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Topic: 1967 Mexican Grand Prix

This was true of the Le Mans circuit of the 1906 Grand Prix, as well as the Targa Florio (run on 93 miles of Sicilian roads), the German Kaiserpreis circuit (75 miles long), and the French circuit at Dieppe (a mere 48 miles), used for the 1907 Grand Prix.
The 1933 Monaco Grand Prix was the first time in the history of the sport that the grid was deciding by timed qualifying rather than the luck of a draw.
The Grand Prix of Argentina was noteworthy as Moss, driving a Cooper, used one less pitstop and had to conserve his tires in the later stages of the race, just crossing the line with the canvas showing.
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 Clark and Gurney: The Best of Both Worlds
The next race, the Monaco Grand Prix on May 7th 1967, was marred by tragedy: an accident at the chicane involving Lorenzo Bandini, who had been leading the race at half distance.
The 1967 French Grand Prix was held at LeMans on July 2nd 1967, not the real LeMans circuit but the twisty "Bugatti Circuit" laid out on a track that was a combination of the front straightaway and the Dunlop curve of the LeMans sportscar circuit and the huge LeMans parking lot.
By the time the U.S. Grand Prix was held on October 1st 1967 at Watkins Glen, the supremacy of the Lotus 49 was apparent to one and all but the less exotic Brabham team was plainly the more consistent performer throughout the year.
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 Jacky Ickx
In the Mexican Grand Prix Jacky finished second and became runner-up in the driver's world championship.
After 17 days he was already back in his car at the Monaco Grand Prix, but his Ferrari was no match for the Lotus of Jochen Rindt.
The car started to improve and at the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim[?] he fought with Rindt for the win, but finished second in the end.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ja/Jacky_Ickx.html   (1139 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Circuits > Mexico City (Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez)
The driver was Ricardo Rodriguez and in 1961 he drove a Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix at the age of 19 years and 208 days.
The Mexicans were distraught but Ricardo's elder brother Pedro was already racing sportscars at international level and at Watkins Glen the following year he made his Grand Prix debut in a rented factory Lotus.
The 1990 Grand Prix was won by Alain Prost's Ferrari but each year the bumps became worse and in 1991 Senna turned his McLaren upside-down in the Peraltada in qualifying.
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 Sandcastle V.I. - Auto Racing Classics - Dan Gurney: All American Racer / Part 3
Fittingly, the new team's cars would be called "Eagles." The Grand Prix Eagle had many teething problems, including late delivery of the custom-built Gurney-Weslake V-12 engine.
Although on an overall basis the Eagle Grand Prix program was not successful, Dan Gurney can justifiably be proud of what he was able to accomplish against the heavily financed factory teams in Europe.
His victory in the 1967 Belgian Grand Prix still stands as a remarkable achievement considering the small size and limited resources of the All American Racers team at the the time.
www.sandcastlevi.com /racing/gurney-3.htm   (820 words)

 Eagle Eye: The Eagle Gurney-Weslake F1 Effort
There is no feeling like crossing the finish line first: Dan Gurney wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa and faces the waiting reporters, a delighted Jo Ramirez by his side.
It was a particular heartbreaker for Dan, the team, his many German fans and American G.I's as he was leading the race with a margin of 42 seconds ahead of Denny Hulme when a universal joint broke 2 laps before the finish.
The Italian Grand Prix at Monza three weeks later was to be the last for the Eagle F1 car.
www.allamericanracers.com /gurney_grand-prix/eagle_f1-photo.html   (580 words)

 Exoto's Lotus Ford Type 49 - Grand Prix Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The 1967 Dutch Grand Prix, run on the famed Zandvoort circuit, saw the fairy tale debut of both the Lotus 49 chassis and the Ford Cosworth V8 engine.
Mexican driver, Moises Solana, was the one who drove 49/R2 during the Grand Prix of Mexico.
After the 1967 season, 49/R2 was sold to the privately owned racing team of Rob Walker and was campaigned by Jo Siffert for the first part of the 1968 season.
www.exoto.com /Collectibles/GrandPrix/Lotus49/HistoryGPC97001.shtml   (281 words)

