Articles tagged Norbert Singer

Page 65, September 2006

Profile – Porsche 956

The 956 was one of the most successful sportscars ever. Here’s chassis 004’s history. Third at Le Mans and a string of seconds in other races made it the nearly car of the 956 clan Words: Gary Watkins. Photography: Alex P The formation finish, staged for the benefit of the cameras, has become commonplace at Le Mans thanks to a certain manufacturer from Germany. Before Audi’s domination of the...

Page 26, July 1987

World Sportscar Championship: Le Mans 24-hrs

Jaguar bid fails The Porsche factory was down to its last car after an hour of racing at Le Mans but that one, driven by Derek Bell, Hans Stuck and AI Holbert, was enough to write some new pages in the record books. Bell won the race for the fifth time (now second only to Jacky Ickx's record of six victories), Holbert for the third time, and Stuck for the second time. It was Porsche's twelfth Le...

Page 40, October 1984

Porsche's win assured

Porsche's win assured THERE was never any doubt that a Porschc would win the Spa-Francorchamps Loon Kilometres race, bringing the Stuttgart company's tally of World Endurance Championship for Makes victories up to six this year. Lancia-Martini withdrew their entries, preoccupied with the 1,000 Lakes Rally and with getting their ears right for the Imola (Drivers' Championship) race later itt the...

Page 41, April 2004

My hero

By Norbert Singer "Unfortunately I never got to meet him, but Jim Clark was my hero when I was a young man studying engineering. I was interested in racing, so I went to the German Grand Prix in 1965 and Clark won. I only got to see him 15 times, though, because the race was on the long Nordschleife lap back then. Eighteen months later, I went to Monaco to see him again and because I was told I'd...


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