Only the die-hard fans of Formula 1 will remember on the Tyrrell F1 Team. The team started in Formula 1 at the Canadian GP 1970 and retired after the Japanese GP in 1998. In this time Ken Tyrrell and his team has driven 430 races in total, won one constructers worldchampionship (1971) and two driver championships with Jacky Stewart (1971 & 1973). After the season 1998 the team was bought by British American Tabacco (BAR Team), later by Honda and in 2009 by Ross Brawn with Brawn GP. Currently the Mercedes works team built and develop their cars in the old Tyrrell buildings. In 1984, a young german talent came to the team and caused a stir. This readers well known as Stefan Bellof. In the latest Blog of Goa’s memories we remember together with Bob Tyrrell on this great time in Formula 1 history. Ken Tyrrell's son Bob was responsible for the marketing and mentoring of the sponsors in the Tyrrell F1 Team in the 80’s. The Englishman is still a licensee and owner of the brand name Tyrrell. Bob Tyrrell therefore remembers the unforgettable driver from Gießen for Stefan Bellof Official.
The Hockenheimring was the venue for the meeting between Hans-Joachim Stuck and Goa Bellof on 16 September 2017. The two motorsporters used the visit to the race track in Baden-Württemberg, among other things, to entertain themselves in the 1000 kilometer race on the Autodromo Dino Ferrari in Imola on the day, exactly 33 years ago Stuck and Stefan Bellof shared the cockpit of a Porsche 956B used by Brun Motorsport. The race was part of the long-distance World Championship 1984. The car with the chassis number 116 was painted in the colors of the sponsor huntsman. Hans-Joachim Stuck became popular as a driver in the Formula 1 between 1974 and 1979, entered the winning list of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1986 and 1987 and became a German Touring Car Champion on Audi in 1990. Today the native Garmischer uses his decades of experience as President of the German Motor Sports Federation DMSB.
Stefan Bellof's record round at the Nürburgring in 1983 and the long-distance world championship in 1984 on the Porsche 956 originated in the first rounds of the 1982 sports car, the Porsche 936, built according to the regulations of Group 6. But it was not one of the three vehicles of this type designation, with which the Stuttgart from 1976 to 1979 and 1981 in the sports car world championship and the 24 hour race of Le Mans, but the Porsche 936 with the designation 936/82. The factory did not use the three racing cars after 1981 and left the plans to the company Kremer Racing in Cologne, which recreated the car with the blessing of the factory. To this car, Spark has produced a very nice 1:43 scale model, which faithfully mirrors the Kremer-Porsche, driven by Stefan Bellof on 29 August 1982. In this article, we will discuss the structure of the car, look at the model, and see where the car is today nurtured and maintained.
More than 500 cars - including about 60 pre-war racing cars - have registered for this year's Oldtimer Grand Prix. From 11-13 August the friends of motorsports will be drawn to the Nürburgring . Not only this event celebrates its 90th birthday, but also the engine with which Stefan Bellof made his first attempts in Formula One: The Cosworth-optimized Ford V8, originally developed for the Lotus team, was first used at the GP in Zandvoort in 1967 and recorded legendary 155 victories until 1983. For the friends of Stefan Bellof, the high-caliber event at the Nürburgring is a very special weekend, his name is connected to the Nordschleife for eternity by the 1983 record-breaking record of 6: 11,13 minutes on a Porsche 956. That is why the Nürburgring is the ideal location for the presentation of the new racing jackets from the Stefan-Bellof-Collection, which can be reached in three places for the fans.
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