Articles tagged Toro Rosso

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...and the rest

No fewer than four teams could be fighting for the ‘best of the rest’ mantle this season, but for Honda the nightmare is not quite over BMW Sauber, expected by many to be nearer the front this year, got off to a disappointing start with the F1.08. The drivers complained of handling problems, but gradually the cars have figured more strongly. In the team’s 30th anniversary season Williams has...

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F1's got talent

…And some of it’s due to Red Bull spotter Helmut Marko. But 40 years ago he was the one under the spotlight – until fate intervenedBy Alan Henry He might have turned into the best Formula 1 driver that Austria ever produced. An overstatement? To dyed-in-the-wool Niki Lauda fans, certainly. They will bristle at the suggestion. But the fact of the matter is that dry-witted Helmut Marko was regarded...

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Four-way fight for title

Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan gives his forthright views on the grand prix season so far, and an insight as to what we can expect from all the participants. Adam Cooper takes note I said to Bernie Ecclestone the other day, “How can you be so lucky?” Through no fault of his own, Michael Schumacher was so brilliant that he actually cost the sport media awareness, because the guy was so dominant...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Bernie in concord with the president While the battle for the title between Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso has captured the headlines, discussions over the future of F1 have continued to keep the key players busy behind the scenes over recent weeks. Jean Todt met with Bernie Ecclestone and the teams in Paris in late October where, in addition to the commercial details of the new Concorde...

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News

Berger buys share in F1 team Austrian re-enters grand prix arena after taking new role in Scuderia Toro Rosso. But controversy awaits over its use of V10 engines against the V8 opposition Multiple grand prix winner Gerhard Berger has returned to a Formula One role two years earlier than planned — as the new co-owner of Scuderia Toro Rosso. The Austrian, who retired from F1 driving at the end of...

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The story of a season

With Nigel Roebuck & Martin Brundle Lunch with Martin Brundle in an Italian restaurant in Knightsbridge, the plan to spend a relaxed couple of hours talking over the World Championship just past. As expected, it was thoroughly enjoyable, with a good deal of scurrilous chat, some of which, alas , cannot make it to the printed page. Raise a glass, one and all, to Judge Eady. Or not, as the...

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Better from America

There have been doubts about whether America would embrace Austin's Grand Prix - but it sure did... By Adam Sweeting Will Ferrell's NASCAR movie Talledega Nights featured Sacha Baron Cohen as gay French F1 driver Jean Girard, who was fond of listening to opera, drinking espresso and reading Albert Camus as he lounged pretentiously at the wheel. A farcical caricature obviously, but might the...

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"There were beautiful moments as well as bad. The difficult ones I don't remember"

Were 21 years in F1 a matter of hardship or excitement? Gian Carlo Minardi sits down to chat over a plate of tagliataWriter Ed Foster The history books show that Minardi scored just 38 world championship points during a 21-year stint in Formula 1. Scratch the surface of those pages, though, and you see that not only did this little Italian team often punch above its weight, but the list of...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Why team-mates rarely co-exist in harmony – Max Mosley’s “last big project” in Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone was ever to the point. “I remember years ago, when Senna and Berger were team-mates at McLaren, I sat down with Gerhard once, and he was nearly in tears. He said to me, ‘I’m going to stop’. He said that if he closed his eyes, and dreamed the most incredible lap of his life, he...

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A love of engineering

To most of us Cosworth means motor racing. But now it’s applying its engineering skills to wider fields – and seas, and skies... By Gordon Kirby Founded in a tiny north London garage in September 1958, Cosworth's motor sport record includes 13 Formula 1 World Championships, 176 GP wins, 17 USAC/ CART/Champ Car titles, 284 Indy or Champ Car victories including 10 Indy 500s, and hundreds of other...

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