Articles tagged Willi Maurer

Page 51 of November 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, November 1980

Formula II Review

THE YEAR 1980 ushered in a new era of professionalism on the European Formula Two scene. Seasoned observers compared it to Grand Prix racing in the late sixties/early seventies, before the whirlwind of commercialism that changed the face of the sport's major echelon almost beyond recognition. The customer car market shrank as a myriad of new chassis designs appeared and the three most powerful...

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One move too many

Stefan Bellof was the greatest lost talent of his generation. He had time and skill on his side and a Ferrari contract in his pocket. But he couldn't stop himself, says Mark Hughes "When he joined the factory Porsche team it was funny. All the other drivers were... not old, but about the age that seemed to be correct for factory drivers. Then he came in like a hurricane, this young guy, and just...

Page 86 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, September 2004

Young, gifted and black

Maurer was born in Germany, but only stood tall in Formula Two due to a British backbone. In five seasons its pretty cars came from nowhere, caused a storm, then were gone. By Gary Watkins. An ambitious team owner with a wallet to match; a young and gifted engineer earning a reputation for designing beautiful racing cars; the mercurial talents of a driver now regarded as the lost Schumacher; and...

Page 41 of May 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, May 1982

Formula Two review

The finest discovery since Jochen Rindt? FORMULA TWO has a revelation in its ranks. The sharpest, boldest, and most naturally talented driver since Jochen Rindt appeared in the formula fourteen years ago. Superlatives, yes. But BMW Motorsport Director Dieter Stappert, never usually a man prone to emotive statement, is sure that they are justified. He has been all along. It was Stappert who...

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