Articles tagged Maurice Hamilton

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Letters

Letter of the month Fear of the past? Watching coverage of the German GP qualifying session, I was struck by how poorly F1 connects with its past. The Sky team made brief mention of the old Hockenheim, Jim Clark’s death and John Surtees winning in Germany, but their focus is on the here and now. I don’t blame broadcasters for that, but F1 should do far more to connect with the history of the...

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From stage fright to stage-struck

Motor Sport’s editor Damien Smith experiences the highs and lows of rallying after being persuaded to turn novice co-driver for Tony Jardine Co-drive? Who wants to co-drive? If you want to go rallying, you’ve got to be the bloke behind the wheel, surely. That’s what I’d always thought. So I wasn’t overly tempted when TV pundit and motor sport mover and shaker Tony Jardine began a campaign to lure...

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Reviews

Ayrton SennaMaurice Hamilton On the 20th anniversary of his death, we have two new Ayrton Senna books to file on an already sagging shelf. This one has the official blessing of McLaren, the team with whom Senna will always be most associated. Author Hamilton guides us through the familiar story with the surety we’d expect from a journalist who witnessed much of it first-hand. Chunks of first-...

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Book reviews

Most of the motor racing annuals are now safely gathered in and there are some welcome additions to the perennial favourites. The problem with trying to review "Autocourse" (ed Maurice Hamilton, publ Hazelton Publications, 3 Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey, TV/11 6RE, 266 pp, 9½ x 13 in, £15.95) and "Automobile Year" (ed Ian Norris, publ Editions 24 Heures, distrib Patrick Stephens Ltd, Bar Hill...

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Letter to readers

A Little History Dear Reader, In 1989 Maurice Hamilton wrote a readable and straightforward history of the British Grand Prix, going back to the first race to carry that title. It was a race held on an artificial road-type circuit laid out on the Brooklands Motor Course and organised by our Royal Automobile Club in 1926. The following year the RAC again organised a British Grand Prix at...

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Autocourse 1989/90

Autocourse 1989/90 edited by Alan Hemy. 288pp. 121/4" x 91/4". Hazleton Publishing, 3 Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey TW 10 6RE. £21.95 yet again, the publishers have done a magnificent job in producing their annual. Although there are chapters on Formula 3000, the World Sports-Prototype Championship, Touring Cars, Formula 3 and the American scene, the Grand Prix reports, results and articles...

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Book reviews

Frank Williams – The inside story By Maurice Hamilton Macmillan, £16.99. ISBN: 333 71716 3 He's the most enigmatic man in the Formula One pitlane and the most misunderstood. Of course, he doesn't help by not aiding his biographer's efforts, but at least Maurice Hamilton has vast experience of the sport to fall back on as he peels back the veneer that masks the character of Frank Williams. Using...

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Green Races Red

Green Races Red, by Eddie Irvine with Maurice Hamilton. Collins Willow, £14.99. With the aid of Maurice Hamilton's knack of telling a good story, this book describes Irvine's difficult year while avoiding becoming a race by-race report. The story of the Irishman's career from Formula Ford to Japanese Formula 3000 provides colourful interludes between races without interrupting the flow. He...

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Lunch with... Riccardo Patrese

His Formula 1 career lasted a remarkable 17 seasons, during which there were some dark moments but also six well-deserved wins. And through it all, Patrese emerged as one of the good guysBy Simon Taylor Riccardo Patrese is an enigma. He was once seen as the Bad Boy of Formula 1, arrogant and wild, and so disliked by some of his fellow drivers that they threatened a boycott if he were allowed to...

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Brookes to return for RAC Historics

Russell Brookes, one of Britain's leading contemporary rally driver in the 1970s, returns to the cockpit to tackle this weekend's RAC International Historic Rally, with journalist Maurice Hamilton in the hotseat of the Porsche 911 which has won the event for the past two years with Jimmy McRae at the wheel. The Worcestershire ace is seeded two, but will not have things all his own way in the...

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