- 1988 French Grand Prix

  1988 French Grand Prix Race details Race 7 of 16 in the 1988 Formula One season Date July 3, 1988 Official name Rhône-Poulenc Grand Prix de France Location Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France Course Permanent racing facility 3.813 km (2.369 mi) Distance 80 laps, 305.040 km (189.543 mi) Weather Sunny and hot Pole position Driver Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Time 1:07.589 Fastest lap Driver Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Time 1:11.737 on lap 45 Podium First Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Second Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Third Michele Alboreto Ferrari The 1988 French Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on July 3, 1988 at the Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet. It was the seventh race of the 1988 Formula One season. Qualifying The two McLarens lined up in their usual front row places, ahead of the two Ferraris, only for the first time in 1988 it was not Ayrton Senna on pole. A newly motivated Alain Prost had stopped Senna taking a record [read more...]

- 1976 Canadian Grand Prix

The 1976 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Mosport Park on October 3, 1976. Qualifying Pos No. Driver Constructor Lap Gap 1 11 James Hunt McLaren-Ford 1:12.389 — 2 10 Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 1:12.783 + 0.394 3 9 Vittorio Brambilla March-Ford 1:12.799 + 0.410 4 4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford 1:12.837 + 0.448 5 5 Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 1.13.028 + 0.639 6 1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:13.060 + 0.671 7 3 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell-Ford 1:13.191 + 0.802 8 34 Hans Joachim Stuck March-Ford 1:13.322 + 0.933 9 26 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 1:13.425 + 1.036 10 8 Carlos Pace Brabham-Alfa Romeo 1:13.438 + 1.049 11 12 Jochen Mass McLaren-Ford 1:13.439 + 1.050 12 2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1:13.500 + 1.111 13 16 Tom Pryce Shadow-Ford 1:13.665 + 1.276 14 28 John Watson Penske-Ford 1:13.973 + 1.584 15 6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus-Ford 1:14.397 + 2.008 16 22 Jacky Ickx Ensign-Ford 1:14.461 + 2.072 17 30 Emerson Fittipaldi [read more...]

- Pierre Levegh

Pierre Levegh Date of birth 22 December 1905(1905-12-22) Date of death 11 June 1955(1955-06-11) (aged 49) Formula One World Championship career Nationality French Active years 1950 - 1951 Teams privateer Talbot-Lago Races 6 Championships 0 Wins 0 Podiums 0 Career points 0 Pole positions 0 Fastest laps 0 First race 1950 Belgian Grand Prix Last race 1951 Italian Grand Prix Pierre Eugène Alfred Bouillin (22 December 1905, Paris – 11 June 1955, Le Mans) was a French sportsman and racing driver. He took the racing name Pierre Levegh (pronounced le-VECK) in memory of his uncle, a pioneering driver who died in 1904. Levegh is mainly remembered for a disaster that killed him and around 80 spectators during the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans automobile race. Levegh was also a world-class ice hockey and tennis player. In motorsport he competed in Formula One for the Talbot-Lago team in 1950 and 1951, starting six races, retiring in three, and scoring no points. [read more...]

- 1997 Austrian Grand Prix

  1997 Austrian Grand Prix Race details Race 14 of 17 in the 1997 Formula One season Date September 21, 1997 Official name XXVI Großer Preis von Österreich Location A1-Ring, Spielberg, Austria Course Permanent racing facility 4.323 km (2.697 mi) Distance 71 laps, 306.933 km (191.474 mi) Weather Dry Pole position Driver Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Time 1:10.304 Fastest lap Driver Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Time 1:11.814 on lap 36 Podium First Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Second David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes Third Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams-Renault The 1997 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at A1-Ring on September 21, 1997. Qualifying threw up a few surprises, as the Bridgestone tyres used by several smaller teams proved strong, but it was ultimately Jacques Villeneuve who won. Mika Häkkinen had been leading Villeneuve after the start but his engine failed yet again, before he even [read more...]

- 1962 Rand Grand Prix

  1962 Rand Grand Prix Race details Non-Championship Race in the 1962 Formula One season Date 15 December 1962 Official name V Rand Grand Prix Location Kyalami, Johannesburg Course Permanent racing facility 4.096 km (2.545 mi) Distance 50 laps, 204.8 km (127.25 mi) Pole position Driver Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Time 1:35.0 Fastest lap Driver Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Time 1:35.3 Podium First Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Second Trevor Taylor Lotus-Climax Third John Surtees Lola-Climax The 5th Rand Grand Prix was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 15 December 1962 at Kyalami, South Africa. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by British driver Jim Clark, who led from start to finish in his Lotus 25. There were a very large number of entries for this race, and many of the local drivers did not qualify. Among the more unusual entries was the Lotus 7 of Brausch Niemann, and the non-qualifying Cooper of Dave Riley, which was [read more...]

- Williams FW24

Williams FW24 Category Formula One Constructor Williams Designer(s) Patrick Head (Technical Director) Gavin Fisher (Chief Designer) Geoff Willis (Chief Aerodynamicist) Technical specifications Chassis Carbon-fibre monocoque Suspension (front) Williams double wishbone, torsion bar, pushrod Suspension (rear) Williams double wishbone, coil spring, pushrod Engine BMW P81 2998 cc V10 (90°) naturally aspirated Transmission Williams 7-speed longitudinal semi-automatic sequential Fuel Petrobras Tyres Michelin Competition history Notable entrants BMW WilliamsF1 Team Notable drivers 5. Ralf Schumacher 6. Juan Pablo Montoya Debut 2002 Australian Grand Prix Races Wins Poles Fastest laps 17 1 7 3 Constructors' Championships 0 Drivers' Championships 0 The Williams FW24 was Williams F1 chassis for the 2002 F1 season. It was closely based on the previous years' FW23, and powered by a development of the ultra-powerful BMW engine from 2001. The car was [read more...]

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