Articles tagged Kenny Szymanski

Page 68 of June 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, June 2011

Money greased the wheels, but talent turned them

Elio de Angelis was more than just a 'rich kid' - he was a naturally talented driver who, on his day, could outperform SennaBy Mike Doodson Elio de Angelis, whose death from race-track injuries 25 years ago will be commemorated on May 15, is remembered with endearing fondness by almost everyone who knew him during his seven-year Formula 1 career. The eldest son of a wealthy Roman family involved...

Page 72 of November 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, November 1997

De Angelis: an unfinished symphony

Elio de Angelis could not only out-qualify Senna in an identical car, he was also a virtuoso pianist. Mark Hughes remembers this complex man and asks why he never realised his potential When considering the pre-requisites to make the grade in motor racing, few have been dealt a stronger hand than Elio de Angelis, Grand Prix driver from 1979 to his needless death in a testing accident in 1986....

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