Articles tagged John Love

Page 28 of February 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1965

11th South African Grand Prix

Clark wins first 1965 World Championship race By moving the date of the South African Grand Prix forward by one week, the race became the first Championship Event for 1965 instead of the last event of 1964.This meant that there was no South African Grand Prix for 1964. The race was held as in previous years over 85 laps of the East London circuit which is just outside the town and lies along the...

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Looking back with Phil Hill

One of the most regular features of the past twenty-five years' Grand Prix racing has been the periodic rise and fall of Ferrari fortunes, peaks of success being relatively few and far between since the advent of the 1-1/2 -litre unsupercharged Formula One at the start of 1961. With the Italian team currently enjoying a welcome renaissance with its flat 12-cylinder 312B3s, a visit to Dijon-...

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35th Italian Grand Prix

Victory through strength Monza, Italy, September 6th. This year there were no arguments or discussions about how the Italian Grand Prix was to be run, for right from the start it was decided that it should be on the 5.75-kilometre Monza road circuit, with no question of using the banked track, so that the Grand Prix teams knew that sheer engine power was going to be the main requirement. Before...

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PICTORIAL REVIEW

PICTORIAL REVIEW Bruxelles G.P. Lombank Trophy, Snetterton W.E.C.C. Debden Sprint B.A.R.C. OuIton Park IN THE SECOND HEAT of the Bruxelles Grand Prix Willy Mairesse (Ferrari V6) tried hard to keep on the tail of Moss (Lotus-Climax V.9) and is seen in a full slide, heading apparently for the curbstone behind the tail of the Lotus. Eventually he " lost it " a bit further round the circuit, but he...

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Springbok series

Last month we published a short report on the Kyalami 9 Hours and since then the Springbok Series has continued with all the 2-litre sports cars providing some excellent racing in and around South Africa. The field has been bolstered by some local sports cars as well as saloons. As we close for press there is only one round remaining, on December 29th, and the championship is extremely close with...

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G.S.M. history

Sir, I read with great interest your article about the G.S.M. Delta. As you say, or rather as "M. L. T." says, the Delta "originated in South Africa." A Cape Town firm formed to build the cars in large quantities went out of business simply because of ridiculous taxation. The car was priced at £888 in Johannesburg—some £40 more than an M.G.-A—with a specification of 100E Ford engine meagrely...

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National ahem!

Sir, Reading the story concerning John Love's drive in the 1967 South African GP has prompted me to share some trivia from that grand prix. As the leaders retired, Pedro Rodriguez found himself the winner. This unexpected turn of events threw the organisers completely. At the awarding of the laurels, an apologetic announcer explained they did not have a recording of the Mexican national anthem,...

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Grand Prix of South Africa

Team Lotus dominate The first race of the 1968 season was run at the 4.1-km. Kyalami circuit just outside Johannesburg. This year the Grand Prix of South Africa had drawn all the Formula One teams and all the top drivers except McLaren, who was working on the two new McLaren-Cosworth V8s which he and Hulme will use later in the season. The organisers had spent a lot of money since last year...

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A Committed Smoker

John Rhodes’ lifelong passion for cars was best demonstrated in the Mini Cooper, as he burned rubber en route to a clutch of British saloon class titles By Richard Heseltine Exuding an easy charm he has the look of someone accustomed to the line of questioning. It's nothing new. "I'll admit that my style of driving was pretty flamboyant but I liked showing off!" says our host with magnanimous...

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Fifth South African Grand Prix

Andretti and Ferrari start on high note Kyalami, South Africa, March 6th Mario Andretti, the three times American USAC Champion, has long been considered by the Grand Prix circus as a potential winner of World Championship races and this has been the little Italian-born driver's big ambition. However, occasional races with Lotus in 1969 always ended in retirement, usually when high placed, while...

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