Articles tagged Neil Bonnett

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Neil Bonnett

Obituaries The past 12 months have not been happy ones for NASCAR. Last year, Alan Kulwicki and Davey Allison perished in aviation accidents, and before the first green light of the 1994 season the sport once again found itself in mourning. Neil Bonnett, who died following an accident in testing at Daytona, was one of the old guard. He first competed in the Winston Cup 20 years ago, and he was on...

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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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Legends - Rob Walker

The scene: the Glen Motor Inn, Watkins Glen. The date: September 1979. I am sitting at a table with a couple of colleagues, and studying the menu, unable to make up my mind. From across the room, another diner offers advice: "Nigel, don't have the fish, I beg of you!" In the days after Rob Walker's death, all who knew him spent hours on the phone, simply reminiscing. It was impossible not to be...

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1994 The year in pictures

January Simtek and Pacific enter the FIA F1 World Championship... Mark Blundell signs for Tyrrell... Benetton signs JJ Lehto, but the Finn suffers neck injuries shortly afterwards when he crashes in a test session at Silverstone… Christian Fittipaldi goes to Footwork... Ayrton Senna has his first run in a Williams Renault... Francois Delecour wins the Monte-Carlo Rally, Ford's first triumph since...

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Bobby Allison: stars & swipes

For more than 20 years he went fender to fender — and occasionally toe to toe — in racing's toughest gig: NASCAR. He scored 84 wins, but they came at a heavy personal cost. By Damien Smith Where do you start with a man like Bobby Allison? So many races, so many wins, cars, teams; the anecdotes, the laughter, the disappointments... the tragedy. A life dedicated to the gladiatorial world of stock...

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Lunch, laughs and life at Indy

Twice a week a group of retired racers meet near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to talk old times and trade insults. Motor Sport secured an invite… By Robin Miller To the casual observer it is simply a table full of grey-haired, loud, sometimes vulgar old men who can’t hear due to all those years of running without earplugs. But to anyone who followed Indycar or open-wheel racing from the late...

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