Articles tagged Allan Grice

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In the hot seat -- Win Percy

He became a racing driver by accident and left TWR by mistake, but Win Percy loved his job. He was never tempted by single-seaters though. And don't mention football... Is it true that you started your competition career racing a Ford Anglia on ovals? -- Christopher Regis, via e-mail It was a 997cc Anglia. Rosemary, my fiancée, and I went to watch the stock cars at Weymouth. They allowed you to...

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Touring Car Championship: TT Trophy

Denny Hulme's fourth TT win Two small pieces of motor racing history were made at Silverstone on September 7th. The first was the fact that it was the fiftieth occasion on which the world's oldest motor race had been run, which was celebrated by a parade of some past winning cars. The second was that Denny Hulme won his fourth TT. Since 21 years span Hulme's first and latest win, this may...

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Thunder without the storm

Their mechanics could certainly sink a few and they had new-age theories on their side, but Australia's Holden teams failed in Europe in 1986. Joe Saward tells their story Is there any surer way of uniting Australian sports fans than when there's the prospect of beating the Europeans on their home ground? Yes it was a shock when, in early 1986, Peter Brock and Allan Moffat were announced as team-...

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Win mentality shines through

Bathurst victor Win Percy received a hero’s welcome on a recent trip Down Under. Sure enough, an energetic drive followed… It’s more than six years now since a ghastly example of medical negligence paralysed poor Win Percy from the waist down. Weymouth Win was for many years one of the most popular of all leading British racing drivers, which always struck me as odd because normally it’s the slow...

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Talk curve -- Historic motorsport insight -- Why Wilds' thing is racing

In 40 years of motorsport Mike Wilds has gone from DRW to BMW. He talks to Richard Heseltine It didn't really need saying but it was good to hear nonetheless. "I just love racing," says Mike Wilds. "It's still my passion after 40 years." In Britcar saloons, aboard Ian Lawson's BMW 320i for 2005, Wilds remains an active competitor and perhaps the most self-deprecating driver to ever sit in a...

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Lunch with Win Percy

He was already 31 when his career began in earnest, but a late start was no impediment for one of racing's true gents Writer Simon Taylor Analyse the human make-up of successful racing drivers, and you uncover fascinating variety. There'll always be a powerful will to win, of course, although this may manifest itself in differing ways. Plus you'd expect aggression: maybe openly on display, maybe...

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European Touring car championship

The Armada repulsed! Silverstone played host to the 52nd running of the Tourist Trophy on September 4, which was also the penultimate round of the European Touring Car Championship. Having won the World Championship for teams last year, and with its prospects looking good for the European title this year, through its official representative the Swiss Eggenberger team, Ford came to the race hoping...

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Ford Denied Once More

The racing circuit of Spa, just outside the town of Francorchamps, is a very special place, for spectators as well as for drivers. As the road dives and weaves through the beautiful Ardennes countryside, it captivates all who are fortunate enough to drive on it. It is a cruel track, many a life having been lost there over the years, but that is not enough to deter touring car drivers from...


November 2019
Ultimate Porsche: The Most Ruthless Racer Ever Built



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