Articles tagged Stephen

Page 30 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, September 1988

Jaguar's Revenge

Although nobody liked to admit it, Jaguar's defeat at Brno in Czechoslovakia was taken very seriously at Kidlington and in Coventry. There, for the first time in 1988, the British cars had been beaten fair and square by Sauber Mercedes, with no excuses, and fears were raised that the Swiss-German team might raise the level of competition, just as the Electramotive Nissan team has done to Jaguar's...

Page 24 of April 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, April 1990

The Luck of the Irish

For Kenny Acheson the road to glory has certainly not been an easy one. In a career that has been dogged by more than its fair share of ups and downs, the final blow came at the end of last year when he was unexpectedly sacked by Mercedes. Vet despite this, the latest in a series of soul-destroying obstacles, the amiable Irishman stuck by his convictions and waited for Fortune to smile on him...

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The Motor Sport Month - Obituaries

Soames LangtonFifteen years after suffering a devastating accident in a GT race at Nogaro, Soames Langton died in late April at the age of 44. Langton first made his name racing historic singleseaters and sports cars, notably Can-Am McLarens in the early 1990s, having taken over the family classic car business when his father Stephen was killed in the historic race supporting the 1985 European...

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Racing in the raw

What it lacks in glamour, Hickory Motor Speedway more than compensates for with history By Chris Romano It’s a rough little joint, the Hickory Motor Speedway. Not a lot different from countless other Saturday night race tracks in America, little bullrings that make up the fabric of motor sport in the USA from Wisconsin to the Carolinas. It’s old, it’s tired. It’s home. It runs races from March...

Page 101 of July 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, July 2005

News in brief

Roger Nathan drove a racing car for the first time since 1989 when he tested the Brabham BT8 of Brendan Roberts at Silverstone recently. Nathan raced a BT8 in 1964 and was able to give Roberts useful feedback. Nathan, now 64, may race the car later this season. *** Ben Gibson made his racing debut at the VSCC Oulton Park meeting, driving the Connaught ALSR which Stirling Moss raced at the...

Page 18 of November 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, November 1947

Veteran Types - XXXI A 1904 18-28 Mercédès

By Cecil Clutton Three dates stand out in the history of automobile design. In 1885 Benz and Daimler made the first cars which worked, and led on to commercially successful designs. In 1894 or a little earlier Panhard and Levassor embodied in their Daimler-engined car all the vital features of modern design — that is to say, the engine in front under a bonnet and the change-speed mechanism...

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