September 2009 VRJ



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Interview: Marc Surer – Mike Jiggle speaks to the multi-talented Swiss racing star about his extensive career at the top of the sport, and his long association with BMW.

Profile: 1952 Ferrari 225 S – Ed McDonough gets behind the wheel of the ex-Bill Spear/Phil Hill Ferrari to try to understand whether this is a civilized racecar or an unruly road machine.

Feature: Three for the Show – John Zimmermann reminds us that while a new U.S. Grand Prix team may be generating a buzz, back in the 1970s the USA had three teams in the show.

Fast Lines: The Perfect Season – Pete Lyons looks back at the 1969 Can-Am season, one he believes encompassed all the elements to make it near perfect.

Heroes: John Watson – Robert Newman explores the many and varied exploits of Ireland’s greatest Grand Prix star.

Legends Speak: Of Osella and Others – Piercarlo Ghinzani recalls his time as a Grand Prix driver with Enzo Osella’s “family” racing team.

Art History: “The 1956 Monaco Grand Prix” – David Johnson captures Stirling Moss and his Maserati 250F scoring the first of his three Monte Carlo triumphs.

Hot Laps: Mid-Ohio’s Turn 9 – Skip Barber instructor Don Kutschall shows us the proper way through one of Mid-O’s trickiest turns.

Fabulous Fifties: Stock Car Road Racing – Art Evans traces the early history of road racing stock cars and their star drivers in California.

Greatest Racecars: JPS Lotus 72 – Emerson Fittipaldi talks about the car that brought him the first of his two World Championships.

Last Lap: Indianapolis Insights – Mike Lawrence examines the intricacies of participation by European manufacturers in America’s most famous race.

First Turn: Dialing in Some Putsch

Hidden Treasure: 1966 Hayman SR2

Market Guide: Formula 5000

Photo Gallery: SCCA Buttonwillow; HGP Lime Rock; BOC Prescott Hillclimb: VSCCA New Jersey: General Racing Wine Country; IMS Indianapolis; AMOC Silverstone

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Dimensions 210 × 268 in


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