Elio de Angelis

The F1 1984 according to Elio de Angelis

We questioned a prominent witness, indeed a protagonist of the Grands Prix, given that in the championship standings behind “those elusive” McLarens there is him, Elio de Angelis…

Che emozione partire davanti a Villeneuve

Mi arrivano lettere che mi chiedono come si diventa corridori di Formula 1. Istintivamente la risposta sarebbe quella di parlare di tenacia, di volontà, di capacità…

How exciting start in front of Villeneuve

I receive letters asking me how to become a Formula 1 driver. Instinctively the answer would be to talk about tenacity, will, ability. Then, thinking about it, you realize…

Il testamento cristiano di Elio

Con commozione e dolore Elio De Angelis è stato ricordato in pubblico e in privato. A cercare di tracciarne la figura di uomo, prima che di pilota, sono stati in parecchi. Anche perché, nel «Circus»…

The christian testament of Elio

With emotion and pain Elio De Angelis was remembered in public and in private. Many have tried to trace the figure of a man, before that of a driver. Also because, in «Circus», Elio was an…

Nuances

The young man is still only twenty-six, but Dallas was his 81st grand prix, more than Rosberg or Prost. He started his F1 life as the son of a rich father, acquired a reputation as a dilettante…

De Angelis Unpopular… Currently

It was a gorgeous day in Sardinia on August 15. But Elio de Angelis didn’t care. He took no notice of the swimming pool he was lying beside, nor the offshore powerboat anchored nearby…

The French races and the escape from Alcatraz

Alcatraz Island is in the San Francisco Bay and has become famous for being the site of a maximum-security prison. Extremely dangerous inmates or those who had already tried to escape…

Motoring News Interview

Born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth as the son of a wealthy Roman building contractor, Elio de Angelis made up his mind from an early age that he should carve his own niche in the world…

Lotus a commis une erreur politique

Son nom sonne comme une musique. Mais la mélodie, cette saison, a vire du guilleret au lugubre, du léger au rauque. Elio de Angelis est un homme en colère. De Angelis était à Monza pour disputer…

Lotus made a political mistake

His name sounds like music. But the melody, this season, has veered from perky to mournful, from light to raucous. Elio de Angelis is an angry man. De Angelis was in Monza to compete in his hundredth…

Play it again, Elio

De Angelis is remembered for his education, refinement and sympathy. As well as for that great passion of his called piano. Elio de Angelis is one of the greatest drivers…

Un terzo al Lotus

Elio de Angelis è uno dei più giovani piloti della F1. Più giovani di lui sono solo Andrea de Cesaris, Martin Brundle e il suo compagno della prossima stagione, Ayrton Senna…

A third to Lotus

Elio de Angelis is one of the youngest F1 drivers. Younger than him are only Andrea de Cesaris, Martin Brundle and his teammate for next season, Ayrton Senna…

Too handsome and too rich to succeed

The Italian Elio de Angelis won last Sunday, at the Austrian Zeltweg circuit, the first race of his life. At twenty-four years of age, de Angelis is already a veteran, with four seasons in Formula 1.

Photos by Anthony Fosh

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Elio e Riccardo su il BT55

Le interviste • Soddisfatti Patrese e de Angelis. La nuova posizione di guida non infastidisce i piloti, pienamente convinti di avere fra le mani una vettura con cui puntare al titolo.

Elio and Riccardo about the BT55

The Interviews • Satisfied Patrese and de Angelis. The new driving position does not bother the drivers, fully convinced that they have a car in their hands with which can fight for the title.

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