Articles tagged McLaren

Page 60 of August 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, August 2008

Thinking inside the box

Massive computing power allows a British company to streamline and test cars before they’re built, and even drive them virtually By Gordon Cruickshank Success has been heading Acura’s way in the ALMS sports car series. Good news for Honda, parent of the Acura badge. But racing is always about teamwork, and Acura has a significant but unsung team-mate here in Britain. You don’t see the Wirth...

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Italian Grand Prix

What a race! Monza, Italy, September 10th. As the Italian G.P. was to wind up the Championship races in Europe there was something of a do-or-die atmosphere about the paddock as the teams began to assemble at Monza prior to the first practice period on Friday afternoon. Ferrari, Cooper-Maserati and A.A.R. Eagle had already been going round in private test sessions, the Maranello team trying out...

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Continental Notes

The 1969 Porsche racing programme will be concentrated on two major activities, long-distance sports/prototype racing and rallies, and for the first tune since 1963 Porsche factory cars will not be taking part in the European Mountain Hill-Climbs, though it would be no surprise to see one of the 1968 ultra-lightweight "Bergspyders" being run by a private owner. For the long-distance classic motor...

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Just Williams

Kyalami marked Alain Prost's first F1 race since Suzuka 1991. If anybody thought a short sabbatical might take the edge of his racecraft, the Frenchman's polished performance in South Africa quickly set the record straight... "I was very demotivated over the last few weeks. There were a lot of things: the big crash in Estoril, then I was sick for two or three weeks. With this FISA case hanging...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Newey given top honourRed Bull designer Adrian Newey has been awarded the prestigious Segrave Trophy at the Royal Automobile Club. Former bosses Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head joined Sir Jackie Stewart and Damon Hill to honour Newey who has built title-winning cars for Williams, McLaren and Red Bull. * Bernie stirs new tensions with TodtTensions have risen between Bernie Ecclestone and Jean...

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XVII Grand Prix of Monaco

Coopers Dominant Monte Carlo, May 10th With the Argentine races being cancelled the Monaco G.P. became the first round in the World Championship series and the first occasion when all the Grand Prix teams brought out a full complement of their latest cars. A break from tradition was the dropping of early morning practice, all three practice periods being in the afternoon, and another change was...

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2011 F1 Season Preview - Murray's view on the year ahead

Is he excited at the prospect of so many potential GP winners? Of course! If the 2010 Formula 1 season was good, 2011 has the potential to be even better. Until the cars have done two or three races and we've seen what the comparative form is, nobody knows what's going to happen. But we've got five World Champions on the grid, which is a really appetising prospect. McLaren should have closed the...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections— Prost like-Button leaves Hamilton shaken— Villeneuve's fear of falling out a window... The opening round of the 2012 World Championship, in Australia, rather put me in mind of the 1988 Mexican Grand Prix in one respect. At both races the McLarens had the front row to themselves, with the team's acknowledged charger of the moment — then Ayrton Senna, now Lewis Hamilton — on pole...

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