "200"

An exciting race After the Pau G.P. the points position in the F.2 Manufacturers' Cup gave Cooper 22 points for their wins at Brussels and Pau and second place at Syracase, Ferrari had eight for their win at Syracuse, Porsche gained 10 for their second place at Brussels and third at Pau, and for their fourth place at Syracuse Lotus earned three points. As in the F.1 Manufacturers' Championship,...

Page 29 of November 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1963

Grand Prix of United States

B.R.M. first and second with the old cars. Watkins Glen, Sunday, October 6th. The 1963 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen was freed this year from all World Championships considerations in so far that Clark and Lotus had clinched this year's Championship at Monza. This race counted for itself only, and all outside considerations could be put aside. The entry was the best yet as all teams...

Page 30 of March 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, March 2002

Smart Rookie

It wasn't Graham Hill's first visit to Indianapolis, but it was his first crack at the race - and he won. Or did he? Joe Scalzo unravels the controversy Ray Harroun spent seven hours on the three million bricks of Indianapolis getting his bones beaten to powder winning the inaugural 500-mile sweepstakes. Called upon to say a few words for posterity, Harroun suffered a coughing fit. Then meekly...

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When we were kings

Jochen Rindt and Jackie Stewart were the fastest drivers of their era -- and best friends. Stewart looks back at Rindt with Nigel Roebuck... It doesn't happen often, but just once in a while you get a race that not only lives up to its promise but actually exceeds it. Anyone who was there will tell you that the 1969 British Grand Prix was one such. Stewart versus Rindt. Matra against Lotus. The...

Page 29 of October 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, October 2010

Abiding by the rules

Indycar racing has been making headlines for two very different reasons. There are new rules to consider, and then there’s the punishment handed out to Hélio Castroneves after his tirade against the officials at Edmonton. You’ll remember that Castroneves was stripped of his victory after being penalised for blocking his Penske team-mate Will Power and for ignoring a black flag. Having crossed the...

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Cut out and keep

Thanks to Sir Jackie Stewart’s wife Helen, we now have a unique perspective on his racing careerBy Nigel Roebuck I have always loved scrapbooks. When I was a kid, I kept one devoted to the doings of Jean Behra, my great hero, and absolutely nothing got in the way of it – I would blithely, to the horror of my father, cut photographs even from Automobile Year so as to have them where they belonged...

Page 11 of June 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1961

XIX Grand Prix of Monaco

What a race ! Monte Carlo, May 14th. With no races being held in the Argentine this year the Monaco GP was the first Grande Epreuve of the season and naturally everyone wanted to be in it but, as usual, the number of cars permitted to start on the narrow and twisting 3.145-km circuit was limited to sixteen. This year a different arrangement of selection was used, in place of the previous idea of...

Page 20 of November 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, November 1993

Champions!

Appreciation of a new book dedicated to Britain's seven F1 world champions Following the concept of its previous publication, Racers Apart, which researched heavily into the recollections and personal anecdotes of relatives, friends and colleagues to paint portraits of 29 racing and record breaking drivers, Motor Racing Publications continues the theme with this volume, priced at £19.95, written...

Page 151 of January 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 151, January 2013

Clark’s last ground-breaking Lotus

Jimmy Clark's luck might have been in that day at Sneffellon as his Lotus 23 stripped first gear on the over-long stating grid, yet somehow everyone found a way past without smashing into him. We all know how the Scottish genius finally ran out of luck at Hockenheim on April 7, 1968, and I have just been reminded of it by finding a photograph of Jimmy with the last ground-breaking Lotus that he...

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