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Obituary: F1 team founder Ted Toleman dies aged 86

10 days 1 hour ago

from: Autosport.com

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Between 1981 and 1985, Toleman evolved from hopeless backmarker to potent giant-killer in grand prix racing, across five seasons in which it gave a host of key personalities... read more »

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'Slim' Borgudd obituary: F1 points finisher dies aged 76

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 319 views )

The teenaged Borgudd watched Stirling Moss race at Karlskoga in 1959 and was hooked. Already a budding musician, he joined the merchant navy at 14, refocusing on cars in his... read more »

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Jean-Pierre Jabouille obituary: F1 race winner dies aged 80

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 525 views )

Yet his stint at Renault was just one chapter in a long and varied motorsport career that included the design of the chassis in which he took the title at the end of a... read more »

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Patrick Tambay obituary: Double F1 race winner dies age 73

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 424 views )

He only logged two grand prix victories during his two-year stint at Maranello, but he played a huge role in helping to steer the team through a traumatic time, with... read more »

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Mauro Forghieri obituary: Legendary Ferrari F1 designer dies at 87

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 461 views )

During a lengthy career as the technical chief at Ferrari, from 1962 to 1984, he helped guide Ferrari to four drivers' titles, seven constructors' crowns and 54 grand... read more »

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Verstappen dedicates US GP win to Mateschitz after clinching constructors’ title

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 492 views )

Red Bull founder Mateschitz died on Saturday at the age of 78 following a long battle with illness, sparking an outpouring of tributes from throughout the F1 paddock.Verstappen... read more »

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Verstappen: Mateschitz news made for "tough entry" to US F1 qualifying

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 409 views )

Shortly before the start of qualifying for the United States Grand Prix on Saturday, news emerged that Mateschitz had passed away at the age of 78 following a long battle with... read more »

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Dietrich Mateschitz obituary: Red Bull co-founder dies aged 78

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 1464 views )

His Red Bull Racing and AlphaTauri teams and the Red Bull Ring circuit in Austria are just the highest profile examples. However along the twin F1 teams Mateschitz made a huge... read more »

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Tony Brooks obituary: 1950s F1 race-winner dies aged 90

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

( 523 views )

Having started in club events in 1952, Brooks joined the Aston Martin sportscar team after impressing in tests just two years later. He then shot to prominence by winning the... read more »

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Sir Frank Williams obituary: F1 team owner legend dies aged 79

over 2 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 615 views )

Former Williams drivers and people from all areas of motorsport united in expressing their admiration for a man who had achieved so much success over the decades, and yet... read more »

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Sir Frank Williams obituary - 1942-2021

over 2 years ago

from: GPfans.com

( 479 views )

Legend, pioneer, hero. read more »

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Sir Frank Williams obituary: A Formula 1 icon & one of greatest team owners

over 2 years ago

from: BBC.co.uk/F1

( 821 views )

Sir Frank Williams, who has died at 79, became an F1 icon through his determination to compete at the highest level despite a severe disability. read more »

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Carlos Reutemann obituary - 1942-2021

over 2 years ago

from: GPfans.com

( 476 views )

Carlos Reutemann, the F1 star turned politician, has passed away at the age of 79. read more »

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Max Mosley obituary: A dizzying intellect; an intimidating man

over 2 years ago

from: BBC.co.uk/F1

( 728 views )

Max Mosley was one of the most influential and important figures in motorsport - and also among the most controversial. read more »

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Tributes to Murray Walker from across the motorsport world

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 929 views )

From the boss of the world motorsport governing body, to Formula 1 title winners he commentated on and drivers who grew up listening to his broadcasts, messages have flooded in... read more »

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Murray Walker obituary: F1 broadcasting legend dies aged 97

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 1122 views )

Several generations of fans grew up listening to his voice describing the exploits of the likes of Jackie Stewart, James Hunt, Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill and Jenson Button.To... read more »

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Murray Walker obituary: 1923-2021

over 3 years ago

from: GPfans.com

( 610 views )

And...there...he...goes! read more »

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Keith Greene obituary: F1 racer turned team manager dies aged 83

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 950 views )

Sportscar and touring car racing were Greene's specialism: he worked for Alan Mann Racing, Broadspeed, Gordon Spice Racing, Rondeau, Nissan and Richard Lloyd Racing to... read more »

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Chris Craft obituary: One-time F1 starter and sportscar ace dies

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 831 views )

One-time Formula 1 starter Chris Craft, one of Britain's leading racers of the 1970s, has died aged 81 after a long illness read more »

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Adrian Campos obituary: Ex-F1 driver and F2 team boss dies aged 60

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 941 views )

Team owner and former Minardi Formula 1 driver Adrian Campos has passed away at the age of 60 read more »

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Jurgen Hubbert obituary: Former Mercedes executive dies aged 81

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 983 views )

Former Mercedes executive Jurgen Hubbert, a key player behind the marque's move into the DTM and Formula 1, has died at the age of 81 read more »

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Tony Vlassopulos obituary: F1 team boss and Ron Dennis backer dies aged 89

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 1070 views )

A significant figure in future McLaren supremo Ron Dennis's formative years as a team owner, and himself briefly the head of a Formula 1 squad, Tony Vlassopulos died... read more »

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Obituary: John Hogan - 1944-2021

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 902 views )

John Hogan, a hugely respected pioneer in Formula 1 sponsorship who was instrumental in brokering Ron Dennis' McLaren takeover, has died of a COVID-related illness at the... read more »

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Autosport 70: The loss of an F1 legend 50 years on

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 885 views )

Fifty years ago today, at Monza, Lotus Formula 1 star Jochen Rindt was killed during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix. His friend and Autosport Editor of the day, SIMON... read more »

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Obituary: Famed Porsche engine designer Hans Mezger - 1929-2020

over 3 years ago

from: Autosport.com

( 898 views )

Hans Mezger, the architect of a line of successful racing engines at Porsche including the TAG-badged Formula 1 twin-turbo V6, has died at the age of 90 read more »