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Letter of the month Trying to tackle the wrong problem I read with interest of the idea to end the World Endurance Championship season at Le Mans. I fully understand the thinking, as the remainder of the season is something of an anti-climax. It didn’t used to be this way in the heyday of Group C, however. After the 24 Hours we had classic races at the Nürburgring, Spa, Brands Hatch and Fuji –...

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April fuel I’ve just been reading about your article in April’s issue on your ideas for shaking up the world of F1. I was particularly interested in the use of the word ‘punkish’ to describe what the sport needs right now. This grabbed my attention as I happened to use the same language to describe the approach we’re taking on some of the work that we’re doing for motor racing, in particular F1...

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FORMULA ONE AT WATKINS GLEN 20 YEARS OF THE UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX 1961-1980 Michael Argetsinger Editor-in-chief Nigel Roebuck has always had a soft spot for Watkins Glen. "For me," he wrote in the December 2010 issue of Motor Sport "it had a magical quality, and if ever Formula 1 had a spiritual home in the USA, this was surely it." was Nigel also talked a few months earlier about how Fl had...

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In brief

The Masters Racing Series has announced technical regulation changes for 2009 on a one-year trial basis. In response to competitor feedback, electronic ignition within the original distributor will be allowed in pursuit of improved reliability. Other measures include performance caps on Top Hat V8 saloons. A race for Pre-63 GT cars will be among the new events in July’s Silverstone Classic....

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The Glen's glory years

Glen in the fall amid autumn leaves ablaze in red and yellow and the shriek of Formula 1 cars filling the air. For 20 years from 1961 (above) this was F1 's memorable end-of-season scene. The Glen quickly established itself as one of the most popular venues on the F1 calendar. It was a race loved by everyone, and through those 20 years the rolling hills of upstate New York's Finger Lakes district...

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Mark Donohue Technical Excellence at Speed Michael Argetsinger Mark Donohue fans can at last add a new title to their bookshelves. Technical Excellence at Speed will make an essential companion to The Unfair Advantage, published 34 years ago. The book sets out to describe the path Donohue took from his formative years at school, where his love of fast cars and racing was born, through his life...


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