Articles tagged Joe Bayley

Page 29 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, March 1979

Matters of Moment

• The pride of France It is too early to say whether the Ligier JS11s that have won convincingly the first two 1979 Grands Prix, with a runaway 1-2 victory in Brazil, will dominate Formula One this year. But following Renault's Le Mans success last year, these results certainly emphasise the enthusiasm France is now showing for top-level motor racing. The triumphant appearance of a Le Mans...

Page 33 of August 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1979

1979 British Grand Prix race report - Williams all the way

  It was all sunshine and peace at Silverstone over the period of the Grand Prix, the sun was shining, everyone was affable and there were all the ingredients for the best possible British motor racing garden party. Clay Regazzoni crosses the line to win the 1979 British Grand Prix. Photo: Motorsport Images There was everything on four wheels, from long, long ago to the very instant when...

Page 24 of July 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, July 1989

Letter to readers

A second look A recent letter on the subject of visibility and eyesight (Motor Sport, April 1989) has provoked a most interesting response, so much so that I feel I most return to it. As always the letters I have received have come from far and wide, from people of all ages and of widely differing interests. The writers are all avid readers of Motor Sport and above all else are dyed-in-the-wool...

Page 77 of April 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, April 1987

Laid back Tazio?

Sir, Nino Farina pioneered the laid back driving style? Not so. Go back to the earlier 1930s and look at some of the Tazio Nuvolari photographs. Joe Bayley, New Romney, Kent

Page 72 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, September 1990

Rosemeyer's Accident

Sir, With reference to the Rosemeyer crash in the Auto-Union (August, 1990), there is a photograph taken shortly after showing the wrecked car lying on the steep grassy embankment alongside the autobahn. It is extremely difficult to say whether or not it is upside down; all four wheels are there, but the streamline body is almost entirely stripped off. It was this that prompted Neubauer, the...

Page 108 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, June 1994

Mistaken identity

What follows concerns a little known facet of Brooklands' history. I admit that it is gruesome. I had, indeed, some reservations about exposing it, having made a rule not to include pictures of fatal accidents in books and articles. However, in this case the information included has some remarkable twists. It serves, too, to set straight one aspect of the old track's history. It is generally...

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