Articles tagged Michele Alboreto

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Michele Alboreto

He may not have been the most famous driver in the sport's history, but when the news came through that Michele Aboreto had been killed testing an Audi R8 at the Lausitzring, near Dresden, it left the international motor racing community genuinely stunned with grief. At the Spanish Grand Prix last weekend, little knots of people periodically seemed to pause in the paddock and swap happy memories...

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Il Leone, the hitch, and the wardrobe

Adored by fans for his courage, Nigel Mansell's motivation was brought into question at Mdaren. Having worn the colours of Lotus, Williams, Ferrari and McLaren, where does he go now? The announcement that Nigel Mansell and McLaren have terminated their agreement has probably brought down the curtain not only on the F1 career of Britain's most successful racing driver, but on an entire era. For...

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CONTENTS Page Matters of Moment 1467 Fixtures 1468 Club News 1469 Rally Review 1470 Performance Cars at the Motor Show 1472 Historic GP Cars —Connaught 8-Type 1475 Oulton Park Relay 1476 Silverstone 6 Hours 1477 VSCC Welsh 1478 Book Reviews 1479 Las Vegas Grand Prix 1481 Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage 1486 Vintage Postbag 1492 Air — The Earl's Avro 1494 Inter-view—John Egan 1495 Jaguar XJ 5.3 HE Road...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

APRIL Mercedes-Benz confirms that it will supply engines via Ilmor to Penske for the Indianapolis 500. Successful Formula Ford racer Roger Eccleston dies after a lengthy illness. Eccleston was particularly well-known for his exploits with a Crossle 25F in the Midlands and the North-West. Michael Schumacher takes a second straight F1 win in the Pacific GP at TI. Pole-winner Ayrton Senna retires in...

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Formula One Scene

It is easy to forget that the San Marino Grand Prix is a relative newcomer to the World Champion Formula One season, and a lot of readers have probably forgotten how it came about. In the 1970s there was a feeling in Italian motor racing circles that Milan and the Monza Autodromo had held a monopoly on motor racing and the Italian Grand Prix for far too long. The Italian Grand Prix dates back to...

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Dire straights...

…and the corners weren’t much better either. While we like to celebrate the great race tracks in history, some haven’t always met with universal approval. Adam Cooper recalls the stinkers A few months ago I was heading along the Brussels ring road when an exit sign caught my attention. It bore a name with special historical significance, and it wasn't Waterloo. No, this was the way to Nivelles,...

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Delirium tremens

Farewell to a straight shooterWhen it comes to telling things as they are, Fl can ill afford to lose men of the calibre of Goodyear's Lee Gaug "A lot of them are spoiled, overpaid kids who are not responsible. They're good, but as people they're not as good as they ought to be. They don't appreciate where their pay cheques come from." You could never accuse Lee Gaug of being bird-mouthed. He has...

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Lunch with... Riccardo Patrese

His Formula 1 career lasted a remarkable 17 seasons, during which there were some dark moments but also six well-deserved wins. And through it all, Patrese emerged as one of the good guysBy Simon Taylor Riccardo Patrese is an enigma. He was once seen as the Bad Boy of Formula 1, arrogant and wild, and so disliked by some of his fellow drivers that they threatened a boycott if he were allowed to...

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One move too many

Stefan Bellof was the greatest lost talent of his generation. He had time and skill on his side and a Ferrari contract in his pocket. But he couldn't stop himself, says Mark Hughes "When he joined the factory Porsche team it was funny. All the other drivers were... not old, but about the age that seemed to be correct for factory drivers. Then he came in like a hurricane, this young guy, and just...

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The South African Grand Prix

A Clean Sweep by Brabham Kyalami, Johannesburg, October 15th Under normal conditions the South African GP takes place at the beginning of the season and when the 1983 season was originally planned it was thus, but the agreed change in the Formula One rules that outlawed sliding side skirts and under-car aerodynamics for 1983 meant that there was a dire shortage of time before the South African...

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