Articles tagged Max

Page 118 of January 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 118, January 2011

On the Road... with Ed Foster

*Aldershot, Hants* Carlin - Crack British team gears up for GP2Trevor Carlin's squad is ready to take its winning formula to F1's feeder series It makes for impressive reading: 187 race wins in 11 years in five different series, 30 of which came this year in two championships in the shape of British Formula 3 and the World Series by Renault. You can imagine my amusement when Trevor Carlin, co-...

Page 10 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, September 1994

Seeing red

On a number of counts F1 plumbed new depths at Hockenheim, but a long overdue victory for Ferrari, courtesy of Gerhard Berger, provided a timely uplift An all-Ferrari front row in qualifying, scandalous allegations about the Benetton team, shunts involving 10 cars before the first corner, retirement for Michael Schumacher, a horrible pit lane fire, victory for Gerhard Berger and Ferrari. Oh, and...

Page 94 of February 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, February 2013

Lunch with... Oliver Gavin

He accepted that he wouldn't make it to F1 early on, but since then he's claimed five ALMS titles and four class victories at Le Mans By Simon Taylor Formula 1 is naturally the summit of every young driver's ambition, the goal that spurs him on to scale each successive rung of the ladder. When his early efforts go well, when the pundits' plaudits start to include prognostications of future...

Page 38 of March 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, March 1967

Fragments on Forgotten Makes

No. 36: The G.W.K. This series is intended to fill in gaps by providing hitherto unpublished fragments of information about the lesser known cars, after an opportunity has arisen for me to meet persons intimately associated with the make in question. It is not necessarily intended to constitute a potted-history of the make concerned. In any case, I would not presume to compile a history of that...

Page 92 of May 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, May 2010

1990s

An era of collisions, whether on track, as Senna and Schumacher come through, or in boardrooms as Max and Bernie carve up the sportBy Maurice Hamilton May 1, 1994. This date whacked an unsuspecting younger generation around the head in the same way that the death of Jim Clark on April 7, 1968, had stunned their forefathers. In a period when a leading driver seemed to be killed every month, it was...

Page 87 of January 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 87, January 1998

The worst car I ever drove

Perry McCarthy Andrea Moda-Judd S192 Shaun Campbell looks into life at the wrong end of the grid. Here Perry McCarthy recalls the nightmare machine that put an end to his short-lived Formula One career At first, Perry McCarthy is reluctant to describe the 1992 Andrea Moda as the worst car he has ever driven. He has some vivid memories of an F3000 Ralt from a few years earlier that he would...

Page 92 of May 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, May 2012

Peak Practice

It was the nearest England ever got to hosting a true road race. Sixty years on we visit Derbyshire to try out a track that might have beenBy Simon Taylor Imagine Jaguar D-types, Ferrari Monzas, Aston Martin DBR1s and 300S Maseratis fighting it out over a fast, narrow road circuit looping over high hills. A circuit almost as long as the old Nürburgring, with every sort of corner and hazard from...

Page 20 of November 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, November 1992

Contractual chess

Are drivers being moved around in F1 like pieces on a chessboard? Back in the winter of 1967 Cooper and BRM locked briefly in a battle over the services of Pedro Rodriguez. It scandalised F1 for an hour or two, and cartoonist Don Grant depicted the hapless Mexican being torn limb from limb in the ensuing tug-of-war. What happened in Estoril last month made that little episode look like a...

Page 16 of June 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, June 2006

Shekhar Mehta...1945-2006

John Davenport pays tribute to an East African hero who was first a Safari-winning legend, then a consummate politician The king of the Safari Rally died in a London hospital in mid-April. Five times winner of that event, his active career came to a halt with a major accident on the Pharaohs Rally in October 1987 while leading in a Peugeot 205 T16 Grand Raid. The injuries caused and an associated...

Page 74 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, May 1993

No compromise

Sir, Last month (March) I note you lost a reader due to Motor Sport's criticism of Mr Mansell. Your editorial response was "DSJ and I (DJT) both speak as we find". I can only applaud Motor Sport's overall uncompromising position on matters concerning autosport in general. I don't agree with all your views; however, Motor Sport is probably unique as a specialist journal with its reputation of...

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