 Bruce McLaren - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
His performance in the New Zealand Grand Prix in 1958 was noted by great Australian driver Jack Brabham (who would later invite McLaren to drive for him).
He raced in F2 and was entered in the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in which F2 and F1 cars competed together.
McLaren joined the Cooper factory F1 team alongside Jack Brabham in 1959 and won the 1959 United States Grand Prix at age 22, becoming the youngest ever GP winner up to that time.
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 Jim Clark's 1967 Formula One season   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It was introduced at the Dutch Grand Prix for Clark and new team-mate Graham Hill.
Late season wins at the US Grand Prix and the Mexican Grand Prix took his total to 41 points but not enough to challenge Denis Hulme whose steady run in the championship (only two wins but plenty of placings) bore out the value of the simple and reliable Repco-Brabham.
By the end of 1967, however, he was still very motivated, confident of taking the Lotus 49 to the next year's championship, and looking forward to the Tasman Cup in January, 1968.
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 Atlas F1: The Formula One World Championship Timeline
The Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide is stopped after 14 laps due to torrential rain - making it the shortest race in F1 history.
Michael Schumacher wins Belgian Grand Prix from 16th on the grid in changing conditions, and once again is involved in contact with Damon Hill.
Eddie Irvine wins Austrian Grand Prix after Mika Hakkinen is punted by teammate David Coulthard on the opening lap, Hakkinen recovering to third.
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 F1 Rejects - To Have Loved and Lost: The 1967 South African GP
Picture this: the 2004 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne is to be held on the first Sunday in January.
But 37 years ago, at the start of 1967, F1 was a completely different ball game, where the amateur spirit, though quickly disappearing as the era of sponsorship drew near, still permeated the paddock.
Rodriguez recorded Cooper's last Grand Prix victory despite only having had two gears for most of the race, with Love 26.4 seconds behind in a gallant drive, a brilliant demonstration of local know-how against the supposed might of the international contingent.
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 TeamLGR.com Commentary January 26, 2006
The driver was Ricardo Rodriguez and in 1961 he drove a Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix at the age of 19.
The Mexican fans were saddened but Ricardo's older brother Pedro was already racing sportscars at the international level and at Watkins Glen the following year he made his first Grand Prix debut start in a factory Lotus that he rented.
The 1990 Grand Prix was won by Alain Prost's Ferrari but each year the bumps became worse and in 1991 Senna flipped his McLaren in the Peraltada during qualifying.
www.teamlgr.com /Comment_02-28-06.htm   (1118 words)

 Real (HCH)
At the Mexican Grand Prix (the last of the 1.5 litre years) Richie Ginther took the Honda RA272 to victory from 3rd on the grid.
It was a notable race in the it provided the little American with his first (and only) victory and also marked the first ever race win by the tyre company Goodyear.
John declined and Honda withdrew from Grand Prix racing at the end of the season.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - 1967 in sports
See also: 1966 in sports, other events of 1967, 1968 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
On December 31, the Green Bay Packers defeat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 for the 1967 NFL Championship in a now-legendary game at Lambeau Field known as the Ice Bowl.
Oakland Raiders defeat the Houston Oilers 40-7 for the 1967 American Football League Championship.
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 Grand Prix Racing - the whole story
Pedro took the grid in the first World Championship race a year later and went on to be one of the stars of Grand Prix and sports car racing until his own death in 1971.
During the early years of the circuit's involvement if Grand Prix racing the honours were certainly spread around with Jim Clark the only driver to win here twice during the period.
The last Mexican Grand Prix was held in 1992 the year when Mansell and his active Williams proved unstoppable.
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 Transporteon.com -- Honda Motor Co
In 1968, Jo Schlesser was killed in a Honda RA302 at the French Grand Prix.
Honda also surprised everyone by entering Grand Prix racing in 1963, just three short years after producing their first road car.
In 1967, another Honda-racecar (partly designed by Lola in the UK) with a high-revving 3-litre engine called the RA300 scored another F1 win in the Italian Grand Prix.
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 Mexican Grand Prix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-4.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Mexican Grand Prix was a Formula One auto race held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.
Rumors first surfaced in 2003[1] that the Mexican Grand Grix may one day return to the Formula One calendar at a new $70 million circuit, dubbed Mantarraya, to be built near CancĂșn.
After 2006 United States Grand Prix, Bernie Ecclestone announced that GP return in calendar for 2009.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Mexican_Grand_Prix   (126 words)

 Biography for Emilio Fernández (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mexican movies typically were genre pictures, melodramas, romances, musicals, comedies, and horror, which addressed all aspects of Mexican society, from love stories about the lumpen proletariat to dramas about the Indians.
Mexican movies are a mirror of Mexican society, including history (19th century dictator Porfirio Díaz and his court, The Revolution and Villa and Zapata), obsessions (both familial and erotic), and mythology (Indian and big-city culture).
Mexican cinema did this using the classic genres of the the melodrama, the comedy (in its romantic, musical, and ranchera versions, and slapstick and farce), and even the horror film.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0273477/bio   (4308 words)

