Articles tagged Jody Scheckter

Page 84 of September 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, September 1999

The Greatest drivers of the century - a personal view

Part three of Mark Hughes' examination of the hundred greatest Grand Prix drivers from a century of motor racing features no fewer than ten of the twenty-seven Formula One World Champions and a smattering of pre-war stars with a string of achievements no less impressive. Part 3 (60-41) The story so far: 100 - Hans stuck Snr 99 - Rubens Barrichello 98 - Philippe Etancelin 97 - Albert Clement 96 -...

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Canadian Grand Prix

Revson beats the confusion Toronto, September 23rd Critics of rallying will always tell you that the trouble with that particular branch of motor sport is that often one has to wait hours to find out who won; when the result is announced it is often contested and, even then, because of timing error, or other factors, the wrong man can easily take the honours. These anti-rally people will tell you...

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Stock blocks and smoking barrels

Cars quicker than F1 machinery, star drivers, great races – American Formula 5000 had it all. Forty years on from its first season, we celebrate this powerhouse series By Gordon Kirby At Formula 5000’s American apotheosis in the mid-1970s, Mario Andretti and Brian Redman were able to hustle their Lola T332C-Chevies around serious road courses such as Watkins Glen and Mosport as fast, or even a...

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News in brief

(See also page 99) Germany's star-studded touring car series, the DTM, is to stage a one-off 'legends' event for charity at the Norisring on July17 and four-time World Champion Alain Prost is the first to commit to it. Prost, who has been racing in French GTs this year, will join fellow big names in the contest and tested a Mercedes C-class, Audi A4 DTM and Opel Vectra GTS V8 at Oschersleben.  ...

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Crossle moves into new era

The Crossle Car Company, Britain's oldest manufacturer of competition cars has been sold by John Crossle to Arnie Black. He will continue to be involved as a consultant. I'm very much behind the move," said Crossle, who launched the company in 1957. "We have built around 1000 cars since the early '60s, and my wife has handled the books since the start. She could do with a rest!" "John's...

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The combination of the Daily Express, the owners of Earls Court and the co-operation of the Motor Agents Association produced Motor-fair. Devoted to a central theme (a foreshortened Monte Carlo) Motorfair occupied the annual London Earls Court Motor Show date. Inspired by the chance of making money, Motorfair's organisers introduced a whole range of sideshows and displays to make the event a lot...

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Around and about

A glassfibre F3 car When you spot an entry in a Formula Three race within the next few weeks for a car called a Genie to be driven by a man named Woody Harris, take a second look. Harris is a Californian who has just brought his home-developed car over to Europe for a season's racing. It is particularly interesting because the Genie features a fibreglass and polyurethane foam chassis, and is said...

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Grote Prijs van Belgie

Some good driving Zolder, May 13th The little Zolder circuit, which is situated in the sandy scrublands of north east Belgium, not far from the Dutch border, is not the most attractive place even when the sun is shining. In the drizzling rain on Friday morning when testing and practice was due to start for the Belgian GP it was bleak. One point in favour of the Zolder track is that it does not...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS - Amid the excitement, DRS is a gimmick too far - It's time the Formula 1 got rid of the 'one move' rule - A joke or several courtesy of Frank Gardner You could hardly fault the Chinese Grand P • in terms of action — and this on a track rdly renowned for it. At different points five drivers led the race, and all afternoon there was more overtaking than any longtime Formula 1 observer...

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The Brazilian Grand Prix

Reutemann wins through the carnage Sao Paulo, January 23rd After two weeks of feverish activity following the Argentine Grand Prix, the second round of the 1977 World Championship series took place at the sinuous, bumpy 4.946-mile Interlagos track amidst the bustling suburbs of Sao Paulo in Brazil. Although many of the drivers enjoyed an easy time relaxing on sun-soaked beaches along the South...



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