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 GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING DEVELOPMENT AND HISTORY | FORMULA ONE RECORDS AND RACING SPEED ACES | THE BLUEBIRD ELECTRIC ...
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.
www.speedace.info /grand_prix_history.htm   (14761 words)

  
 United States Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The United States Grand Prix is a motor racing event which has taken place at various times since 1959 in several locations, at first as a part of the American Grand Prize series and later as a race in the Formula One World Championship.
It was one of the season's most popular events with the teams and drivers as well, receiving the Grand Prix Drivers' Association award for the best organized and best staged GP of the season in 1965, 1970, and 1972.
During the 2006 United States Grand Prix, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said that it does not matter to him whether or not there is a Grand Prix in America, but he will not deny any good offers.
www.tocatch.info /en/USGP.htm   (1145 words)

  
 Musclecarclub.com - Pontiac Grand Prix - History
Three Grand Prixs were actually built with 421 Super Duty engines, one with the 421 Super Duty 390 bhp NASCAR four barrel engine and two with the 421 Super Duty 405 bhp dual quad carb engine and aluminum front ends.
The Grand Prix was increasingly being shifted away from performance and more towards luxury, and with the same flowing "coke bottle" styling featured on all fullsize Pontiacs during this time and standard standard fender skirts, the Grand Prix looked as big as the Bonneville sedan.
Comments: The Grand Prix began its four generation on a whole new platform, moving from the Catalina's 121 inch wheelbase to a new "A-special" platform with an exclusive 118 inch wheelbase which was later named the G-body.
www.musclecarclub.com /musclecars/pontiac-grandprix/pontiac-grandprix-history.shtml   (3038 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)

  
 German Grand Prix - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
A precusor to the German Grand Prix, the first race was won by Italian Felice Nazzaro in a Fiat.
The first national event in German Grand Prix motor racing came to the Automobil Verkehrs und Übungs-Straße AVUS race course in southwest Berlin in 1926 as a sports car race.
The 1930 and 1933 German Grands Prix were both cancelled due to the country's economic problems.
www.wheelsofitaly.com /wiki/index.php/German_Grand_Prix   (314 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Sierra Sports: Grand Prix Legends: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Grand Prix Legends is a racing simulation based on the drivers, teams, tracks, and cars of the 1967 Grand Prix Season--a season known as the most dangerous in racing history.
Grand Prix Legends is a nearly perfect re-creation of the 1967 Grand Prix season, with Watkins Glen, Monza, Spa-Francorchamps, Rouen-les-Essarts, Mosport, Silverstone, Kyalami, Zandvoort, Mexico City, Monte Carlo, and the mighty Nurburgring modeled in the sim; only Le Mans is missing, and only two teams (Cooper and Honda) are missing from that year.
Grand Prix Legends isn't for everyone, but that little adage is true of many of the finer things in life.
www.amazon.com /Sierra-Sports-Grand-Prix-Legends/dp/B00001LCDH   (2710 words)

  
 Sandcastle V.I. - Auto Racing Classics - Dan Gurney: All American Racer / Part 3
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.
What he accomplished in 1967 would be totally impossible in today's high stakes, over-commercialized world of Grand Prix racing.
www.sandcastlevi.com /racing/gurney-3.htm   (820 words)

  
 Istria on the Internet - Prominent Istrians - Mario Andretti
After joining the United States Auto Club in 1964, he began competing in USAC sprint car races, finishing third in the sprint car point standings, capped by a dramatic victory in a 100-lap race at Salem, Indiana.
In the Indy 500 of 1967 and 1968 he finished second, then regained the title in 1969, the year in which he also won the Indianapolis 500 Miles with a brawner Hawk owned by Andy Granatelli.
Also in 1967, he claimed his first of three career victories in the "12 Hours of Sebring" endurance race, finishing as runner-up in the Champ Car national championship and was named "Driver of the Year" for the first time.
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 Canadian Grand Prix - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Canadian Grand Prix (FR: Grand Prix du Canada), is a Formula 1 auto race held in Canada since 1967.
The first winner in Montreal was Quebec native, Gilles Villeneuve who died in 1982 on the final qualifying lap for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Because of tobacco legislations, new venues, and a maximum of 17 races on the schedule, the Canadian Grand Prix was preliminarily removed from the 2004 F1 schedule.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Canadian_Grand_Prix   (160 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.
www.wheelsofitaly.com /wiki/index.php/Bruce_McLaren   (737 words)

