Articles tagged MATTHEW HOWELL

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"I actually whooped on Hangar Straight! I've never done that before in a car..."

One Grand Prix winner snuggles into another David CouIthard gets to grips with the Lotus 25, a car synonymous with his compatriot Jim Clark. Within but a few laps of Silverstone, he's completely smitten...Writer: Gordon Cruickshank I Photographer: Matthew Howell David Coulthard cuts the ignition, wiggles the red leather steering wheel and folds his arms. "Well, if you'd just like to put me in the...

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Contributors

Nigel Roebuck Some racing drivers make unrewarding subjects for an interview, sticking resolutely to the party message. Robert Kubica, though, proved refreshingly frank when Nigel talked to him at Renault HQ in Oxfordshire. Apart from his droll line in repartee, you have to like a man who, when asked about the biggest perk of being an F1 pilot, replies “driving”. The interview begins on page 62...

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Forever with blue genes

Alan Mann Racing’s cars are famous for being cloaked in red and gold – but a strong association with Ford, now as in period, is equally symbolic. With the team on the verge of scaling back, we took a lingering glance at a fleet that will soon partially be dismantledWriter: Gordon Cruickshank Photographer: Matthew Howell It fits, somehow. Henry Mann, son of 1970s racing team boss Alan Mann, has a...

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CONTRIBUTORS

CONTRIBUTORS A Formula 1 engine on song is music to the ears of any enthusiast, which may be why as well as writing about our sport ADAM SWEETING also writes about musicians for the Daily Telegraph and Gramophone magazine. When not gripped by the psychodrama of Michael Schumacher's latest and presumably final retirement, he has been trying in vain to nurse a sick MGF back to health. Meanwhile, he...

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White light, white heat

Thirty years ago, a bright spark — called Ayrton Senna talked his way into a test in this Williams. That first historic run in an F1 car revealed all the traces of genius that would make him a Grand Prix superstarwriter Simon Arron, photographer Matthew Howell Purity of line is the first thing that strikes you. Every time the Formula 1 rules shift, it takes only a matter of laps to accept a new...

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The perfection of power

Porsche's Stuttgart museum captures the 911's evolution from road car to Le Mans victor. Here we select some peaks writer Damien Smith, photographer Matthew Howell * 1972 2.7 Carrera RS & 1974 2.1 Carrera RSR Turbo You've read Vic Elford's account of the 911's pioneering years in competition. Here, a colourful new chapter began, one suitably `gonzo' for the lairy, hairy 1970s. First, there's...

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The power of persuasion

Porsche had no plans for a 911 competition programme in the 1960s... until a prominent driver forced a rethink writer Vic Elford, photographer Matthew Howell By the middle of my 1966, my third year driving for Ford, everything was falling apart. Retirement from the Monte Carlo Rally with a fuel pump failure; disqualification after winning the Rally of the Flowers in Italy because of mistakes in...

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