Articles tagged Phil Kerr

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Letters

Called to account Mark Hughes’ April column sums up brilliantly what us long-term addicts could not have done so pointedly. That having been said, we the spectators/paying public, have long been sacrificed to the Gods of the almighty dollar, as he states so well, but good luck getting any of them to react. May I suggest a running challenge and a new monthly feature for the FIA (Todt), Ecclestone...

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Looking Back with Mike Hailwood

Few competitors have made the transition from motorcycle racing to the world of Formula One with the same success as Mike Hailwood. John Surtees of course, for whom Hailwood drove Grand Prix cars for over two years, won seven World Championships on two wheels as well as one on four wheels, but apart from him only a small handful attempted the switch. Geoff Duke tried abortively, while Gary...

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Roy Winkelmann

Roy Winkelmann Roy Winkelmann, who has died aged 81, had a big impact in his short career as a team owner. Roy Winkelmann Racing was the Formula 2 team in the late 1960s, winning more races than any other either side of the '67 European series and establishing Jochen Rindt as a star of the future. Winkelmann, who was born in the UK but grew up in the US, raced as an amateur before running Alan...

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Lunch With... Emerson Fittipaldi

The Brazilian star looks back on two championship-winning careers, in Formula 1 and CART racing By Simon Taylor The Hamilton phenomenon has rewritten the Formula 1 record books. But Lewis’s meteoric progress doesn’t diminish the achievements, 37 years ago, of a Brazilian tyro called Emerson Fittipaldi. Emerson was already 22 when he arrived in a cold, unwelcoming England in February 1969. Two...

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Two Sides of the Coin

Two Sides of the Coin McLaren's effort on both sides of the Atlantic IT IS little more than ten years Since the first European constructor seriously designed a car to run at Indianapolis and took on the Americans at their own very specialist style of oval track racing. Almost predictably, the enterprising man who took this major step was Lotus chief Colin Chapman and not only did he spark off a...

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The Formula One scene

The last Formula One race to he held was the United States GP at Watkins Glen, and that was on October 5th, almost three months ago; during that time an incredible number of things have happened that will have a bearing one way or another on the Formula One scene in 1976, which should start in a few days lime with the Argentine GP at Buenos Aires on January 11th. Almost every week since that last...

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John Nicholson

Leading Formula Atlantic driver and Grand Prix engine builder The British Grand Prix meeting was a great day for New Zealander John Nicholson. Thousands saw him take his Pinch Plant-sponsored Lyncar to a clear win in the supporting Formula Atlantic race, a penultimate round victory which placed him in the lead of the Yellow Pages Formula Atlantic Championship. To add a little more cream to his...

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X-ray spec: March 701

While Max Mosley was boldly talking up the new March team and signing star drivers left, right and centre, its designer was wondering how to keep egg off his face. Robin Herd tells Keith Howard how he managed it. Just By his own admission Robin Herd "vacillated and wavered" over which path to follow after leaving Cosworth in 1969. He could either take Bernie Ecclestone's shilling and design a car...

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Francorchamps Monologue

The Belgian Grand Prix "Stand back, they are all going off on a warm-up lap. Bonnier is very late starting; something wrong with a rear-wheel fixing; did his mechanic strip the studs?" "Here they all come, lining up on the 'dummy-grid' now. They will have to wait for Bonnier; after all, he is the G.P.D.A. President, they could hardly start the race without him." "There's the 1-min. board; what a...

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You were there

Both Graham and Damon Hill star this month, among other F1 greats at Silverstone and Snetterton, plus a bit of Indycar variety NEVILLE BYFORD We’ve run some of Neville’s photos before, from the 1955 Tourist Trophy at Dundrod. Fast-forward 38 years and the Bangor man made the trip across the water to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. {1} Alex Zanardi comes to rest at Bridge after a failure on...

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