Articles tagged Monza

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Letters

Memorable John Button What a shame… and what a shock to be informed of John Button’s passing in your editorial. Having seen or heard nothing in the media, my wife and I were taken aback, since we frequently watch BBC news headlines and I admit to being a Facebook addict. I had the pleasure of meeting him at last year’s Festival of Speed. I had been ushered into the ‘red carpet’ area, for a cuppa...

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Worthwhile Journey

The article by Mr. F. E. Ellis. describing his rebuilt 16-valve twin o.h. camshaft Aston-Martin, which we published in Motor Sport for June, 1947, aroused considerabIe interest, particularly on the part a Lt.-Col. Clive Gallop, who was intimately concerned in the evolution and development of these cars for the late Count Zhorowski and who drove one or them in the French G.P. of 1922. Accordingly...

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Home alone

Martin Brundle starred at Magny-Cours, but how much advantage is it to race at your own test track? Sitting in a composite projectile at 180 mph tends to rather focus a driver's attention, but throughout the last lap of the French Grand Prix David Coulthard had Martin Brundle's Ligier on his tail, and something else on his mind. The night before the race the Scot had dreamt that he spun in the...

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Reports in brief

John Burton started the Orwell Supersports Cup in great style at Dijon in his Chevron B26. The British ace fended off challenges from Peter Hoffman (McLaren M8F) and Silvio Kalb (March 76S) to win both races. * * * Dessie Nutt and Ray Bellm continued to dominate the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship by taking a third victory each over the Tarmac roads of Epynt on the Welsh...

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Letters from Readers

Sir, Your tribute to the late Robert Benoist in Motor Sport of August will bring feelings of deep regret and sorrow to all those whose memory of motor racing, goes back over the past 25 years and who saw his skilful driving in those long gone years. Robert Benoist first came to notice of British racegoers in the year 1922 when he won the 1,100-c.c. class of the second 200-Mile Race on a French...

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Johnny gone early

The one that got awayJohnny Herbert: 1994 Italian Grand Prix Off the pace and on the verge of bankruptcy, Lotus suddenly came good and there was hope. It didn't last long, explains Adam Cooper The nature of these articles means that, more often than not, drivers nominate races that got away from them through some disaster in the closing laps. However, in the case of Johnny Herbert it all went...

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Great British achievements

The Editor describes the M.G. Magnette Victory in the 1933 Mille Miglia. It is well, sometimes, to recall some of the greater deeds which British motorcars have done in the face of unquestionably severe opposition. and no better example exists than the showing of the M.G. Magnette on the occasion of its first public appearance – the 1933 Mille Miglia. In the 1932 race of this classic series Lord...

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The Rodriguez brothers

Ricardo Rodriguez could have been another Senna, but it was only after his tragic death that his older brother, Pedro, started to shine. Mark Hughes remembers them. The Inaugural Mexican Grand Prix of 1962 should have been a celebration. The country's racing prodigy, Ricardo Rodriguez, was to perform in front of his adoring countrymen. These people, who'd watched spellbound a few years earlier as...

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Lunch with... Tony Brooks

Smooth, undramatic and always very fast, he remains one of the greatest Grand Prix drivers this country has ever produced writer Simon Taylor, photographer James Mitchell For today's Formula 1 drivers, the glare of the media spotlight is relentless. TV cameras haunt every corner of the paddock, there are daily press conferences throughout a Grand Prix weekend, and harassed PRs are for ever...

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Looking back with... Brian Henton

Brian Henton was one of the most popular, and controversial, drivers of recent years. Among team managers he had a reputation for arrogance, a quick temper and unreasonable demands — it was a reputation which was probably deserved early in his career, but the Henton I've known over the past six years has been the antithesis of that reputation, a charming, humorous man, with no side and completely...

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