Articles tagged Williams

Page 37 of December 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1971

The Henderson Napier Rolls-Royce

Sir, I was very interested to see a photograph of one of my old cars in the November issue of Motor Sport, page 1148, "The Henderson Napier Rolls-Royce". I bought this Car, LX 4377, from Colonel Henderson on the condition that he should deliver it to me in Glasgow by road. He accomplished this run in one day on about 40 gallons of petrol. The car was a very easy starter as, during my ownership, I...

Page 35 of September 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1932

GRAND PRIX de la BAULE

GRAND PRIX de la BAULE. Etancelin, Wimille and Zehender on 2.3 Alfas, and Guerin on one of the old 2-litre Guyot Specials. FOR some years now the Grand Prix de Is Baule has attracted considerable attention among French motorists, but only once has it been won by an Englishman, in 1927, when G. E. T. Eyston was victorious at the wheel of a Bugatti. The race is similar to the Southport 100 Mile...

Page 13 of June 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, June 2010

In brief

* Sakon Yamamoto has signed up as test and reserve driver for HRT. The former Super Aguri and Spyker driver will be in action in some Friday practice sessions, in place of regulars Bruno Senna and Karun Chandhok. * Durango has announced that it will submit a 2011 F1 entry bid, a move that has caused some surprise because the Italian outfit was unable to sustain its GP2 campaign. Meanwhile both...

Page 10 of September 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, September 1993

So near, yet so far

It will be a long time before Damon Hill forgets about the German Grand Prix. Just as Parnelli Jones left Indianapolis in 1967, "thinking I'd left something behind," after his STP Paxton turbocar quit with only seven laps to run when holding a huge lead over Al Foyt, so Hill will forever rue the events of lap 43 of the 45-lap race. "This disappointment is about a million times worse than...

Page 12 of March 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, March 1998

Modern Times

By Simon Taylor Every Newspaper and Magazine I pick up seems to be telling me that 1998 is going to be the most completely new and different Grand Prix season anyone can remember. A fascinating and unpredictable prospect. A clean sheet of paper. A whole new ballgarne. Well, they say that every year. To b,e fair, each season does bring new driver/team pairings, intriguing new car/engine...

Page 68 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, October 1986

Fragments on forgottten makes No 71: The New British

Readers of Motor Sport  are very co-operative in keeping me in touch with odd items of motoring history which appear from time to time in unexpected places. Thus we were recently sent a cutting from a paper with the splendid title of the Black Country Bugle dealing with the short-lived New British light-car. The paper had devoted nearly a page to this forgotten car but its Editor generously gave...

Page 43 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, July 1982

1982 F1 US Grand Prix of Detroit report: Watson takes victory

— McLaren driver wins enjoyable shambles at first Detroit Grand Prix 1982 Detroit Grand Prix start Photo: Motorsport Images Downtown, Detroit, June 6th IT IS a good thing that we can bend rules and regulations and manipulate procedures to suit ourselves, otherwise there might not have been a Grand Prix through the streets of Detroit. Do not ask how a Formula One race, counting for World...

Page 16 of April 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, April 1996

Love Thy Neighbour?

What went on in the Williams pit as its cars raced wheel-to-wheel for the Australian GP? Mark Skewis listens in Where most teams step in with team orders at the merest hint of conflict between its drivers, Williams traditionally leaves its men to settle their own disputes. Down the years that policy has resulted in some stirring battles, not least in 1986 when Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet...

Page 18 of August 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 2013

The Motor Sport Month - International News

New Porsche on trackFuture Le Mans contender tests at Weissach. By Gary Watkins Porsche's new LMP1 hybrid ran for the first time early in June. Built to challenge Audi and Toyota at Le Mans next season, the Porsche is the first car built to next year's LMP1 rulebook to hit the track. Long-time factory driver Timo Bernhard put the car through its paces, at the manufacturer's Weissach test track....

Page 94 of June 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, June 2002

Racer, dancer, soldier, spy

He won the first Monaco Grand Prix. He was executed by the Gestapo in 1945 for spying. The 'Williams' story does not need embellishing, so why have some people tried, wonders Bill cash? Charles Frederick William Grover was virtually unknown outside historic motor racing circles — until very recently. To prewar racing buffs, he was best known as the mysterious British winner of the 1929 Monaco GP...

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