Articles tagged Juan Fangio

Page 31 of August 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, August 1957

The Monza 500 Mile Race

Indianapolis Brings a Breath of Fresh Air to Italy Monza, June 29th. Soon after the high-speed banked track was completed on the Monza Autodrome in August, 1955, the suggestion was made that an out-and-out track race should he held. The principal idea behind the suggestion was to invite a selection of Indianapolis teams over, as they were the acknowledged experts at high-speed track racing, and...

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Modern times

Simon Taylor As far as victory was concerned, the German Grand Prix was finished at the first corner. It was always going to be won by one of three Michelin-shod cars: but two of them, Ralf Schumacher's Williams and Kimi Raikkonen's McLaren, were eliminated at the start. This left Juan Pablo Montoya with a straightforward job to do, and he did it to perfection. Helped by the new scoring system,...

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Too good for their own good?

It was Italy's dream team - Ascari, Jano, Lancia. The car looked sensational. Success seemed guaranteed. But the project ended in tragedy and thwarted ambition, as Chris Nixon explains Early in 1954, Motorsport enthusiasts found themselves looking at photographs of two new Grand Prix cars so startlingly different in appearance that it was hard to believe they had been built for the same Formula....

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A Rarity

Last month brief mention was made of a demonstration run by 'Mike Sparken' in a Tipo 158/159 Alfa Romeo at the Vintage Sports Car Club's Silverstone meeting, and needless to say there was a lot more behind that simple statement of fact than was apparent. In the first place, unless my memory is playing me false, it was the first time an 'Alfetta' has been in action in Great Britain since 1951,...

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Targa Florio

It was more than a race: It was a passion, a passion so strong that it still burns today. Paul Fearnley is swept off his feet by it, 23 years after the final chequer. A straight. After the innumerable (832 if you really must know) twists and turns, it's a straight that sticks in my mind. Odd that. And it's not the four-mile, aching-aim-flexing, crotch strap-readjusting, gauge-checking blind out...

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Blood red brothers

Bill Boddy recalls a time when Ferrari were the young upstarts. Their thrilling battle with the well-stablished and hugely successful Alfa Romeo team ensured that the just-launched Formula One World Championship got off to a flying start When war ended Motor Racing in Europe in 1939, the Grand Prix Formula stipulated cars of up to 4.5 litres with atmospheric induction of the fuel mixture, and up...

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Pictorial Review

World Champions — T.E.A.C. Cat's-eyes Rally — Harker Special — OuIton Park — Kieft Chassis Top, left: Runner-Up in the 1953 World Championship was Juan Fangio, pictured here in his Maserati during the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Will he move up one rung on the ladder of success this year? Top, right. — Third Place in the final analysis of the 1953 championship events was taken by Guiseppe...

Page 38 of July 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, July 2005

Preview: Goodwood Festival of Speed

Whether your taste is 1960s sportscars, Indy racers or today's F1 heroes, it's all at Lord March's party. Gordon Cruickshank looks ahead to June 24-26 There isn't a more colourful historic car gathering in the world than the Goodwood Festival of Speed, so it's appropriate that this year's theme is 'Racing colours — National Pride and Culture'. Expect to see quintessential machines spanning a...

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Editorial

Today it's news, tomorrow it's history. Formula One sensation Jenson Button is too young to have much of a history, but he has made plenty of news over the past year. What's important, though, is that he has a great and long future ahead of him. It's not so much what he has done impressive enough in itselfit's how he's done it that has turned heads and sparked talk of world titles and massive...

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Remember me this way

Nigel Mansell, A J Foyt, Niki Lauda and Jack Brabham - legends all and each, in true legendary style, enjoyed a final flourish. The last time they put the youngsters in their place is recalled by David Malsher Nigel Mansell 1994 Australian Grand Prix It had been an unsatisfactory Formula One season in almost every respect, far and away the worst aspect being the double tragedy at Imola. In the...

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