Articles tagged Chuck Nicholson

Page 48, September 1984

European Touring Car Championship

The season so far: seven wins to Jaguar, two to BMW, Toyota, Rover and Volvo getting competitive. . . Ever since the creation of Group A racing, the once-moribund ETC series (formerly Group 2, unattractive to manufacturers) has begun to come to life. Now we are well into the third season, and the racing is getting better all the time. Silverstone may not be as exciting a venue as some, but this...

Page 32, October 1984

BMW win, Jaguar star

BMW win, Jaguar star Silverstone, September 9th THE 48th RAC Tourist Trophy was dominated by two things, the presence of the works Jaguars and the weather. The Jaguars, always a big box office draw at home, were doubtless responsible for attracting a good proportion of a crowd of over 15,000 who came not only to see them win, but also to see Tom \Valkinshaw clinch the ETC Drivers' Championship....

Page 39, October 1981

Tourist trophy

Silverstone September 12/13th The Mazda RX7 of Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson overcame the might of BMW's challenge from Helmut Kelleners and Umberto Grano, in the Tourist Trophy at Silverstone on September 13th. Kelleners/Grano had put their BMW 635 CSi on Pole position for the 107 lap, 500 km race, with the Walkinshaw/Nicholson Mazda alongside. From the start Kelleners immediately...

Page 94, August 2013

Lunch with Win Percy

He was already 31 when his career began in earnest, but a late start was no impediment for one of racing's true gents Writer Simon Taylor Analyse the human make-up of successful racing drivers, and you uncover fascinating variety. There'll always be a powerful will to win, of course, although this may manifest itself in differing ways. Plus you'd expect aggression: maybe openly on display, maybe...

Page 33, August 1990

Jaguar Plans

The effective career of Jaguar's stock-block, V12 powered Group C racing cars may now be on the wane, but the 1-2 victory at Le Mans has given a welcome boost to the Coventry firm's future competitions plans with Tom Walkinshaw Racing. The official statement is yet to come but Bill Hayden, Jaguar's new chairman and chief executive, gave a strong hint in the wake of the 24-hour success that the...

Page 52, August 1979

Rally Review

The International Rally of Brazil Although an immense amount of excitement and pleasure is generated by the established classic rallies of the world, the appearance of a new event is just as much of an attraction and it is with considerable anticipation, even curiosity, that people well accustomed to the near-institutional status of Acropolis, RAC, Safari and others go along to see for themselves...

Page 57, October 1997

Jaguar's other 400bhp road car...

Looking for a Jaguar, sir? Does the new supercharged V8 not sound quite powerful enough for your tastes? Well, I have just the car for you. The boys from Coventry may be proud of their new supercharged V8 XJR, and rightly so, but 370bhp sounds a mite on the conservative sound and you, sir, I can tell, want a car that packs a real punch. Take your time and have a leisurely look around this little...

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