Articles tagged Andy Middlehurst

Page 62 of August 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, August 2013

"I actually whooped on Hangar Straight! I've never done that before in a car..."

One Grand Prix winner snuggles into another David CouIthard gets to grips with the Lotus 25, a car synonymous with his compatriot Jim Clark. Within but a few laps of Silverstone, he's completely smitten...Writer: Gordon Cruickshank I Photographer: Matthew Howell David Coulthard cuts the ignition, wiggles the red leather steering wheel and folds his arms. "Well, if you'd just like to put me in the...

Page 119 of November 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 119, November 2014

2014 Goodwood Revival

You always know what you’re going to get at the Goodwood Revival. The set dressing, the clothes, the cars, the smiling drivers… it’s the same every time. So how come it still manages to surprise and make its captivated audience, many of whom return year after year, gawp and gasp in amazement? We guess some things are never tiresome. Each Revival leaves defining images that linger, then blend in...

Page 199 of July 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 199, July 2014

Grand Prix Historique, Monaco

What is it about Monaco? The high-rise apartments have trashed the old Victorian elegance, the streets and traffic are brain-fryingly chaotic and the almost palpable smell of money leaves a vulgar aftertaste. And yet no matter how many times you go back, each visit lures you in. You become transfixed. Perhaps it’s the glimpse of lives most of us can barely imagine. Mostly, at least in the month...

Page 38 of November 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, November 2001

Goodwood Revival

St Mary's Trophy(20 laps) The first eight laps of this extended, two-driver touring car race had the crowd on its feet. Once again Justin Law was proving no respecter of reputations as he set about Gerry Marshall on this occasion. The latter may need an electric buggy to get around the paddock these days, but put him behind the wheel and it all comes flooding back. The joy of his driving is that...

Page 112 of October 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, October 2010

Lotus classics reunited on track

Two Lotus 25s shared a grid for the first time in more than 45 years when the cars of Andy Middlehurst and Nick Fennell contested the HGPCA race at the Silverstone Classic (above). Middlehurst raced chassis R4, now owned by Australian John Bowers, which was the car that Jim Clark used to win the 1963 World Championship. Fennell raced chassis R5 and both cars were tended by Classic Team Lotus,...

Page 52 of February 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, February 2000

Reality Bytes

With more computers than an early NASA rocket the latest Nissan Skyline GT-R should be almost as much of a blast. So why, ask Gavin Conway, does the sum not equal the parts? It was the most awful car I have ever driver. Even a massive dose of technology had failed to redeem what was an execrable driving experience; the thing had a simply mind-bending number of different settings for steering and...

Page 112 of July 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, July 2010

Oily rags to riches

Motor racing’s past is recreated with great authenticity at the Monaco Historique, which this year boasted a 40-strong F3 grid alongside the usual array of Grand Prix classicsBy Ian Titchmarsh No historic race meeting has the tradition and authenticity of the Grand Prix Historique de Monaco. This was the seventh iteration of an event which was launched in 1997 and, after a three-year pause, has...

Page 58 of September 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, September 2003

The time of March

For three days each year, racing turns the clocks back. Paul Lawrence is your guide to a stupendous event which celebrates everything that made our sport glorious Goodwood is simply the best. It is a happening that has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. On the track, star cars and star drivers pack the 13-race programme; off the track, it is a magical weekend that recreates the Goodwood...

Page 48 of November 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 2010

Lifting the cup

Stirling Moss’s race return gave this year’s Oulton Park Gold Cup retro extra pulling power The presence of Sir Stirling Moss capped the biggest and best Oulton Park Gold Cup retro meeting to date, with thousands of visitors enjoying the beautiful parkland track over the August Bank Holiday weekend. After Moss had reprised his 1961 Gold Cup victory by demonstrating the 4WD Ferguson P99, he hopped...

Page 122 of May 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 122, May 2010

Ford Sierra Cosworth

This bat-winged brute made as big an impact on the street as it did on track and stage, but it took some manhandling…By Richard Heseltine Despite all the focus groups and Blue Sky Thinking manufacturers call on when dreaming up car names, it is often better to merely keep things basic. Don’t try and be hip, repel all notions of coming over all lower case or inserting random apostrophes into...

Pages

LATEST ISSUE

July 2019
Top Cat: Martin Brundle Exclusive
 

SUBSCRIBE

NEWSLETTERS

Sign up to our newsletters
The latest news, straight to your inbox – click below to sign up to the newsletter list.

SIGN UP

THE APP

The Motor Sport App
Carry Motor Sport with you, wherever you go. On iOS, Android and Kindle.

DOWNLOAD

Noticed a mistake on this page?

Tell Us About It