Articles tagged Walker Lotus

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A mini adventure

40 years ago Goodwood held its last Formula One race. It was the final year of the 1.5-litre formula, which despite its critics provided some of the finest racing ever at the Sussex track. By Gordon Cruickshank. Photography by James Mann.   Picture it. The FIA has just decreed that racing's top formula will now run with 2-litre engines. Instantly the field is open to a stack of small teams, and...

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A jam-packed season

Owen racing organisation BRM versus Team Lotus For the two drivers who battled out the 1962 Formula 1 World Championship to its nail-biting last-round conclusion, the year had started very differently. While Jimmy Clark was dominating a south African Formula 1 tour in baking sunshine, graham hill and his equally roustabout friend Peter Jopp were slithering down to Monaco over ice and snow in the...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – The return of Räikkönen, the decline of Massa – How the party turned sour for Ireland at Lotus Save that the order was different – and unique in 2011 – with Mark Webber winning and Sebastian Vettel finishing second, the Grand Prix season finale in Brazil was pretty much a reflection of the whole year: the Red Bulls away on their own, with McLaren next up and then Ferrari (or, to be...

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GRAND PRIX OF BRUXELLES

GRAND PRIX OF BRUXELLES BRUXELLES, April 1st THE third Grand Prix of 13ruxelles on the 4.552 kilometre circuit of Heysel, north of the Belgian capital and near the Atomium, opened the European season of Formula One racing, Siracuse having been cancelled. The circuit itself was unchanged from last year but the start and finish, pits, grandstand and timekeepers were all moved to the top of the hill...

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XXXII ITALIAN GRAND PRIX

XXXII ITALIAN GRAND PRIX An Unhappy Ferrari Win MoNzA, September loth. Iris becoming traditional for the Italian Grand Prix to be considered an " end-of-season-blind," where everyone has a go to win or burst in the attempt, for usually by September the usually . various Grand Prix teams have reached their peak of seasonal development and new models are on the way, and often these are tried out in...

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Winter racing

SOUTH AFRICA The South African season of International races, held in December and January, had a small number of European contestants doing the "tour" of four events. The races were limited to 1,500-c.c. cars so can count as Formula One events, except that whereas the F.I.A. Formula puts a bottom limit of 1,300 c.c. the South African races allowed Formula Junior cars to participate. RAND G.P.—...

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The Monaco Grand Prix

Monte Carlo, May 18th. It will be a sad day when the "do-gooders" and "improvers" in our midst cure all the problems surrounding the Monaco Grand Prix the way they have dealt with the Belgian Grand Prix. Racing through the streets of a town should always be part of motor racing, not the whole of it nor the ultimate, but the complete racing driver should be able to drive to the precise limits that...

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The Dutch Grand Prix

An excellent win for BRM. Zandvoort, Holland, May 20th The 1962 Dutch Grand Prix was notable for three outstanding things, it was the first round in the World Championship series, it took the title of Grand Prix of Europe, and it assembled a wealth of technical interest not seen for many a year at a Grand Prix race. The cream of the Grand Prix world were present, as well as some of the sour milk...

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One-hit wanderer -- Richie Ginther

Richie Ginther managed just one GP win: a decade later the American was a nomadic hippy. Richard Heseltine tells the story of a man apart Enigmatic doesn't come close. A loner, with long hair and Zapata moustache, spends a decade roaming North America, a nomad with a van and a compass but no clock as he doesn't want to be ruled by time. No provincial small-town boy here, though; he's learned,...

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'Mick' Hawthorn hits the headlines

That’s what the papers at first called the blond kid from Farnham when he swapped a pre-war Riley for one of Cooper’s latest single-seaters and began to make waves This year marks the 50th anniversary of Graham Hill’s Formula 1 World Championship title win in the determinedly all-British BRM. It also sees the 50th anniversary of Jim Clark’s first World Championship-qualifying Grand Prix wins in...

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