Articles tagged Paul Ricard

Page 8 of November 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, November 1999

EVENTS OF NOTE

EVENTS OF NOTE OCTOBER 17 MALAYSIAN GP HA Formula One World Championship, round 15, at new Sepang track. 1004l 2254 44400 22 RALLY 500 MINUTI (1) FIA Rally Trophy. Final Round. tr 0041 2254 44400 22-24 SAVANNAH (USA) The Roebling Road course in Georgia hosts the final round of the Monoposto Formula 70s series at the HSR Brurnos Savannah Historic Races. 13' 00 I 888 477 5999 24 SNETTERTON The...

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New Formula One cars

As many new Formula One cars seem to be appearing as the weekly "comics" discover budding new Formula One drivers in Formula Ford, Formula Atlantic or Formula Three, but just as it is a long way from professional Club racing to winning a Grand Prix, it is also a long way from completing the building of a Formula One car to it getting the chequered flag. Although it seems that new cars are...

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Racing beats rain

Beautiful cars and good racing shone through at Brands as dreadful weather failed to spoil an exciting new fixture on the historic racing calendar. Paul Lawrence reports The British Bank Holiday weather did its best to wreck the Masters weekend on the Brands Hatch GP circuit, but some great cars and an encouraging crowd proved that the concept is most definitely right. On track, Richard Meins...

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February

1 FIA boss Max Mosley reveals that "black box" recorders will be developed to allow extra insight into Fl accidents. 2 Renault Sport boss Patrick Faure commits the Regie to a continued F1 programme beyond the 1997 season. Thanks to a ruling by the French motor sport federation, though, the team's home GP will be hosted by Paul Ricard rather than Magny-Cours from that year onwards 4 Wayne Taylor...

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A special talent, but not a player

Somehow we all felt we knew Ronnie Peterson. In fact, all we really knew about this shy man was that he could drive the wheels off any racing car. This extract from Johnny Tipler's new book — Formula One Superswede — sheds light on the man behind those awesome drifts The group of glamorous figures watching the racing from the inside of the hairpin caught my attention. This cool coterie at the...

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Jenks on...

Spa, 1983 While at the fantastic motor racing facility at Nivelles-Baulers I was weeping into my Stella Artois with the genial rally giant Erik Carlsson when he said, "I'm told this circuit is very safe and very good for Formula One. When all the circuits are as safe as this won't the drivers find it rather boring, and when they do, what will they do then?" I didn't know the answer to that one,...

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The Ultimate Super Group

Three decades ago, Group C set out to prove that a fuel efficiency formula could make for magnificent racing It had been great while it lasted. The 1992 FIA Sportscar World Championship was proof of that old adage that you only need two cars to make a motor race, although strictly speaking there were as many as four or five front-running cars per meeting; those rounds that weren’t cancelled, you...

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Notes on the cars at Kyalami

There was not so much new this year at Kyalami, as in the past, as many teams had got their new cars, or their uprated 1979 cars ready in time for the South American races in January. However, the South African event saw the debut of the 1980 Tyrrell and the 1980 ATS, together with new cars in their 1980 series, from Ferrari, Lotus, Ensign, Renault, Williams and Arrows, so the month break since...

Page 83 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, September 1977

World Championship for Makes and World Championship for Sports Cars The story so far . . .

The story so far . . . When the Group 5 circus of so-called "Special Production Cars" comes to Brands Hatch on the 24th and 25th of September for the seventh round of the World Championship for Makes, the once fiercely contested title will have already been long decided in Porsche's favour. When this summary of the championship to date was written, the Canadian round at Mosport had still to take...

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Interview: Roberto Moreno

Third time around When all eyes are focused on the front row of the grid at Silverstone, and most likely on Ayrton Senna in particular, spare a thought for one of his compatriots who had a taste of the big time when Senna was in Formula Ford but who is only now having a second bite of the apple. It was as a 22-year-old Formula Three driver that Roberto Moreno was offered a Lotus test-drive. Who...

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