Articles tagged Nicholas Zapata

Page 85 of April 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 85, April 1999

1999 - The essential guide to the season

From Coys to Goodwood, Le Mans to Monza, this season's historic calendar is packed with thrills. Marcus Pye previews the best action. From ignominious failure to heroic Formula One World Championship success, engineering folly to mechanical wizardry, the story of British Racing Motors is a compelling one. Back in 1949, when the shattering sound of the first supercharged V16 engine roused the...

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The right stuff

The burgeoning historic motorsport scene means that, in 2001, there will be ever more exciting cars at ever more varied venues. So what can we expect? Marcus Pye is our guide Historic motorsport continues to grow at a frightening rate, indeed the dedicated aficionado has never faced a greater dilemma in compiling a summer's leisure pursuits than you do in 2001. With more mature race series and...

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Matters of Moment

editorial As you read this, we are completing the final pages of the next edition. It will be no normal issue. In it, we will be celebrating the birthday of this magazine which started life 75 years ago as The Brooklands Gazette. Quite apart from its unique content, it will be, by some margin, the biggest issue of MOTOR SPORT that has ever been created. Alongside the usual series and stories will...

Page 6 of March 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, March 1998

Rare Ligier sports-racer back after 27 year rest

En route to entering Grand Prix racing as a constructor in 1976, French Formula One privateer of the mid-1960s Guy Ligier built and raced successful sports-prototypes designed by Michel Tetu. Ligier drove the unique open JS3, powered by a 3-litre Cosworth DFV engine, to victory in the 1971 Spring Cup at Montlhery. He also finished second, with Patrick Depailler, in the Le Mans test weekend's...

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