 1967 United States Grand Prix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1967 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on October 1, 1967 at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course in Watkins Glen, New York.
Hill, however, was still set on winning the $1,000 prize for the pole, and, with Clark testing his car's handling on full tanks, he snatched the prize from his teammate with a time of 1:05.48.
Dan Gurney, who had become the first American to win a Grand Prix in a car of his own design at Belgium, was third in the Eagle-Weslake, and Chris Amon was fourth in the only Ferrari present.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1967_United_States_Grand_Prix   (878 words)

 Grand Prix Cars - Lotus-Ford 79   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The 1978 fairy-tale was sadly destroyed on first lap of Italian Grand Prix.
Mexican privateer Hector Rebaque bought one chassis and raced it into 1980 without success.
Incredible developments in the ground-effect area followed, cornering speeds rose sky-high and after several heavy accidents, most notably the death of Gilles Villeneuve, the shaped underbody was banned at the end of 1982.
www.ddavid.com /formula1/lotus79.htm   (1177 words)

 Untitled Document
The Grand Prix formula, now extended to the end of 1960, now stipulates the use of AvGas in the place of alcohol fuels and reduces the length of Championship events from 500 km or three hours to 300 km or two hours.
Italian Grand Prix is held on the Monza banked track, British teams boycott the race on safety grounds.
Following the Italian Grand Prix, a new safety measure is introduced to F1: medical cars follow Formula One cars on the formation lap of every Grand Prix, in order to improve reaction time in case of a first lap accident.
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 Eagle Eye: The Eagle Gurney-Weslake F1 Effort
When the first car appeared in Zandvoort at the Dutch Grand Prix in 1967, it received a lot of admiring stares from the public and the experts and was showered with publicity.
We continued to be competitive throughout the 1967 season, qualifying usually in the first or second row of the starting field and my battles on the track with Jimmy Clark, Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt and John Surtees during that memorable year are, they tell me, the stuff of legend.
The Italian Grand Prix in Monza, a month later, was to be the last Grand Prix for this car.
www.allamericanracers.com /gurney_grand-prix/eagle_f1-story.html   (2529 words)

 Grandprix: Mexican contingent reveres forerunners
Last year's grand prix (in Mexico City) was the biggest sporting event in the history of the country." It drew about 180,000 spectators for the race and about 300,000 for the weekend.
Talk to Mexican racers with a sense of heritage, and they may mention former drivers Josele Garza or Hector Rebaque, both of whom had brief stints in CART in the early 1980s.
He won his first race as a Grand Prix regular, the 1967 South African GP, and the Belgian GP three years later.
www.sptimes.com /2003/02/21/news_pf/Grandprix/Mexican_contingent_re.shtml   (874 words)

 John Cooper: The Man Who Beat Italia
The cars were simple and light, and the rear-engined concept would gradually change forever the face of not just Grand Prix racing, but cars that would compete in just about every category around the world.
It was Moss's victory in the 1958 Argentinean Grand Prix that would really put the little company from Surbiton firmly on the map.
In the early days of the 3-liter engine formula, Maserati-powered Coopers would win the '66 Mexican Grand Prix in the hands of John Surtees, and their final victory would be achieved with Pedro Rodriguez at the wheel, at the 1967 South African Grand Prix.
www.atlasf1.com /2001/jan10/horton.html   (1228 words)

 Nothing runs faster than a scared Mexican Bandito
Mexican politics is considerably different than that of the U.S. These people really get worked up over their favorite candidates, and in no time at all, I find myself getting swept sway into a waiting campaign bus destined for one of the outer regions of Mexico City.
He cites his grandfather (who was involved in the Mexican revolution) and his father (who was a banker and a Mexican diplomat as being the inspirational forces in his life.
In 1967, Shelby de Mexico exhibited two street version 1967 Shelby de Mexico's at the Guadalajara Road Races where the cars were well-received.
www.hammar.dyndns.org /~mexmust/articles/i910252.htm   (2923 words)

 Jackie Stewart - International Motorsports Hall of Fame Member
He drove in 99 Grand Prix races with 27 victories, an astonishing winning percentage.
He won the Dutch, German and United States Grands Prix and moved into second place in the World's Championship standings, just two points behind Hill with only the Mexican Grand Prix remaining.
He won seven of 14 Grands Prix, including one non-title race, and claimed the World Championship early.
www.motorsportshalloffame.com /halloffame/1990/Jackie_Stewart_main.htm   (578 words)

 Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
WITH his father Charles, John Cooper was a pioneer of grand prix racing in the later 1950s, introducing principles of car design which re-drew the map of Formula One.
At a stroke their rear-engined Cooper-Climax cars, which were first seen during the 1958 season, left the extant front-engined Ferrari and Maserati designs floundering in the their wake and, with Jack Brabham at the wheel, went on to take two successive F1 world championship titles in 1959 and 1960.
But it was the year 1958 which made the international grand prix circuit really look up.
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