Articles tagged Jody Scheckter

Page 30 of August 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1975

Continental notes

Swiss Grand Prix The Swiss Grand Prix used to be one of the classic motor races, held on a very fast and challenging circuit in the forest of Bremgarten, on the outskirts of the Swiss capital city Berne. It all started in 1931 when a big exhibition to encourage sport was held in Berne, and the local motorcycle club organised some racing on the paths through the forest. This motorcycle racing...

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The Sporting Tyre Makers AVON:

Conservatives with a competition streak At last month's Motor Show in Birmingham Avon Tyres Ltd. had something new to show potential customers. Nothing startling, just a five-rib range of steel-braced radials to be marketed under the Turbosteel name in 1979 in five different sizes. The tyres are conservative, after all many have had to follow Michelin technology before the small West Country...

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Jack Heuer: A pioneer of his time

Jack Heuer celebrates his 80th birthday in 2012. The Swiss, Honorary Chairman of TAG Heuer and the great-grandson of watch company founder Edouard Heuer, has created a lasting legacy in the world of timekeeping, but his achievements go far beyond an iconic range of chronographs. His pioneering influence on sponsorship in Formula 1 and motor racing around the globe set standards that others can...

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Gonzalez to relive Ferrari's first GP win at Coy's

Argentinian Jose Froilan Gonzalez who scored Ferrari's first Grand Prix victory, at Silverstone in 1951, is returning to the scene for the marque's 50th anniversary celebrations at Coys International Historic Festival on July 25-27. Gonzalez, 73, will join Ferrari World Champions Phil Hill, John Surtees and Jody Scheckter in the British Racing Driver's Club's showpiece. The Pampas Bull's defeat...

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The enmity within

It’s war between Ferrari and McLaren in 2007, but this rivalry goes back over three decades By Adam Cooper The ongoing spy scandal involving Nigel Stepney and Mike Coughlan provides a distracting background to yet another World Championship battle involving McLaren and Ferrari. The two teams share an interwoven history, and have been locked in battle since the 1970s. Bruce McLaren entered his own...

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On the road to success?

It's hard to believe, but 20 years have passed since a Ferrari driver last won the World Championship with Jody Scheckter and the 312 T4. For the greatest F1 team of all, that's a long time in the wilderness. Today, Ferrari has the passion and ability to correct 20 years of under-achievement. With men the calibre of Luca di Montezemolo, Jean Todt, Ross Brawn and Michael Schumacher, rarely has...

Page 61 of October 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, October 1974

Austrian Grand prix

The Austrian Grand Prix proved a start-to-finish victory for Carlos Reutemann's Brabham BT44, seen on the right leading Niki Lauda's Ferrari away from the Osterreichring starting grid. Second place went to Denny HuImes McLaren M23 (lower left), while James Hunt's Hesketh (centre below) and John Watson's Hexagon Brabham BT44 (right) were third and fourth after pit stops to change blistered front...

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Team mates

Is he best friend or mortal enemy? Do you follow your leader or push him off the track? Shaun Campbell investigates the curious world of the F1 team-mate We call men who drive for the same marque 'team-mates', just as we do players in a football eleven or a rugby fifteen. But there the similarity ends. For motor racing is a team sport only in the sense that a large number of people are required...

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Around and about

Comment on the Racing and Club SceneWhat's happening in Formula Ford Formula Ford, the category of racing Introduced in 1967, continues to go from strength to strength and, if the early season races are anything to go by, 1972 could be the best year ever for these 1,600-c.c. skinny wheeled single-seaters. This season there are umpteen FF championships but the one everyone wants to win is that...

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Star letter

Goodwood testing Sir, The 'Test match special' article (September issue) brought back memories of my first visit to Goodwood in 1974, when I was in the area for a few days. All around the entrance were signs advising  'No photography without written permission'.  Puzzled, I went into the control tower and spoke to the man on duty. He said as long as I didn't photograph aircraft I would be OK. We...

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