Articles tagged Johnny Herbert

Page 3 of January 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, January 2002

Editorial

A dozen of Stirling's drives were nominated. Yet no-one thought to mention his stunning performance at Aintree in 1957 — a typical recovery from early dramas — that opened the British floodgates in grand prix racing. Experts, what do they know? I mean to say, not a single Ronnie Peterson drive made it into our Top 100. One of the jury stuck Superswede's 1974 victory in Monaco towards the tail-end...

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The Month in Motor Sport

December 8: Johnny Herbert takes his first F1 victory... in the Kenwood Grand Prix, which takes place in a car park adjacent to the Bologna Motor Show. Britain also triumphs in the Attilio Bettega Memorial Rallysprint on the same programme, Colin McRae's Subaru humbling the Jolly Club Lancias. 9: David Brabham (below) escapes with concussion after a huge testing accident at Suzuka. The Australian...

Page 52 of October 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, October 2007

Soak opera

At Donington Park in 1993, the world witnessed one of the greatest wet weather drives the sport has ever seen. Ayrton Senna wasn’t bad either… By Rob Widdows The European Grand Prix at Donington Park in 1993 was one of those races. Whenever conversations about ‘great moments’ come up it’s rare for that weekend not to be mentioned. For racing fans, this one makes the all-time top 10. Invariably,...

Page 99 of February 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, February 1998

Mark Blundell

My greatest race He has won races from Le Mans to Indycars but says the greatest win of all was in Formula Ford where a trick new front wing put him in a class ahead of the field British Formula Ford 2000 Championship race, Donington Park 1986 I was just 19 years old, and I had just blitzed the opposition. I felt like a Grand Prix driver. Yes, odd though it may seem considering some of the other...

Page 62 of January 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, January 1992

Videos - Car Wars 5

There are now so many mishap videos on the market that the gaudily-packaged likes of Havoc and Car Wars are no longer so obvious when stacked amongst tamer offerings. First things first. We have no particular objection to such productions, so long as they are tastefully executed and honest. Unfortunately, Front Runner's Car Warsseries has not always been entirely truthful when claiming that none...

Page 5 of May 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, May 2001

Editorial

Michael Schumacher got a shock at Interlagos. Not that Juan Montoya's Williams jinked and juddered to take the lead of the Brazilian GP off him — everyone knew the confident Colombian star was going to grasp the first chance to put down his marker. Not that he looked so confident at the head of only his third GP — he's well used to leading, and winning. But that his BMWpowered car was romping...

Page 113 of June 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 113, June 2005

Simon Taylor's Notebook

Feeder formulae: some names make it to the F1 peak, others disappear without trace. But the racing is always close The first GP2 races at Imola were a qualified success. One highlight was British F3 graduate Adam Carroll, who showed real promise and won the second race. GP2 has replaced Formula 3000 as the Ecclestone-backed feeder for F1 and, like its predecessor, aims to seek out true talent by...

Page 4 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 1994

The month in MOTOR SPORT

SEPTEMBER 15: Registrations for the 1995 WRC close. Only Subaru (above) has put its name down. .. 16: Malcolm Wilson wins the Manx International Rally, and in doing so wraps up the British Rally Championship. 18:The BTCC concludes at Donington, with victories for Paul Radisich (Ford) and Giampiero Simoni (Alfa). It marks Andy Rouse's final BTCC appearance, the preparation wizard having announced...

Page 8 of March 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, March 1992

A two-horse race?

Last year it was Mansell chasing Senna. Will it be the other way round in 1992? Quintessentially, 1991 was a two-horse race, with Ayrton Senna winning seven Grands Prix to Nigel Mansell's five, Patrese supporting his team-mate with a brace of victories, and Berger and Piquet picking up but a win apiece. Who can forget the way in which the Brazilian won four straight victories as the season opened...

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Benetton signs Johnny Herbert

Ford's initial reservations having been overcome, British Formula 3000 ace Johnny Herbert, still recovering from leg injuries received at Brands Hatch in August, has been signed up by Benetton for next year to partner Alessandro Nannini. Herbert raced this year for Eddie Jordan Racing's "Benetton Junior Team", winning the opening round of the F3000 Championship at Jerez and lying third in the...

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