Articles tagged Jo Siffert

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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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Can-Am—Revson clinches title

Laguna Seca, California, October 17th. Peter Revson won the Monterey-Castrol Grand Prix over the hilly, 1.9-mile Laguna Seca course in mid-October, but his fifth Can-Am victory of the year was marred by a total lack of competence on the part of the race organisers. After taking the lead at the start of the 90-lap, 171-mile event, Revson had little trouble seeing off his principal opposition—...

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Around the houses

NEWS FROM THE MAIN AUCTION HOUSES AROUND THE WORLD SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS In its Spring Sale on May 16, Silverstone Auctions will offer a key part of Formula l's rich history for sale. Alongside Ayrton Senna's 1982 Ralt RT3 F3 machine (£110-125,000), the Northamptonshire-based auction house has included the Toleman car the three-time World Champion drove in his first F1 season. This particular...

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Lunch With... Emerson Fittipaldi

The Brazilian star looks back on two championship-winning careers, in Formula 1 and CART racing By Simon Taylor The Hamilton phenomenon has rewritten the Formula 1 record books. But Lewis’s meteoric progress doesn’t diminish the achievements, 37 years ago, of a Brazilian tyro called Emerson Fittipaldi. Emerson was already 22 when he arrived in a cold, unwelcoming England in February 1969. Two...

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1966 Le Mans 24 Hours race report: Ford takes first win

The Ford GT40s finish one-two, Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon taking the American marque's debut victory over the Ferraris  Le Mans, France, June 18th/19th. Photo: Motorsport Images This year Ford came to Le Mans in a much more organised manner than in the previous two years and the whole Detroit-supported project looked much more likely to achieve success than previously. There were eight 7-litre...

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Formula Two

The Situation When the latest regulations for Formula Two came into force in January, 1967, the Motor Circuit Developments group, which controls Brands Hatch, Snetterton, Mallory Park and Oulton Park, suggested that everyone should call this new class of racing "European Formula", for rather obscure reasons. Come 1968 and they dropped the Formula from their meetings, but the nickname they had...

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The arts of Craft

With more backing and a couple of lucky breaks, the talents of Chris Craft surely would have shone at the highest level. Yet no-one can have enjoyed their career more. Colin Goodwin meets a happy-go-lucky racer who had more than his share of go - both on and off the track Money was so tight that driver Chris Craft and team manager Keith Greene had to take a Page & Moy tour to get to North...

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Martini Trophy

Hezemans Darts to victory Silverstone, June 5th. Two-litre sports-car racing at its very best came to Britain early in June when the Aston Martin Owners' Club ran their major meeting of the year, the Martini Trophy, around the European 2-litre Sports-Car Championship. The two-part Martini race itself was the third round of the series, which was instigated last year, and the first ever to be held...

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Alex Moulton CBE One of a few engineers to become a household name, Dr Alex Moulton, who has died aged 92, was known to the public for his revolutionary small-wheeled bicycles, but his greatest impact was with his rubber suspension systems on the Mini and later BMC models. A born inventor, Moulton built a steam-powered GN in his teens and worked for the Sentinel steam lorry firm before taking an...

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Siffert's British GP-winning Lotus for sale

Rob Walker Racing's ex-Jo Siffert1968 British Grand Prix-winning Lotus 49B is the most significant early 3-litre Formula One car to be offered for sale for many moons, and is the last privateer entry to win a World Championship round. Its consignment to Derbyshire-based H&H Auctions is a remarkable coup for the company, which puts it under the hammer in Buxton on July 28. The opportunity to...



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