Articles tagged Johnny Herbert

Page 7 of September 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, September 1989

Herbert back in Formula One

Ken Tyrrell has made rather a mockery of Benetton's claim that it was merely "resting" Johnny Herbert, to allow his leg injuries to heal without subjecting them to the punishment that is Formula One racing, by signing up the Englishman for the Belgian and possibly Portuguese and Japanese Grands Prix. Herbert has yet to return to full fitness after his Brands Hatch Formula 3000 accident more than...

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The GP Mechanics Charitable Trust

Jackie Stewart is in full flow, warming to his theme. The thrice world champion has always been known as an astute businessman in his own right, but he's quite happy to allow others the benefit of his considerable acumen. Perched in the back of the Paul Stewart Racing motorhome at Spa, his mind is on The Grand Prix Mechanics Charitable Trust, a scheme he piloted in February 1987. "The way I see...

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Angry Piquet left on F1's sidelines

Renault’s sacking of Nelson Piquet means that the Brazilian follows Sébastien Bourdais in being dropped for performance reasons in the middle of his second season. In the past a similar fate has befallen the likes of Cristiano da Matta, Scott Speed and Jan Magnussen, none of whom have raced again in Formula 1. Piquet (right) went public on the team’s decision to drop him with a statement of...

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Formula One - Japanese and Australian Grands Prix

Far Eastern Fantasy The worldwide Formula One Championship took the travelling 'circus' to Japan on October 21st, to the medium fast interesting Suzuka circuit with its unusual figure of eight layout with a flyover in the middle, and then south to the Adelaide street circuit in Australia on November 4th, there to wind up the 1990 season of sixteen races. The Australian Grand Prix was the 500th...

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GP stars' charity race

Seven former Grand Prix drivers will be on the grid for the Toyota ‘Race of Legends’, one of the star attractions in the Rolex Monterey Historic at Laguna Seca, California, on August 15-17. In an event staged for charity, Alan Jones, Johnny Herbert, John Watson, Patrick Tambay, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Eddie Cheever and Danny Sullivan will take on 2007 winner Derek Bell and Alain de Cadanet in a race...

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Grand Prix stars jon Bentley line-up

Former F1 racers Mark Blundell, Johnny Herbert and David Brabham will be on the driving strength when Bentley adds the Sebring 12 Hours to its Le Mans build-up programme. By including this US event on its programme, Bentley is underlining its commitment to winning the French race for the first time since 1930. Blundell, Herbert and Brabham bring the combined experience from 246 grand prix starts...

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Portuguese Grand Prix

Wheel of misfortune   What more does Nigel Mansell have to do to win the World Championship? It was the question that sprang most readily to mind as one watched him, three-wheeled, impotently punching the steering wheel, as his Williams sat stricken in the Estoril pit lane. In literal terms, the task that faced him after the Portuguese GP far outweighed any figurative allusions. One moment his...

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24 heaven

He's won Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring and rues the passing of Group C. Andy Wallace tells Rich Heseltine why 800bhp is best “The problem with modern sportscar racing", muses Andy Wallace, "is that it's all about braking. There's little finesse. These days the key to being quick is how late you dare brake going for a corner and how quickly you can get down the gears. It would be much nicer if we...

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They're back and this time it's serious

Jaguar might have concentrated on sports and saloon car racing in the past but now it want just one thing: to reach the very top of Motor Racing. Mark Hughes meets those who took Jaguar to goly in the past and assesses its chanced in the harsh world of Formula One On this, the eve of Jaguar's Third Coming, there might seem to be little of much relevance in its sports car programmes of the 1950s...

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Echoes of Glory

Mercedes last won its home Grand Prix in 1954. Karl Kling, the star of that race, was at the Nurburgring to see the first signs of a McLaren Mercedes resurgence. Mark Skewis reports Not even the brilliance of Michael Schumacher, who sat in the wheel tracks of the Williams for the last 20 laps of the European Grand Prix, could deprive Jacques Villeneuve of his first Formula One victory. Afterwards...

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