Articles tagged Phil Hill

Page 94 of May 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, May 2007

Brooks on Moss

Tony Brooks had a host of exceptional team-mates, but to him one stood out. In the first of a new series, Brooks talks about his Vanwall team leader Stirling Moss – the best of a brilliant bunch  Although his career as a professional racing driver lasted just six seasons, Tony Brooks amassed a dazzling array of team-mates from which to pick his best. Mike Hawthorn, Jack Brabham and Phil Hill all...

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The A.D.A.C. 1,000 Kilometers

Adenau, Germany, May 27th. THE A.D.A.C. 1,000-kilometre race, run over 44 laps of the famous Nurburgring, is fast developing a character of its own, in as much as it is becoming a super International Clubman's event, or stepping-stone for the amateur driver of sports or G.T. cars to branch out into the world of serious motor racing. With its 22 kilometres to the lap the Nurburgring can easily...

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F-stops, pitstops, laughter and tears

Bernard Cahier Cahier has been in the business since the 1950s, and is still at it aged 79. Now he has assembled his memoirs into a luxurious two-volume book. Seemingly present whenever something important happened, he must have kept copious notes or have perfect recall, such is the detail, but it's rich with stories and adventures. Volume 11 (1966 to today) is more serious. But then, so was the...

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My Visit To Sebring

by Rob Walker (Continued from the June issue) We arrived just in time for lunch at our hotel, Harder Hall, which is situated on the edge of Sebring, between two lakes and the golf course, and it has the most delightful surroundings. Everybody interested in the race seemed to be staying at the hotel, and the first to greet us was that great character Wacky Arnold, who, amongst other things, is...

Page 36 of July 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1961

THE DUTCH GRAND PRIX

THE DUTCH GRAND PRIX Ferrari Dominate ZANDVOORT, May 22nd ONCE again there was a mad scramble to get from Monte Carlo to Zandvoort and to repair the Grand Prix cars, for the Dutch Grand Prix was held on Whit-Monday, the weekend following the Monaco race. The organisers of the race decided to have no argument over qualifying times or such methods of selecting the entry of 15 cars and drew up the...

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The Goodwood Motor Circuit Revival

In the end, it surpassed the wildest expectations. Fifty years to the day after its first meeting, motor racing returned to Goodwood with an event none of the 80,000 spectators would argue was not the greatest historic race meeting of all time. The restoration of the buildings, the period livery of staff and traditional BARC and drivers' cricket match are images of an event which recaptured the...

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HAVANA GP SET FOR 2000 RETURN

HAVANA GP SET FOR 2000 RETURN TOP CLASS INT! RNATI( \.\I MOTOR racing will return to Cuba for the first time in 40 years next March with the revival by a German-Cuban joint venture of the Havana Grand Prix event, won by Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss in 1956 and '57. The meeting made global headlines in '58 when five times World Champion Fangio was kidnapped by the revolutionary army on the...

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Ex-F1 stars for Goodwood festival

Clay Regazzoni and Gerhard Berger are among the stars who have confirmed their intention to compete in Goodwood's Motor Circuit ReviNulmeeting on 15-17 September. Berger has already raced cars and 'bikes at the event, but it will be a new experience for Regazzoni. Despite being paralysed in the 1980 US Grand Prix West, the Swiss has competed in races and rallies, using hand-controlled cars and...

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BOOK REVIEWS

"Floyd Clymer's 196o Indianapolis soo-Mile Race Yearbook. 136 pp,. 11 in. 8i in. (Floyd Clymer, 1268 S. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, 6, California. 2 dollars.) Here is another of Clymet's soft-cover photo-litho publications, this one packed full of data on last year's Indianapolis 5oo. Many of us like to file these fantastically complete dossiers, packed with illustrations, so that there is a...

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Aston's Hot Wyer Projects

John Wyer's final fling with Aston Martin created the beautiful, fast but frail project cars. Chris Nixon's recounts a tale of high hopes and dashed chances "In the first week of February 1962, John Wyer called me into his office on the Monday and said, 'I want to go to Le Mans with a new car.' You're joking!', I said. 'No, I'm serious. What can you do? And I don't want just a DB4 tarted up. I...

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