Articles tagged Tim Wall

Page 32 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 2006

The powerhouse that Jack built

Jack Brabham was due to retire as a driver – until his astute choiceof Repco as engine builder gave him another F1 title. Paul Fearnley tells all Ferrari was the clear pre-season favourite. Team leader John Surtees wasn't so sure, however: he was less than thrilled with the new 3-litre V12, hardly enamoured of team manager Eugenio Dragoni and adamant that a Formula One season only truly began for...

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Continental Notes

THIS season Grand Prix races have been so full of interest and excitement that reports have tended to over-run the Editorial limits and in consequence Continental Notes has had to be omitted. It has been purely this limitation on space that has curtailed these notes, and not a limitation on activities, for the faithful Porsche, even after well over 150,000 miles, continues to be flogged around...

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AMERICAN BEAUTY

AMERICAN BEAUTY FROM ITS PURPOSEFUL BEAK TO TITANIUM TAIL, THIS Fl EAGLE OOZES CLASS AND STYLE. PAUL FEARNLEY TALKS TO THE MEN WHO CREATED IT Len Terry (designer): I was a technical illustrator to begin with, so when I designed something I always tried to make it as goodlooking as possible. That's the artist in me, I guess. Plus there's a lot of truth in the saying that, 'If it looks right, it is...

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1950s

Italian pride shines bright at the start of a new World Championship, but 10 years later the British turn F1 on its head – and back to frontBy Doug Nye GiovanBattista Guidotti was a jovial, charming old gentleman. He was a racer right from his toecaps to his fingertips. But he came from a different era. Before World War II he had been a mechanic, tester, and eventually capo collaudatore – chief...

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Simon Taylor

Modern times It's not fair. Here I am pounding my keyboard a few hours before jumping on the jumbo to Melbourne, and there you are reading the result of my labours after it's all over. You know precisely who won the first GP of the new century, and why: but I can only guess. That's deadlines for you. But we don't need a crystal ball to know that, every year, the team that arrives for that first...

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Doug Nye

Stirling’s finest drive? Aye! Britain’s favourite racer overcame gearbox woes and a scratched cornea to score the first major win for a rear-engined car As Stirling Moss’s 80th birthday is upon us (upon him?) spare a thought for one of his exploits which I feel is too often submerged by tales of his derring-do in the Mille Miglia, or in Formula 1 at Monaco and the Nürburgring. The one he seems to...

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Lunch with... Ron Dennis

Ambition, focus and an abiding passion for detail has helped the McLaren Group’s executive chairman build a high-tech empire that extends far beyond racing By Simon Taylor Where better to have lunch with Ron Dennis CBE than in the McLaren Technology Centre, which houses most of the companies in the McLaren Group and over 2000 staff, including the F1 team. Curling futuristically around an...

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Lunch with... Dan Gurney

This individualist has achieved more than seems possible during a remarkable motor sport career. What follows is just a taster – the rest he is busy crafting into a long-awaited autobiography By Simon Taylor Ever since this “Lunch With…” caper began, at the top of my Wanted list has been Daniel Sexton Gurney. This is a man who drove for Ferrari in the 1950s, who spearheaded Porsche’s foray into...

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