Articles tagged Mike Mosley

Page 34 of October 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, October 1974

Sports Round-up

Formula 5000 One International formula which seems to thrive on both sides of the Atlantic (as well as in Australia and New Zealand) is the Formula 5000 single-seater category, a class of racing which took quite a long time to get off the ground but now commands a loyal following. In Europe the F5000 Championship is backed by Rothmans and, over the past month or so, Bob Evans and Peter Gethin...

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American comment

USAC launched its 1971 season on a somewhat controversial note when it suddenly announced that its first race of the year, which was to have been a strictly invitational, non-championship event at Rafaela in the Argentine, would, after all, count for points toward the Marlboro Championship Trail. When the race was first planned last year virtually all the leading teams indicated that they would...

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American Comment

Colin Chapman and STP's Andy Granatelli went into the first qualifying weekend for the Indianapolis 500-mile race with high hopes of winning the pole position. Their optimism was more than justified. Joe Leonard and Graham Hill put their turbines on the front row in first and second positions and Art Pollard, after only a dozen laps' practice in the third STP-Lotus turbine, qualified on the...

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Who let the Cogs out?

He had unraveled his new car's complexities but, he tells Adam Cooper, could never have anticipated the simple problem that cost him the race The Unser family is synonymous with the Indianapolis 500. Between Bobby, his younger brother Al Snr and nephew Al Jnr; they have racked up nine wins. But they paid a heavy price for their place in the history books — eldest brother Jerry died after a fiery...

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Hobbs at the Brickyard

Few Britons have featured in the results at the infamous Indianapolis 500, with the notable exceptions of Jim Clark and Graham. This year David Hobbs finished fifth in his Carling Black Label-sponsored, turbocharged Offenhauser-powered works McLaren M16C/D, while American team-mate Johnny Rutherford went on to win. Hobbs has kindly sent Motor Sport this account of the race and the build-up to it...

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Objectives of Desiré

Desiré Wilson could mix it with the best in single-seaters and sportscars. Richard Heseltine charts why, given a change of luck, she could have been a Formula One star A few weeks after storming the Brickyard in May, Dan Wheldon arrived for the Indycar race at the Texas Motor Speedway wearing a T-shirt announcing, 'Actually, I won the Indy 500'. While this could be interpreted as glory-mongering...

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The Constructors - TIGA

In the general euphoria following Derek Bell's WEC Championship it has perhaps been easy to overlook the fact that Britain produced two other World Champions, Gordon Spice and Ray Bellm, who won group C2 in a Tiga GC85. The win paralleled Porsche's domination of the senior class in its decisiveness and this year sees Tiga competing directly against the likes of Porsche, Jaguar and Lancia in Group...

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