Motor Sport‘s sister magazine F1 Racing recently asked its subscribers what name British American Racing should take when rebranding itself this winter. The overwhelming response was to bring back ‘Team Lotus’ to grand prix grids. The magazine will present the results to BAR’s David Richards.
Richard Lloyd, who has masterminded Bentley’s Le Mans challenge for the past two years, made his debut in the BRDC Historic Sportscar Championship at Silverstone. He drove a Lotus 17 owned by championship leader and former F3 ace Jac Nellemann.
Famed motor racing photographer Michael Cooper has launched his websire – wwwmotorsportimage.co.uk – to market limited-edition prints from his archive of images, mainly from the 1960s. Some are from his book Sixties Motor racing, while others are previously unpublished.
The rare Vesey one-litre Formula Three car finally scored its first race win recently. Stalwart competitor Keith Messer guided the VF3 to victory at Snetterton during a European Trophy Historic F3 race, more than three decade’s after the car’s debut.
The 1962 Le Mans-winning Ferrari was sold at auction at Pebble Beach for more than £4 million. Driven to victory by Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien, thr 4-litre V12 330TR/LM was sold to an anonymous bidder.
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