Articles tagged Tony Vlassopulo

Page 99 of May 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, May 2011

A tidy prophet

The shiny decals of Rondel Racing might have caused a few sniggers in F2 paddocks 40 years ago, but Ron Dennis and Neil Trundle set new standards in team image – and they had the last laugh in the years to comeBy Alan Henry Forty years ago on April 17, Palm Sunday, the complexion of European motor racing took the first step towards changing forever. Two pale blue Brabham BT36 Formula 2 cars...

Page 35 of May 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, May 1974

The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting

A splendid motoring garden party Silverstone, April 6th/7th One good thing about British sponsors is that they expect their teams to appear at British meetings and because of this there were some hurried returns from Sunny South Africa on the part of Lotus, McLaren, Surtees and Lola and with them came Brabham, BRM and Hesketh, to take part in the 40-lap Formula One race at the annual BRDC...

Page 80 of July 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, July 2005

The Prince of Wales

Tom Pryce was a Welsh country boy with an amazing talent. Marcus Simmons tells the story Jansen van Vuuren is loving this. Usually he works as a booking clerk at Jan Smuts Airport, but this week the 19-year-old from Johannesburg has taken up station at the nearby Kyalami circuit for the 1977 South African Grand Prix as a fire marshal on the pit straight. Suddenly, at the end of lap 21, he has a...

Page 75 of August 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, August 2009

Lunch with Tim Schenken

This affable Aussie made it in F1 and sports cars, and ran his own team, before helping to shape motor sport back home By Simon Taylor What do racers do when they stop racing? All that competitive edge has to go somewhere. Many attack the world of business with the same will to win that they displayed in the cockpit. Others find ways to stay close to the sport, running a team, or even building...

Page 58 of March 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, March 1987

Tom Pryce: a brilliant talent, needlessly lost

If you stroll down one particular street in Fulham, there is an antique shop which you might walk past with only a casual glance. Unless, that is, you are a Grand Prix racing fanatic. If you are, then the legend above the door will catapult your mind back to the mid-1970s and Britain's lost Grand Prix generation, for the sign reads "Pryce and Brise". Tom Pryce at the 1974 French Grand Prix Photo...

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