  
 Press
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United Virtualities (UV), a company dedicated to developing and implementing technologies that enhance the impact of web-based communications, today announced the flagship public appearance of its new advertising medium: Shoshkeles™.
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., now with more than 8,750 employees in 31 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search and Executive Selection agencies.
www.unitedvirtualities.com /press.htm   (1162 words)

  
 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)

  
 Britain.tv Wikipedia - 1967 in television
See also: 1966 in television, other events of 1967, 1968 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
After CBS planned to cancel the aging Saturday-night series, outcry as far up as the United States Congress led the network to move Gunsmoke to the early evening on Mondays.
The name of the channel is quickly changed to The United Network and quickly fails after a month on the air.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=1967_in_television   (705 words)

  
 United States Grand Prix: Watkins Glen, New York
In 1961, after disappointing responses to one-off races in Florida and California, Cameron Argetsinger began a tradition of October meetings among the fall colors of upstate New York.
Revered by fans, teams and media, the race received the Grand Prix Drivers' Association award for the best organized and best staged GP of the season in 1965, 1970 and 1972.
In 1980, financial troubles and the inability of the circuit to handle the increasingly faster and stiffer cars brought an end to The Glen's reign.
home.cinci.rr.com /usgp/history/watkinsg.html   (162 words)

  
 1977 - Canadian Grand Prix
Mosport had become the permanent home of the Canadian Grand Prix for last six seasons, however, the Grand Prix Constructors Association boycotted the 1975 race over a contractual dispute.
Unlike the competition the Wolf held together and Scheckter won the Canadian Grand Prix by a margin of 6.77 seconds.
James Hunt won the Japanese Grand Prix and finishing behind him in the point scoring positions were Carlos Reutemann, Patrick Depallier, Alan Jones, Jacques Laffite and Riccardo Patrese.
www.zoompics.com /1977f1.htm   (1737 words)

  
 United States Grand Prix
In the front, the car looked somewhat like the Lotus and Cooper Grand Prix cars from which the RA271 had been copied, but there the resemblance to the elegant Lotus ended as a somewhat ungainly looking, slab-sided body gave way to a bulky engine bay, which was all Honda.
The Italian Grand Prix at Monza was the first race for the car, dubbed the “Hondola,” and in a thrilling finish, John Surtees just edged out Jack Brabham’s Brabham by 0.2 seconds.
Following the 2003 United States Grand Prix, BAR-Honda is ahead of archrival Toyota and tied with Jaguar in the Constructors’ Championship.
www.usgpindy.com /news/story.php?story_id=2013   (2739 words)

  
 United States Grand Prix, The History of Formula One in America: Statistics (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The United States is the only country to host three Grand Prix races in the same season.
Bruce McLaren becomes the youngest man to win a Grand Prix (until Fernando Alonso in 2003), passing Cooper teammate Jack Brabham on the last lap at Sebring.
Killed in practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza while leading the points chase, Rindt was awarded the Championship when teammate Emerson Fittipaldi won in only his fourth Grand Prix.
home.cinci.rr.com.cob-web.org:8888 /usgp/history/stats.html   (547 words)

  
 Grand Prix On DVD
Palo Alto CA The movie Grand Prix captures the essence of the top of auto racing and needs to be made available in the high resolution available on a DVD.
This year we traveled to the Monaco and Nurburgring (European) Grand Prix races and were very happy to be attending such famous races in person again.
Stood in the pits at Watkins Glen 1n 1967 or 68 and listened to the mechanic tune the carburators on the Honda F1 car.
www.putgrandprixondvd.com /testimonials.asp?pg=182   (463 words)

  
 Review of the game Grand Prix Legends
Grand Prix Legends is an accurate simulation of the 1967 F1 season.
1967 was a special year for Grand Prix racing, for a number of reasons.
Grand Prix Legends was developed by Papyrus and released in late 1998.
www.mobygames.com /game/grand-prix-legends/reviews/platformId,3/reviewerId,38383   (1052 words)

