Articles tagged Tim Harvey

Page 36 of July 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1993

Purely Teutonic

There are those who remain unconvinced by front-wheel drive's suitability for competition use, and this lobby has a strong case at the moment – the Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship. The Schnitzer BMW 3I8is of Steve Soper and Jo Winkelhock are currently lording it over Britain's premier racing series with four wins from five races. A pattern has developed. The fwd cars are able to...

Page 139 of July 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 139, July 1994

Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship

Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship This should be a very easy preview to write a win for Tarquini and Alfa Romeo. The Italian has ignored all the controversy surrounding his car and got on with the job in-hand to dominate the series in a manner similar to the Sch nitzer BMWs early last season. The former Grand Prix driver won five of the first six races and the championship already...

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December

12:Durango, a midfield Formula 3000 team, announces Formula One ambitions for 1997. 13:ITV snatches coverage of Grand Prix racing from the BBC. with effect from 1997, with a deal which will see it pay FOCA 10 times the 'Beeb's' going rate. Veteran commentator Murray Walker, above, is left contemplating the possibility that he has just one more season remaining in F1, although sections of Britain'...

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Porsches dominate supercup fixture

With the disappointing non-appearance of two Ferrari F40s entered by Charles Pozzi for Nicola Larini and Jean-Pierre Jabouille, and the hopes that Tom Walkinshaw would shake down the new Jaguar XJR-10 dashed, Silverstone's round of the German Supercup Championship on May 14 turned out to be a Porsche benefit. In a thin field of sixteen cars, the rivalry between Bob Wollek and Tiff Needell was the...

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Neal takes Bluebell line

Past and present touring car aces will dominate the grid for this year's St Mary's Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival Meeting, with current BTCC pace-setters and Honda Racing teammates Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal going head to head. Neither of them has raced at Goodwood before and they have little idea what to expect. "I'm going to try my hand at it," said Neal. The reigning BTCC champion will...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

F1 future is resolvedGP Masters championship gains FIA status, By Paul Laurence After a winter of negotiations, the Grand Prix Masters series will become the FIA Historic Formula One Championship for 2013 in the wake of the cancellation of the former series managed by the TGP organisation. Under the new arrangement, two FIA champions will be crowned in 2013, one driver from the later generation...

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Project Trust

The Grand Prix Mechanics' Charitable Trust day at Silverstone on October 6, organised by Jackie Stewart, was adjudged a huge success. As detailed last month, participants paid £120 for the right to be chauffeured around the GP circuit by Luca Badoer, Mark Blundell, Martin Brundle, Erik Comas, Andrea de Cesaris, Mika Hakkinen, Johnny Herbert, Damon Hill, Pedro Lamy, Ukyo Katayama, Nicola Larini,...

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British Touring Car Championship

Preview The British Touring Car Championship has always been popular, but during the last couple of years it has become even more so. There are a number of reasons for this, but primarily it is the televising of every round in 1989 and 1990 on BBC TV's Grandstand that has brought the exciting and close racing typical of saloon cars into the living room of many an armchair enthusiast. During this...

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FIA TOURING CAR WORLD CUP

Radisich patch. Paul Radisich retained his FIA Touring Car 'World Championship' at Donington Park on October 16 and, as at Monza a year ago, his Ford Mondeo was never out of the lead. It was a decisive performance against 38 of the world's best touring car drivers, all of whom did their best to oust the New Zealander from supremacy, but failed. BMW drivers Steve Soper and Joachim Winkelhock came...

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War and peace

Their clash in the 1992 BTCC finale is infamous; but now enough time has passed for John Cleland and Steve Soper to calmly relive the experience… By Paul Fearnley Two copper-bottomed tin-toppers, one piece of silverware. An ex-club rally/hillclimb charger and a one-make scrapper made good. A never-say-die racer with an ever-ready quip and a DTM superstar ringer. A ‘goodie’ and a ‘baddie’. John...

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