Articles tagged Barry Cannell

Page 99 of August 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, August 2005

News in brief

(See also page 10). Our founder editor Bill Boddy has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award by the Transport Trust. It was accepted for him in June by our editor at large Simon Taylor from the Trust's patron Prince Michael of Kent. *** A new organising team is now in place for LE JOG. the Land's End to John O'Groats Classic Reliability Trial in December. Although LE JOG founder John...

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In brief

* The Historic Sports Car Club has secured a date on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit to cap its 2010 calendar. As well as headline events at the Brands Hatch GP and Oulton Park International tracks and a return to Croft, the club’s racers will tackle the Silverstone GP circuit over the weekend of May 15/16. * Williams director of engineering Patrick Head has given his name to a new class...

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Go low, aim high

The Lotus 18 forced Cooper to raise its game by building the 'Lowline'. Tiff Needell tries both and reports back to Damien Smith. Photography by Malcolm Griffiths/LAT  Complacency: a strong word when aimed at brittle motor racing people.  But... "Why change it when we're winnin'?"  Sounds complacent, doesn't it?  Well, at the dawn of the 1960s John and Charles Cooper have every right to feel...

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Wheel to wheel

The month in historic motorsport Palmer to restore RAM Circuit boss promises to revive his early 'confidence shattering' grand prix racer Jonathan Palmer has bought the RAM grand prix car he raced in 1984 and plans to restore it alongside several other of his former racing cars. Palmer, the boss of Brands Hatch owner MotorSport Vision, already has his Ralt RT3 F3 machine, two Tyrrells and the...

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Wheel-to-wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

Sytner chalks up a Classic double -- Silverstone Classic, July 30/31 Double wins were the norm as Silverstone burst back onto the historic racing festival calendar with the inaugural Silverstone Classic. From a programme crammed full with high-quality race series, Gary Pearson (Group C/GTP), Simon Hadfield (Derek Bell Trophy), Frank Sytner (GP Masters) and Michael Schryver (Lotus 18) all won...

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Event of the month -- Grande Prémio Histórico do Porto

The first historic 'revival'  meeting on the old Oporto Portuguese Grand Prix circuit was a resounding success. Marcus Pye enjoyed the sport and socialising.  Photography by Jim Houlgrave The inaugural Grande Prémio Histórico do Porto presented some memorable racing and a wonderful snapshot of the Portuguese Grands Prix of 1958 and '60. Sir Jack Brabham was a guest of honour at the July 8-10...

Page 66 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, November 1996

VSCC Donington

Once again the VSCC's curtain-closer was the Richard Seaman Trophies meeting at Donington Park, where conditions ranged from damp to soaking; but the afternoon's racing contrived to run during the drier interludes. True to recent form, the Brooklands Society Trophy race saw Julian Bronson's Riley Blue Streak lead from the flag, shadowed by Philip Walker's MG K3 replica which finished only a...

Page 99 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, May 2006

Bronson to Cooper

Seasoned historic sportscar racer Julian Bronson will make his first major foray into single-seaters this season with the ex-Anthony Ditheridge Cooper T53. While his mighty Lister-Chevrolet sportscar is based in the US for a programme of summer races, Bronson will campaign the 2.7 Tasman-engined car in VSCC and HGPCA events, both in the UK and continental Europe. "I've not done much single-seater...

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Alfa P3 lifts Patrick Lindsay Trophy in VSCC's Thrilling Silverstone meet

Glorious shirtsleeve weather blessed the opening meeting of the VSCC's racing season, the traditional GP Itala Trophy meeting at Silverstone, and after last year's experiment to restrict the title race to original cars, this year's event for the Itala and Lanchester Trophies once again admitted vintage specials and hybrids. Stanley Mann's 8-litre Bentley, Mark Walker's Cirrus-engined Parker-GN...

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April 8th. Gillies takes double win with ERA R3B

VSCC kicks off 2006 racing season with traditional Spring Start opener at Silverstone Trans-Atlantic racer Mark Gillies starred with a brace of race wins when the VSCC's 2006 race programme burst into life during the Spring Start meeting at a chilly Silverstone. Just as he'd done a year earlier, Gillies guided Rodney Smith's ERA R3B to victory in the Patrick Lindsay & Amschel Rothschild...

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