  
 Eagle Eye: US GRAND PRIX 2000
He won the 1967 Belgium Grand Prix with his Eagle.
Commentary by Robin Miller in the September 22, 2000 edition of the Indianapolis Star Newspaper, Special Section: United States Grand Prix.
There hasn't been a Formula One race in the United States in 10 years, but there hasn't been anything resembling an F-1 hero for Americans to cheer since Dan Gurney shut down his dream and Mario Andretti quit flying the Concorde.
www.allamericanracers.com /gurney_grand-prix/dan_mario-f1.html   (1074 words)

  
 Timeline 1967
1967 Carleton Putnam (d.1998) wrote his book: "Race and Reality." It was a sequel to his earlier book "Race and Reason" where he argued that the Negro race could not hold a candle to the white race in the personal characteristics that produced the glories of the Western civilization.
1967 Surveyor 5 landed on the moon at the Sea of Tranquility with an alpha-scattering spectrometer to analyze the surface elements.
1967 Dr. Philip D. Marsden began fieldwork in Brazil and was named a professor of tropical medicine at the Univ. of Brasilia, where he became a leading authority on Leishmaniasis, an often fatal disease borne by sand flies.
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In 1999, it was the 9th time in history that the winner of the Canadian Grand Prix earned at the end of the year the driver's championship.
In 2000, it was the first Canadian Grand Prix raced (totally or partially) under the rain since 1989.
In 2001, the Canadian Grand Prix has been the scene of the first ever 1-2 finish by two brothers since the launching of the Formula 1 World Championship.
www24.brinkster.com /saravalos/grand.htm   (898 words)

  
 The M5A
From 1967 to 1971, McLaren cars won five straight Can-Am championships, coined 'The Bruce 'n Denny Show' because of the dominance exhibited by McLaren and Denny Hulme.
In the 1958 German Grand Prix at the formidable Nurburgring, Bruce McLaren won in the F2 class, with only four F1 cars finishing ahead of him in an event that saw both F1 and F2 cars race at the same time.
In 1959, at the age of 22, Bruce McLaren became the youngest driver to win an F1 Grand Prix, when he won the United States Grand Prix at Sebring.
members.tripod.com /mclarenm5a/car.htm   (741 words)

  
 The New Zealand Edge : Heroes : Speedsters : Bruce McLaren : www.nzedge.com
McLaren cars and drivers have taken the chequered flag at Grand Prix races 123 times, won 19 Formula One World Championship titles (more than any other team in the history of the sport), dominated CamAm events (56 wins between 1967 and 1972) and taken three Indianapolis 500 races.
While not winning the Grand Prix, McLaren did show enough promise to be selected for the New Zealand International Grand Prix organisation’s ‘Driver in Europe’ scheme; an initiative established to give local drivers year-round exposure to the best in the world.
In the meantime Bruce was involved with the Ford GT programme, and also built the remarkable "whoosh-bonk" M3 single-seater ("whoosh", you could take the suspension from the sports car, "bonk", because you knock together a spaceframe chassis around it, and you’ve got a car).
www.newzealandedge.com /heroes/mclaren.html   (3011 words)

  
 Team Orders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Other FIA examples are that when Stirling Moss won the 1957 British GP at Aintree, it was at the wheel of Tony Brooks's Vanwall, which Brooks had been called in to hand over to his team leader.
In a pre-race deal, Jim Clark and Graham Hill tossed a coin to see which of them would be Lotus's number one at the 1967 United States Grand Prix.
One of the worst examples in motor racing was the infamous Lottery Grand Prix at Monza in the 1930s, when a number of famous drivers are said to have colluded with the holder of the ticket with one of their names on it, and fiddled the result to suit.
www.itv-motoring.com /columns/ross_finlay/1120.asp   (865 words)

  
 Stewart-Ford Car On Display   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The inaugural Formula One United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis is more than one year away, but fans can already get a glimpse of a car that will compete in the race by visiting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.
Thanks to a loan arrangement with the Stewart-Ford Grand Prix team, the Hall of Fame Museum has a 1998 Stewart-Ford SF-2 chassis, complete with engine, on display through the running of the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis, on Sept. 24, 2000.
The United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis will be conducted on a 2.61-mile road course, part of which encompasses the famous 2.5-mile oval's main straightaway, Turn 1, the south short chute and Turn 2.
www.atlasf1.com /news/1999/aug/1526.htm   (435 words)

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