Articles tagged G20

Page 46 of March 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, March 1970

Talking tyres

with Dunlop, Goodyear, Firestone Racing Men Dunlop Heading Dunlop's International Racing and Rally Service is Dick Jeffrey, Sales Manager (Racing) for the Birmingham Company. Mr. Jeffrey is responsible for policy within the racing department and kindly answered our first question. For the answers to our technical questions we turned to Chief Racing Designer Iain Mills, a youthful 29, who was born...

Page 99 of August 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, August 2011

RECOVERY DRIVE

RECOVE RIVE RY Under Lawrence TomlInson s leadershp GI-nett' has found new purpose Gineffa became well-known for its racers in the 1960s and '70s but struggled to maintain a solid commercial basis thereafter. The founding Walkleff brothers finally relinquished control in 1989, after which a number of owners tried to make it a success in a difficult world, until finally current owner Lawrence...

Page 78 of December 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, December 1993

Brighton Run

The RACNCC Veteran Car Run from London's Hyde Park to the Madeira Drive at Brighton, with Benson & Hedges sponsorship and held this year on November 7, has become a national, nay a world-renowned, happening. Never more so, indeed, than this year, with an entry of 460 pre- 1905 vehicles — the police being more lenient over the total allowed in view of the much improved Brighton Road in recent...

Page 107 of January 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 107, January 2013

Playing to the masses

Ginetta used to be described as 'niche'. Not any longer. Thanks to owner Lawrence Tomlinson, the British sports car company is growing up fast By Ed Foster Ginetta chairman Lawrence Tomlinson leans forward and puts his mug of tea down. "The thing is," he says, "we're absolutely passionate about GT racing." It's a phrase you'd expect to read in a brochure, but anyone who knows Tomlinson will know...

Page 103 of May 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, May 2009

Taking the EZ option

A new electric car could form part of Ginetta’s plans to gain a foothold in the road car market It’s patently a question he’s been asked more than once. “Everyone thinks it’s f****** easy,” laughs Richard Dean, “but making road cars is a lot more difficult than you think. On a racing car you don’t worry so much about shut lines, rain channels or whether or not it has Bluetooth connection.” So...

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How to...

...get started in motorsport. In the first of a new series, we profile the Speedwprks Ginette Scholarship Want to go motor racing? Well you'll need lots of money, a car, a mechanic, a sponsor, a race licence, a medical certificate, and some talent. Nothing major, then. But... The Speedworks Ginetta Scholarship may just be the answer to all your prayers. Racing schools have thus far been the most...

Page 98 of May 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, May 2009

Full of Northern promise

A few years ago Ginetta was doggedly clinging on to survival; now this Yorkshire-based marque is producing cars capable of upsetting much grander rivals By Richard Heseltine Call it cynicism, call it what you like, but we weren’t convinced. Not really. Backtrack four years and Ginetta was busy doing what it did best: dodging coffins. This idiosyncratic marque clearly had an appreciative audience...

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