Articles tagged Barrie Williams

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Fangio denied Tourist Trophy win by inspired Hales

The Fangio family's Goodwood jinx returned at the sixth annual Revival Meeting. The great Juan Manuel never won at the track, but his nephew Juan Manuel II looked set to nip this trait in the bud on his first appearance there — until the last lap but one. The lightweight E-type Fangio was sharing with Gary Pearson in the one-hour TT Celebration race was initially involved in a spectacular fight...

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Lunch with... Martin Brundle

The racer turned commentator and driver manager looks back on an eventful and turbulent career with Simon TaylorPhotographer: James Mitchell He raced in 158 grands prix over 12 seasons, and his rides included McLaren, Benetton and Williams. He scored points from his first F1 race to his last, and stood on the podium nine times, from Monaco to Monza, Spa to Silverstone. And he was World Sports Car...

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Goodwood to host Jaguar XKs

The 60th anniversary of the Jaguar XK will be marked in a two-day event at Goodwood on August 8/9 with classic Jaguars on track driven by Stirling Moss, Barrie Williams and Gary Pearson. ‘XK60’ will feature displays and trade stands with a Jaguar theme and promises the largest assembly of former Ecurie Ecosse Jaguars: 14 C-types and nine D-types. The famous low-drag lightweight E-type, damaged...

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Club Stakes

A controversial deal and the resultant membership backlash has broken friendships and split the British Racing Drivers' Club. The fate of the recently announced joint venture between Silverstone Group and TWR Group, to form Silverstone Motor Group, hangs in the balance. It is a very lop-sided balance at present, and a decidedly thin thread by which the situation is suspended. Quite possibly the...

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BW's 5 Series

Barrie Williams has emerged the winner of the generously-sponsored Renault 5 Elf Turbo Cup. After taking the Philips Pole Premium award, Williams won in the rain at Oulton Park at 73.78 mph, from Philips and McGovern. Cox failed to start after overturning his Renault in avoiding the spinning Moss (no relation!) in practice, but only two retired from the field of thirty. Kay won the £180 Michelin...

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Sun, snow... and Saabs

The Swedish Rally started as a summer event held in 24-hour daylight. John Davenport looks at how it evolved into the classic snow rally Think of the Swedish Rally and the first images that come to mind are probably not mid-summer skies, endless days and dusty gravel roads. But when it was created in 1950 by the KAK — King's Automobile Club — it was an event far removed from the current snow...

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Around the tracks

Le Mans Classic: Herbert heads triple success of Le Mans veterans Victories for three former 24 Hours winners — Johnny Herbert, Jürgen Barth and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud — headlined the second running of the Le Mans Classic. The event was a huge success with around 400 cars spanning 50 years of Le Mans history racing in 18 events during a 24-hour period; each age group of cars raced three times, once...

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Good cause for a celebration

Motor Sport is proud to sponsor this year’s Goodwood Revival, especially as it pays tribute to a special octogenarian… By Ed Foster Only a few weeks ago we were writing the Festival of Speed review, and here we are previewing the Revival. The gap between the two events is so short, and yet once again the team at Goodwood have come up trumps. The 12th Revival, on September 18-20, promises to be...

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The worst car I ever drove - Jack of no trades

Untried, untested and unloved, Datsun's entry for the 1973 Tour of Britain was Tony Fall's nemesis. John Davenport remembers why With the Tour of Britain, shortly to be revived for classic and historic cars, it is perhaps timely to think back to the days when this event was in its short heyday. The year is 1973 and the Avon Motor Tour of Britain organised by the BRSCC is go. Half rally and half...

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PRESCOTT PLEASURES IHAVE A CONFESSION TO MAKE. UNTIL THIS LAST MONTH I HAD never had the Prescott experience. Not the swashbuckling bloke who inexplicably became Deputy Prime Minister. No, I mean the country estate belonging to the Bugaffi Owners' Club. How could I have stayed away from such a wonderful experience? I have no idea, except that hillclimbs have never turned me on. I like to see cars...



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Ultimate Porsche: The Most Ruthless Racer Ever Built



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