Articles tagged Aaron Hsu

Page 22 of November 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, November 2003

Weekend of endurance draws packed field to Spa

The event surrounding the Historic Six Hours at Spa is now one of the busiest classic race meetings of the season. The 2003 edition was no different, with hundreds of entries across the packed three-day programme. The headline event, running into the darkness of Saturday evening, turned into a Ford GT40 contest as the car of Aaron Hsu and sometime TGP front-runner Christian Glasel emerged with a...

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Bathed in nostalgia

This year's Spa Six Hours allowed those present to immerse themselves in some fine historic racing By Marcus Pye Hallowed Francorchamps, home of motor racing in Belgium since 1924, is somewhere everybody aspires to race. Hewn into the forests of the Ardennes, in the French-speaking Wallonia region, today’s circuit is one of the world’s favourites. It is truly a lap of the gods, even if downforce-...

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HISTORICS Six-wheeler races at last

Six-wheeler races at last Thirty-five years after it was created by the March Grand Prix team, the six-wheeled March 2-4-0 had its debut race at the Silverstone Classic. After two tests in 1976 the project was abandoned, but the car has been rebuilt over two years by Tony Smith, who unearthed the four wheel-drive system for the back end. His son Jeremy raced the car (below). The March completed...

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Six-wheel Stretton Cleans Up At Brands TGP Opener

Martin Stretton's scorching pace in the ex-Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell P34-6 sent him clear of the largest ever grid of 3-litre Formula One machines to win the opening round of the FIA Cup for Thoroughbred Grand Prix Cars at Brands Hatch on April 9. After an aborted first start, due to an incident which eliminated two cars, 26 began an F1 swansong for the long circuit, which first hosted the British...

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Matters of moment

News views and comment Close out? Cosworth out of F1 for 2007Spyker's shock switch leaves British firm high and dry It now seems probable that the Cosworth name will be absent from the Formula 1 grid for the first time in four decades, following the surprise announcement that the Spyker MF1 Team will switch to Ferrari engines in 2007 Cosworth MD Bernard Ferguson travelled to the Chinese GP with a...

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Blow-out blows Group C racer's Daytona hopes

Terrible luck struck the ex-Reinhold Joest Porsche 962C of Aaron Hsu at last month's Historic Sportscar Racing Thundersports Enduro series opener at Daytona International Speedway. Leading by more than a lap, the Porsche suffered suspected tyre failure just three three minutes from the chequered flag, resulting in Hsu crashing out of the race. Another 1989 car, the Spice-Cosworth of Joe Hish and...

Page 115 of October 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 115, October 2008

Six Hours gets bigger

With around 600 cars in action across three days, the Spa Classic Six Hours meeting at the end of September is one of the biggest historic race meetings of the season. Headlined by the stunning six-hour event, which traditionally runs through to midnight on Saturday, the weekend is crammed with quality races including Grand Prix Masters, World Sportscar Masters, Sports Racing Masters and...

Page 10 of July 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, July 2001

The champion returns

Thoroughbred, GP, Donington Park & Monza Former multiple champion Bob Berridge blitzed back into the Thoroughbred Grand Prix Cars arena in round two at Donington in May with a typically attacking drive in his Arrows A4, despite a year away. In a race run as an aggregate of two parts, Berridge battled ahead of the Williams FVVO8C ofJohn Wilson to win by three seconds in total. None of the...

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Tyrrell remains unbeated at Monza

The six-wheeled Tyrrell Steamroller continued at Monza's on May 14, where Martin Stretton's victory completed a hat-trick for the ex-Ronnie Peterson P34-6 in the FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix Car championship. Having won last year's Kyalami finale, and April's series-opener at Brands Hatch, Stretton did not anticipate such an easy time in Italy. Thus it proved in qualifying, where, armed with the...

Page 119 of September 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 119, September 2006

Historic GP, Spa

Hsu scores despite Spice rivalry Twin wins for US visitor in GpC sportscars, while Christian Glaser continues his TGP run American visitor Aaron Hsu was the star of the third event on the Group C/GTP calendar when he dominated both races at Spa-Francorchamps. Racing a Porsche 962, Hsu took pole by 1.8sec from the Spice SE90C of David Mercer and went on to win Saturday’s hour-long race by more...

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