Articles tagged Ross Cheever

Page 33 of November 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1985

Gugelmin Clinches F3 Championship

This year's Marlboro British Formula Three Championship has been the strangest in years for no one driver has emerged as the star of the series. It has also been one of the closest with the outcome being decided at the final round at Silverstone on October 13th. There, Brazilian Mauricio Gugelmin (Ralt RT30-VW) scored an emphatic win over Andy Wallace (Reynard 853-VW) so securing the title with...

Page 64 of January 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, January 1986

The Editor Brings Together — Two B & M Aston-Martins

The Bamford and Martin Aston-Martins were made a long time ago, in quite small numbers, but interest in them has never been greater, thanks to the research into their history by the AMOC. Justifiably, because they were hand-built sporting cars of immaculate conception that made a considerable contribution to British competition success.. Consequently, I thought it would be worthwhile to bring...

Page 58 of June 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 2002

Put to the best

Ayrton Senna only drove ralts in F3, right? Wrong. He also drove a Sparton. A what? A Sparton. And, writes Nick Phillips, the Brazillian star thought it was pretty good Picture the scene: you're a young ambitious racing driver with a new Formula Three chassis built by your own company, which is attempting to step up after producing some reasonably successful single-seaters for lesser formulae....

Page 13 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, October 1986

Birmingham Super Prix

History from the heart of England It finally happened. After years of effort and disappointment, Birmingham had its race. Motor racing has been with us for ninety years but we, in mainland Britain, had never before been able to see it take place on the streets of a city. Some events become great occasions, regardless of the degree of competition. The Birmingham race has the ingredients to become...

Page 6 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, June 1994

The month in MOTOR SPORT

APRIL Mercedes-Benz confirms that it will supply engines via Ilmor to Penske for the Indianapolis 500. Successful Formula Ford racer Roger Eccleston dies after a lengthy illness. Eccleston was particularly well-known for his exploits with a Crossle 25F in the Midlands and the North-West. Michael Schumacher takes a second straight F1 win in the Pacific GP at TI. Pole-winner Ayrton Senna retires in...

Page 4 of May 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, May 1992

The month in Motor Sport

Mar 16: The Lola T92/50 F3000 car proves quick in testing. DAMS confirms a two-car order on the strength of Jean-Marc Gounon's lap times at Le Mans, the first time the chassis has run in the dry. Mar 18: Mark Kent, one of America's leading saloon car racers, loses his life in a testing accident at Sebring. Mar 18: Guy Edwards, motor racing's most successful sponsor finder, joins Team Lotus as...

Page 24 of April 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, April 1986

Formula 3

With the scheduled F3 opening round at Silverstone on March 2nd postponed because the track was snowbound, the Thruxton meeting the following Sunday actually opened the series. Since the formula introduced a "B" class for year-old cars in 1984, and went 'flat bottomed' last year, it has gone from strength to strength. Twenty nine runners started at Thruxton, there were a further seven entries who...

Page 4 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, April 1992

The month in Motor Sport

Feb 18: Toyota Team Europe is rocked by the resignation of three of its top rally engineers. Feb 20: At a meeting near Heathrow, manufacturers involved in the World Rally Championship propose a two-wheel drive, two-litre Group A class, designed as a training ground for young drivers. It is quickly dubbed 'Formula Two'. Feb 21: Frenchman Jean-Marc Gounon signs to lead the DAMS European F3000 team...

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

The day I beat...

Michael Schumacher Ross Cheever: Japanese F3000, Sugo, July 1991 I hadn't scored a point in the previous five races. The problem with our Reynard was that it ate the Bridgestone tyres and had a very small sweet spot. That weekend was one of those where it all worked. The car still wasn't where I wanted it to be, but I took pole position and led all the way. There was added pressure as Johnny...

Page 4 of January 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, January 1992

The month in MOTOR SPORT

Nov 8: Alister McRae, son of Jimmy and younger brother of Colin, is surprise winner of the Shell Rally Scholarship. His prize is a full British Rally Championship season in a Ford Sapphire Cosworth 4x4 sponsored by the oil giant. His programme will also include a couple of overseas events. Nov 9: Wisbech Stadium hosts its last-ever meeting. Danny Semrau wins the saloon stock car race which signs...

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