Articles tagged Yannick Dalmas

Page 28 of June 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1992

Toyota's own goal

Toyota will look back on the Silverstone 500 km race as a fairly spectacular own goal. Two weeks previously, the day after the Monza fiasco in fact, the BRDC proposed to reduce the British event, the second round of the Sportscar World Championship, to a mere 200 km. TOM'S Toyota objected so strongly that the race ran its full distance, and was won by Derek Warwick and Yannick Dalmas in a Peugeot...

Page 26 of June 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, June 1991

WSC -- Monza 430 kms

Set for the Season? Jaguar's XJR-14 is by far the fastest car taking part in the Sportscar World Championship, and the Silk Cut team's 1-2 success at Monza on May 5 was well deserved because their problems were minor compared with others. Derek Warwick made two unscheduled pit stops on his way to victory, one to have his windscreen cleaned and another to comply with a stop-go penalty, and in...

Page 17 of April 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, April 2013

The Motor Sport Month - International News

Senna swaps F1 for GT seat Aston Martin has pulled off a coup by signing Bruno Senna for its 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship campaign. The nephew of three-time Formula 1 world champion Ayrton will drive one of the Prodrive-run Aston Martin Racing team's Vantage GTE contenders in a full WEC programme, including the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. The 29-year-old, who parted company with the...

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Carbon Paw Print

Cutting-edge materials and advanced technology allowed the Peugeot lion to leave its mark on the biggest endurance prize of all – Le Mans By Christophe Wilmart In 1988 Jean Todt was a happy man. As head of Peugeot Talbot Sport, he had seen a Peugeot hammer the competition in the Paris-Dakar rally. He dreamed of Formula 1, but knew he had to find an intermediate stage which would be acceptable to...

Page 74 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, April 2002

Sard luck story

Brought together tragic circumstance, the Sard team deserved a fairy tale result. Eddie Irvine tells Adam Cooper of two sad losses Eddie Irvine is now in his 20th season of racing, and there have been a lot of near misses during that career. One that still rankles is the 1999 British Grand Prix, a win that might have contributed to a world championship title. "I should have won, but it went wrong...

Page 24 of June 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 2000

Le Mans: The Story So Far

It's the world's greatest motor race and its history is stranger than fiction. Mike Cotton and Andrew Frankel report Few of us would know much about the city of Le Mans were it not for the 24-hour race held there each year, in June. Le Mans is the capital city of the agricultural Sarthe region, but only for one week is it the focus of worldwide interest. Le Mans has a magnificent cathedral, in...

Page 21 of April 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1991

Cotton On

Countdown to the 1991 World Sportscar Championship A new era in sportscar racing opens at Suzuka, Japan on April 14, and a new interest is expected between Silk Cut Jaguar, Mercedes and Peugeot. With luck Walter Brun may have his Judd-powered Brun Gp C car ready, and Franz Konrad is working hard on his Lamborghini-powered contender, though their sights may be set on the European part of the...

Page 41 of December 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, December 1992

So farewell then, SWC...

The Sportscar World Championship came to an end at Magny-Cours, France, on October 18 when Peugeot inflicted another comprehensive defeat on Japanese rivals Toyota and Mazda. Just eight cars took part in the 500 km race, the sixth and final round in the SWC series, and two of these were in the FIA Cup category where Chamberlain Engineering's Spice SE89C maintained its unbeaten record for the...

Page 31 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, June 2004

This month in

1994 Michael Schumacher stretches his Formula One points lead to 33 by dominating the Canadian GP in his Benetton-Ford (above). Yannick Dalmas, Hurley Haywood and Mauro Baldi secure the Le Mans 24 Hours in a Dauer Porsche 962 GT LM. 1984 Ayrton Senna almost wins the Monaco GP --- but loses out as rain stops play. The Toleman passes Alain Proses McLaren but it proves a lap too late. Henri...

Page 6 of July 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, July 1987

Rising French star wins Pau classic

After shaking himself up badly in a spectacular accident at Vallelunga a month earlier, French rising star Yannick Dalmas was back on top form for the Pau Formula 3000 street race in south-west France on June 8. At the wheel of his Oreca March 87B, he notched up a fine victory in this classic event, after pole position starter Pierre-Henri Raphanel crashed his similar March after only 14 of the...

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