Articles tagged McLaren

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Letters

The spying game Sir, Peter Ray’s letter and photograph in the December issue made me wonder: does an organisation like McLaren – all things considered – really need access to another team’s knowledge before it considers an idea as mundane as inflating its tyres with an alternative gas? Or, come to think of it, to play around with something so basic as weight distribution during its own...

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B.R.D.C. "Daily Express" trophy

Silverstone, April 29th. Altering the date of the Monaco Grand Prix this year brought it uncomfortably close to the B.R.D.C. "Daily Express" meeting at Silverstone, with the result that the entry list was somewhat sparse. Neither the works Cooper-Maserati nor Eagle teams were present, while B.R.M., Lotus and Ferrari were represented by a single car apiece. The entry was further reduced when the...

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VIII Grand Prix of Portugal Moss and Cooper-Walker are untouchable

Lisbon, August 23rd. Having started Grand Prix racing in Portugal last year with the race at Porto, enthusiasm for such racing continued and this year the Portuguese Grand Prix was held at Lisbon, the National Automobile Club ringing the changes on the venue for their major motor-racing event in the same way as Great Britain does. For some years now sports-car racing has been held at Lisbon, on...

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With great power comes great responsibility

Martin Donnelly is one of a pool of former racers who have been called on to become F1 driver stewards. After the Korean GP he offered some insight into the pressures of calling the shots By Sam Smith Since the start of 2010 an ex-Formula 1 driver has joined the permanent race stewards to help call the shots, and in Korea it was Martin Donnelly's turn. It's the third such appointment for the...

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The Magnificent Five

With the Silly Season upon us, the five Brits in F1 face an anxious wait as team managers consider who's hot and who's not. Eurosport's John Watson, former winner of the British Grand Prix gives MotorSport his verdict. Damon Hill Formula One's Gazza? Much has been made of Damon being a new man this season. Certainly he has adopted a very focused approach to the championship, but I still feel...

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XXXIII Italian Grand Prix

Grand slam for B.R.M. MONZA, September16th This year the Automobile Club of Milan made two major changes to the Italian Grand Prix, both of them admirable ones. The first was to abandon the concrete banked track and hold the Grand Prix on the road circuit only and the second was to increase the race length to almost 500 kilometres. A total of 31 cars was accepted for the qualifying sessions, of...

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Dutch Grand Prix

Team Lotus return Zandvoort, Holland, June 4th A very full and complete entry was received for the seventeenth Dutch Grand Prix held on the sandy Zandvoort circuit and it was notable for the number of brand-new Grand Prix cars that were ready for first practice; either brand-new models of existing designs, modified versions or entirely new designs. The Brabham team had four cars in all, a brand-...

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48th French Grand Prix

A Race of Surprises Rouen-Les Essarts, July 8th. Every five years the Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. leaves the Reims circuit and is held at Rouen-Les-Essarts, having done so in 1952, 1957 and now in 1962. The Rouen circuit does not have the amenities nor the grandness and atmosphere of Reims, but the circuit itself is one of the best in Europe from the point of view of driving and spectating. All the...

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XX Grand Prix of Monaco

A race of decimation Monte Carlo, June 3rd. Due to a shuffling of the calendar this year the Monaco G.P. was not the first Grande Epreuve, the Dutch G.P. already having been held, so that everyone arrived in the Principality ready to do battle, this year's form having been indicated at Zandvoort, where B.R.M. ran away with the race. Once again the entry of 16 cars for the Monaco race was decided...

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Nigel Roebuck

Roebuck REFLECTIONS me A faces tne fa out after Ba nrdn dsgrace So wnat was troub Hg LeWs h Vonte Caro? nless private jets are part of your life, travel, as we know, becomes a little more unpalatable with every passing year. After getting to New York with BA (no problem), I boarded a Delta flight to Montreal, and when the captain announced we wouldn't be going after all — bad weather had closed...

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