Articles tagged Michele Alboreto

Page 32 of December 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, December 1999

THE AMERICAN

THE AMERICAN AY HISTORIC FANS IN BRITAIN MAY FLOCK TO GOOD WOOD AND COYS TO GET THEM FILL, BUT IN AMERICA IT'S PEBBLE BEACH AND LAGUNA SECA. GORDON CRUICKSHANK HEADS WEST TO SAMPLE MOTORING USA-STYLE Top row: Privilege and perfection on Pebble Beach's verdant lawns Speed 20 Alvis and sparkling Miller. Middle: Laguna's twists suited Fl dash; David Hobbs switched between racer and TV presenter....

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The one that got away

Kenneth Acheson: 1981 Pau F2 Uphill Struggle When Kenneth Acheson tangled with Michele Alboreto he knew his race was run. But, he tells Adam Cooper it also hurt his career "In 1980, I fought with Stefan Johansson and Roberto Guerrero for the British Formula Three title, but it was really hard to put a Formula Two deal together for the following year. I ended up going with Alan Docking, who had...

Page 43 of October 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, October 1981

Formula 2 review

Geoff Lees is the new European Formula Two Champion. Lees clinched the title in early September at the penultimate round of the series at Misano in Italy with a safe second place, following strong victories at Spa Francorchamps in Belgium (reported in the last issue) and at Donington Park. Of course, the Ralt-Honda driver would have liked to have taken the title with a hat trick of wins but a...

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Years of famine

After a 12-year winless stretch long enough to put anyone off, Ken Tyrrell remains just as positive as he was during the glory days of the early 1970s. This month marks the 12th anniversary of Tyrrell's last Grand Prix win, achieved by Michele Alboreto around the streets of Detroit. It is now a staggering 22 years since the Ken Tyrrell-Jackie Stewart Dream Ticket celebrated its last World...

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AUTO UNIONS HEADLINE AT 25TH MONTEREY HISTORICS

AUTO UNIONS HEADLINE AT 25TH MONTEREY HISTORICS FOR ONLY THE SECOND TIME, AUTO Unions featured at an American meeting when Audi displayed four of its silver pre-war racers and the recently recreated streamliner at the 25th Monterey Historic races in late August. Le Mans racer Rinaldo Capello demonstrated the V12 while Audi Chairman Dr Paefgen drove the V16 C/D-type hilIclimb car. Michele Alboreto...

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The month in Motor Sport

January17: Al Unser Jnr escapes with a shaking after crashing his Penske heavily during testing at Phoenix. 18: Franck Lagorce, one of the European F3000 Championship favourites, signs for Apomatox. 20: Ayrton Senna laps quickly at Estoril during his first run for Williams. Eddie Irvine, whose position at Jordan has just been confirmed, is second quickest, half a second shy of the Brazilian. 20:...

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Milestones rather than millstones

1978: Riccardo Patrese leads, Arrows'second-ever GP, at Kyalami, qualifies fifth twice, and finishes second in Sweden. 1980: Patrese finishes in second place at Long Beach, qualifies seventh at Imola. 1981: Patrese takes pole and leads Long Beach, finishes third at Rio, second at Imola. 1983: Marc Surer qualifies fifth in Detroit. 1985: Second season with BMW turbos. Three top-six grid slots...

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Around and about

Surprising news in Sanremo was that Kankkunen and Pirronen would be leaving Toyota to rejoin Lancia for 1990. After their first year with Lancia in 1987, the two Finns were so disillusioned with the team that they wasted no time leaving at the end of the year to go back to Toyota, with whom they had started so successfully in 1985 before joining first Peugeot and then the Italian team. Their very...

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Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Oct 14: After an accident on the Pharaohs Rally, Jacky Ickx's co-driver Christian Tarin succumbs to his injuries in a Paris burns clinic. Oct 15: Bertrand Gachot is released from prison following a successful appeal against his 18-month conviction for assault. He flies straight to Suzuka, in an unsuccessful bid to secure a drive in the Japanese GP. Oct 18: Porsche...

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1982 F1 Canadian Grand Prix report: Piquet wins race marred by fatal crash

—Triumph and Tragedy at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Piquet demonstrated the strength of the Gordon Murray designed Brabham by taking victory Photo: Motorsport Images Montreal, June 13th IN A fitting tribute to the Grand Prix driver of the eighties the Canadians renamed the circuit on the Notre Dame island in Montreal, the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve; not that the memory of the little French-...

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