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Articles by Andy Hallbery

Andy Hallbery

Andy has been the editor of both Autosport and RACER magazines. Today he is a freelance writer and contributor to Official FIA yearbooks as well as being involved with his own book projects.

Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti: Win Or Bust, How It Started

Four-time Indycar champion, three times a winner of the Indianapolis 500, Dario Franchitti was served his career on a plate you’d think. Well, think again. The Scotsman’s early stepping stones are a lesson in determination, …

Adrian Fernandez

Interview: Adrian Fernandez

Adrian Fernandez has been racing for 31 years, yet finishing third in GT at Le Mans ranks right up there with his other racing achievements.

Dan AJ Le Mans 1967 Cahier

Le Mans: What Goes Around, Comes Around

In 1967, Dan Gurney won the Le Mans 24 Hours with AJ Foyt, and they started a tradition that remains to this day. This weekend the Gurney name is back at Le Mans

1985 LM Joest Porsche

Le Mans 1985: Porsche’s conservation run

A blend of tactics, skill and ingenuity meant that Porsche’s underdogs took on the mighty works team, and won by seven laps. How?

Brabham wins at Mosport

Video: Canadian GP – The first time

In 1967 the first Canadian Grand Prix was held, at Mosport. And, as it seems most Canadian Formula One races are, it was wet.

Andretti and Nilsson

Gunnar Nilsson remembered, by Mario Andretti

It was 35 years ago this week that Gunnar Nilsson scored his one and only Grand Prix win. Who better to get thoughts and memories from than one of racing’s legends, Mario Andretti, teammate to …

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Gunnar Nilsson Memories: Part One

There are some guys who are quickly forgotten. Gunnar Nilsson could well be one of those. But he shouldn’t be. One Grand Prix win 35 years ago doesn’t do him justice. His work for cancer …

Dario Franchitti

Video: Dario Franchitti joins an exclusive club

The 96th running of the Indy 500 will be remembered for many things. Dario Franchitti’s “Spin and win”, his charge from the back, the last lap, and the tributes to Dan Wheldon.

Mclaren F1

The McLaren F1: It was 20 years ago this week

It was the final week of May, 1992. Location: The Sporting Club, Monte Carlo. The Principality was full of Lamborghinis, Porsches and Ferraris. For the Grand Prix, however, there was a new kid on the …

Rubens Barrichello

Interview Part One: Rubens Barrichello – Still a Rookie

Ten minutes will always turn into 40 with Rubens Barrichello. It’s tough in this business to not have favourites, but Rubens is one of mine. He, like just a handful of others, has not changed …

robby gordon

Doing the Indy NASCAR double

If 500 miles at Indianapolis wasn’t enough, imagine jumping from your race car, onto a helicopter, a private jet, and then taking on NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 night race at Charlotte that night. Three drivers have …

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Indy 500, 1994: Power and glory

It has to be the ultimate in decadence – building an engine for just one race only. That’s what happened in 1994, when the might of Roger Penske and Mercedes-Benz got together with the brilliant …