Articles tagged Jorg Muller

Page 63 of February 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, February 2004

For want of a lap

Bob Wollek was a sports car great but never won the Le Mans 24 Hours. Weeks before his death, in March 2001, he told Adam Cooper of his final frustration "I've won everything in sportscars, except of course, the Le Mans 24 Hours. And of all the near misses, it was the 1998 race that was particularly terrible for me we came so close and were so unlucky. "Months before the race I swallowed a piece...

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed

It's the first unmissable event of the Historic year. To whet your appetite — and to make sure you don't miss it — Paul Lawrence guides you through... Nowhere else in motorsport will you find an experience quite like it. For three days the drive of Goodwood House is converted into an arena for the great and the good of the sport to play to the gallery. This is motor racing's annual garden party....

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Priaulx guns for third title at Brands

Double FIA World Touring Car champion Andy Priaulx is looking for a pair of top results when the series visits Brands Hatch on September 21-23 as he bids to make it three WTCC titles in succession. Driving for BMW Team UK, the Guernseyman is again in the thick of the title battle, with fellow works BMW drivers Jorg Müller and Augusto Farfus Jr his chief rivals. It’s not all about BMW in 2007...

Page 79 of May 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, May 2004

What a shocker!

The one that got away: JJ Lehto, 1999 Le Mans 24 hours He'd won before. He was happy with team, car and co-drivers. He was leading. But it all changed instantly, he tells Adam Cooper "In 1998, I did a season of CART, and for '99 there was a chance that I'd stay in Arnerica -- and do Le Mans for BMW. But it all turned around and I ended up doing a full season of sportscars with BMW. "I knew the...

Page 54 of October 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, October 2008

One for the pros

Procar involved some stunning BMW M1s and a bunch of F1 drivers who were let loose on the track before a Grand Prix. No wonder they wanted a reunion By Adam Cooper BMW celebrated the 30th anniversary of the M1 in style by running a pair of demonstration Procar races at the German Grand Prix meeting. Ten of the Group 4 racers, both privately owned and from the company museum, recalled the...

Page 6 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 1994

The month in Motor Sport

November16: Rally driver Paul Frankland is one of a group of men arrested and charged with conspiracy to steal motor vehicles. Frankland had earlier been subject of an investigation by the BBC's Cook Report. 17: Golfer Nick Faldo, rock star Chris Rea, Jordan designer Gary Anderson and South African sports car racer George Fouche all have a run in a Jordan 193 at Silverstone. 17: Hideki Noda...

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"I was hooked..." -- Hans Stuck Jr

When Hans Stuck Sr let his son loose at the 'Ring it was the start of a great career. By Gary Watkins Destiny's child... Hans Stuck Jr was always going to be a racing driver. You don't have a lot of choice when your father is a pre-war Auto Union ace with a string of grand prix wins to his name, is still competing into his seventh decade and just happens to run the driving school on the...

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Mexican mayhem

Former McLaren team manager Jo Ramirez avoids the perils of the Panamericana Words: Rob Widdows. Photography: Go Fast Sports Mexico When Jo Ramirez was a teenager in Mexico City he and his mates had a dream. Jo, Pedro and Ricardo decided it would be a good crack to race in La Carrera Panamericana. Problem was, none of them had a driving licence. Or a car. They considered ‘borrowing’ the Rodriguez...

Page 55 of August 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, August 2009

The drinking man's Le Mans

What’s the only thing more hardcore than racing at the Nordschleife for 24 hours? The throng of spectators who gather to watch… By Ed Foster The ADAC 24h Rennen Nürburgring first ran in 1970. Since then Niki Lauda, Hans-Joachim Stuck, Steve Soper, Sabine Reck (aka Sabine Schmidt, the famous ‘Miss Nordschleife’), Bernd Mayländer – the Formula 1 safety car driver – Pedro Lamy, Jörg Muller and Andy...

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Race 1999

The final Le Mans 24 Hours of the millennium is also the hardest race to call for some time. With five major manufacturers looking for victory Adam Cooper assesses this year's main entries. Every year people say that the Le Mans 24 Hours will be the best race ever. While those who saw Ford GT40s or Porsche 917s in action might disagree, there's no doubt that the Vingt Quatre Heures is continuing...

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