Articles tagged Nelson Sr

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


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 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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Renault conspirators pay a high price

The decision by the World Motor Sport Council to ban Flavio Briatore has ended the career of one of the most colourful personalities Grand Prix racing has ever seen. It was the inevitable conclusion of a cheating controversy that earned the sport unwelcome front-page media coverage. Briatore’s record as a motivating leader and successful delegator is impressive, but he sometimes sailed close to...

Page 78 of December 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, December 2013

Hit parade

A second-generation Piquet created headlines in F1, albeit not in the manner of his father Mention the name ‘Piquet’ to motor racing fans today and the majority of them will think first not of the three-time champion father, but of the son who delivered victory to fellow Renault driver Fernando Alonso by deliberately crashing and neutralising the 2008 Singapore GP. It was a helluva hit, superbly...


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Ford vs Ferrari: The Le Mans '66 Film Special



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