Articles tagged Leila Lombardi

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The German Grand Prix

An Englishman wins Nurburgring, Germany, August 1st You either love the Nurburgring or you hate it, whether you are a driver or a spectator makes little difference. The Eifel mountains are there for you to enjoy if you want to. You can wonder at the majestic nature of the scenery or the unbelievable task of building the 14.18-mile circuit amid such splendour; you can walk along sections of the...

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Sports Round-up

Formula 5000 One International formula which seems to thrive on both sides of the Atlantic (as well as in Australia and New Zealand) is the Formula 5000 single-seater category, a class of racing which took quite a long time to get off the ground but now commands a loyal following. In Europe the F5000 Championship is backed by Rothmans and, over the past month or so, Bob Evans and Peter Gethin...

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The Brands Hatch 6 (sorry, 2 3/4) Hours

Brands Hatch, September 25th The Brands Hatch Six hour Race, Round Seven of the World Championship for Makes, will be memorable more for the race that wasn't than the race that was. If that sounds double-Dutch blame the heavens, which opened their floodgates with such a vengeance that the race had to be halted after 1 1/4 hours, during which Jacky Ickx had put in a display of sheer wet weather...

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Notes on the cars at Zolder

With the Belgian Grand Prix taking place only two weeks after the Monaco race there was not much time for building new cars or doing anything experimental, so that the mechanical scene at Zolder was very similar to that in Monte Carlo. Graham Hill's Embassy-sponsored team had worked four days and four nights non-stop and had built the third of the Hill cars, GH3, and finished it off in the...

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Notes on the cars at Nurburgring

The Ferrari that was damaged in the Regazzoni/Lauda mix-up at Brands Hatch, number 312T2/027, needed quite a lot of straightening out so was dropped from the team for the German GP and Regazzoni returned to his earlier car, 312T2/025. Lauda still had the latest car, 312T2/028, and his earlier car number 312T2/026 was standing by as a spare, but was not used. The specification of all three cars...

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Notes on the Cars at Brands Hatch

There were a couple of new cars in the paddock as distinct from new designs, when practice started for the Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, Niki Lauda had a brand new Ferrari, number 028 in the 312T2 series. It did not differ from his previous car, the successful 026, though the monocoque was a fraction lighter, having been constructed in a similar vein to 027 the car being used by Regazzoni. Lauda's...

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Endurance Racing Survey

A review of the last five races in the World Championship for Makes series Several months have passed since we last reviewed the World Championship for Makes, in which time five further rounds have taken place. The June edition of Motor Sport covered "the story so far" up as far as the Rivet Supply Six Hours at Silverstone in May. At that point, all four rounds of the "sports car" endurance...

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The Swedish Grand Prix

Ferrari AgainAnderstorp, June 8th A very complete field of runners turned out for the Swedish Grand Prix and all twenty-six were guaranteed a start as the Anderstorp Raceway is large and spacious. As it was built on a flat piece of waste land there are no interesting contours for the circuit to follow and in consequence the corners and straights are all very geometric requiring a car to be...

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The South African Grand Prix

Scheckter is the new national hero, Kyalami, March 1st The six-week break between the Brazilian Grand Prix at the end of January and the South African Grand Prix on March 1st provided welcome relief for most Grand Prix teams, giving them time to reflect on their own individual situation after the first two events of the season and enabling several of them either to complete new machinery or try...

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Leila Lombardi We were saddened to hear of the recent death of Leila Lombardi, who entered the record books on April 27 1975 by becoming the first woman to score a point — or at least half a point — in a World Championship F1 Grand Prix. Her March 75 1 was holding down sixth place in the Spanish GP at Montjuich Park when the race was stopped, Rolf Stommelen's Embassy-Hill having left the track...



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