Articles tagged Henry Surtees Foundation

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No stopping Aitken

British youngster takes another Henry Surtees Foundation success at Buckmore Park | by Alex Harmer The best way for a driver to make his or her mark on an event is to keep winning it, and 19-year-old Jack Aitken seems determined to do just that with the Henry Surtees Foundation karting event at Buckmore Park. Aitken’s approach to the race is to go out there and have fun – any prizes accrued...

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Historic racing

Donington Festival growsMotor Sport Trophy a key cog in the 2014 line-up | by Paul Lawrence The 2014 Donington Historic Festival will be the biggest such event yet, with racing on each of its three days from May 3-5. The line-up spans more than 60 years of racing, starting with the Motor Sport 90th Anniversary Trophy for pre-war sports cars. A full grid from the 1920s and 1930s is anticipated,...

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The Cadwell trip that got Surtees hooked on racing

Talking with the great John Surtees recently was more than usually interesting as he began to reminisce about the dawn of his racing career. I’d asked him about his earliest significant memory of contact with the racing world, and it took him way back to the days when his father Jack was resuming his own racing activities for the first time since the pre-war years. John said: “I do recall seeing my...

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Ed Foster

International rescueThe future of Lola Cars might not yet be mapped out, but in Multimatic it appears to be in good hands 12 months on from its devastating liquidation So what's the plan for Lola? "Damn, I knew you'd ask that question," replies Larry Holt, vice-president of Multimatic Engineering, the company that rescued the racing car constructor after it was liquidated last year. We're in an...

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Pittard takes top Surtees prize

University kart champ beats several fancied rivals... and sets his sights on a career in sports cars | by Alex Harmer John Surtees’s opinions about racing’s convoluted nursery slopes are well known by now, but the Henry Surtees Foundation’s annual karting challenge at Buckmore Park offers young drivers some great prizes to put their careers on the right path. This year’s winner had a decidedly...

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The Motor Sport Month - International News

Senna swaps F1 for GT seat Aston Martin has pulled off a coup by signing Bruno Senna for its 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship campaign. The nephew of three-time Formula 1 world champion Ayrton will drive one of the Prodrive-run Aston Martin Racing team's Vantage GTE contenders in a full WEC programme, including the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. The 29-year-old, who parted company with the...

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Green and pleasant

You will find Burpham in the Domesday Book. But this may be the first time you have read about this tiny village on the banks of the River Arun in Sussex in a motor racing magazine. It won’t be the last time. Mervyn Peake created the characters for Gormenghast here and now lies buried in the shadow of St Mary’s church. Tickner Edwardes, once the vicar of Burpham, wrote his classic The Lore of the...

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Charity race draws big prizes

A GP3 test with Carlin Motorsport and a simulator session at the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 factory are just two of the amazing prizes on offer to young racing drivers, at an all-stars karting event organised by John Surtees this autumn. The Henry Surtees Challenge, named in honour of John's late son who was killed in a Formula 2 accident in 2009, targets budding racers aged 16 and above. It will...

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A busy Summer for "Big John" Surtees

Two recent charity events are testimony to the energetic fund-raising of the Henry Surtees Foundation It's great to see 1964 F1 World Champion John Surtees doing such a good job with the Henry Surtees Foundation. I’ve been lucky enough to attend two events in as many weeks, which have helped raise a considerable amount of money for its projects which range from a proposed ‘Henrycopter’ for Kent...

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