Articles tagged Williams

Page 62 of December 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, December 2014

Letters

Letter of the month Limiting factor The Japanese Grand Prix accident involving Jules Bianchi has raised many suggestions, ranging from stricter flag-waving to closed cockpits. The latter option, I believe, has its own dangers, particularly with regard to removing an injured driver from his car. The solution appears, to me at least, to be simple. We see teams fret over the ‘risk of a safety car’,...

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This month in

1994 A crowd of 20,000 witness Gabriele Tarquini (above) win the BTCC season-opener at Thruxton. Emerson Fittipaldi takes CART honours at Phoenix. Michael Schumacher wins Pacific GP. Roland Ratzenberger killed in qualifying at Imola. 1984 Niki Lauda scores 20th GP win in South Africa (above), beating McLaren team-mate Alain Prost. Mike Thackwell wins European F2 season-opener at Thruxton. His...

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Grand Prix notebook

Monaco, Canada & Austria Rd 6 Monte Carlo, May 25 2014 1 Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1hr 49min 27.661sec 2 Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1hr 49min 36.871sec 3 Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull RB10 – 1hr 49min 37.275sec Fastest lap: Kimi Räikkönen – Ferrari F14 T – 1min 18.479secRace distance: 78 laps, 161.879 milesPole position: Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1min 15.989sec Rd 7 Montréal, June...

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Golden weekend for Lola

Where better to toast Lola’s 50th anniversary than at the Oulton Park Gold Cup? Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams led the celebration paradeBy Paul Lawrence The 50th anniversary of Lola and the world debut of the company’s T70 Spyder continuation car marked the annual Oulton Park Gold Cup meeting, as Historic Formula 2 and U2TC action topped the race programme. “How they ever managed 500 miles turning...

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Continental Notes and News

Continental. Notes and News Whither Bugatti ? By the time these lines appear in print, Jean-Pierre Wimille will have driven his last race for Bugatti, to wit, the Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. From now on the brilliant young Frenchman will be seen at the wheel of Alfa-Romeos, as a member of the Alfa-Corse team. The good wishes of all followers of the sport will go with him, for he is a born driver, and...

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Alta

Sports and Racing Cars Fifty years ago, in 1931, the Alta Car and Engineering Company Ltd. was formed by Geoffrey Taylor, then 27 years old and the owner of a small home-built sports car, the object being to build production versions of this car. Taylor had been earning a living doing contract machine work for the nearby ABC company close to where he lived in Kingston Hill, in SW London. Late in...

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Vintage postbag

Sir, Having had a slight shunt in the recent snow, and being motorless for a week or two, I bought a 1930, 27-h.p., six-cylinder Dodge saloon from a local garage. This car had changed hands a week previously for £12 10s., so that I was just a bit apprehensive! However, the excellent superficial appearance, and 30-lb. oil pressure when hot (in addition to four brand new tyres) made me think I...

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THE 5th GRAND PRIX DE MONACO

THE 5th GRAND PRIX DE MONACO A CLASSIC STRUGGLE BETWEEN VARZI (BUGATTI) AND NUVOLARI (ALFA ROMEO). THE race at Monte Carlo, the original of all the Round the Town races, has come to be regarded as the first important racing-car race of the season, after the preliminary spar at Tunis. For the 5th Grand Prix Nuvolari was of course the favourite, and was supported by the other members of the...

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B.M.C.R.C. EASTER MEETING.

B.M.C.R.C. EASTER MEETING. Good Entries but Mild Racing at Brooklands. THOUGH the above meeting attracted a very large A concourse of spectators, the afternoon's sport cannot be described as thrilling, for none of the events proved very exciting, though Horsman endeavoured to enliven the proceedings by bursting a tyre in one of the races. Dixon showed us some very pretty gear work, and his get-...

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The month in Motor Sport

November 17: Porsche unveils its new GT racer, the 450 bhp Turbo GT2, at the Essen Motor Show. 18: Ford Grand Prix applies for an official F1 entry with the FIA. It is the only new team to have done so by the deadline. 20: The Network RAC Rally starts in Chester. Colin McRae takes his now customary early lead. Father Jim heads the concurrent RAC International Historic Rally, but is eventually...

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