August 2012


August 2012 back issue

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50 Dario Franchitti
The amiable Scot has joined an elite
club now that he has won the Indy 500
for the third time in five years

 

88 Super Touring Test
The über-sophisticated 1990s
touring cars are making a comeback

 

98 Lunch with... Stuart Graham
Following in his biker father’s steps,
the wiry Liverpudlian won TTs on
bikes and in American muscle cars

 

109 The collection
More gems from Donington
110 Ferrari 458 GTE test
The GTE version of Ferrari’s 458 is a
far cry from the road-going supercar

 

116 Silverstone race school
Two aspiring racers (read: MS staff)
go in search of their ARDS test

 

120 Road Cars
Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black
Series test and Mazda/Alfa tie up

 

12 The Month in Motor Sport
Unpredictable F1; the demise of Lola;
Roy Salvadori remembered

 

22 Events of the month
The Le Mans 24 Hours and a third
win for Franchitti in the Indy 500

 

28 Roebuck’s reflections
F1’s new lottery, the resurgence of
Hamilton and memories of St Jovite

 

39 Dispatches
It’s all about passion when it comes to
the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

 

41 On two wheels
The wild 500cc two-stroke highside

 

43 The US Scene
The challenges and benefits of
IndyCar's new engine war

 

45 Desirables
The best of British in the Jubilee year

 

46 Letters
Monaco dropped from the calendar?

 

128 Sidetracked
The cars in the movie Rush and history
of motor sport technology conference

 

132 Historic scene
Emerging sprint event revives
memories of racing at Crystal Palace

 

135 Auctions
A 1919 Miller and a selection of
Ford GT40s are coming up for sale

 

137 Book reviews
A weighty tome on the Porsche
956/962 and a DVD on Rossi

 

139 You were there
Shot selection from the Grand Prix
paddock at Silverstone in 1965

 

140 Doug Nye
A McLaren reunion with John Watson
and Bruno Giacomelli at Brooklands

 

144 Parting shot
Ayrton Senna , Spa-Francorchamps,
Eau Rouge. One photo, three icons