There were plenty of things you could do back then…”

 

1976 Canadian Grand Prix.

Alastair Caldwell (right, with headset, talking to James Hunt at Mosport, in 1976) is our guest this week on The Racer’s Edge – which means that at last we can sit him down and talk to him in outrageous detail about those early days at McLaren, about Bruce winning his first race in a car bearing his own name – and about the tricks they used to play back in 1976, when James Hunt fought Niki Lauda all the way to the Drivers’ World Championship.  We also catch up with Charlie Kimball, the son of the former McLaren and Ferrari Design Engineer, Gordon Kimball.  Last Sunday, Charlie won his first IndyCar race (with Chip Ganassi Racing) Images: LAT Photographic;TRE Production: Knockout TV in association with F1 Racing

Perfil de Peter Windsor:

 

Peter WindsorBorn in the UK (1952) but raised in Sydney, Australia, Peter became Press Officer of the Australian Automobile Racing Club (AARC) at the age of 17 and played an active role in the organization of the famous Warwick Farm circuit near Liverpool, Sydney.

Peter joined Williams full-time in 1985 as Manager of Sponsorship and Public Affairs but switched to Ferrari in 1989 to manage their UK F1 facility. He then returned to Williams as Team Manager in 1991, winning both the Constructors’ and Drivers’ World Championships.After moving to the UK in 1972, Peter wrote for Competition Car magazine and was appointed Sports Editor of Autocar magazine in 1975. He went on to win five international awards for his writing, including Sports Reporter of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year. In 2013 he has also been awarded the Gold Medal of Imola by the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy Committee for his services to motor sport. Peter quickly diversified into F1 driver and team management, working with Frank Williams from 1978 onwards (developing Williams’ new Saudi sponsorship) and with drivers Carlos Reutemann and Nigel Mansell. Reutemann went on to finish runner-up in the 1981 World Championship and Mansell to win the title in 1992. Today he works closely with the world’s pre-eminent driver coach, Rob Wilson.

Peter was Grand Prix Editor of F1 Racing magazine from 1997-2009 and today is that magazine’s Senior Feature Writer and Columnist. He also writes for the BRDC Bulletin, AutoSport (Japan), the Goodwood magazine and presents his own, weekly, on-line chat show, The Racer’s Edge in association with F1 Racing magazine.

 

Peter Windsor en:

Web: http://www.peterwindsor.com

Canal de Youtube (The Racer’s Edge): http://www.youtube.com/peterwindsor

Twitter: @PeterDWindsor

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theracersedgetv

F1 Racing:

Web: http://www.f1racing.co.uk

Twitter F1 Racing: @F1Racing_mag

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Agradecemos a Peter Windsor por su colaboración en HolaQueretaro.com

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Mensaje especial de nuestra amiga y colaboradora Cristina Severini – @mcrisever

 

You Made My Day Special…

Es un gran honor para mi haber recibido el saludo de @AlastairCaldwel durante el show de @PeterDWindsor. Los recuerdos de esos años de Formula 1 en Argentina, permanecen intactos en la memoria. Cada carrera es como una novela corta, todo transcurre en menos de una semana.  Pero hay tantas cosas mas allá de la misma que merecerían un libro por año.

Big hi to mcrisever