Articles tagged Ronnie Peterson

Page 12 of January 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, January 2004

In the hot seat - Mario Andretti

A champion who straddled the Atlantic, he worries about how drivers in the US will break into F1. Mario Andretti responds to your questions on oval racing, Penske, Ronnie Peterson and pet pigs! I understand that spectating at a Mille Miglia inspired you: where did you watch from and what do you remember of the day? Alan Davidson, Angus My elder brother Aldo and I watched on the Abetone Pass, near...

Page 53 of June 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, June 1979

New cars at Jarama

Mechanically the European season of Grand Prix racing got under way in fine style (see page 837) and there were four new designs in the paddock plus one half-new design. With Ligier, Tyrrell, Brabham, Ferrari, Fittipaldi, Wolf and Ensign already with new designs the 1979 season is fast becoming a classic from an engineering point of view. The new Lotus 80 had already made a brief appearance in...

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The British Silhouette Round Goes To The Home Team ... Just

The only British round of the Group 5 World Championship for Makes, commonly known as silhouette racing, covered fractionally under 637 miles of Silverstone's GP circuit as far as the winning combination of John Fitzpatrick/Tom Walkinshaw and their 3 1/2-litre BMW CSL coupe were concerned. Just 0.12 of a mile behind, less than 100 yards after six hours' racing, was the fast-closing turbocharged...

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This month in

1994: Michael Schumacher stretches his title lead with a win at the French GP, then gets disqualified from the British. Williams newcomer Damon Hill wins at Silverstone (above), thus achieving something his father Graham never did: a British GP victory. 1984: Nelson Piquet triumphs at Montreal and Detroit for Brabham, but Keke Rosberg is the man of the moment in searing Dallas (above), winning...

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Matters of Moment

Two starkly contrasting views of Nigel Mansell this month. In this issue, which you might have noticed features a few pages on Williams, Patrick Head tells us that the 1992 World Champion was certainly “high-maintenance”, but then goes on to say he was “bloody quick, bloody quick all the time… Nigel was given the Graham Hill mantle of the gritty grafter who didn’t have the skill and artistry of...

Page 64 of March 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, March 1973

Brazilian Grand Prix

Emerson Fittipaldi led his home Grand Prix from start to finish. Above is the start with Fittipaldi going into an immediate lead ahead of Lotus team-mate Ronnie Peterson, while Jackie Stewart has made an excellent start from the third row of the grid. Jacky lckx with his Ferrari (No. 9) finished third and is pictured being chased by Carlos Pace's Surtees. After the race the nationalistic victor...

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Home Runs

From Fangio to Schumacher, some of the world's finest racers have given their all at the British Grand Prix. Simon Taylor looks back at Silverstone's greatest races and previews the 1999 event. As you'll be tired of hearing, the British Grand Prix is meant to be moving to Brands Hatch in 2002. In itself; this is nothing new: of the 52 championship rounds that have taken place on British soil, 14...

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Lunch with Ian Phillips

Messenger boy, writer, editor, circuit boss, charity director, team manager, sponsorship hunter... meet a man of many partsWriter: Simon Taylor | Photographer: Charles Best Something a bit different this month. The subject of this ‘Lunch With…’ is hardly a household name: indeed many motor sport enthusiasts may never have heard of Ian Phillips. Yet he has been a motor racing insider for more than...

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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...

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Austrian Grand Prix

The Ferrari Team made a return to Grand Prix racing at Osterreichring with a single, revised chassis. Arturo Merzario (above) was at the wheel and he held fourth place in the opening stages and finally finished seventh. Brazil's Carlos Pace took his place on the victory rostrum for the first time, having driven to third place in his Surtees TS14. On the left, Pace is seen with race winner...

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