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The British racing car constructor, March Engineering, is well known for their Formula One automobiles though the company's greatest success was in other series, such as Formula 2 and Formula 3. The name 'March' was formed by its founders, Max Mosley, Alan Rees, Graham Coaker and Robin Herd. The company was formed in 1969 with their first vehicle being a Formula 3 car. A year later the 701 chassis was introduced and intended for F1 competition. Frank Costin aided in the creation of the 711 chassis which was shown a year later.

In 1980 March produced 25 examples of the 80A single-seater racer for the Formula Atlantic/B Series.

By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2006
1997 Hungarian Grand Prix: Arrows Misses the Target and Wins
By far, the largest ovation on the podium would go to the man that had finished in 2nd place. In the mind of just about everyone assembled around the circuit or watching the race around the globe, Damon Hill had proven the move to Arrows was not an errant shot made by a reigning World Champion. Arrows had been the consummate tail-end team, yet on this day, even though they missed the target, they would win. There have been many David versus Goliath stories; many stories of the underdog coming...[Read more...]
Motorsport Newsletter 44/2012: Marchy Lee triumphs in Audi R8 LMS Cup
• Mortara takes double victory and Lee becomes first Cup Champion
• Honor for Marcel Fassler in Switzerland
• Miguel Molina and Marc Gené attend vehicle handover to Real Madrid
Under the eyes of Olympic fencing gold medalist Britta Heidemann, Marchy Lee became the first title winner of the Audi R8 LMS Cup at Shanghai, China. After scoring a two-fold victory in the Cup, Edoardo Mortara is traveling to Macau with lots of tailwind. Title decision at the finale:[/B...[Read more...]
1968 Belgian Grand Prix: A First for McLaren
McLaren and Formula One are truly synonymous. Over the course of its history, McLaren has completed 714 races and have garnered no less than 178 victories. But while McLaren and victory in Formula One are an almost certainty, the very first would be anything but a complete surprise. In December of 1959, Jack Brabham would be leading the way in his Cooper T51 with Bruce McLaren following along not all that far behind. The final lap of the United States Grand Prix held at Sebring, Florida has j...[Read more...]
1963 24 Hours of Le Mans: Cut but Still Fighting
Andre Simon's experiences at Le Mans were absolutely heart-wrenching. Consistently fast every time he took part in the famed race, he always seemed to come away bloodied, beaten and bitterly disappointed. Still, he would always come back for more, never letting the infamous race get the better of him. But after a while, one would have to ask whether or not it was worth it. Well, right from the start of the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans Simon would face that question and would provide a resounding ans...[Read more...]
2012 Monaco Grand Prix: Preview
Sebastian Vettel 'It's something special to race in Monaco. It's tight and there's no room for error. It's rough and, as it's a street circuit, the road surface is uneven so you get shaken in the car and there is no room for mistakes. You have to push yourself and the car to the limit to be fast. You have to push as hard as on other tracks, but there's no room. You can almost feel it when you are just missing the wall and just get through -- but it's a nice feeling. You need to be fully...[Read more...]

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