Articles tagged Merzario

Page 90 of May 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, May 1979

The United States Grand Prix (West)

No mistakes this time Long Beach, California, April 8th EACH YEAR the running of the United States Grand Prix (West) through the streets of the town of Long Beach in California seems to go more smoothly as the organisation solves past problems and learns from its brief experience, this year being the fifth event held on the interesting street circuit. Outside officialdom, such as the FISA circuit...

Page 72 of December 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, December 2006

Lunch with... Brian Redman

Simon Taylor talks to the man who, almost unwillingly, became one of the world's fastest sports car racers, with multiple wins including the Targa Florio History takes a lot of notice of Formula 1, and not enough notice of the rest. Here's a great British driver remembered by F1 only because he turned down an offer from Ferrari, and was lucky to escape with his life from an accident in which he...

Page 38 of June 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1974

Reflections in the Spanish Mud

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the circuit of Jarama, it would seem, and the Spanish Grand Prix looked all set to be a rather dismal affair with everyone splAhing round on rain tyres with their rear anti-roll bars disconnected, trying to find traction rather than doing any inspired racing. In perfect conditions the Jarama circuit is slow and boring for Formula One cars, and also for most of...

Page 44 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, September 1977

"Der Grosser Preis von Deutschland"

The organising body of the German Grand Prix were split down the middle; the businessmen wanted to run the race at the compact Hockenheim Ring stadium, where everything was safe and clinical and organisational problems were few, while 100,000 paying customers in the arena was money guaranteed straight into their pockets. The Sportsmen were completely opposed to this, they wanted to retain the...

Page 40 of August 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, August 1972

The Austrian 1000 Kilometres

A Ferrari Grand Slam Osterreichring, Zeltweg, June 25th Rumours before the event suggested that this year's 1,000-kilometre sports car race on the mountainous Osterreichring might prove to be the most interesting event of 1972. Having won every race in which they have taken part this year, the Ferrari team were out in force with four entries, and Alfa Romeo were confident that their new 12-...


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