Articles tagged FIA Group

Page 52 of October 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, October 1972

The Rothmans 50,000

Brands Hatch, August 28th Early in 1971 John Webb and his band of merry helpers at the Brands Hatch racing circuit announced that they would hold a special race on August Bank Holiday 1972. It was to have two outstanding features, (1) it would be open to any type of racing vehicle, and (2) first prize would be £20,000. There were numerous other interesting details, such as the length being 118...

Page 76 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, November 1975

Where is saloon car racing going?

Where is saloon car racing going? "BUT, but, I thought saloons were rather dull production things like Broadspeed Triumph Dolomite Sprints, or Toyota Celicas or Hillman Avengers ?" Doubtless you recognised the quotation from D.S.J., who was commenting on the inventively engineered super saloons at Silverstone for the supporting race to the farcical Grand Prix. Unfortunately these products of...

Page 5 of April 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, April 1997

Holy Smoke, The Batmobile's back

Dramatic battles of the early '70s between the Bayerische Motoren Werke's CSL 'Batmobiles' (Tim Busby's is seen below) and Ford's Cologne Capris, with a rumbling Chevrolet Camaro or two for good measure, will be re-enacted in the Classic Saloon Car Club's Dunlop-backed series for FIA Group 5 and Group 2 Touring Cars this year. Catch up with the sound and the fury at Oulton Park (May 17), Mallory...

Page 121 of September 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 121, September 1995

Classic quartet

This month, we profile four classic sports cars of the 1970s, and point out some of the pitfalls potential buyers may face. Sports car fans were spoiled for choice in the 1970s. The fastest and most exotic machines came from Italy in the form of the V12-powered Ferraris and Lamborghinis and V8 Maseratis, but all the while the Italians produced a second layer of smaller, less expensive though...

Page 59 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, August 1976

The Saab Guide to Swedish Rallying

The best pointer to the success of a business trip usually comes when the weary traveller flops down amidst piles of notes and brightly headed press releases to the chorus of cynical colleagues asking, "had a good holiday boy ?" Persuading those who had to look after some of your business, as well as their own, that you really did accomplish something worthwhile is relatively easy, so long as the...

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