Articles tagged Patrick Gaillard

Page 39 of October 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, October 1979

The Italian Grand Prix

Forza Ferrari Monza, September 9th On arrival at Monza the most noteworthy thing to see was the first-class job the Automobile Club of Italy had made of the pits and paddock facilities. By very clever pruning of the existing pits and the wall between the pit road and the track they had effectively made the pit road three cars width in place of the previous two. Openings had been cut in the pit...

Page 21 of April 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1986

Derek Warwick - Life after Formula One...

"What I'm trying to do at the moment is to come to terms with the fact that there is life after Formula 1. I'm managing to get myself really fired up with a lot of enthusiasm for this new Jaguar WSC project, but every so often the realisation that I'm probably not going to be in a Grand Prix car this year hits me hard. That I won't be at Rio on March 23rd. At the end of the day this is hard to...

Page 51 of November 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, November 1980

Formula II Review

THE YEAR 1980 ushered in a new era of professionalism on the European Formula Two scene. Seasoned observers compared it to Grand Prix racing in the late sixties/early seventies, before the whirlwind of commercialism that changed the face of the sport's major echelon almost beyond recognition. The customer car market shrank as a myriad of new chassis designs appeared and the three most powerful...

Page 93 of June 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, June 1978

The Monaco Formula 3 race

In an attempt to gain more recognition. Italian Formula Two driver Elio de Angelis took a step down into Formula Three espeeially tor the infamously prestigious F3 race which annually supports the Grand Pnx around the streets at Monte Carlo. Equipped with the self-same Chevron B38 that he had used to such good elect in the formula last year, before he started his F2 career, but set up by current...

Page 61 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, February 1979

FIA Graded Drivers

With the arrival of the official FIA Yellow Book for 1979, containing all the rules and regulations for International events of all categories (see page 150), we have the list of drivers who have made the top grade. This year's elite is a bit of a mish-mash containing Grand Prix drivers, the winner of the Indianapolis 500 and those who have been successful in the rather emaciated world of Long...

Page 68 of June 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, June 2011

Money greased the wheels, but talent turned them

Elio de Angelis was more than just a 'rich kid' - he was a naturally talented driver who, on his day, could outperform SennaBy Mike Doodson Elio de Angelis, whose death from race-track injuries 25 years ago will be commemorated on May 15, is remembered with endearing fondness by almost everyone who knew him during his seven-year Formula 1 career. The eldest son of a wealthy Roman family involved...

Page 72 of November 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, November 1997

De Angelis: an unfinished symphony

Elio de Angelis could not only out-qualify Senna in an identical car, he was also a virtuoso pianist. Mark Hughes remembers this complex man and asks why he never realised his potential When considering the pre-requisites to make the grade in motor racing, few have been dealt a stronger hand than Elio de Angelis, Grand Prix driver from 1979 to his needless death in a testing accident in 1986....

Page 68 of January 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, January 1982

TEAM ENSIGN Batting against the odds

TEAM ENSIGN Battling against the odds THESE days one might be excused for thinldng that all Grand Prix teams arc sUnply dripping with major commercial sponsorship as multi-national corporations queue up to pour finance into their coffers, avidly attempting to take advantage of lavish television coverage all over the World. But that's a very superficial view indeed. The fact of the matter is that...

Page 86 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, September 2004

Young, gifted and black

Maurer was born in Germany, but only stood tall in Formula Two due to a British backbone. In five seasons its pretty cars came from nowhere, caused a storm, then were gone. By Gary Watkins. An ambitious team owner with a wallet to match; a young and gifted engineer earning a reputation for designing beautiful racing cars; the mercurial talents of a driver now regarded as the lost Schumacher; and...

Page 68 of August 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, August 1979

The Grand Prix of France

A great Renault victory Dijon-Prenois, July 1st On alternate years the Grand Prix of France takes on a green and pleasant atmosphere, when it is held at the little Autodrome near Dijon, in the Bourgogne region. The pleasant countryside which surrounds the circuit is in direct contrast with the arid, dusty countryside which surrounds the Paul Ricard Autodrome, the other home of the Grand Prix of...

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