Articles tagged Dell

Page 62 of August 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, August 1977

Road Impressions - The Panther Lima

A stylish and exhilarating, hand-built sports car on Vauxhall Magnum running gear Panther's Bob Jankel is frequently accused of building replica cars in the case of his De Ville and J72, a charge which he denies whilst admitting appropriate inspiration. No suggestion of plagiarism can be launched against him for his latest offering, however: the Panther Lima two-seater open sports car is a joyful...

Page 46 of October 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, October 1979

The Talbot Sunbeam Lotus

A sporting sensation Talbot, Sunbeam and Lotus are charismatic names among sporting motor cars. To merge them all together as the name for one car is to tempt fate and criticism, but if badge engineering has to he carried out to that extent then the Talbot Sunbeam Lotus will do little harm to the reputation of any of those famous marques. By any standards the first new model to bear the Talbot...

Page 8 of May 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, May 2003

Sheene at Brands

The new configuration of the Dingle Dell corner at Brands Hatch is to be named Sheene's Curve in honour of the late Barry Sheene, who succumbed to cancer in March. A faster, sweeping corner has replaced the old Dingle Dell chicane on the Grand Prix layout. "Barry's first race was at Brands Hatch. We feel this is a fitting tribute to one of the best entertainers ever seen in the world of bike...

Page 58 of July 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, July 1970

Book Reviews

"World Car Catalogue—1970" Edited by L'Editrice Dell'Automobile Lea. 439 pp. 9 1/2 in. x 11 in. (Eurospan Ltd., 44, Hatton Garden, London, EC1. 96s.) This is the valuable reference work produced by the AC of Italy, in a somewhat revised form. The catalogue section seems to have been somewhat compressed but still contains comprehensive specifications of more than 800 new models from all over the...

Page 6 of May 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 2000

Six-wheel Stretton Cleans Up At Brands TGP Opener

Martin Stretton's scorching pace in the ex-Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell P34-6 sent him clear of the largest ever grid of 3-litre Formula One machines to win the opening round of the FIA Cup for Thoroughbred Grand Prix Cars at Brands Hatch on April 9. After an aborted first start, due to an incident which eliminated two cars, 26 began an F1 swansong for the long circuit, which first hosted the British...

Page 59 of September 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, September 1967

Chaparral in Europe

Anyone who was at Brands Hatch for the B.O.A.C. 500 race at the end of July must have been impressed with the sight and performance of the Chaparral 2F driven to victory by Phil Hill and Mike Spence. It was not only a victory against strong opposition from Ferrari, Porsche, Mirage and Lola, but was also a fine victory against the Brands Hatch Circuit, for a lot of people thought the car would be...

Page 5 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, January 1950

Reports of Recent Events

Leicestershire C.C. John Bull Trophy Trial In mist and ending in the dusk on November 20th last, this trial was a difficult but enjoyable event, with 48 entries. Results: Club Cup (Best Visitor).—R. W. Phillips (Fairley), no marks lost. John Bull Cup (Best Member).—S. Asbury (Ford Ten Anuesley Special), 4 marks lost. First-Class Awards.—Atkinson (Austin Seven), Harrison (Harford), Rawlings (...

Page 42 of April 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, April 1995

Legends in their own lap times

Sports car racing is in the throes of a recovery, but it seems unlikely it will ever again reach such charismatic heights as it did 25 years ago The whoosh of tyres sliding hopelessly on wet tarmac is something every driver fears. So was the thump! as Barrie Smith's Lola T70 smote the protective banking in front of the Grovewood Suite at Brands Hatch. No mean driver, Smith had lost the Lola all...

Page 104 of May 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 104, May 2007

From heads to Zeds

A little-known cylinder head modifier became the king of tuning 240Z coupés after being impressed by their engineering. Spike Anderson went on a string of race successes under his Samuri banner  Brands Hatch, September 25, 1977. A biblically wet Rivet Supply Six Hours, round seven of the World Championship for Makes. Rising star Win Percy is working miracles in a near-stock Datsun 240Z. The crowd...

Page 13 of March 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, March 2010

Team budgets crash as the recession bites Fl

Formula 1 team budgets dropped by more than 10 per cent in the tough economic climate of 2009, according to research in the new edition of Formula Money, the annual data guide to the business of F1. The average team budget fell to $271.6 million, compared to $302.8m in the previous year, while total budgets plummeted from $3.1bn to $2.7bn as some of the biggest spenders withdrew from F1. On the...

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