Articles tagged Tim Harvey

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The month in Motor Sport

December 14: The Contracts Recognition Board decides that Williams, and not McLaren, has the right to employ David Coulthard in 1995. 14: Michael Schumacher tests a Ligier-Renault at Estoril. Later in the week, the French team allows German F3 champion Jorg Muller and Italian F3000 front-runner Massimiliano Papis to test. Also present in Portugal are Williams, for whom Jules Bouillon impresses...

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Questions, questions

”Is crash. Is frightening. Is fast. Is funny." Giampiero Simoni's grasp of English may be marginal but no one bettered the young Alfa Romeo driver's summation of the British Touring Car Championship. It may not be motorsport for the purist, but I defy anyone to dismiss it as being dull 40,000 spectators at OuIton Park and nine participating manufacturers can't all be wrong. True, the series has...

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The month in Motor Sport

OCTOBER 13: The FIA's World Motor Sports Council ratifies changes to F1 technology, though no official regulations are forthcoming. As expected, traction control and other driver 'aids' are to be banned, while refuelling is made permissible once again. An F1 calendar is also issued. This includes Argentine and Pacific Grands Prix, at circuits which have still to be confirmed. South Africa and...

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Variety: the life of Spice

  From Le Mans to wild hillclimbs in Barbados, Gordon Spice spent 25 years racing for the love of it. But he also had an uncanny knack of combining fun with victories. By Tim Scott British motorsport has rarely seen domination like it. Through the late 1970s and into the dawn of the '80s the flaming red Capri, being hustled with armfuls of lock, was a fixture at the front of the British Saloon...

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Readers' Letters

Scott v Scot Sir, Your cover story last month made the assertion that Steve Soper deliberately took off John Cleland to allow Tim Harvey to win the title and that BMW, either directly or not, approved of this tactic. Well, were I writing in my professional capacity as spokesperson for BMW (GB) Ltd I could just state that such was not the case, but why believe me? Rather, I write as an...

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The month in Motor Sport

March 15: Mark Blundell signs a surprise F1 test deal with McLaren. 15: Carlos Menem Junior, the rally-driving son of Argentina's President, is tragically killed when the helicopter he is flying collides with power lines in the north of Buenos Aires province. 15: Toyota Team Europe confirms that Ian Duncan will return to defend his 1994 Safari Rally victory in a works Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD,...

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Bitter sweet

A double success at Oulton Park was not enough to keep our columnist in the championship hunt I always drive up the M6 to Oulton Park with a good feeling inside of me. The Cheshire circuit has been kind to me over the years, and every time I line up there I am fairly confident of a victory. In the last two seasons of the British Touring Car Championship I've won there four times, including three...

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Quattroforte?

Should the establishment be fazed by the arrival of world champion Audi? Paul Fearnley looks forward to the 1996 British Touring Car Championship There is a sense of foreboding in the BTCC. The arrival of Audi and its four-wheel drive A4 has the 'establishment' all of a twitter. The memory of the Ingolstadt manufacturer's dominance of last season's FIA Touring Car World Cup looms large as the...

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In brief

The BRDC has launched a new Superstars scheme to further the careers of young British drivers. The 14 chosen drivers, who were introduced to the media by Damon Hill and former BTCC champion Tim Harvey in March, include 2007 Formula Renault champion Duncan Tappy, Porsche champion James Sutton and British F3 driver Max Chilton.  The new Dome S102 Le Mans challenger has hit the track. The Judd-...

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Back to front?

After the thorny question of 'what car should I buy?', the oldest motoring debate is that concerning the merits of front- and rear-wheel drive. In purist racing formulae there is no question about the winning pedigree of the latter, especially when run in alliance with an engine mounted amidships. Yet saloon car racing, particularly where the Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship is...

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