Articles tagged Luigi Musso

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Doug Nye

Shaking the trees at Oulton Park In 1958 Peter Collins and Tony Brooks gave young fans a breathtaking glimpse of the pre-war era While the sight of the ‘Silver Arrows’ at the Goodwood Revival Meeting set enthusiasts’ pulses racing, several snowy-tops still vividly recall the time when what became so familiar as the Daimler-Benz Museum cars were demonstrated by two of the most talented Grand Prix...

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No regrets

Celebrating his 67th birthday at a Ferrari function in Alabama, America's first Formula One World Champion Phil Hill was ready to put the record straight on his turbulent time with the Prancing Horse Time was when Hill would speak and write with some vitriol about Ferrari — both man and team. Despite bringing Ferrari a World title and three Le Mans victories, theirs was never a harmonious...

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Pace notes -- your guide to what's coming up...

Jewels back in the Emerald Isle  -- Tourist Trophy Celebration June 18 The 50th anniversary of the last Tourist Trophy race on the Dundrod road circuit in Northern Ireland will be celebrated by the running of a pursuit sprint on the full seven-mile course on Saturday June 18. Although long deemed unsafe for car racing, the roads will be closed once more as a field of around 50 pre-1955 sportscars...

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Knowing one's track limits

I must take issue with Nigel Roebuck over his views on white lines. I believe they were first introduced at Le Mans to show drivers where the 'black stuff' ended and all sorts of problems — trees, walls, ditches and sheer drops — started. These were all things that would, at best, end a driver's race and at worst end their life. As a marshal I have always believed that black stuff is for racing...

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Roberto Mieres

Argentinian Grand Prix driver Roberto Mieres, who has died aged 87, was a keen sportsman who represented his country at sailing in the 1960 Olympics. But his passion was motor racing, and after competing in his own MG and Bugatti, he was one of three drivers funded by his national motor club to travel to Europe in 1950. The others were the daunting pairing of Froilan pairing of Froilan Gonzales...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Some light relief at the Singapore Grand Prix – Strange tactics employed by F1’s stewards – A good time to remember the inspiring Jenks It is a fact that the race was brought to life by the intervention of the safety car, that the resultant drama served to mask the fact that here was yet another circuit where overtaking was nigh impossible, but still, by common consent, the...

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"Fangio told me I drove too fast"

Always feisty and competitive, Maria Teresa de Filippis was the first woman to make a Grand Prix grid. And the determination the Maestro saw then is still evident today By Rob Widdows I have recently spent some time with a remarkable woman, so spirited, so passionate, so bright-eyed. And she is 85 years old. We salute the first woman to race in a World Championship Grand Prix, now the grand old...

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Ferrari: 50 years of boom and slump

It is the most charismatic name in Formula One, but not simply because of its successes. Ferrari's flaws and failures over the team's first half century played a big part in creating the legend 1950s Unsteady as she grows Enzo Ferrari faced personal loss and huge pressure as his new company grew: by Paul Fearnley His office overlooked the factory gates that way he could keep an eye on his...

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Lunch with... Dan Gurney

This individualist has achieved more than seems possible during a remarkable motor sport career. What follows is just a taster – the rest he is busy crafting into a long-awaited autobiography By Simon Taylor Ever since this “Lunch With…” caper began, at the top of my Wanted list has been Daniel Sexton Gurney. This is a man who drove for Ferrari in the 1950s, who spearheaded Porsche’s foray into...

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F1 non-championship races Part One: the ’50s

Away from the limelight of the World Championship, these races sometimes ran at unusual venues, with drivers determined to gain recognition. In the first of a series, we pick out some great and obscure tales from a unique period in motor sport history By Paul Fearnley “Those non-championship races were just as important as the World Championship Grands Prix,” says Stirling Moss. “The BRDC...

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