Articles tagged Johnny Herbert

Page 82 of October 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, October 2001

Around the next corner

As he turned in, Martin Donnelly was hot F1 property.Just fractions later, he hit the barrier on the exit and his career was over. Mark Hughes talks to the man many considered to be a better prospect than Damon Hill A Friday evening in 1981, and the Dundalk boarders settled in for another routine weekend. One pupil, though — with the conspiratorial blind eye of Father Tom Dooley — ran out and...

Page 22 of July 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1992

The good old days?

Dear Reader, A lot of people these days are complaining and moaning that Formula One racing is dull and boring, which it probably is if you watch it on a television screen, underground and with no sound effects. Suggestions are being made that advanced technology like carbon fibre brakes, electronic and computer-controlled gearchanging, computer-controlled engine management, 'ground effect' air...

Page 69 of July 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, July 2001

Cafe Racer

Just as he was blending natural talent with the other attributes a regular F1 winner requires, fate struck a cruel blow. David Malsher assesses what might have been... The newspapers didn't sensationalise; the facts were hideous enough. 'Grand Prix Ace in Helicopter Crash' read the headlines. 'Life not in danger' they assured, in smaller type. But then phrases like 'right arm severed', 'emergency...

Page 12 of May 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1992

An almost perfect result

Once again the Williams duo ran away and hid, but just how much of their superiority was due to active suspension? It was as predictable as it was impressive, really. The second Williams 1-2 of the season, that is. There was not much that was spectacular about the motor racing at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, but as ever the undercurrents held fascination. Prior to the event Williams designer...

Page 18 of September 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, September 1993

Son of the father

When it finally came along, Damon Hill's first F1 victory was much easier than one might have expected. A little bit of history was made in Hungary and a lot of history added to. At last, after the disappointments of Spain, Silverstone and Germany, the cards finally fell right for Damon Hill as he scored a lights-to-flag victory for Williams-Renault. In doing so he became the first ever second-...

Page 50 of September 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, September 2002

MACLEOD BURST

MAcLEOD BURST SA R FORMULA FORD FESTIVAL, BRANDS HATCH NOVEMBER 4, 1979 NAMED AFTER THE FAMOUS SHIP, THIS MARQUE SAILED SERENELY TO A HISTORIC WIN IN ITS CATEGORY'S MOST FAMOUS RACE. ADAM COOPER EXPLAINS WHY IT THEN SANK WITHOUT TRACE Ili he Formula Ford Festival's list of winners includes several famous names: Derek Daly, Roberto Moreno, Johnny Herbert, Eddie Irvine, Mark Webber and Jenson...

Page 6 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, July 2000

Button to drive Williams at Goodwood

Britain's newest Grand Prix star Jenson Button takes his second opportunity of the year to compete in front of his home fans at Goodwood's Festival of Speed on 23-25 June. The 20-year-old, who became the youngest driver ever to score a World Championship point in March's Brazilian GP, will drive the BMW Williams FW22 on the 1.16-mile hillclimb course. Opposition includes Johnny Herbert in a...

Page 5 of April 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, April 1996

Matters of Moment

No Grounds for Complacency Martin Brundle's Melbourne accident wasn't quite what the FIA had in mind when it pledged to make Formula One more exciting, but it did at least provide instant evidence to suggest that the present safety regulations are a step in the right direction. The most remarkable aspect of the incident was not that Brundle should have survived it, per se, but that he should...

Page 4 of October 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1991

Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Aug 20/26: Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya forfeit the Rally of 1000 Lakes after damaging their Toyota over a crest. Juha Kankkunen and Juha Piironen triumph for Lancia. Aug 22: IMSA Championship leader Geoff Brabham suffers two fractured vertebrae, three broken ribs and abrasions after his Nissan has a puncture at 185mph at Road America, Elkhart Lake. Aug 22: Veteran hot...

Page 5 of September 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, September 1993

Welcome breakthrough

There is real cause for optimism in British motorsport right now. As welcome not to mention thoroughly merited as Damon Hill's maiden GP victory in Budapest was, we have become somewhat accustomed to home-spun Grand Prix successes in recent years. With Hill firmly established as a potential winner at every race, Mark Blundell, Martin Brundie. Johnny Herbert and Derek Warwick now foraging...

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