Articles tagged Riccardo Patrese

Page 35 of June 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, June 1984

World Endurance Championship

Controversy mars the Monza 1,000 Kms Endurance racing has been fairly free of politics for some years, but the World Endurance Championship for 1984 got off to a had start at Monza on April 23rd when the winning Porsche and the third-placed Lancia were disqualified at post-race scnnineering for being marginally below the new 850 kilogramme minimum weight limit. The series is already clouded by...

Page 96 of January 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, January 1998

Motor Mouth

If you cannot imagine Formula One without Murray Walker, he knows how you feel. He tells Matthew Franey why, aged 75, he’s not nearly done with the sport that has become his life I shook hands with Murray Walker and watched as he walked out of London's RAC Club – the diminutive figure smiling as he left. Behind me a waiter swooped with the bill and fixed me with a toothy grin. "I only watch eet...

Page 21 of March 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 2001

The head line

There is a view in Formula One that time spent looking back is time wasted. If you don't spend every available second focused on the future — be it the next race, or the next season — you're not going to keep pace with change in Fl, let alone get ahead of the game. Those who think this way should meet Patrick Head, cast an eye over the achievements of Williams Grand Prix Engineering and consider...

Page 30 of January 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1986

The Formula One scene

The 1985 Grand Prix season was a good one and it looks as though the 1986 season is going to be even better. In 1985 we had a lot of interesting developments, and a few unfortunate ones, but the growth in strength of the Honda-powered Williams cars was one of the outstanding features of the season. For a long time it was beginning to look as though the Williams team and its Japanese engine men...

Page 16 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, September 1990

Good Vibrations

We have had our moments of criticism for Thierry Boutsen, but in Hungary last weekend the Belgian drove a beautifully judged race to withstand fearsome pressure for the entire 77 laps. The Hungaroring is a circuit that doesn't help those wishing to overtake, and after taking full advantage of his first ever pole position, the Williams-Renault driver took the lead at the start and withstood...

Page 18 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, September 1988

Two Pros At Work

If Alain Prost's brilliant manoeuvre had worked at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix's 49th lap, the Frenchman still would have been the leader of the World Championship chase after 76 gruelling laps of the tortuous Hungaroring. Instead, team-mate Ayrton Senna yet again pushed the nose of his Honda Marlboro McLaren first across the finish line, 0.529 seconds ahead of Prost. It was the team's...

Page 58 of September 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, September 1998

Oliver's army

The Arrows F1 team is 20 years old and has yet to win a race. Is founder Jackie Oliver downhearted? Adam Cooper found out When Damon Hill’s Arrows A18 faltered on the last lap of the 1997 Hungarian Grand Prix, he lost the chance of proving that he could win in something other than a Williams. But there was so much more at stake than Hill's personal pride. Had he stayed in front of Jacques...

Page 50 of August 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, August 1977

The Grand Prix of France

A nice little affair Dijon-Prenois, July 3rd The Grand Prix of France must not be confused with the French Grand Prix of past years, or to give it its correct title, the Grand Prix of the Automobile Club de France. In 1906 the ACF ran the first Grand Prix which set the pattern for races run under various Formulae down through the ages. The Grand Prix de l'ACF was always a grand affair, offering...

Page 16 of February 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, February 1990

The 1990 Formula One Teams:

The 1990 Formula One Teams: McLaren-Honda: The Woking-based McLaren team are preparing a new series of cars, designated MP4/6, using whatever version of the Honda V10 that the Japanese firm produce. Steve Nichol, who was "field engineer" for Ayrton Senna in 1989 has left the team and joined the Scuderia Ferrari, following in the footsteps of Alain Prost. Meanwhile Gerhard Berger has joined the...

Page 18 of December 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1993

McLaren overtakes Ferrari

Emotions run high in Adelaide, as Senna's 41st win dashes fairy tale retirement for Prost while pushing McLaren ahead of Ferrari in the all-time win stakes All in all, it was an emotional finale to the 1993 Grand Prix season, as the teams settled down in Adelaide. Alain Prost was preparing for retirement after 199 GP outings, 51 victories, 33 pole positions (the same as Jimmy Clark), 41 fastest...

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