Articles tagged McLaren

Page 30 of December 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, December 1969

Can-Am—Rounds 10 and 11-Riverside and Texas

Riverside All the Canadian-American Challenge Cup races are theoretically of equal importance, but one event, the Times Grand Prix at Riverside in California, has traditionally been considered the major race of the series. Among the reasons for this are thorough promotion by the sponsors, the Los Angeles Times, the largest purse in the series ($60,000 plus an additional $20,000 in accessory...

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Ferrari: 50 years of boom and slump

It is the most charismatic name in Formula One, but not simply because of its successes. Ferrari's flaws and failures over the team's first half century played a big part in creating the legend 1950s Unsteady as she grows Enzo Ferrari faced personal loss and huge pressure as his new company grew: by Paul Fearnley His office overlooked the factory gates that way he could keep an eye on his...

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How the war was won

Why Benetton has broken the Williams/McLaren stranglehold on the Constructors' series. There has been just one glaring flaw in Benetton's planning this season: no venue had been organised for the celebrations which accompanied the clinching of its two F1 crowns. Instead it was Williams which appeared to have arrived at the Japanese Grand Prix with a hangover. At the end of a long campaign, Suzuka...

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Modern times

When, back in July, Michael Schumacher telescoped his Ferrari into the tyre wall at Stowe, we knew at once that things would be different for a while. As the Silverstone grid formed up for the restart Ross Brawn was left to mind the shop, while Jean Todt went with his injured No 1 in the helicopter to see how much damage had been done to Ferrari's World Championship challenge. The answer was, not...

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DIARY

October 18: Opel rocks the German Touring Car scene by poaching reigning champion Klaus Ludwig from Mercedes. He will partner Keke Rosberg in the Finn’s brand-new Opel Team Rosberg next season. 19: Taki Inoue tests a Simtek S941 at Barcelona. Though his F3000 team-mate Vincenzo Sospiri records a faster lap, Inoue is confirmed as partner for David Brabham in his home Japanese GP, becoming the...

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Patriot Games

BRM started life as Britain's great hope for post-war glory. It soon became a joke, only to rise again a decade later to the top of the sport. Robert Edwards recalls the rise, fall, rebirth and death of our most extraordinary marque. It is probably no surprise for readers of this journal to learn that, as the first elements of the US 9th Annoured division were clattering across the Ludendorff...

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Alonso still holds key to driver market

Fernando Alonso continues to hold the key to unlocking the F1 driver market, as the Spaniard has yet to confirm his plans for 2008. At the start of November McLaren announced the not unexpected news that the team had parted ways with the double World Champion after just one season. With Alonso yet to declare his hand and no decision from McLaren on his replacement, the driver line-up has not...

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THE FORD F3L OR P68/69 A Ford Failure Which Could Race Again

A Ford Failure Which Could Race Again IT WAS at the beginning of 1968 that I crept quietly into a vast gathering at the Hilton Hotel in London, wondering if I had entered a prayer meeting by mistake, as the invitation had said it was a Ford Press party. The huge room was enveloped in a strange hush and at the far end, mounted on a rostrum illuminated by a floodlight, was a small man who appeared...

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1962 British Grand Prix race report - The uncatchable Lotus and Clark

15th RAC British Grand Prix report from 1962 Aintree, Liverpool, July 21st In spite of a lot of protests the R.A.C. once again delegated the British Grand Prix to the B.A.R.C., the second time in succession, so that the Grand Prix circus had to journey to Liverpool to race at the Aintree Stadium. After the victories by Cooper at Reims and Porsche at Rouen, as well as Porsche at the smaller...

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Le Mans test week-end

Le Mans (France), April 2nd/3rd. The provision of a week-end of use of the Sarthe circuit in early April is now well established and apart from allowing entrants to do serious testing, it allows the organisation to get into its stride in readiness for the 24-hour classic in June. With 30,000 spectators attending there was more than enough opportunity for the organisation to get in some practice...

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