Articles tagged Joachim Winkelhock

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The month in Motor Sport

June 16: Having passed scrutineering at Le Mans, the Jaguar X122005 are declared illegal after it is observed that they are running without catalysts. After some discussion. TWR appeals and the cars are allowed to run pending the outcome. 16: Shortly after setting what was to be the Le Mans pole time, Philippe Alliot crashes his Peugeot. Although the car is initially declared to be a write-off,...

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Formula One scene

Exiting times ahead When the new Formula One due to start in 1989 was announced it sounded deadly dull and I thought about taking up model-car collecting. That was two years ago and I am happy to say that since then things have changed for the better. At the time when we were told that turbocharged 11/2-litre engines would be outlawed at the end of 1988 we were at a fantastically high peak of...

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My Greatest Race: Martin Donnelly

Macau Formula Three Grand Prix, 1987 Former Lotus Grand Prix driver Martin Donnelly recalls a drunken week in the Far East when, despite a shocking hangover, he was able to beat a grid full of future F1 stars. I'd have to say that the best race of my career was probably winning the Macau Formula Three Grand Prix in 1987. Other races were memorable - winning at Pau in F3000, at Brands Hatch twice...

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Junior showtime

As one Mercedes graduate was crowned at Aida, a possible heir to his throne made his debut The Pacific Grand Prix saw a former Mercedes junior crowned world champion for the second year in succession. It also marked the debut of a current junior who many people tip one day to emulate that feat. Brought in by McLaren when appendicitis ruled Mika Hakkinen out of the race, Jan Magnussen looked, as...

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BMW motorsport plans

It was at the Essen Show (see report on pages 23, 24) that BMW Motorsport announced its plans for 1991 which, as expected, revolved around the increasingly popular and prestigious German Touring Car Championship. Altogether they will be supporting eight M3s run by three teams throughout the championship while individual drivers will be selected on certain events. The Warsteiner and Wintershall...

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What a shocker!

The one that got away: JJ Lehto, 1999 Le Mans 24 hours He'd won before. He was happy with team, car and co-drivers. He was leading. But it all changed instantly, he tells Adam Cooper "In 1998, I did a season of CART, and for '99 there was a chance that I'd stay in Arnerica -- and do Le Mans for BMW. But it all turned around and I ended up doing a full season of sportscars with BMW. "I knew the...

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Formula three: Macau Grand Prix

Storming the Far East Despite the best attempts of Typhoon Nina, the storm which raged for most of the duration of the 34th Macau Grand Prix, British Formula Three regular Martin Donnelly scored the most important win of his brief career to head home a star-studded field. The annual end-of-season race around the streets of the gambling-rich Portuguese colony in southern China had attracted the...

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December

12:Durango, a midfield Formula 3000 team, announces Formula One ambitions for 1997. 13:ITV snatches coverage of Grand Prix racing from the BBC. with effect from 1997, with a deal which will see it pay FOCA 10 times the 'Beeb's' going rate. Veteran commentator Murray Walker, above, is left contemplating the possibility that he has just one more season remaining in F1, although sections of Britain'...

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FIA TOURING CAR WORLD CUP

Radisich patch. Paul Radisich retained his FIA Touring Car 'World Championship' at Donington Park on October 16 and, as at Monza a year ago, his Ford Mondeo was never out of the lead. It was a decisive performance against 38 of the world's best touring car drivers, all of whom did their best to oust the New Zealander from supremacy, but failed. BMW drivers Steve Soper and Joachim Winkelhock came...

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Forty entries for new Formula One

The number of entries for the World Championship series has, as anticipated last year, reached unprecedented levels in response to the new 31/2-litre Formula One. By the final deadline for registrations on January 31, 21 teams and 40 drivers had committed themselves to a full year, in spite of FISA's eventual failure to enforce its previous commandment that all competing teams must enter two cars...

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