Articles tagged Andrew Fletcher

Page 40 of January 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, January 1982

The Sixty Mercedes

HAVING written a number of articles on different makes of sports-car, the last of which dealt with the 20 / 70 h.p. Crossley, the thought arose, which was the first sports-car? Several contenders come to mind, and have been cited by others — the 27 / 80 h.p. Prince Henry Austro-Daimler, the Prince Henry Vauxhall, the 15T Alfonso Hispano Suiza, even' the E-Type 30/98 Vauxhall itself. Yet all these...

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BOAC 1000

Third successive win for Ickx and AndrettiBrands Hatch, April 16th. Ferrari's complete domination of the first year of 3-litre prototype sports car racing continued in the BOAC 1000, Britain's single contribution to the World Manufacturers' Championship. The bumpy Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit proved kind to the field and both Ferrari and Alfa Romeo brought home all three of their cars,...

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European 2-Litre Sports-Car Championship

Le Castellet, April 18th, 1971. The opening round of the 1971 FIA European Championship for 2-litre sports cars, held at the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France, provided the Austrian Dr. Helmut Marko and his co-driver Frenchman Jean-Pierre Jabouille with the luckiest of wins in their Lola T212, as Vic Elford, who had dominated the race from the opening laps, was caught and passed with...

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Porsche 917 Dominant at Kyalami

The spectacle of a Porsche 917K driven at full chat at Kyalami, by Peter Hannen, evoked vivid memories of David Piper and Richard Attwood's 1969 Rand 9 Hours victory when Piper's International Sports Prototypes series graced the revamped South African circuit on December 4-6. Despite using only second and third gears - the 240mph Le Mans gearing was far too long - Hannen relied on the flat-12's...

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