Tag Archive: John Surtees

Sep 12

John Surtees on track at The 2015 Goodwood Revival Meeting

Taking the wheel of a 1965 Ferrari 250 LM
John Surtees Goodwood Revival Lavant Cup 1965 Ferrari 250 LM Seven-time motorcycle world champion and 1964 Formula 1® world champion John Surtees took pride of place at the head of a stunning entry of Ferrari sports racing cars taking part in the Lavant Cup feature race at the 2015 Goodwood Revival Meeting.

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Jun 17

Räikkönen to return to Goodwood Festival Of Speed in 2015

Shell V-Power to fuel the Finn in a special one-off event on Friday 26 June

2015-06-07_0927 Shell will showcase its second year as fuel sponsor to the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2015 with a special appearance from Formula One™ World Champion and Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

John Surtees and Kimi Räikkönen delight fans at Shell Goodwood Hillclimb

The two Shell-fuelled cars then climbed the hill of the majestic Goodwood Estate together

2014-06-29Today British motor racing legend John Surtees and Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen treated Goodwood Festival of Speed visitors to a once-in-a-lifetime experience, as the two Formula OneTM World Champions ascended the renowned festival Hillclimb together in their championship-winning cars.

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Jun 24

Shell to present John Surtees and Kimi Räikkönen at 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb

Surtees and Räikkönen to take part in one-off Hillclimb run in their championship-winning Formula OneTM cars

Shell logo To celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Surtees’ 1964 Formula One World Championship triumph Shell will proudly present Surtees and Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen at the fabled Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb on Sunday 29 June 2014.

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May 30

Hamilton ‘still friends’ with Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton says he is “still friends” with his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 02 Since the Monaco grand prix, the 2008 world champion has been roundly criticised for his behaviour, with Mika Hakkinen for instance suggesting he should even apologise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 05

Stars of Formula 1 join forces for second zoom photographic charity auction

GMM is proud to support ZOOM

Adrian Newey A range of photographs taken by F1 drivers and team principals, to be auctioned on Friday for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

John Surtees, F1’s 1964 world champion, has questioned Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton’s focus

F1 legend Surtees questions Hamilton’s focus

2013-06-09_0291Briton Hamilton, while regarded by many as perhaps the most naturally gifted driver today, has had a leaner period of success since winning the 2008 title in his second season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Fernando Alonso launches Shell’s 500 race week-end

With professional simulator demonstration in Singapore 

2012-09-20 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso Shell 500 042012-09-20 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso Shell 500 01The Singapore Grand Prix marks a significant milestone for Shell’s Technical Partnership with Scuderia Ferrari as the companies reach their 500th Formula One Grand Prix together. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

Ecclestone hopes Red Bull’s dominance ends in 2012

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he is hoping Sebastian Vettel’s rivals break the world champion’s run of dominance this season.

2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Bernie Ecclestone - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Mark Webber - Bernie Ecclestone - Sebastian Vettel - Christian HornerThe F1 chief executive is an avowed fan and friend of the 24-year-old Red Bull driver, but for the sake of the sport he wants the German to be chased down in 2012 after two consecutive successful championship campaigns.

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Dec 13

2011 to equal 40-year-old ‘most F1 champions’ record

There have never been six active world champions all still driving in F1 at the same time.

2010-10-23 - Red Bull Racing - Lewis Hamilton - Fernando Alonso - Mark Webber - Jenson Button - Sebastian Vettel 22010-10-10 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 042011 will be the first season in four decades in which no fewer than five world champions line up on the grid. Among new champion Sebastian Vettel’s rivals next season will be former title winners Jenson Button (2009), Lewis Hamilton (2008), Fernando Alonso (2005-6) and Michael Schumacher (1994-5 and 2000-4). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Halliday receives Goodwood Revival invitation

Liz Halliday will make her Goodwood Revival debut this September

Halliday is invited by the organisers to drive her father’s rare Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Coda Tronca in the prestigious Fordwater Trophy Race. Sportscar racer Halliday, the most successful female driver in American Le Mans Series history, decided to return the car, one of just 29 of its type ever made, to the track this year to celebrate Alfa Romeo’s centenary. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Time could be right for Rossi’s F1 switch

“We are sure that you will be back on track soon, even stronger than before.” -Luca di Montezemolo

Such is the sport’s rumour mill that Valentino Rossi badly breaking his leg has reignited speculation he might switch to formula one sooner rather than later. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

Two F1 champions to miss 2010 season opener

Two living world champions look set to be missing at next weekend’s F1 season opener in Bahrain.

1981_00hF1_1Last month, the race’s organisers announced that all twenty living title winners would attend as part of the sport’s 60th anniversary celebrations. If Jacques Villeneuve is driving for the hopeful Stefan GP, the 2010 grid will already be boasting five of the champions, including Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and 2009 winner Jenson Button. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

All living champions to attend 2010 opener

 All living F1 world champions will come together at March’s 2010 season opener in Bahrain.

“This will be a truly special occasion, especially for all those who love F1 and who have been following the sport for many years,” said circuit boss Martin Whitaker. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Ferrari told Alonso to be a team player

Luca di Montezemolo has admitted Ferrari was concerned Fernando Alonso might not be a team player

Speaking with international reporters at a Christmas dinner on Friday, the Ferrari president was asked about the Spaniard’s reputation and personality, including how his relationship with McLaren so badly broke down in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

New British F3 team breaks cover at Silverstone (+photos)

 Teamcraft Motorsport, a new team arrived on the British F3 scene today

Team was revealed for the first time at Silverstone today, shaking down its Mercedes-powered Mygale chassis on the National circuit with Formula Renault champion, Dean Smith, behind the wheel.

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Nov 18

F1 on Wednesday: around the ‘net

The latest…

All the latest news and bits from F1 on the web.

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Jul 06

Henry Surtees pilots father’s TS10 F2 car at Goodwood

Henry: “It was an incredibly special thing to do”

F2 - Henry SurteesHenry Surtees admitted it had been an emotional experience piloting his father’s restored Surtees TS10 – in which Mike Hailwood won the 1972 European Formula Two Championship – at the 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Comments show Surtees out of touch – Button

I wouldn’t have confirmed him with the team” -Surtees

bgp001-4Jenson Button on Thursday was reluctant to weigh into suggestions by a British racing legend that he should have been sacked by Brawn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

Interview with John Surtees by 422race.com

The newest Italian motorsport website, 422race.com, interviewed Sir John Surtees

The only driver in history having won the World Championship both in two and in four wheels, and asked his opinion on the latest regulations and technical news of Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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