Articles tagged Michael Jackson

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1950s

Italian pride shines bright at the start of a new World Championship, but 10 years later the British turn F1 on its head – and back to frontBy Doug Nye GiovanBattista Guidotti was a jovial, charming old gentleman. He was a racer right from his toecaps to his fingertips. But he came from a different era. Before World War II he had been a mechanic, tester, and eventually capo collaudatore – chief...

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1980s

When two tribes go to war… it’s Senna vs Prost, Mansell vs Piquet as the superpowers turn the wick up on their turbo missilesBy Nigel Roebuck It was the era of Margaret Thatcher, relished by some, despised by others. It was a time of plenty, even excess, not least in motor racing, which went through perhaps the most convulsive decade in its history. The ’80s. “In my time,” said Patrick Tambay, “...

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Fast times -- keep track of all the action...

TR3A triumphs over adversity -- Winter Challenge: Feb 26 - Mar 4 Heavy snow and viciously cold nights served to make the 16th Winter Challenge to Monte Carlo the toughest in the event's history. After battling across a heavily snow-bound France for four days, a mighty effort from Terry Pickering and Anthony Preston, both new to the event, netted a memorable victory for their Triumph TR3A. It...

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Revenge is sweet for Merc pairing

Rally of the Tests November 10-13 Having missed winning the 2004 event by just 12 seconds. Frank Fennell and Kevin Savage claimed the '05 Rally of the Tests by a comfortable margin in their Mercedes 3005E. After three full days of special tests and regularity sections. Fennell/Savage arrived at the finish at the Heritage Motor Centre with a lead of two and a half minutes over the Alfa Romeo...

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2000s

Schumacher and Ferrari domination gives way to a new generation of hotshoes, all set against a backdrop of political strifeBy Adam Cooper It would probably be fair to describe the 2000s as a decade of two halves, at least in terms of results. The first was utterly dominated by Michael Schumacher and Scuderia Ferrari, who made up for the frustrations of the previous four years. The German won five...

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Algarve delights banish the blues

After the downpour at Spa, Portugal’s historic festival offered the perfect finale to a busy season of racing What a way to end the season. Sunshine, blue skies, blue sea, blue-flag beaches, and a golf course on every corner. Not to mention a paddock packed with gorgeous racing cars, glorious noise and some decent racing around a wonderful circuit. And a swimming pool in the paddock. Yes, really...

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Maunsell's Rapier thrust

Maunsell's Rapier thrust Rally of the Tests I Noy 4-7 Robin Eyre-Maunsell and Peter Scott emerged atop a fierce contest for victory in the fourth Rally of the Tests. After more than three days of regularity sections and special tests, their Sunbeam Rapier headed the Mercedes 300SE of Frank Fennell and Kevin Savage by just 12sec. The rally boasted a fresh look for 2004, with a start in Torquay and...

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