Articles tagged Pam

Page 56 of September 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 2009

Lunch with... Derek Bell

He’s the English gentleman who’s scored more sports car wins than even he can remember, although no one will ever forget his record at Le Mans and Daytona By Simon Taylor Derek Bell is, quintessentially, an Englishman. He has raced with enormous success in the USA, where he is a popular figure; his wife Misti is American, and he spends much of the year at his waterside house in Boca Raton,...

Page 33 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, December 2000

So little time

The newspapers understandably concentrated on Graham Hill in the aftermath of his fatal plane crash, but the tragedy also claimed the life of a man who might have proved even greater than his boss. David Tremayne remembers the brief but brilliant career of Tony Brise. Twenty five years on, the photograph still has a mesmeric power to make your eyes prickle, to evoke anger and poignant images of...

Page 6 of December 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, December 1992

Obituary

Sidney Offord Former BARC chief executive Sidney Offord died recently, after a short illness. He was 74. Sid was a familiar figure to British racegoers, and continued to frequent the BARC's Thruxton HQ and other venues even after deteriorating eyesight forced him to step down from his position within the organisation. Indeed, only a few days before he died he was out and about at the BARC's 80th...

Page 44 of March 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, March 1982

Behind the Grand Prix Scene

The Motorhome If you go into the paddock at any of the European Grand Prix races the dominant feature will be the vast articulated transporters used by the various teams and the depots for the tyre companies. In the shadows of all the large vehicles you will find giant motor caravans, known in Americanese as motorhomes. Beside a team transporter they do not look all that giant, but bearing in...

Page 22 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, December 1984

THE FORMULA ONE SCENE Regie Renault

THE FORMULA ONE SCENE Regie Renault AT THE end of last season the Renault Formula One team reviewed its season and decided that changes had to be made. Main Prost had won races for the team, but it lost the Drivers' Championship to Nelson Piquet at the last moment, and it lost the Constructors' Championship to Ferrari, so altogether had not done very well. The outcome was that at short notice...

Page 21 of December 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, December 1975

Matters of Moment

• Prospects for next year As another dramatic motoring year draws to a close, with Chrysler floundering financially, Ford trundling along happily, and Leyland making great efforts to retrieve a difficult situation and repay Public investment, it seems that we can look to the immediate future with tepid optimism. The rising unemployment figures and cost of living do not seem to diminish the number...

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