Articles tagged Max Chilton

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Historic racing news

Welch tragedy mars Classic Accident claims well-known historic racer | By Paul Lawrence A tragic accident took the life of Denis Welch at the Silverstone Classic – the first fatality in the annual event’s 24-year history. Welch was racing the ex-Syd van der Vyver Lotus 18, a former South African F1 title winner now owned by Malcolm Ricketts, in the second of the weekend’s Historic Grand Prix Car...

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Grand Prix notebook

Monaco, Canada & Austria Rd 6 Monte Carlo, May 25 2014 1 Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1hr 49min 27.661sec 2 Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1hr 49min 36.871sec 3 Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull RB10 – 1hr 49min 37.275sec Fastest lap: Kimi Räikkönen – Ferrari F14 T – 1min 18.479secRace distance: 78 laps, 161.879 milesPole position: Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1min 15.989sec Rd 7 Montréal, June...

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A web untangled

Brabham history goes online In late 2012 David Brabham – son of 2011 inductee Sir Jack – won back the rights to the Brabham trademark after a seven-year legal battle in the German courts. He has now launched a website celebrating the achievements of the racing dynasty. “It’s fantastic for all of the family finally to launch our first official website,” said David, “but I am especially proud to...

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Autosport International

Birmingham NEC Celebrating the career of John Surtees, a fabulous collection of cars and motorcycles took centre stage as the Autosport International Show kicked off another racing season in the halls of Birmingham’s NEC. Unfathomably, the voluminous calls for ‘Big John’ to be knighted were once again ignored in the New Year’s Honours list at the start of the 50th anniversary year of his Ferrari...

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F1 season review

The Motor Sport team shared responsibility for Formula 1 coverage last season. Here are some personal highlights of 19 Grands Prix won by five drivers on as many continents Nigel Roebuck“When I think back to the 2013 season, I’ll remember primarily Vettel – and Pirelli.” Sebastian Vettel recently said he was concerned that the new technical regulations for 2014 might have an adverse effect on the...

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The fighter

With a particular disdain for fear, Dave Purley was the bravest of the brave and proved it by surviving a truly horrific F1 shunt By Rob Widdows No racing driver has ever survived such a big accident. And it’s unlikely that a grand prix car will ever again be allowed to run flat out into an earth bank faced with unforgiving railway sleepers. When David Purley crashed at Silverstone in practice...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

New kids on the block The late confirmations of Giedo Van der Garde and Luiz Razia by Caterham and Marussia respectively have ensured that the Australian GP will feature a bumper crop of at least five rookies. Van der Garde and Razia join fellow newcomers Valtteri Bottas, Max Chilton and Esteban Gutierrez. As Motor Sport went to press Force India had yet to confirm whether Jules Bianchi would...

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Young pretender

He didn't collect any titles on his way up, but Marussia's British rookie glows with confidence With Ed Foster Despite a six-hour, subzero game of golf two days prior to our chat Max Chilton is looking refreshed when he walks into the country club where we're meeting. "It was so cold I could hardly hold the club!" he says as we sit down to talk about the prospect of making his Formula 1 race...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Key F1 staff leave posts Norbert Haug's departure from Mercedes-Benz marks the end of an era for the German manufacturer, and emphasises that Niki Lauda has become a major player for the Stuttgart marque. Former journalist Haug joined the company in October 1990 to run its motor sport activities, which were then focused in sports cars. In addition to ensuring that Mercedes became a major player...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

FoS lures major namesStars flock to 20th anniversary Goodwood. By Paul Laurence The presence of seven world Champions, seven Grand Prix teams and an assault on the 14-year-old hill record are key features of the 20th anniversary Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 12-14). Among 125 motor sport stars, former World Champions Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Alain Prost, Nelson Piquet, Sir Jackie Stewart...

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