ON THE COVER
(MAIN) Left to right: Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso,
Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber, Nico Rosberg. All photos: LAT.
(TOP) Oriol Servia Nigel Kinrade/LAT (BOTTOM) Al Unser Jr. in 1994 Murenbeeld/LAT
Adulation for Le Mans winners.
Date: June 12
20 LEGENDS OF THE GRID
Jackie Stewart says F1’s talent level has never been
better. Does analysis bear that out? By Mark Hughes
26 ROUNDING BACK INTO SHAPE
Why Newman/Haas is back on pace. By David Malsher
32 RACER2RACER: AL UNSER JR.
The Indy ace recalls the Indianapolis 500 that changed
everything for him. By Bryan Herta
40 FOCUS ON GREEN
If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the
problem. That’s why series and manufacturers are
finding environmentally friendly ways to go fast.
52 SMOOTH PACE
Oriol Servia finds the Porsche 911 GTS the perfect
match for any driving mood. By Richard S. James
56 THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT
Porsche meister Patrick Long guides us around
a lap of Le Mans. By Gary Watkins
58 TRADITIONAL FLOURISH
Corvette regains Le Mans swagger. By Gary Watkins
60 LIVING FOR HERE AND NOW
Mike Neff’s long-term future as a driver is uncertain
but the present is looking pretty good. By Todd Veney
64 TO SERVE THE KING
Richard Petty Motorsports rises again. By Tom Jensen