Articles tagged Ricardo Zonta

Page 122 of May 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 122, May 2014

More than just a tall story

Once a bright British prospect whose F1 career was equal parts bafflement and brevity, Justin Wilson has now spent more than a decade in America. He’s forged a fine reputation in his adopted home, thanks in part to his habit of conjuring victories for unfancied teams…Writer: Simon Arron It is almost 20 years since Justin Wilson created a piece of history that will forever be his. He was one of...

Page 10 of March 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, March 1999

Modern Times

If a litre of optimism is worth a second a lap, a lot of lap records will be broken this year. As each Formula One team has launched its new car to the press we've been subjected to buckets of fine words and dry ice. And the more there is to prove, the more theatrical the launch - none more so than for this season's completely new team, British American Racing. Actually, these days no team is...

Page 10 of February 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, February 1999

Modern Times

These days, if you're a Formula One driver, here's what you do: you drive in 16 motor races a year. Each lasts for between 80 minutes and two hours. So, even if your car is reliable and your season reasonably accident-free, you probably won't clock up much more than 24 hours' actual racing in a full season plus, of course, some practice, qualifying and the inevitable testing. You'd probably do...

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In brief

* The 17th in a line of BMW Art Cars will race at the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. One of the two Schnitzer-run BMW M3s will race in a livery billed as a “rolling sculpture” by artist Jeff Koons. British ace Andy Priaulx will join Dirk Muller and Dirk Werner in the V8-powered car. * The Triple 8 team has returned to the British Touring Car Championship, despite losing its factory status with...

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2000 F1 season preview

The arrival of Jaguar on the F1 grid is just one of many reasons to celebrate the start of the new Grand Prix season. Simon Taylor is your guide to the teams as he predicts winners and losers and, finally, the man who will claim the crown Six drivers from four different teams won Formula One races last year. But in essence it still boiled down to a classic battle between two protagonists, the...

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Lunch with... Christian Horner

In seven seasons, Horner has led Red Bull Racing from struggling F1 outfit to the dominant force in the pitlane. And all because he could admit to himself that he wasn’t going to be the next Vettel By Simon Taylor In the business world, management is all. The best managers earn the biggest salaries; companies with good profit growth are said to be well-managed. Management is studied at...

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Lunch with... Mika Häkkinen

This double World Champion had a long wait for his first Grand Prix victory. But he never lost his self-belief, even after staring death in the face By Simon Taylor Win the World Championship, and you become a hero for life. Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell, Keke Rosberg, Alan Jones, Jody Scheckter, James Hunt: unforgettable names who won the F1 title just once, enough to place them for ever among...

Page 12 of April 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, April 1999

Modern Times

Thank the lord for the unpredictability of motor racing. By Sunday morning in Melbourne we were badly worried. The new season stretched ahead with the prospect of two McLarens a second or more ahead of everyone at the start of each race, perhaps a lap or more ahead of everyone , at the end. Even the staunchest Ron Dennis fan was dismayed by the lack of pace from Ferrari, the one team expected to...

Page 12 of October 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1999

Modern Times

For most of the season, each Formula One team is in a constant state of double-focus. It has to concentrate on this week's race; and it has to be working just as hard on the challenge of next season. From mid-year the designers will already be conceiving the new car, and if too many resources are devoted to staying competitive from Silverstone onwards, there is a danger in of arriving in...

Page 12 of March 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, March 1998

Modern Times

By Simon Taylor Every Newspaper and Magazine I pick up seems to be telling me that 1998 is going to be the most completely new and different Grand Prix season anyone can remember. A fascinating and unpredictable prospect. A clean sheet of paper. A whole new ballgarne. Well, they say that every year. To b,e fair, each season does bring new driver/team pairings, intriguing new car/engine...

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