Articles tagged Tony Fernandes

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Nigel Roebuck

>> The Red Bull dynamic >> F1's nice guys lose out >> Changing times As the 1982 Swiss Grand Prix (at Dijon…) entered its final minutes, Williams team manager Peter Collins started getting edgy. Keke Rosberg’s Cosworth-powered FW08 was catching Alain Prost’s slowing Renault, but the laps were running out and it was going to be close. As well as that, there appeared the...

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Lotus Racing blooms into life

Lotus came a step closer to ending 16 years away from the Formula 1 grid with the launch of its 2010 challenger at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London. Lotus Racing’s T127 certainly looks quick – clad in traditional green and yellow – but we’ll have to wait until the first race in Bahrain to find out how quick. Although this is a very different outfit to Colin Chapman’s Team Lotus, it hasn’t...

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Around the world in 80 ways

The Formula 1 calendar becomes ever more cosmopolitan, yet its farthest extremes might be more accessible than you'd imagine... By Simon Arron "You want what?" From the look on our interpreter's face you might think we'd requested something complex, but we sought only a knife to butter our toast... and the hotel appeared bereft of cutlery. Such can be the reality of the itinerant Formula 1...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Todt defends engine choiceJean Todt is standing by the controversial 2013 F1 turbo rules, despite opposition from Bernie Ecclestone and most of the teams. Ecclestone has said that the new four-cylinder engines won't sound impressive enough, while the teams are concerned about a cost escalation, and in Ferrari's case claim that the engine does not project the right image for F1. Todt has stressed...

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More than just a name

Johnny Herbert describes Lotus as “Britain’s Ferrari”, and he’s spot on. Both were founded by charismatic, driven, temperamental men who somehow encapsulated the traits of their respective nations and held fast to a shared vision: to build stylish, quick sports cars designed to be driven hard. But for both Colin Chapman and Enzo Ferrari, one overriding passion enshrined their legacies: racing. It...

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New muddle for Lotus as race team thrives

With its novel side exhaust consigned to history the former Renault team, that we now know as Lotus, has made a huge step forward this year, and has a package that could give Kimi Räikkönen a genuine shot at winning a GP. Meanwhile there have been major changes behind the scenes in terms of the race team’s relationship with the troubled Group Lotus. In the course of the legal battle with Tony...

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Caterham Supersports R

Factfile Engine: 2.0 litres, four cylinders, petrol, normally aspirated Top speed: 130mph Price: £27,995 Power: 180bhp at 7300rpm Fuel/CO2: n/ Every year has its commemorations, but I fear that amid the deluge heading this way in 2013 —50th anniversaries for Lamborghini and the Porsche 911, 100 years of Aston Martin, 90 of Le Mans and so on — one small but significant birthday...

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Lotus fights on all fronts

Prancing Horses gallop apace through this issue! We carry a rare and exclusive interview with the man who hopes to become the next Ferrari Formula 1 World Champion, and there’s another with the last chap who managed it for the Scuderia. Then there’s the cover story in which Maranello’s stunning 458 Italia becomes a tool de luxe to re-trace the routes of the glorious Targa Florio road race. Now, I...

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Yellow streak

Yellow streak Sir, After receiving your July issue and reading about Tony Fernandes taking over Caterham, I want to point out that I was the first Lotus owner with a yellow line on the beautiful racing green (above).Thank you for your magazine that I've always read with pleasure since 1956, when I was a student in England! Eddie Crame, Lassay sur Croisne, France

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The Motor Sport Month - International News

Electrifying Le Mans Nissan will fill Garage 56 with an electric car in 2014, By Gary Watkins Nissan is to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours with an all-electric car next season. The Japanese manufacturer has been awarded the so-called 'Garage 56' grid slot at the famous race reserved for an experimental, environmentally friendly car. Nissan boss Carlos Goshn described the forthcoming electric...



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