Articles tagged Robert Langford

Page 66 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, March 1979

The Brazilian Grand Prix

Ligiers in formation Sao Paulo, February 4th Two weeks after the Grand Prix season opened at Buenos Aires, the Formula One teams moved north to the spectacular 4.946-mile Interlagos circuit at Sao Paulo to where the Brazilian Grand Prix returned this year after being held at Rio-de-Janeiro for the first time in 1978. For the motor racing enthusiast there is no comparison between the two...

Page 44 of September 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, September 1973

Around and About

A different attitude. By way of a change I took a trip to Silverstone last month to have a general look round at a big motorcycle meeting. The event was the John Player International and with Giacomo Agostini, reigning 500 Champion Phil Read, Yvon Du Hamel from Canada and many top names on the bill it was obviously going to produce some fireworks. Unfortunately my schedule precluded a visit on...

Page 65 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, December 1979

Motoring to a crisis?

That was the enigmatic title given to a forum held the night before the Northern Guild of Motoring Writers annual test day at the Mintex proving ground, Sherburn in EImet, Yorkshire. The crisis referred to was that of fuel and a pretty emotional debate resulted as the chair was unable to rule a room full of those determined to tell when they last had trouble getting petrol. However a couple of...

Page 72 of November 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, November 1997

De Angelis: an unfinished symphony

Elio de Angelis could not only out-qualify Senna in an identical car, he was also a virtuoso pianist. Mark Hughes remembers this complex man and asks why he never realised his potential When considering the pre-requisites to make the grade in motor racing, few have been dealt a stronger hand than Elio de Angelis, Grand Prix driver from 1979 to his needless death in a testing accident in 1986....

Page 46 of April 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, April 1978

The South African Grand Prix

Peterson saves the day for Lotus Kyalami, March 4th At one time the South African Grand Prix was a very happy affair and almost "olde tyme" in its make-up, untroubled by any of the pressures and disease brought on by progress. It was completely self-supporting in that the money paid by the spectators covered the cost of organising the event, with some left over for the club kitty. The increase in...

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