Articles tagged Mark Donohue

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Canadian Grand Prix

Two new Grand Prix cars made their debut at Mosport Park, The Roger Penske PC1 (No. 66) driven by Mark Donohue into 12th place, and the Maurice Phillippedesigned Parnelli (No. 55) which former Ferrari team member Mario Andretti drove into seventh position. Below, Peterson's Lotus 72 keeps ahead of Tom Pryce in his UOP Shadow while (top right) James Hunt's Hesketh laps Eppie Wietzes' hired Brabham...

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Give him

opit s41 ...And he takes a milestone victory. Peter Gethin's win at Monza in 1971 made the record books, but it was also his sole Grand Prix success BY ALAN HENRY into Parabolica they came for the 55th and final time with Ronnie Peterson's bright red March 711 just ahead. Right on his of Cevert tail was the dark blue Tyrrell of Francois Cevert with Mike Hailwood's Surtees next in the bobbing and...

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Modern times

The one result Bernie Ecclestone didn't want in Australia was the one he got — a Michael Schumacher win. And Maranello's decision to rely for the time being on last year's Ferrari seemed to be no handicap at all. (In fact, the flawlessly prepared F2001 s in Melbourne had plenty of 2002 about them, including some engine parts, and so perhaps should more accurately be called F2001.5s). There must...

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Recent Racing Results

As Motor Sport is a monthly magazine it is unable to keep up the weekly flow of information on race meetings all over the world offered by some other publications. Thus we restrict our racing coverage to the major Championship meetings and other important fixtures, but this does not mean that we are not watching and taking note of the events elsewhere. In recent weeks there have been several...

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Letters

Brands one-off for F1?Sir, With events in Bahrain having caused the postponement — and likely cancellation — of this year's GP, are we not presented with a chance for the Formula 1 circus to stage an additional meeting in 2011? In these unique circumstances, there is scope to organise a non-championship Race of Champions at Brands Hatch. Coming 'home' to this wonderful British circuit, which has...

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Lunch with... Gil de Ferran

He never raced in F1 but achieved great success in America, and remains one of the foremost Brazilian racers of his generation.Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell There’s a history of young Brazilians who came over to learn the European motor racing way, grabbed everyone’s attention by winning the British Formula 3 Championship, and rapidly rose towards the upper slopes of Formula 1...

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Halcyondaze

For one glorious year Trans-Am was the place to be. By Dave Friedman In 1970 everything came together and American race fans enjoyed what was the greatest season in Trans-Am history. All of the big manufacturers — Ford, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Dodge, Plymouth and AMC — were there, as were many of the best drivers of the era: Parnelli Jones, Peter Revson, George Follmer, Mark Donohue, Jerry Titus and...

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McMurray win brings triple crown

Jamie McMurray’s surprise win in NASCAR’s season-opening Daytona 500 means Chip Ganassi joins Roger Penske as the only other team owner to win each of the Daytona 500, Indy 500 and Daytona 24 Hours. McMurray drives a Chevrolet this year for Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing, the product of a 2008 merger between Ganassi’s NASCAR team and Dale Earnhardt Inc. For the past four years McMurray has driven for...

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Lunch with... David Hobbs

The results didn't always come his way, but over three decades this expat Brit enjoyed the sort of variety in his racing career that today's F1 stars can only dream about, By Simon Taylor David Hobbs is 71 now, still the quintessential Englishman with the deadpan humour that stayed with him through a 30-year-plus racing career. By his own assessment, misfortune and missed opportunities meant he...

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Reviews

Ferrari 512 S & M, by Christian Huet. Cavalliera, £40.00. Few bluffs have ever been so comprehensively called as the CSI's back in 1969. Back then the World Sports-Prototype Championship catered for one-off racing cars with a maximum capacity of three litres, under the Group 6 rules. Group 4 catered for 'off the shelf' machines with a maximum capacity of five litres and a production run of at...

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