Articles tagged Johnny Herbert

Page 8 of November 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, November 1991

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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Doug Nye

Bouncing backInjury is a constant risk in motor racing, but some drivers have shown immense powers of recovery Robert Kubica's careerspoiling injuries in his February rally crash are a reminder of how fragile a Grand Prix driver's career can be. Mark Webber's magnificent 2009 comeback from breaking a leg in his Tasmanian cycling accident is a shining recent example of grit, determination, modern...

Page 43 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, June 1994

A gentle racer

Roland Ratzenberger typified the spirit that takes men to the highest echelon of motorsport. He was born in Salzburg in 1962 and began to establish his unusual name in the cut and thrust of Formula Ford 21 years later. By 1985 he had won the Austrian, German and European Championships, and upon his arrival in Britain he already seemed a familiar character thanks to the screen antics of TV-AM's...

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Lunch with... David Brabham

Jack’s youngest son was supposed to be a farmer. Instead, he followed the ‘other’ family business and ploughed his own furrow, from F1 to sports cars We’ve noted before the potency of the motor-racing gene, the father-and-son successions such as the Hills and the Villeneuves, and dynasties from the Unsers to the Andrettis. More rarely, a name can mean not just a family but also a team, or a...

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Lotus - sale or return?

David Hunt, the younger brother of the late 1976 World Champion James, continues to lay the foundations to bring the Team Lotus name back to Grand Prix racing, "sooner, rather than later." But Hunt, who bought the assets of the defunct team - winner of six World Championships between 1963 and 1978 - following its withdrawal in 1994, has admitted that any return will hinge on being able to buy one...

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Matters of moment

Nigel Roebuck LegendsIt's been an astonishing career, but as Michael Schumacher heads into the sunset there remain a few clouds... As I write, two races in the 2006 F1 season remain, and Michael Schumacher, on the brink of retirement, is fighting for his eighth World Championship. As ever with Schumacher there have been controversies along the way, most notoriously his decision to park the...

Page 41 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, September 1988

Incentives to Win

When Audi Sport UK announced its sudden withdrawal from rallying in July this year, one of the questions which needed answering was whether that decision affected Volkswagen, the other arm of VAG. Volkswagen has been involved in the sport in Britain for a number of years, both in rallying and racing. The 8-valve 2-litre engine, for instance, has almost been de rigueur in the British Formula Three...

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Herbert to make BTCC debut with one eye on NASCAR

Three-time grand prix winner Johnny Herbert will contest the final three rounds of this year’s British Touring Car Championship with the Dynamics Honda team. Herbert, who has most recently raced in the Speedcar stock car series in Asia and the Middle East, was due to make his tin-top debut at Silverstone at the end of August and will also contest the BTCC rounds at Rockingham and Brands Hatch....

Page 67 of January 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, January 2014

Once upon a time in the West

Guest Editor... And 2013 World Champion, Allan McNish: "I'm delighted to be guest editor of Motor Sport this month especially in the wake of our title success in the World Endurance Championship. In the following pages, I discuss life as a modern-day sports car racer during a Texas road trip with the 'other' editor and also reflect on the personalities and cars (both good and bad) that have added...

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Grand Prix stars confirmed for Goodwood Revival

Current Jordan and Stewart Grand Prix drivers Damon Hill and Johnny Herbert arc in the line-up for the RAC Tourist Trophy Celebration GT for this weekend's Goodwood Revival Meeting, in a Ferrari 250 GTO and lightweight Jaguar E-type respectively. McLaren's David Coulthard is now not racing, but will demonstrate the Mercedes-Benz museum's WI96 on the Friday only. And veteran F1 commentator Murray...

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