Articles tagged Ronnie Peterson

Page 72 of January 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, January 2009

Lunch with... John Watson

‘Wattie’ was always quick on track, but he was no politician off it, which could be why he didn’t enjoy more success in F1 – and why he remains Britain’s most underrated GP driverBy Simon Taylor Here’s a man who was Britain’s top Formula 1 driver for six consecutive seasons. A man who scored two of the greatest from-back-to-front victories in F1 history, and in his best year came oh-so-close to...

Page 12 of February 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, February 2001

Modern Times

One way or another, every Formula One driver over the past 23 years has cause to be grateful to Professor Sid Watkins. More than a handful owe their very lives to his inspired skill at the trackside, within moments of a major accident And all of them have benefited from his work as President of the FIA Medical Commission, relentlessly forcing circuits to comply with higher medical standards, and...

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What goes around...F3 back at Monaco

Banished from the Principality in 1998 when Formula 3000 'hijacked' its Monaco GP support slot, Formula Three gets its prestige Monte Carlo street race back on May 21. It's no longer an allcomers race for contenders from all the major series, but instead counts as a points-scoring round of the ultra-competitive F3 Euroseries. The last F3 winner at Monaco, in '97 was F1 Williams ace Nick Heidfeld...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections— Prost like-Button leaves Hamilton shaken— Villeneuve's fear of falling out a window... The opening round of the 2012 World Championship, in Australia, rather put me in mind of the 1988 Mexican Grand Prix in one respect. At both races the McLarens had the front row to themselves, with the team's acknowledged charger of the moment — then Ayrton Senna, now Lewis Hamilton — on pole...

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Streetfighters

Why do some F1 drivers prefer it when the margin for errors lies between negligible and non-existent? David Malsher examines the cases of three men who were kings of the concrete jungle Graham Hill scored five wins at Monaco; Ayrton Senna six — plus three in Detroit and two more in Phoenix. But I am going to ignore them. Why? Because both of them were multiple world champions: they were expected...

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