Articles tagged Luciano Pederzani

Page 56 of September 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 2009

Lunch with... Derek Bell

He’s the English gentleman who’s scored more sports car wins than even he can remember, although no one will ever forget his record at Le Mans and Daytona By Simon Taylor Derek Bell is, quintessentially, an Englishman. He has raced with enormous success in the USA, where he is a popular figure; his wife Misti is American, and he spends much of the year at his waterside house in Boca Raton,...

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Lunch with... Chris Amon

He didn’t achieve the results that his enormous talent merited, but no matter: F1’s ‘unluckiest driver’ is just glad to have lived to tell the taleBy Simon Taylor Today’s media like to give our heroes convenient labels. Stirling Moss is “the greatest driver never to win the World Championship” – a glib line which says nothing about The Boy’s unrivalled versatility, or his racer’s heart. In the...

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Shaken, stirred & on the rocks

Ferrari wasn't the only Italian team in disarray in 1973: Martini-backed Tecno, in only its second season, had two different cars — made by two different firms — on the go. Gary Watkins explains No doubt there were occasions when Derek Bell secretly wished for an engine failure and an early bath. Perhaps in the middle of a dark, dank night at Le Mans, his name languishing down the order after...

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Continental Notes

Tecno Grand Prix Engine One of the interesting happenings last month was the news that Tecno had got their 3-litre Grand Prix engine running, in fact it had been hoped to have the car at Monza, and at the time of writing there are hopes that the first car might be at Brands Hatch for the F1 race on October 24th. Now, in Formula One circles anyone would be justified in asking "Who are Tecno?" In...

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Sidekick phenomena

Formula Two was its finest when established Grand Prix stars like Jochen Rindt happily stepped down to put their reputations on the line against the young hotshots. Paul Fearnley drives three cars from that era and discovers what it took to be competitive in the little terrors It was noisy, sure, but that keynote scream had gone. Formula Two had grown up, been dragged along by the Formula One '...

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Nigel Roebuck

Australian rain recalls Prost's bold action at Adelaide 24 years back, while Raikkonen's "easy" win highlights the contrast between the dour Finn and an innocent Chris Amon "Kimi can do some good things this year," said Anthony Davidson as we talked through the forthcoming Formula 1 season. "In fact, I reckon Lotus could be the dark horse of 2013..." Melbourne is always said to be an atypical...

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