Articles tagged RAC Club

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Reviews

Hidden Glory, The Story of the Crosslé Car Company Alan Tyndall Other volume racing car manufacturers have cultivated higher profiles – March, Lola, Van Diemen and Reynard, to name but four – but one of the UK’s most engaging cottage industries has been ravaged by one-make myopia and many famous names have either gone to the wall or else simply faded away as custom dried up. But not Crosslé. For...

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Historic racing news

VSCC celebrates in style New events mark club’s 80th anniversary | By Paul Lawrence The Vintage Sports-Car Club will celebrate its 80th anniversary season with a week-long programme of events in early August, starting at Prescott and then moving to the East of England Showground at Peterborough. The annual VSCC hillclimb at Prescott has been extended to three days this year and on Friday August...

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The Maserati Bora

Most of the imaginative, exotic styling exercises emanating from the fertile minds of those renowned and remarkable Italian car designers sink without trace once the Turin and Geneva Motor Shows have closed their doors. The mid-engined Maserati Bora, the absolute epitomy of Modena exotica, is a rare animal, a production car in which the stylist, in this case Giugiaro, coincidentally the designer...

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Hill guests at Thoroughbred award banquet

Damon Hill was the surprise guest of honour at the FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix Championship awards ceremony at the RAC Club in Pall Mall recently. Britain's most recent F1 world champion presented awards to 2002 TGP champion Mike Whatley as well as Tyrrell driver John Delane, who flew in from California to accept the rookie award. On display at the TGP's Autosport International stand in January...

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Catch the Blue Train

In Seattle lurks a unique Bentley and a host of other exotica A friend of mine is a dyed-in-the-wool motor racing enthusiast, as well as a great fan of unlimited hydroplaning. Thus, when he started talking casually about the 'Blue Train' over dinner in Seattle's Metropolitan Grille last November, I wasn't altogether surprised. But with him, you never quite know. Surely he didn't mean the real '...

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Historic Clubs Close Ranks

Presented by Lord Montagu, Derek Grossmark and Euro MP Brian Cassidy, the Historic Vehicle Clubs Committee held an Open General Meeting at the RAC Club on July 23 at which proposals were accepted for the formation of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs. The Federation currently represents 170 historic vehicle clubs and caters for everything from cycle-motors to traction engines....

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Ferrari 330P2

Racing cars, in general, have short lives. After one or two seasons they are uncompetitive, overtaken in both senses. Today, with the expansion of the historic scene, huge numbers of them have been recommissioned and have returned to the track. But certain cars have been lucky enough to have owners who kept the faith, who continued to use them for their proper purpose even when out of fashion,...

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FIA President Max Mosley and 1979 world champion Jody Scheckter will be guests of honour at the FIA TGP Championship's awards luncheon at the RAC Club, Pall Mall, on November 27.

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