Articles tagged Graypaul Motors

Page 78 of January 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, January 2007

Bob Houghton

From hillclimbing 212s to running sports-prototypes at Le Mans, few are better versed at restoring and race preparing Ferraris than this Cotswolds concern  Words: Rob Widdows. Photography: LAT Conversations about Ferraris, and their restoration, are rare without the name of Bob Houghton cropping up somewhere along the way. For new owners of the red cars he’s invariably a safe haven in the often...

Page 115 of December 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 115, December 1980

Historic Racing

Historic Racing THE racing of old cars goes from strength to strength and nowhere is it more prolific than in Great Britain. Much of the fascination lies in the variety of cars taking part, both single-seaters and sports-cars, and to see an ERA locked in combat with a Bugatti, or a Cooper-Bristol with a Connaught or a 250F Maserati with a P25 BRM or a Lister-Jaguar with a Cooper-Monaco is to see...

Page 75 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, December 1979

Historics

The passage of time leaves in its wake an ever increasing stream of historic racing cars, outmoded by technical advancement and changing formulae. What's to be done with them all? There's nothing so forlorn as a once active and competitive racing car posed like a stuffed dynasaur on a museum plinth. Thanks to an expanding hard core of enthusiasts there is an increasingly thriving selection of...

Page 97 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 97, July 1982

TRACK TEST

Ferrari 512S Magnificent machine ”. . . as the solid pack of big sports cars thundered away towards Curva Grande it made Grand Prix racing seem a bit tame.” MOTOR SPORT, June 1970, Monza, Northern Italy. THE quote belongs to D.S.J. of course, but it seemed particularly apt to sum up the sheer vitality of a 1969-built Ferrari 512S that I was recently privileged to drive at Goodwood. Some 12 years...

Page 78 of November 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, November 1977

An encounter with a Ferrari 250GT SWB Lightweight Berlinetta

The 250GT Ferrari must surely represent the ultimate in modern high-speed sporting travel, or GT competition and holds today a position rather similar to the Bugatti 57SC of 1939," said Motor Sport, March 1963, in an article by K. H. Miska describing the development of the 250GT Ferrari. The respected American magazine Sports Car Illustrated describes the 250GT short wheelbase lightweight...

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