Articles tagged Michele Alboreto

Page 18 of April 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, April 1988

Formula One scene

Ready for Rio! On April 3 the 1988 Grand Prix season opens with the running of the Brazilian Grand Prix in Rio de Janeiro, on the very flat circuit on the edge of the city. The major teams have already spent a fair bit of time thrashing round the circuit testing their new cars, new engines or new drivers, and some of them will have flown back for further testing at Imola. When they all turn up on...

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Lunch With... Derek Warwick

He never earned the Grand Prix wins he deserved, but the man once dubbed Britain’s next World Champion isn’t worried. He loves life just as it isBy Simon Taylor Twenty-five years ago Formula 1 drivers had already become, in their own eyes at least, pretty important people. Now they had motorhomes to hide in, and even a chat over a coffee had to be booked in advance via a stern PA, whose job it...

Page 25 of March 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, March 2004

My only Grand Prix

1993 Italian at Monza by Marco Apicella You were racing in Japanese F3000 in 1993. How did you end up replacing Thierry Boutsen at Jordan? I was in Japan and Eddie Jordan called me and asked if I wanted to race at Monza. He told me what he wanted, and we did a deal in a few minutes. Of course, it was a good opportunity, so I took it. It wasn't so much, something like £20,000. I found a sponsor....

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Postcard from America: Leagues apart?

The great American divide continues. Who holds the upper hand The Indy Racing League opened its new Walt Disney World Speedway last month and, in early December, released an entry list for the inaugural IRL race at Disney World. Although the innovative new facility's track was positively received, the entry failed to meet even the most mediocre of expectations. The list featured a whopping 41...

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Formula One: Australian Grand Prix

Bowing out Gerhard Berger sustained his winning momentum to reel off his second victory in a fortnight when the Grand Prix circus arrived in Adelaide for the Australian Grand Prix, the final round of the sixteen race 1987 World Championship series. Despite the fact that the 28-year-old Austrian was feeling distinctly below par all weekend with a raging sore throat and ear-ache, once strapped into...

Page 33 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, October 1986

Formula One: Austrian Grand Prix

Seventh out of ten The Grand Prix circus finished a hectic ten week schedule at the Osterreichring on August 17th during which period no fewer than seven rounds of the World Championship had taken place on two Continents. To say that the pressure was beginning to tell on personnel and equipment would be something of an understatement by the time the transporters were packed up after Alain Prost's...

Page 62 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, June 1980

Mugello, April 13th

Mugello, April 13th Fastest in practice at the serpentine, mountain girt circuit of Mugello near Florenm was a 2-litre Gp 6 Osella-BMW PA8 shared by Lela Lombardi and Vittorio Brambilla. Beaten off the line by Alborcto's Montecarlo Turbo, Brambilla fought back and powered to the head of the 26-car field before the end of lap two Once in front, he sped away into a long lead, having 70 seconds in...

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The month in Motor Sport

November16: Rally driver Paul Frankland is one of a group of men arrested and charged with conspiracy to steal motor vehicles. Frankland had earlier been subject of an investigation by the BBC's Cook Report. 17: Golfer Nick Faldo, rock star Chris Rea, Jordan designer Gary Anderson and South African sports car racer George Fouche all have a run in a Jordan 193 at Silverstone. 17: Hideki Noda...

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Lunch with... Desiré Wilson

The talented South African remains the only woman ever to have won an F1 race. But she’s never thought of herself in those terms – she’s just a racing driverBy Simon Taylor Redoubtable females run like a thread through motor sport history, from Camille du Gast to Danica Patrick, from Kay Petre to Christabel Carlisle. But only two have raced in World Championship Grands Prix. Maria-Teresa de...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed preview

One of the finest line-ups of cars and drivers ever heads for Goodwood House this June. Marcus Pye is your form guide. For the tens of thousands of British enthusiasts whose motorsport year revolves around the annual pilgrimage to Le Mans, Lord March's seventh Goodwood Festival on June 18-20 is an unmissable opportunity to extend the celebrations by a week. With the previous weekend's 24 Hour...

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