Submit your questions to Gerhard Berger
With stints in Formula 1 with Ferrari, McLaren and Benetton, Gerhard Berger has seen it all from the cockpit, and has been heavily involved in motor sport out of it…
Regular readers of the magazine will recognise Finish Line, where drivers offer a snapshot into their lives. If you haven’t seen them, we’re reproducing the series, starting with two new ones.
After Andrea de Adamich last week, this time Charlie Whiting answers Rob Widdows’ quickfire questions.
When did you first read Motor Sport?
About 1966, I would say
Your day-to-day drive?
The best car you’ve owned?
One racing car, one circuit…
Chaparral 2F, Road America
Who you most admire?
My wife, for putting up with my obsession with my job
Your best friend?
Your best character trait?
Most prized possession?
I’ve never been much of a collector – I wish I had been – so I don’t have much memorabilia, but I do have a very nice watch which I’m very fond of.
Your greatest extravagance?
Favourite place in the world?
Your restaurant recommendation?
Steirerschlossel Hotel in Zeltweg
The music you’re listening to?
The movie you love?
The Usual Suspects
The last thing you read?
The best advice you’ve been given?
This wasn’t given to me but it seems very profound: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Two-time title-winner Emerson Fittipaldi was the first Brazilian to win the F1 championship and went on to secure two Indy 500 wins. Should he stand alongside the greats in the Motor Sport Hall of Fame?
As Ferrari marks its 1000th Formula 1 Grand Prix, we celebrate its illustrious history with new articles, features, interviews and analysis that tell the story of the brand. The Ferrari…