Articles tagged Trevor Foster

Page 10 of September 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, September 1996

Fears Of A Clown

One of the old guard who should move over for youth, or the finest unfulfilled talent of his generation? Mark Skewis takes a look at Johnny Herbert's F1 career. Of the ridiculously small percentage of racing drivers who make it to Formula One, precious few ever win a Grand Prix: fewer still get to achieve that feat in front of their home crowd. Which was why, when Johnny Herbert crossed the...

Page 25 of April 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, April 1989

Interview: Eddie Jordan

"I believe. . ." Eddie Jordan is one of those Irishmen who has kissed the Blarney Stone, but the fact that he has managed to climb the greasy motor racing pole quite as quickly as he has shows he is also a tough cookie. A banker by profession, although a racer by inclination even after hanging up his own helmet in 1980 to form his own Formula Three team, he understands just what makes the world...

Page 26 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1995

Fruits of passion

Eddie Jordan knows the mild taste of Formula One success. In 1996, he knows he has to get used to something a little stronger "Out of my way, you froggies," demanded Eddie Jordan, face creased with a mischievous grin, as he pushed his way into the Ligier awning. "I'd like to have a word with my driver! "Tom? Tom? Come out of there, you coward..." Had the object of his taunt, Tom Walkinshaw,...

Page 58 of April 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, April 2009

Lunch with Eddie Jordan

He’s the racer-turned-team boss whose wheeling and dealing helped him scale the heights of Formula 1 – and bring a sense of fun to the grid It’s safe to assume that we will never again see the like of Jordan Grand Prix. As the financial and political qualifications for entry into Formula 1 become ever tougher, and the paddock becomes more and more serious and straight-faced, so the possibility of...

Page 18 of June 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 2002

Modern Times

In the Barcelona paddock, the main topic of conversation wasn't the continuing domination of F1 by Michael Schumacher, the perceptibly widening gap between Ferrari and Williams, or the apparent lack of power produced by the engine that Mercedes and Ilmor have built for McLaren this year. It was Jordan's recent decision to get rid of almost 60 of its staff, starting with long-serving managing...

Page 130 of July 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 130, July 1994

This is it, this is what it is

This Is It this is what it is Brian Hart is a no-nonsense but charming engineer who refuses to compromise in his search for mechanical perfection We look at why his E2M V10 engine is matching Peugeot's far better funded effort The first thing you need to understand about Brian Hart is that he loves engines. Loves them, and takes an inestimable pride in them. To see the familiar bronzed bald head...

Page 86 of February 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, February 2005

A baby's ability to learn: Michael Schumacher

"He was like a baby. By that I mean he had a baby's ability to learn. He learnt in one year what other people learnt in three or four years..." So says former Mercedes sports boss Jochen Neerpasch of his junior driver Michael Schumacher. Gary Watkins discovers how two years of sportscar racing helped a raw talent develop into a grand prix great. The new kid always gets the worst jobs. That's the...

Page 25 of May 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, May 2000

The Moments That Changed The Sport

At the time, they seemed trifling events:A freak win for a new F1 constructor in a faraway place;A one race substitute for an imprisoned driver;The entry of a mass-market car manufacturer into F1;A club race between a fledgling car maker and a young amateur;The latest gimmick from a once great marque that hadn't won a championship for five years;A lawyer and a driver with just two points from...

Page 21 of March 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 1992

A man of the people

Time is money to Eddie Jordan; usually it's someone else's time and certainly someone else's money. "Money is nonstop", he says cheerfully, and so is he. Any conversation with him that lasts more than 10 minutes is inevitably interrupted. This time it's yet another phone call, for which he excuses himself politely. "That'll be another $3.5 million if they want it," he says brusquely, a man used...

Page 4 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 1994

The month in MOTOR SPORT

SEPTEMBER 15: Registrations for the 1995 WRC close. Only Subaru (above) has put its name down. .. 16: Malcolm Wilson wins the Manx International Rally, and in doing so wraps up the British Rally Championship. 18:The BTCC concludes at Donington, with victories for Paul Radisich (Ford) and Giampiero Simoni (Alfa). It marks Andy Rouse's final BTCC appearance, the preparation wizard having announced...

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