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Page 108 of March 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, March 2014

Forever with blue genes

Alan Mann Racing’s cars are famous for being cloaked in red and gold – but a strong association with Ford, now as in period, is equally symbolic. With the team on the verge of scaling back, we took a lingering glance at a fleet that will soon partially be dismantledWriter: Gordon Cruickshank Photographer: Matthew Howell It fits, somehow. Henry Mann, son of 1970s racing team boss Alan Mann, has a...

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A worthy winner

Sir, I was thrilled to learn I had won the Guy Allen signed print that featured on the cover of the June issue of Motor Sport. I do not often enter competitions, but did on this occasion because as a schoolboy in the '60s, Graham Hill was my idol. While not as talented as some of his peers such as Jim Clark, his hard work, tenacity and determination bridged the gap — qualities to abide by that...

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THE LAIR OF THE FLASH NASH

THE LAIR OF T HFLAS \AS A cheery evening in the bar led to a challenge what would be the daffest racer? GORDON CRUICKSHANK I. ntrigued by anyone who can make a Nash Metropolitan go quite so fast in the St Mary's Trophy, I'm threading through the deep-hedged lanes of Sussex, convinced I'm in the wrong place, looking for CCK Historic. Then, through a narrow gate, I spy a race-prepped Volvo PV544...

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Tour off duty

For F1 stars, rally heroes and the odd DJ, the Tour of Britain was a break from the day job. Then James Hunt, in a Camaro just like this, got serious…By Andrew Frankel For an event that attracted so many top teams, so many first-class drivers and blended more successfully than any other the worlds of rally and racing, it is amazing to see just how far into the mists of time the original Tour of...

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Matra magnet

The first MS650 is sure to draw buyers to France next month, while online auctions are also a big pull Every year Porte de Versailles in Paris fills with thousands of classic car enthusiasts for Rétromobile. If an auction house was looking for the right market, this is it – something that Bonhams proved last year by selling a 1929 Bugatti Type 43 Grand Sport for £1.2 million and a 1928 Mercedes-...

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1990s

An era of collisions, whether on track, as Senna and Schumacher come through, or in boardrooms as Max and Bernie carve up the sportBy Maurice Hamilton May 1, 1994. This date whacked an unsuspecting younger generation around the head in the same way that the death of Jim Clark on April 7, 1968, had stunned their forefathers. In a period when a leading driver seemed to be killed every month, it was...

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In Brief

• The FIA is considering a licensing system for team members, which will allow it to hand out direct sanctions. That has not been possible previously, which is why in the case of Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds last year the WMSC instead threatened penalties against teams, drivers or circuits who had anything to do with the former Renault men. • Pat Fry started work at Ferrari on July 1 in the...

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100 reasons why we love Aston Martin

There are certain companies that immedately conjure a British way of life. Aston Martin is one of those. Redolent of polished wood, the scent of leather, of pulling up at polo match or cricket pitch, it is a name recognised across the world. This year the company celebrates its centenary something which few of its early figureheads would have predicted. It's been a rocky100 years, an anxious...

Page 27 of May 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 2004

My only Grand Prix

1967 Mexican GP at Mexico City by Jonathan Williams How did you end up driving for Ferrari in Mexico? I'd just competed in the Can-Am races at Laguna Seca and Riverside, and was waiting for the Las Vegas race. [Ferrari team manager] Franco Lini just said, 'You've got to be a good company man and come down to Mexico. By the way, bring your overalls you never know...' Nobody actually said there was...

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In brief

* Sakon Yamamoto has signed up as test and reserve driver for HRT. The former Super Aguri and Spyker driver will be in action in some Friday practice sessions, in place of regulars Bruno Senna and Karun Chandhok. * Durango has announced that it will submit a 2011 F1 entry bid, a move that has caused some surprise because the Italian outfit was unable to sustain its GP2 campaign. Meanwhile both...

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