Articles tagged Petter Solberg

Page 100 of December 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 100, December 2011

The flame still burns

Ten years ago the late Richard Burns became England's only World Rally Champion. He's not forgotten, as our very personal road trip showed In many ways, it feels like more than just 10 years have passed since Richard Burns won the 2001 World Rally Championship — the helmet he wore looks impossibly fragile, for instance, while his old overalls appear to offer the fire protection of a kimono. It...

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Hamilton, Moss and more

Star drivers from every category of racing are heading to Goodwood By Ed Foster It has been confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will lead the star drivers at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. ‘Mr Motor Racing’ himself, Sir Stirling Moss, will also be in attendance alongside Sir Jackie Stewart, Jenson Button, Sébastien Bourdais, Damon Hill, Derek Bell and Jochen Mass – the only Formula 1 driver to...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – The return of Räikkönen, the decline of Massa – How the party turned sour for Ireland at Lotus Save that the order was different – and unique in 2011 – with Mark Webber winning and Sebastian Vettel finishing second, the Grand Prix season finale in Brazil was pretty much a reflection of the whole year: the Red Bulls away on their own, with McLaren next up and then Ferrari (or, to be...

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Obituary - Richard Burns

On the fourth anniversary of winning his WRC title, Richard Burns died. He was just 34. John Davenport pays tribute to a British rallying icon. I never had the chance to sit beside Richard Burns in a rally car. But I did watch the RAC Rally in 2000, when he collected his hat-trick on the event. It was a revelation to see just how much his style required the Subaru to go sideways, like an old-time...

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Festival races for glory

F1, Can-Am, TransAm, cowboy boots and Richard Petty –– it could only be Goodwood... Key theme for the 2006 Goodwood Festival of Speed will be 100 Years of Grand Prix Racing. Under the banner 'racing for glory', cars spanning a century of GP racing will take to the hill on July 7-9 as past and present stars of the sport enjoy the event's garden party atmosphere. At least seven current F1 teams...

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Goodwood preview

Mansell and Mika, Parnelli and Petty, Rauno and Rosberg; this year's Festival of Speed, on July 7-9, promises to be the best yet. And 100 years of grand prix racing is just the start of it... Words: Robert Stride. Photography: LAT and James Mann Every summer the Earl of March promises that the Goodwood Festival of Speed will be "bigger and better than ever". And every summer this dynamic promoter...

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Events of the Month

WRC Rally MexicoLeon, Mexico A Sebastien Loeb victory in Mexico - his fiffh there in succession wasn't what those advocating the World Rally Championship's new era had yearned for when the series resumed in March. The Citroen driver has claimed the last seven drivers' titles and his win on the mainly slippery gravel stages around the city of Leon, his 63rd in 140 starts, continued his dominance....

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Räikkönen digs deep on debut

Kimi Räikkönen’s world rally debut in his Citroën C4 got off to an adventurous start in Sweden, with the Finn showing breathtaking pace but also his inexperience on what was only his sixth-ever rally of any description. Räikkönen finished 29th overall on the WRC season-opener, after losing half an hour on the opening day when he got stuck in a snowbank following a half spin. But had it not been...

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Bright start for new Subaru

The latest in a long line of Subaru World Rally Cars made an impressive debut on the Acropolis Rally in Greece in June. The new WRC2008 finished second in the hands of Petter Solberg and Phil Mills.

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