Articles tagged Trevor Carlin

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Growing up the hard way

Motor racing’s nursery floor has been horribly cluttered in recent seasons, but steps are being taken to tidy things up. We take a look at what’s gone wrong, what makes sense and what’s being done… Writer Simon Arron There was once an elegant simplicity. Forty years ago many British race meetings would commence with a couple of Formula Ford heats, sometimes three, to whittle the field down to 30-...

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The apprentice

He’s not yet a fully fledged endurance aristocrat, but Oliver Jarvis – Audi Sport’s foremost British racer in the post-Allan McNish era – is forging a solid reputationWriter: Simon Arron It’s a tale almost as old as the wheel. Promising young kart racer switches to cars, surfs his way through a few junior categories, collecting victories and titles en route, but then comes up against a sizeable...

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Canny Carlin the talent spotter

Team boss knows what to look for in young drivers Some of you may remember that in the January 2011 issue I talked to Trevor Carlin about Carlin Motorsport. The team – which competes in British F3, GP2, GP3 and the Renault World Series – has employed the services of many current Formula 1 drivers and ran 2011 World Champion Sebastian Vettel in the ’06 Formula Renault 3.5 series. Racing director...

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On the Road... with Ed Foster

*Aldershot, Hants* Carlin - Crack British team gears up for GP2Trevor Carlin's squad is ready to take its winning formula to F1's feeder series It makes for impressive reading: 187 race wins in 11 years in five different series, 30 of which came this year in two championships in the shape of British Formula 3 and the World Series by Renault. You can imagine my amusement when Trevor Carlin, co-...

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WHAT THE TEAMS SAY

WHAT THE TEAMS SAY Richard Dutton is team principal of Fortec Motorsport, which has won eight drivers' titles in Formula Renault 2.0 UK since 2002. "It's a great championship, and it's in a good place between Formula Ford and Formula 3. At the moment the British championship isn't that strong, but it will improve with the new three-race format. The Eurocup is very strong, but I'm sure that's...

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Jordan turns back on team

Eddie clears desk as new-look unit rebuilds without him Eddie Jordan's decision to sell his Formula One team to 36-year-old Russian billionaire Alex Shnaider has brought an end to his 14-year term in motor racing's upper echelon. It will likely signal the end of the Jordan name in F1, too, for the team is expected to be rebranded as Midland F1 by 2006. The deal was struck on January 21, with...

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Volkswagen Motorsport

German car builder has big plans for gas-powered racers You wouldn’t guess from the outside of the building that the Volkswagen motor sport facility in Hannover plays a part in every single race car the company builds. Only a small ‘Volkswagen Motorsport’ sign gives away what goes on inside. As soon as you walk through the door, though, you are faced with an entire wall of trophies that remind...

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Daniel in the lion's den

Formula 1's most coveted spare seat has passed from one Australian to another. How is Daniel Ricciardo likely to fare at Red Bull? We asked some of those who know him best Writer, Simon Arron Serial Championship winner Trevor Carlin had just flown in to join his team at Albacete, Spain, for a test ahead of the 2009 British Formula 3 season. "Our car had yet to turn a wheel when I arrived," he...

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