Articles tagged Phil Hill

Page 6 of August 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 1999

McLaren smashes Goodwood record

McLaren-Mercedes rising star Nick Heidfeld annihilated the outright record for the 1.16-mile Goodwood Hillclimb course in a thrilling climax to the seventh annual Festival of Speed on June 20. Driving Mika Hakkinen's 1998 World Championship-winning MP4/13, the 22-year old German slashed 3.4sec from Jonathan Palmer's 1996 mark, leaving it at 41.6s an average speed of 100.38mph. "I could have gone...

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New Zealand races

The January races in New Zealand were once again run to a capacity limit of 2-1/2-litres and were a virtual Coventry-Climax benefit series, though one wonders whether next year a 1-1/2-litre Formula will be adopted, so that all the obsolete British engines can be unloaded in 1966! Four races comprised the series, starting with the New Zealand Grand Prix over 50 laps of the Pukekohe circuit, and...

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My greatest race - Roy Salvadori

Coppa Inter Europa, Monza, 1963 An unreliable car, poor practice and tough opposition did not bode well for Roy Salvadori’s chances in a three-hour sportscar race in Italy. But the Englishman still went out and beat the lot Aston Martin played a very important part in my career. I drove for Astons for about eight or nine years consistently, and then they pulled out of Formula One and played...

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The Racing Season Begins

As these words are being read cars are already practising for the first International races of the 1961 European season, for the Pau Grand Prix and the Easter Monday races at Goodwood. These two meetings will witness the first races to the new Grand Prix Formula, for although this new Formula took effect as from January 1st, 1961, the racing season in Europe is only just beginning. This Formula...

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Matters of moment

Greats line up for two-driver Le Mans 'Legends' Sir Stirling Moss and Phil Hill are just two of the star names lining up for the Le Mans Legends historic race on the Saturday morning of this year's 24-hour classic. Moss will drive the 1959 race-winning Aston Martin DBR1, the sister car to the one he drove in that year's race. Run for cars from the period 1959 to '71, the race features a 60-strong...

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Was the Carrera PanAmericana the greatest road race of them all or simply suicidal folly? Chris Nixon looks back over its five short and bloody years to decide its place in history Originally it was planned as a one-off, but the Carrera PanAmericana grew into an international event that counted towards the Sportscar World Championship before it was abandoned as too dangerous. Open at first only...

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He won 25 grands prix and the Indy 500, but, as Paul Fearnley discovers, it was Jim Clark's exploits away from Formula 1 — whether hustling stock cars or rallying a Lotus-Cortina — which truly showcased the Scot's versatility A staid Sunbeam saloon, a quirky DKW two-stroker, a steadfast TR3, a nimble Porsche 356 coupé, a borrowed Anglia and an eye-opening, 100mph-lap D-type Jag; rallies (from...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS - Amid the excitement, DRS is a gimmick too far - It's time the Formula 1 got rid of the 'one move' rule - A joke or several courtesy of Frank Gardner You could hardly fault the Chinese Grand P • in terms of action — and this on a track rdly renowned for it. At different points five drivers led the race, and all afternoon there was more overtaking than any longtime Formula 1 observer...

Page 51 of September 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, September 1962

XXIV German Grand Prix

A race under impossible conditions Adenau, Germany, August 5th. The Automobile Club von Deutschland collected a vast entry for the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, including all the factory teams and nearly all the private-owners, the only notable exception being the U.D.T.-Laystall team. It seemed that the A.v.D. did not want to know about Mr. Ken Gregory and his pale green cars, but they...

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A.D.A.C. 1000 Kilometers, Nurburgring

Ferrari Win but Lola-Ford Fast Adenau, May 31st. The annual 1,000-kilometre race held on the Nurburgring this year celebrated its 10th anniversary, and did so with the largest entry imaginable, ranging from works Prototype Ferraris down to a 700-c.c. B.M.W. Special. While the race itself is of vast proportions, starting at 9 a.m, and going on until well after 4 p.m., during which time the leader...



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