Articles tagged Ronnie Peterson

Page 28 of April 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, April 1976

Race of Champions

Hunt the Hero Brands Hatch, March 4th For those of the estimated 35,000 who were fortunate enough to penetrate through the gates and barriers and past the Securicor guards on duty at Brands Hatch, the Formula One paddock held much of interest for the Race of Champions, the first European race for Grand Prix type cars in 1976. World Champion Niki Lauda had a 1976 Ferrari flat-12, designated 312T2...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections - Formula 1 receives warm welcome in Texas - Fate gives Vettel a helping hand... or two - NASCAR promoter Smith requires maths lesson * Over the years veteran US race promoter Bruton Smith has frequently been given to loud-mouthed, ill-advised, proclamations. As the founder of Speedway Motorsports Inc, a company that owns eight tracks and hosts 11 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup races each...

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Lunch with Tim Schenken

This affable Aussie made it in F1 and sports cars, and ran his own team, before helping to shape motor sport back home By Simon Taylor What do racers do when they stop racing? All that competitive edge has to go somewhere. Many attack the world of business with the same will to win that they displayed in the cockpit. Others find ways to stay close to the sport, running a team, or even building...

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Stretton warps up South African Finale

Twenty-two years after Patrick Depailler finished third in the South African GP, aboard a six-wheeled Tyrrell, Martin Stretton &we its sister P34 to victory in the last round of the HA Thoroughbred GP Championship at Kyalami on November 28. Only half the original circuit remains, but Stretton's style in the ex-Ronnie Peterson car evoked memories of `SuperSwede' for the crowd at the Vodacom...

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Unbeatable BMW

"Unbeatable' BMW” by Jeremy Walton. 247 pages. 10" x 8". (Osprey Publishing Ltd., 12-14 Long Acre, London WC2E 9LP. £9.95). The history of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG has been very thinly documented, a strange gap considering the number of more obscure one-marque histories which publishers are churning out. Now Osprey have jumped in to fill the void with not one but two BMW books, Halwart...

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Interview- Robin Herd C.B.E

These days Robin Herd is a remarkably elusive man, setting up an intervtew was like trapping a shadow. Half of his year is now spent in the States where over fifty percent of March's production is sold. Then there's the Japanese market to take care of. March has won the Japanese F2 Championship for the past eight years and the company is now involved with Nissan in Group C. On top of that there...

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Lunch with... Murray Walker

For generations of fans, the knowledgeable and excitable Walker was the voice of F1. It’s 10 years since he hung up his microphone, but retirement is still the last thing on this octogenarian’s busy mind By Simon Taylor Murray Walker is a national treasure. For a quarter of a century his unmistakable voice brought Formula 1 into millions of homes: it could be said that he replaced roast beef and...

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LOTUS 72 the most successful GP car ever?

The Lotus 72 served for six years in the top flight, winning 20 Grands Prix and three constructors' titles for the team. Alan Henry remembers a truly remarkable F1 car On 19 April, 1970, a pair of Lotus 72s made their F1 debuts in the Spanish Grand Prix at Jarama. Striking and purposeful in the distinctive red, white and gold livery of Gold Leaf Team Lotus, and distinguished by their sleek chisel...

Page 16 of October 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, October 1992

A Weekend Of Surprises

Mansell retires twice in one day, and as Patrese also falters Senna sweeps to a lucky but deserved victory A great deal has been written about Nigel Mansell this year, some of it positive, some not. Bar Canada, we have seen little to criticise in his on-track behaviour, although his off-track activities have often left something to be desired. But at Monza we saw what deserves to be remembered by...

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Niki Lauda: "I didn't mind, actually. The only one who should beat me was James Hunt because I liked the guy"

Niki Lauda and James Hunt remained good friends amid the drama of 1976, as their accounts to our editor-in-chief recall. As we discover, Hunt’s story in particular diverts on occasion from the memories of his own team manager Writer – Nigel Roebuck When Alain Prost deemed unacceptable the conditions at Adelaide in 1989, and withdrew after one lap, he was widely criticised. However dead the...

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