Articles tagged KGB

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A new world order

SEAT’s diesel has risen to the fore in this year’s World Touring Car Championship, to the consternation of its petrol-powered rivals. And the battle’s coming to Britain soon By Rob Widdows The Pyrénées are hidden in heavy cloud. The rain is falling on Pau, ‘ville de soleil et de jardins’. Every gust of wind, every passing cloud, brings new anxieties for those who race around the streets of this...

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Alistair Cooke, one of my great heroes, has lived on Fifth Avenue in New York for more than 50 years, but he has also long had a house on Long Island. If my circumstances, professional and financial, permitted it, this is precisely the domestic arrangement I would choose: a house in the Hamptons, preferably overlooking the sea, and an apartment in Manhattan. Bliss. After the US Grand Prix, I took...

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Readers' Letters

Not "Cordon Rouge" Your Continental Correspondent's warning regarding replica and fake cars offered for sale (February's "Not What They Seem to Be") proved timely indeed. So much so that I almost suspected that he had had a sneak preview of the Small-Ads of that same issue, for there, almost heading the lists, was none other than "Cordon Rouge" itself, Raymond Mays' first Bugatti, and one of the...

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Bloc Booking

From Iron Curtain, to curtain call. Mark Skewis takes a look at the Hungarian Grand Prix When teams arrived behind the Iron Curtain in 1986 for the inaugural Hungarian Grand Prix, many could hardly believe their eyes. Ken Tyrrell was amongst those shocked, but for a different reason than most. The Formula One stalwart first made the journey into Russian-occupied territory in 1964 a period when...


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