Articles tagged Sebastian

Page 47 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, March 1979

The Editor looks at the legand of the invincible Talbot-Darracos

One of Louis Coatalen's great interests was motor racing and when he became Chief Engineer of the STD organisation he was able to indulge this whim to the full, perhaps at the expense of the share-holders. Naturally, he set his sights on winning the Grand Prix. In 1912 his small cars, based on the standard Sunbeams, had given the bigger cars a fright. In 1913 Coatalen's side-valve GP Sunbeam had...

Page 42 of December 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, December 2010

"A fighter with a Lion's heart"

That’s what Bernie Ecclestone says of Fernando Alonso. In our exclusive interview, the bullish Spaniard reveals how he handles fame, Ferrari – and some fiery magic On the basis of cream rising to the top, perhaps we shouldn’t have been surprised that the five fastest qualifiers for the Singapore Grand Prix were the five contenders for the 2010 World Championship: Alonso, Vettel, Hamilton, Button...

Page 51 of October 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, October 1978

A Trucking Interlude

As mentioned on page 1422, while I was up at Leyland Truck & Bus seeking Parry Thomas information, Peter Morris got out their 1915 S3 Type Leyland 3-ton platform lorry for me to drive, a vehicle splendidly restored, on quite a limited budget I gather, to the form of one of these RFC-type (or RAF) Leylands as it would have looked after being rebuilt by the Company soon after the Armistice, for...

Page 18 of August 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 2010

Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS Oh Canada! F1 return welcomed on all sides A roar of V8 power in tribute to Bruce McLaren Red Bull spin can't disguise driver favouritism Everyone agreed it was a delight to be back in Montreal, there having been no race in 2009, of course, after Bernie Ecclestone and the race organisers had failed to reach a financial accommodation. At the time the teams and sponsors were outraged...

Page 16 of February 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, February 1934

RUMBLINGS

The Latest News from the Continent. THE closing months of a year are always full of startling news as to the plans of racing-drivers for the coming year. If a famous ace happens to look into the window of a car manufacturer in Paris, this innocent act finally turns up in some paper in the form of : " Ferrolari, the winner of the majority of this year's Grand Prix races has been engaged by the...

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