From the Archive - Brambilla, Wurz and more


Gorilla in the midst

He had a dyno in his basement and deserved much more credit. Vittorio Brambilla, ‘The Monza Gorilla’, would have been 78.
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Lunch with… Alex Wurz
The big Austrian retired this week; three years ago he told Simon Taylor of his quest for the elusive third Le Mans win and more over lunch.
Read ‘Lunch with… Alex Wurz’ from March 2011 >
Game, set and crash
Schumacher secured his first Formula 1 title, Mansell claimed his final race win, and Damon Hill was denied in Adelaide 21 years ago.
Read ‘Game, set and crash’ from December 1994 >

Also this week…

Alexandre Darracq, creator of the 200hp, was born in 1855 | 1999 title contender Eddie Irvine turned 50 | Gil de Ferran celebrated his 48th birthday | Honda’s 10th 1-2 of the 1988 season ended the turbo era | Häkkinen’s huge Adelaide crash 20 years ago forced us to question the worth of street circuits | 1949 French GP podium-finisher Peter Whitehead was born 101 years ago

New to the Archive…

Read the July 2015 issue, featuring:
Mark Hughes on F1’s declining fan base >
Max Verstappen – Too young for F1? >
Moss returning to the Mille Miglia >
Doug Nye delving into Jenks’s MM diary >
How F1 picked up the tobacco habit >
A tour of Bruce McLaren’s old haunts >
Simon Taylor taking lunch with Mark Webber >
Hulkenberg preparing for a Le Mans debut >
Read the full issue >

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