“Our car got in a little bit of trouble, but I had my foot
on the throttle hoping he wouldn’t catch up. We were
both excited and it was great for our team”
COURTNEY FORCE on beating Dad at New England
Open-wheel fans starved for
video games take heart: “Forza
Motorsport 5” features current
IndyCars and classic F1 cars.
Mario Illien 8/2/49; Brian France, 8/2/62;
Brandon Bernstein, 8/2/72; Joe Leonard,
8/4/34; Jeff Gordon, 8/4/71; Kurt Busch,
8/4/78; James Jakes, 8/4/87; Gordon
Johncock, 8/5/37; Nigel Mansell, 8/8/53;
Parker Kligerman, 8/8/90; Pippa Mann,
8/11/83; PARNELLI JONES, 8/12/33;
Patrick Carpentier, 8/13/71; Rusty Wallace,
8/14/56; Carl Edwards, 8/15/79; Nelson
Piquet, 8/17/52; Andy Pilgrim, 8/18/56;
Memo Rojas, 8/18/81; Mike Conway,
8/19/83; Nico Hulkenberg, 8/19/87; Paul
Menard, 8/21/80; Derek Warwick, 8/27/54;
Gerhard Berger, 8/27/59; MARK
WEBBER, 8/27/76; Luca di Montezemolo,
8/31/47; Melanie Troxel, 8/31/72.
It doesn’t take Sherlock Holmes to deduce he’s a Porsche fan. Will fans at Le Mans
be looking back on the Audi era with quite the same affection in decades to come?
His career as
teammate at Red
Bull Racing may
have marked him
as a number two,
but Mark Webber
has a long record
as a Formula 1
he’s preparing for
a career change at
age 37 as part of
Le Mans prototype
Tazio Nuvolari, 8/11/53; PE TER COLLINS,
8/3/58; Jean Behra, 8/1/59; Ken Miles,
8/17/66; Jerry Titus, 8/5/70; Tiny Lund,
8/17/75; Mark Donohue, 8/19/75; Patrick
Depailler, 8/1/80; MANFRED WINKELHOCK,
8/12/85; Didier Pironi, 8/23/87; Sheldon
Kinser, 8/1/88; Enzo Ferrari, 8/14/88; Tim
Richmond, 8/13/89; J.D. McDuffie, 8/11/92;
Cliff Allison, 8/13/92; Rene Dreyfus, 8/16/93;
Roger McCluskey, 8/29/93; Blaine Johnson,
8/31/96; Jim Crawford, 8/6/02; Phil Hill,
8/28/08; JERRY GRANT, 8/12/12.
FIRS T RACING HERO My father,
Gordon, a racecar engineer and
designer. [A good one too, working
with John Barnard at Chaparral,
McLaren and Ferrari. - Ed.]
FIRST ROAD CAR My Dad’s old BMW.
FIRS T RACECAR Formula Ford.
FIRS T RACE A kart race when
I was aged nine.
FIRST VICTORY First open-wheel
race at Thunderhill in Formula Ford.
(I also set a new track record!)