Articles tagged Nelson Jr

Page 16 of February 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, February 2012

Piquet turns clock back in Brabham

Nelson Piquet took a step back in time at the Brazilian Grand Prix meeting when he had a run in a Brabham BT49 to mark the 30th anniversary of his first World Championship. Not usually known as the sentimental type, Piquet was also reunited with many key members of his team, and acknowledged that he had found the occasion more emotional than expected. Piquet has always turned down invitations to...

Page 25 of June 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 2012

Reflections

By Nigel Roebuck For Rosberg, China win could be the first of many Jean-Pierre Beltoise’s only F1 victory, 40 years on During his very irst Grand Prix, at Bahrain in 2006, Nico Rosberg – then just 20 – set the fastest lap of the race, and did it, what’s more, in a Williams-Cosworth. No disrespect to Frank’s team, but this was long after its golden age had ended; no disrespect, either, to Cosworth...

Page 50 of August 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, August 2013

Reflections

Analysing one Rosberg, relecting upon another and fond memories of a chat with Ferrari’s first World Championship Grand Prix winner González, recently departed If the recent form of Nico Rosberg has caused many to re-evaluate a driver long considered something of an enigma in formula 1, so it has also inevitably put Michael Schumacher’s ‘second career’ into fresh perspective. it may have fallen...

Page 34 of January 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, January 2010

Piquet boo

Sir, Having enjoyed the December issue immensely on a round-trip train journey today, I feel moved to write in relation to the treatment of Piquet in this edition. The Editorial and the Nigel Roebuck column (which I enjoy) seem keen to decry a three-time World Champion beyond what I would assess as the reasonable writing that we normally enjoy in Motor Sport. Nelson Sr has excelled in managing ‘...

Page 18 of November 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, November 2009

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Why Singapore saga is no surprise in today’s ‘sport’ – No one had a way with words quite like Frank… A busy time it’s been in Formula 1, with three races – Valencia, Spa, Monza – in four weekends, and briefly the emphasis was on motor racing, in particular the glorious Indian summer of Rubens Barrichello, a well-loved man winning Grands Prix in his 17th season. Remarkable. By the...

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