Articles tagged Formula Junior Historic Racing Association

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Lotus 20/22

With Formula Junior regaining popularity, now’s the time to invest in one of Colin Chapman’s creations. Which type will you go for?By Richard Heseltine It always was a catchy title. Fifty years young, Formula Junior is undergoing something of a renaissance, an under-the-radar second – or possibly third – coming with packed grids attracting newbies and old hands alike to entry-level historic...

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Little cars, big grids

Sir, I can only marvel at your dexterity in managing to compile a 10-page Historic Season Preview in the April edition of Motor Sport - without more than the briefest passing reference to the 2003 Historic Championship of the Year. I am speaking of Historic Formula Junior, in which one can - quite literally - race every weekend between April and October, and which has a pool of over 200 cars...

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Junior jamboree

Formula Junior’s Golden Jubilee celebrations reached their zenith at the HSCC’s Brands Hatch Historic Festival By Paul Lawrence When a grand total of 102 Formula Juniors took to the Brands Hatch circuit across three qualifying sessions, Duncan Rabagliati and the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association had broken all records. Never before had over 100 Formula Junior racing cars competed in a...

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Brands revival for 1-litre F2

A race to recall an often overlooked era of F2 history is being arranged for the Brands Hatch GP circuit on June 3/4. The race, organised by the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association, will be primarily for the 1-litre F2 cars from 1964-66 (below, at Brands). A number of cars are eligible, though not all are race-ready. Paul Busby has a Cooper-BRM T82, Lotuses are owned by Kevin Whittle and...

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Senior Juniors

Formula Junior is in a renaissance as a historic category, 45 years after its heyday. But can Motor Sport do a 130mph lap average?Words: Marcus Simmons. Photography: Andrew Ferraro/LAT What is it about the human reaction to change? In the summer of 1958 the British motorsport press was scathing about Formula Junior, the category founded by the celebrated Count 'Johnny' Lurani and introduced in...

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News in brief

* To cope with overflowing Formula Junior grids in Britain, the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association is creating a new ‘Junior Junior’ series for 2008, the category’s 50th anniversary season. * The Coppa Supercortemaggiore sports car races at Monza in 1954, ’55 and ’56 will be remembered on June 7/8 when a race for the Woodcote Trophy for pre-56 sports is run at the Italian track. * The...

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In brief

* The Historic Sports Car Club has announced it’s creating a new ’80s Road Sports category for 2009. Building on the success of its Historic (1947-1969) and ’70s (1970-1979) categories, the club has arranged a pilot race at Brands Hatch in September. Subject to interest, a series of races will be run in 2009. * Formula Junior racer Barry Westmoreland died at Cadwell Park on April 13 after...

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Formula Junior targets race record

The global celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Formula Junior will be capped by a record entry for the Brands Hatch meeting on June 28, when over 100 cars are expected to take part in three races. Duncan Rabagliati and the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association set the 100-car target as a highlight of the year-long celebration of the junior category’s history, which covers all continents...

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