Articles tagged Keith Ballisat

Page 98 of November 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, November 2014

Too free a spirit for Ferrari

He started only one GP, but had a better track record than the wider world appreciated. This is our tribute to the unconventional Jonathan Williams, who always knew there was more to life than racing. He passed away recently Writer: Adam Cooper Given that he lived a quiet and low-key life in Spain, Jonathan Williams was always bemused by the ability of a certain group of people to track him down...

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Looking Back on Chris Amon

“He’s getting to be another Chris Amon…” How many times have we heard that comment made over the years about Formula One drivers who, although undeniably talented, seem never quite able to grasp that elusive, first Grand Prix victory. In fact, such comments do less than justice to the popular New Zealander who, although only turned 40 last summer, has been out of the Grand Prix arena for almost...

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Classic test

A veteran of the Mille Miglia and the Liège rally, this ex-work TR2 opened a chapter of success for Triumph in the Fiftes. LM falls for its rugged appeal After the War when Triumph was taken over by Standard, managing director Sir John Black made it perfectly clear that he wanted a production sportscar that would give MG and Morgan something to think about. The TRX prototypes, of which three were...

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The Cooper Driving School

Last winter the Cooper Driving School selected six drivers from their many candidates to take part in races during the 1960 season in Formula Junior. At the time it was anticipated that the best two drivers, Bill Lacey from Ireland and Don Rickman the motorcyclist, would be given a Formula Junior Cooper on permanent loan for the whole season, but as things turned out this was not possible....

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Tilting at windmills

The Tulip Rally aspired to greatness in the 1950s and 1960s but was held back by lack of finance ans a failure to embrace modern methods. As John Davenport explains Thanks to Max Bygraves and his song Tiptoe Through the Tulips, it's not difficult for people who know little about rallying to surmise that the Tulip Rally is something to do with Holland. And, knowing that country is as well endowed...

Page 17 of July 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1960

Whit-Monday Crystal Palace

More Lotus Successes Over the Whitsun weekend Tetun Lotus seemed determined to emphasise their new-fotind superiority, entering cars in three meetings and gaining a good deal of success. In the Dutch G.P. Lotuses finished sceond and fourth, at Crystal Palace Trevor Taylor won the F2 Crystal Palace Trophy and the Formula Junior Anerley Trophy, and at Oulton Park Mike Costin won the 37-lap Formula...

Page 34 of March 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1963

XXXII Monte Carlo Rally

This year's Monte Carlo Rally enjoyed conditions which reflected the hard winter that we have been having in this country in the past two months. There was snow in plenty for the two hundred and ninety-six starters and for the thirteen unlucky crews that started from Athens there was just too much snow as they all failed to reach Belgrade. This unusual event was caused by an abnormally bad...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS – Ferrari P4 sighting stirs Daytona memories – The motivation that will drive Kubica onwards – For Montoya, NASCAR racing still beats F1 Even when u are in entirely familiar surroundings — as I was a few weeks ago in the Daytona paddock — surprises still lie in wait occasionally, and you get stopped in your tracks. As I have written many times before, they do things properly at...

Page 33 of March 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1959

Film review: "Coupe des Alpes"

In our issue of September 1958 the Continental Correspondent described his experiences during the making of the Shell film of the Alpine Rally. The result of this work was recently shown to the Press at the British premiere of the film, when it was unanimously acclaimed as one of the finest rally films ever to be made. Filmed in "glorious Technicolour" which is really superb, most of this film...

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