Articles tagged John Suttees

Page 64 of December 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, December 1975

A unique day at Ferrari

A chance visit to the factory where the ultimate in enthusiastic automobile excitement is normal. Tradition, a proud spirit of independent endeavour, and a taste of harsh setbacks overcome. These are qualities that ooze from the cobbled courtyard and ochre-shaded walls as we enter the factory at Maranello. Today there's abundant evidence of Fiat's enormous capital injection into the dusty and...

Page 15 of December 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, December 1966

Racing notes and news

THE F.I.A. has accepted the South African Kyalami circuit as the venue for the 1967 Grand Prix of South Africa, so that next year's Championship series begins on January 2nd. It was also agreed that there should be a Canadian Grand Prix for Formula 1 and this brings the total of events up to eleven. South Africa (Jan. 2nd), Monaco (May 7th), Dutch (June 4th), Belgium (June 18th), France (July 2nd...

Page 40 of December 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, December 1971

Rothmans World Championships Victory Race

Brands Hatch, October 24th. When the Mexican Grand Prix was cancelled Brands Hatch's idea of holding a Formula One race on the same date to bolster up the already heavy Motor Show 200 meeting programme seemed an excellent idea. The race was hurriedly given the title of the Rothmans World Championships Victory race and further light-hearted fun was added by the plan to have an Escort Mexico race...

Page 28 of November 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, November 1969

Can-Am Races

Rounds Eight and Nine The eighth and final eastern round of the 11-race Canadian-American Challenge Cup series was held at the Michigan International Speedway circuit about 60 miles west of Detroit. Opened only last year, MIS is a multi-purpose facility which incorporates both a banked oval track (for USAC and NASCAR races) and a road circuit. The road circuit is three miles in length and is...

Page 21 of October 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, October 1971

The 42nd Italian Grand Prix

The dice of the debutants Monza, Italy, September 5th. Before the meeting began there was not too much enthusiasm among the Italian populace for the 42nd Italian Grand Prix, even though it was the 50th anniversary of the running of the first Italian Grand Prix. This was because the fortunes of the Ferrari team were at a very low ebb following defeat in the Austrian Grand Prix, the race in which...

Page 25 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1987

Formula One: Belgian GP

Near disaster After the race at Imola, in Italy, the "circus" moved north to Belgium for the next round in the Formula One Championship series. Unlike a true travelling circus the teams did not move en bloc, but all sped back to their homes in Italy, Germany. France and England where rebuilding, development, testing, and experiment continued, together with analysis and reckoning on the results of...

Page 26 of November 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1967

BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS "The Standard' Car, 1903-1963," by J. R. Davy. 143 pages, 7a in. x 4-Min. (Sherbourne Press Ltd., Hermitage Buildings, Longfellow Road, Coventry. 15$.) Here is yet another one-make history, to companion the long list of those already published. J. R. Davy is well known as the founder of The Standard Register and he has done a great deal to place the older ears of this make firmly in...

Page 11 of March 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1969

Matters of Moment

Spectators and Racing Spectators are now an essential part of motor racing. There was a time when they were just an unwanted nuisance, as in the Paris-Madrid of 1903, when their curiosity caused the end of town-to-town contests. But because manufacturers and their Trade organisations ceased to build or sponsor cars for research and publicity purposes the science passed to smaller firms, who had...

Page 55 of June 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, June 1962

The Aintree International '200' Race

A fine victory for Jim Clark's V8 Lotus Aintree, April 28th This Aintree '200' saw the first corning-together of the majority of the 1962 works teams, the exception being Porsche, whose flat-eight engine is not yet racing. Ferrari sent two of the 1962 rear-engined cars fitted with last year's 120-deg engine for Phil Hill and Giancarlo Baghetti, Lotus brought the "chicken coup" V8 car which won at...

Page 42 of March 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, March 1987

A Sad World

Dear AH, It is around this time of the year that I begin to get the fidgets and feel it is time that I heard the sound of a racing engine again. It was brought home to me recently when a friend showed me the video tape he had made of the BBC television documentary on the life and times of John Surtees. After some chat and rummaging around some static museum pieces we suddenly saw (and heard!) the...

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