Articles tagged Johnny Herbert

Page 16 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, September 1992

Mansell Is Finally Crowned

Senna wins dramatic race, but second is enough to secure Mansell's first World Championship The first 38 laps of the Hungarian GP did not follow the script that Nigel Mansell would have wished to have signed off, but the inkling of the role that Riccardo Patrese had written in for himself had already become evident on Saturday night. After dominating each practice session, the Italian was in good...

Page 93 of January 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, January 2000

Miscellany

The famous ex-Joyce/Aked racing AC, so well known in the 1920s, was due to appear at the AC works near the Track in December, as its owner, R Smith, after much toil, has got it running again, and it keeps his HE company. The previous owner was Robbie Hewitt, who found it long after Aked had ceased to use it for sand racing, and it put up historic speeds when driven by J A Joyce. The VSCC of...

Page 10 of September 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, September 1996

Fears Of A Clown

One of the old guard who should move over for youth, or the finest unfulfilled talent of his generation? Mark Skewis takes a look at Johnny Herbert's F1 career. Of the ridiculously small percentage of racing drivers who make it to Formula One, precious few ever win a Grand Prix: fewer still get to achieve that feat in front of their home crowd. Which was why, when Johnny Herbert crossed the...

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More than just a name

Johnny Herbert describes Lotus as “Britain’s Ferrari”, and he’s spot on. Both were founded by charismatic, driven, temperamental men who somehow encapsulated the traits of their respective nations and held fast to a shared vision: to build stylish, quick sports cars designed to be driven hard. But for both Colin Chapman and Enzo Ferrari, one overriding passion enshrined their legacies: racing. It...

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

Suspended animation

Active suspension made a triumphant return at Kyalami, where Nigel Mansell ran away and hid As the dust settles once more on the parched Kyalami and the South African GP, we shall look back in the months to come and truly appreciate just how crushingly superior the Williams FW14Bs were. When Nigel Mansell spoke afterwards of his plan "to build a cushion of 20 seconds" you realised just how much...

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Simon Taylor

It's been a turbulent month for Formula One, which has once again found itself on the front pages of the newspapers as well as the back. First it was the Silverstone mud, which was caused by two things: an abnormally high water table in Northamptonshire after two months of heavy spring rain; and the FIA's arrogant insistence that the British Grand Prix should move from the traditional date it has...

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Herbert to race in Italian tin-tops

Johnny Herbert will contest his first full season in Europe since 2004 in the Superstars touring car championship. Herbert will race a Chevrolet Lumina CR8 in the Italian-based series for V8 saloons for the Motorzone team. Herbert moves over to Superstars after three outings in a Team Dynamics Honda Civic in last year’s BTCC. “This is another chance for me to do a full championship again,” he...

Page 10 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, May 1993

Cardinal Senna

Prost dominated, but when the rains came it was Senna who stole the show to rack up McLaren's 100th victory For its first 29 laps the Brazilian GP ran according to the script that had been written the moment that Alain Prost and Damon Hill in their Williams FW15Cs began to decimate their opposition in qualifying. The Frenchman had been on pole – his 22nd – with the Englishman a fraction under one...

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Hamilton's day in the sun

Lewis celebrating his British GP win with the crowd at Goodwood was just one highlight of another superb Festival of Speed. Here follow some of the others Lord March couldn’t have asked for more. Just seven days after that brilliant wet-weather win in the British Grand Prix here was Lewis Hamilton at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, eager to meet his adoring public and bask in the deserved glory...

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In the hot seat -- Win Percy

He became a racing driver by accident and left TWR by mistake, but Win Percy loved his job. He was never tempted by single-seaters though. And don't mention football... Is it true that you started your competition career racing a Ford Anglia on ovals? -- Christopher Regis, via e-mail It was a 997cc Anglia. Rosemary, my fiancée, and I went to watch the stock cars at Weymouth. They allowed you to...

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