Articles tagged Phil Cade

Page 37 of March 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, March 1990

Maserati V8 RI-Part Three

Maserati V8 RI Part Three At the end of part two of this story we had reached the point where the four Maserati V8 RI cars had reached the end of their useful life in open International racing, having had varied and chequered careers since they were built in 1935/36. But this was by no means their complete end and it is interesting that unlike some Grand Prix cars that got broken up or destroyed...

Page 46 of January 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1996

Numbers game

Sir, I must commend you on the thoroughly fascinating article on the Maserati 250F. There is however a slight error which should be noted. Although Bob Drake was indeed the last man to drive a 250F in a World Championship Grand Prix, this occurred at Riverside in 1960, not Watkins Glen. Drake qualified 22nd out of 23 starters with a time of 2.05.4 (Moss being on pole with I .54.4) and finished...

Page 16 of January 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 1960

The First Grand Prix of the United States

Sebring, December 12th At 22 years and 104 days old, Bruce McLaren became Formula 1's youngest race winner, a record that stood until 2003 Photo: Motorsport Images The first Grande Epreuve to be held on United States soil was organised by Alec Ulmann of the Automobile Racing Club of Florida at his semi-aerodrome-cum-road circuit, at Sebring in Florida. The circuit, which is 5.2 miles round,...

Page 32 of April 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1986

The 250F Maserati - Part one

Last year there was a race for Maserati cars only, at a VSCC meeting at Silverstone, with a good turn-out of pre-war cars from Bologna and post-war cars from Modena, but unfortunately the VSCC itself and many reporters got into a terrible muddle over the 250F entries. This was not surprising as there are numerous fake 250F type Maseratis about the place and some of them are masquerading under...

Page 54 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, October 1995

The numbers game

Unravelling the mystery of various Maserati 250Fs… The Maserati 250F is everyone's favourite '50s Grand Prix car. It was not a landmark design in terms of technological development, but it was as successful as any in its era, and above all it epitomised the aesthetic appeal of a Grand Prix car in the last days before designers discovered that racing cars worked better with their engines behind...

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