Articles tagged Juan-Manuel Fangio II

Page 43 of May 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, May 1992

Toyota on top

This year's race, the 40th anniversary celebration, was won for the first time by Dan Gurney's All American Racers Toyota Eagle team. Gurney himself was wreathed in smiles being a former winner himself, and so were the winning drivers Juan-Manuel Fangio II and Andy Wallace. At last, the young Fangio put his name on the trophy bearing his uncle's name, twice, and Wallace is now the winner of three...

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Man to watch - Groomed for stardom - P J Jones

Agood pedigree is one thing. Allround experience is another, and outstanding management is the third ingredient launching PJ Jones to stardom in America. At the age of 23, Parnell Velco Jones ("just PJ, please") has already tucked away 10 years of competition in karts, midgets, sprint cars, Indy Lights, Firestone Firehawks, IMSA GTU/GTO and GTP categories, a classical background for an up-and-...

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Three's company

Weaving in and out of the bright new lights of the GT era, Peugeot and Toyota slugged it out for overall honours at Le Mans. After a fierce early struggle, there was a one-sided outcome Testing. There had been a lot of that, four or five endurance trials each for Peugeot and Toyota in recent months. The 905s and TS010s have this year covered a greater distance at the Paul Ricard circuit than in...

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New age travellers

Peugeot... Toyota... Porsche. Group C cars will be battling away at Le Mans for the last time, probably, to win the 24 Hours in style. Once the race is over, the V0 powered Peugeots and Toyotas will be consigned to museums, their short, shrill and exorbitantly expensive careers done with. The Automobile Club de l'Ouest will then have to decide, and quickly, on regulations to last out the 20th...

Page 4 of November 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 1993

The month in MOTOR SPORT

SEPTEMBER15:Peugeot confirms that it will enter F1 in 1994, but declines to nominate a partner for the time being. Larrousse is said to be favourite. 15:Michael Andretti announces that he's to quit F1 forthwith. Mika Hakkinen will partner Ayrton Senna for the final three Grands Prix; Andretti will return to IndyCar racing in 1994, driving one of Chip Ganassi's new Reynards. 15:Chevrolet pulls out...

Page 4 of September 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1993

The month in Motor Sport

July 15: Active ride and traction control are banned from F1 forthwith as FISA's World Motor Sports Council meets in Paris. 16: Jaguar loses its Le Mans GT victory. The ACO's decision to exclude the X1220C has nothing to do with technical regulations; rather, the race organiser points out that Jaguar ran in the race under appeal, but had failed to comply with the correct appeal procedure....

Page 4 of April 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, April 1993

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 17: With no opportunity to pursue his F1 career, Olivier Grouillard announces plans to set up his own IndyCar team. The Frenchman plans to start the season in round three, at Long Beach, driving a '92 Lola run by Sal Incandela. 18: Nigel Mansell laps Phoenix International Raceway at sub-record speeds. The previous day, 1992 Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jnr had escaped with a slightly...

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