COBOURN: Remembering Chris Amon, 73

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ROTORUA, N.Z. —  Chris Amon, the 1966 winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours and former Formula One World Championship driver, died Aug. 3 in a hospital in New Zealand of cancer. He was 73. Having started in 96 Formula One races from 1963 to 1976, Amon was perennially known for his poor luck. Driving for Ferrari from 1967 to 1969, Amon …

The Pit Stop: DeltaWing-ing It As They Go — Can the Coupe Survive the Rolex’s First Quarter?

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Column by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — Alfred Snow photo — For baseball fans, Groundhog’s Day is when pitchers and catchers report for spring training. Winter is finally over when that happens. For racing fans, however, winter begins to end when the first laps of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona happen this …