Articles tagged Patrick Neve

Page 57 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, August 1976

Notes on the Cars at Paul Ricard

Of special interest was the reappearance of the Ferrari de Dion rear suspension, this system being fitted to 312T2/ 025 which is now the regular spare car for the team. The tubular "bridge" that locates the rear hub carriers relative to one another is located sideways at the top by a telescopic shock-absorber unit lying horizontal and fixed at one end to a lug on top of the gearbox/ rear axle...

Page 73 of September 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, September 1978

Endurance racing survey

Porsche's absolute domination of this year's World Championship for Makes remained not merely unbroken, but totally unchallenged, in the three latest rounds of the World's so-called premier contest for production-based racing cars. To recap on the story so far, as they say in less illustrious journals, a Georg Loos-entered Porsche won the first two rounds of the Championship (at Daytona and...

Page 33 of March 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1976

Around and about

Ferrari Cars Thanks to the generosity of Maranello Concessionaires Ltd. Great Britain, the firm who keep all those exciting Ferrari cars on display in the showrooms on the Egham-by-Pass to the west of London, we were able to look in on a test-weekend at Paul Ricard where Lauda and Regazzoni were putting a Formula One car through its paces, fitted with the new regulation low-profile bodywork and...

Page 69 of September 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, September 1976

24 Hours de Francorchamps: a hardy perennial

Although much younger than its 24 Hours sister at Sarthe, the Spa-Francorchamps race through the equivalent of a day and a night has fast established its own traditions during 28 editions. Until 1974, when a diversionary loop around a traffic island at Malinedy was introduced, the average speeds set by the participating saloon cars were astonishing—the fastest Spa 24 Hours went to Jochen Mass/...

Page 28 of April 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, April 1976

Race of Champions

Hunt the Hero Brands Hatch, March 4th For those of the estimated 35,000 who were fortunate enough to penetrate through the gates and barriers and past the Securicor guards on duty at Brands Hatch, the Formula One paddock held much of interest for the Race of Champions, the first European race for Grand Prix type cars in 1976. World Champion Niki Lauda had a 1976 Ferrari flat-12, designated 312T2...

Page 44 of October 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 1976

The Dutch Grand Prix

Hunt wins through Zandvoort August 29th There seemed to be a happy atmosphere pervading the paddock on Friday morning as cars were prepared for practice. Everyone had enjoyed the previous Grand Prix in Austria, a spirit of "racing" was about the place rather than "professionalism",, the Scuderia Ferrari were back, albeit with only one entry at the moment, but news was that Niki Lauda was home and...

Page 50 of March 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, March 2012

Lunch with... Patrick Head

Aged 12 he shared a whisky with Mike Hawthorn and in 2012 he is leaving Formula 1. In between there is a career of outstanding achievement By Simon Taylor Part one, before the goldrush Some big names in Formula 1 can be unrewarding to interview. For understandable reasons, they are guarded in the presence of a journalist, and swathe what they do say in the bubble-wrap of polite PR-speak. Patrick...

Page 24 of June 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 1977

The Spanish Grand Prix

Andretti and Lotus in form again Jarama, Madrid, May 8th After racing in South America, South Africa and on the West Coast of the United States of America the Grand Prix scene returned to Europe with the Spanish Grand Prix run over 75 laps of the "mickey-mouse" Jarama circuit. By rotation it should have been held at Barcelona in the Montjuich Park, but after the accident caused by a design...

Page 83 of December 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, December 2003

Lost in action

15 minutes of fameSafir: 1975 British GP F3 race Eleven different chassis competed in British F3 in 1975, but one of the new cars that caught the eye soon disappeared from view. Tim Scott explains why... Compare and contrast. In 1975, sitting on the grid at Thruxton for the opening round of the BP Championship, were two brand-new Formula Three cars: the works Ralt RT1 sat poised for action, about...

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