Articles tagged Malcolm Wilson

Page 4 of January 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, January 1990

Le Mans in Jeopardy!

Le Mans in Jeopardy! Most devastating news of the month came through as we were about to close for press that FISA has declared the Sarthe circuit at Le Mans unsafe and will not therefore be renewing its track licence when it expires at the end of December. As is well known FISA and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest have had their differences which saw the 24 Hour race last June exluded from the...

Page 4 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, July 1995

The month in Motor Sport

May 17: Alfa Romeo announces that its British Touring Car Champion Gabriele Tarquini is to make his BTCC return at Oulton Park. 19: Honda BTCC racer lames Kaye gives the 'thumbs up' to the re-opened Croft circuit, which is shortly to host its first race meeting for 14 years. 19: Michael Schumacher tops the post-Spanish GP testing times at Barcelona. 19: Four-times Le Mans winner Henri Pescarolo...

Page 32 of April 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1985

Rally review

The Swedish Rally Cricket squares are not shaped that way by accident. The cherished centre of a ground is made deliberately larger than a game requires so that wickets may be moved along when necessary, allowing a worn surface to recover and providing a fresh one for the next match. Alas, the same cannot be done with the surfaces on which rallies are held, and if the passage of 10 cars causes...

Page 97 of January 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 97, January 2006

News in brief

The first car to drive on parts of the new Mercedes Benz World track at Brooklands was the company's futuristic 'Bionic Car'. The new handling course will total 1.55 miles when fully surfaced next spring, but was sufficiently ready for an inaugural lap during November. It marked just over 98 years from the date when Ethel Locke King led a parade of cars to open the original circuit in June 1907....

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RAC Rally celebrated

RAC Rally celebrated Two events that celebrate the history of the RAC Rally will take place during November and both events promise a strong and competitive entry. From November 9-11 the Rally of the Tests will recall the era before the RAC Rally moved on to forest special stages. Starting from Torquay, the finish venue for the inaugural event in 1932, the route heads north and west to run up...

Page 54 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, June 1980

Welsh Rally

Welsh Rally IN what was akin to Acropolis weather conditiorts, Ari Vatancn and co-driver Dave Richards took their immaculate Rothmans Escort to its first victory in this year's Sedan Open rally championship on the Atcost 80 International Rally, better known as "The Welsh." Their performance over thc almost non-stop 29-hour event was as spotless as their mount, except for a spell of last-minute...

Page 24 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, October 1986

Rally Review

The Rally of The Thousand Lakes Wherever you go in the world, be it to a Moroccan oasis, a reindeer herdsmen's camp in Lapland, a fisherman's cottage on the Isle of Mull, or a sheep farm outside Rotorua, the chances are that if you turn the conversation towards rallying, there will be someone who will speak knowledgably about it; perhaps not so much about deeply technical matters, but certainly...

Page 6 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 1994

The month in Motor Sport

November16: Rally driver Paul Frankland is one of a group of men arrested and charged with conspiracy to steal motor vehicles. Frankland had earlier been subject of an investigation by the BBC's Cook Report. 17: Golfer Nick Faldo, rock star Chris Rea, Jordan designer Gary Anderson and South African sports car racer George Fouche all have a run in a Jordan 193 at Silverstone. 17: Hideki Noda...

Page 4 of January 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, January 1993

The month in Motor Sport

NOVEMBER17: IMSA effectively axes its GTP class with the announcement of a new, open-top, two-seater category to be known as 'World Sports Cars'. Existing GTP cars will be allowed to run alongside the new class, albeit in detuned form, until the end of the '94 season. IMSA plans a single-class structure for 1995 (see Cotton On). 18: Mauricio Gugelmin completes two days of testing with the interim...

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1994 The year in pictures

January Simtek and Pacific enter the FIA F1 World Championship... Mark Blundell signs for Tyrrell... Benetton signs JJ Lehto, but the Finn suffers neck injuries shortly afterwards when he crashes in a test session at Silverstone… Christian Fittipaldi goes to Footwork... Ayrton Senna has his first run in a Williams Renault... Francois Delecour wins the Monte-Carlo Rally, Ford's first triumph since...

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