Articles tagged Williams

Page 47 of February 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, February 1986

The sports-model Altas

Alta, the product of keen engineering fettler Geoffrey Taylor, is a comparatively neglected sports-car. Even books devoted expressly to sports cars either omit it or give it very little space. Yet this admittedly small-production British make not only made a number of successful competition apearances but Alta engines were used by British racing teams of the calibre of HWM and Connaught. It is....

Page 34 of December 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1967

Sixth Grand Prix of Mexico

Clark all the Way Mexico City, October 22nd. Twenty entries were invited for this year's Mexican Grand Prix, which took place at the same time as the Mini-Olympics. Of the 20, 19 were all ready for the first four-hour practice session on Friday afternoon, the one missing car being the Cooper down to be driven by Rindt. This was withdrawn due to a haggle over starting money which the Austrian...

Page 23 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, July 1945

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT SECTION

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Page 19 of September 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, September 1951

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events XIV ALPINE RALLY (July 13th-2Ist) ALPINE CUPS (NO MARKS Losr) F. Landon (750-e.c. Renault) ; B. Angelvin (1,100e.c. Simea) ; J. A. Gott and U. W. Gillespie ( t,s(10-ex, ft,11.().): 11. Intif and K. Wintertauten: (2-litre Frazer-Nash); le. Pinch (2-iitre Lancia) ; NVistlan and Mrs. Witstom (2)litre Ashne Martin); E. WailSworth net c. oorhishley (2)-111re Healey); 1....

Page 38 of March 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, March 1956

LETTERS from READERS

LETTERS from READERS N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. LESSONS OF THE MONTE CARLO RALLY Sir, In reading through recent copies of your publication I have noted with interest the continual battle Waged by your paper in search of the facts regarding performance of current vehicles. Particularly, have I...

Page 12 of June 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, June 2009

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Button feel-good factor lost in diffuser row – Why Lewis should share in McLaren’s shame – A childhood trip to Aintree and glory for Behra What a pity it is, in these early races of this World Championship season, that controversies elsewhere have rather shaded the achievements of Jenson Button. In his rage over the diffuser dispute Flavio Briatore may have denigrated Button – and...

Page 49 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, July 1997

Williams FW18

Williams has achieved massive success since it scored its first Grand Prix win in 1979, but none of the team's cars has been anywhere near as successful as last year's Renault-powered FW18. World Champion Damon Hill and runner-up Jacques Villeneuve won 12 of the 16 Grands Prix, a record bettered only by McLaren's unrepeatable 15 wins with Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost back in 1988, when Honda got...

Page 49 of December 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, December 2012

Driven by design

The greatest racing car designer of his generation was curious: how would it feel it away from the drawing board and be let loose in two of his own creations spanning 20 years of Formula 1 evolution? When Adrian Newey asked, we were thrilled to oblige BY DAMIEN SMITH Early September, a couple of days after the Belgian Grand Prix and a few before the Italian at Monza. Christian Homer has just...

Page 20 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 1953

Vintage Veerings

Those clubs who are fortunate in being invited to hold rallies and driving tests at Esso House, near Abingdon, are fortunate indeed. The Esso organisation not only places its estate roads, which wind amongst charming thatched cottages and neat laboratories, at the disposal of competitors, and marks out the tests with white lines and clean Esso oil drums, but provides every competitor and official...

Page 38 of June 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1972

Continental Notes

The Formula One Constructors Under most circumstances I am in favour of dictators, providing their ideas coincide with mine, and particularly in motor racing I like dictators. Ettore Bugatti never stood any nonsense from anyone, nor did Enzo Ferrari or Tony Vandervell, neither does Colin Chapman. When things become on friendly and democratic confusion and indecision usually take over and for this...

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