Articles tagged Bill Gavin

Page 54 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, July 1997

Ferrari 612P

I don't feel that the 612 ever reached its full potential. There was a lot left in it but the project always had a low priority at the factory and our results reflected that. Ferrari never really appreciated how competitive CanAm was. The car wasn't finished until the middle of 1968, there were engine problems with the 6.3-litre V12 and we didn't arrive until the last round of the series at Las...

Page 36 of January 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 1993

The Yellow Rose

30 years on Trevor Taylor reflects contentedly on his life in Jim Clark's shadow "Even on the road, I don't drive quickly, me. I live in Yorkshire and used to pop down to Ledbury to see John Thornburn. John could do it in an hour and half; I did it in two and a half hours. I'd get up early in the morning to miss the traffic and the maximum I do is 60, 65mph. I don't know why! But I used to be a...

Page 21 of February 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, February 1963

Lap record goes at Boxing Day Brands

Once again good weather blessed the opening of the B.R.S.C.C.'s Boxing Day race meeting at Brands Hatch, although snow began to fall during the journalists' race and became quite heavy by the end of the day. The first race was a 10-lapper for over 1,600-c.c. G.T. cars, which looked to be a straight fight between Ken Baker's E-type and Mike Salmon's Zagato Aston Martin as the Ferraris of Piper and...

Page 30 of March 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, March 1965

Book reviews

"Autocourse--1963/64."Edited by Bill Gavin. 236 pp. 12-5/8 in. x 9-3/8 in. (Autocourse Publications, Ltd., Room 14, 60, Great Russell Street, London,W.C.1. 50s.) This annual publication, taken over from a journal which found itself unable to maintain the high ideals of producing a supplement giving detailed racing results with lap times for every car throughout each race, carries on this noble...

Page 64 of June 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, June 1967

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Although a previous book about Jim Clark has appeared, his up-to-date story is now told by Bill Gavin in "The Jim Clark Story," published by Leslie Frewin Publishers Ltd. at 25s. "The Motor Electrical Manual," which gives a very clear and up-to-date explanation of automobile electrics, is in its 14th edition. Published by George Newnes Ltd. for Temple Press Books, it runs to 233 pages and costs...

Page 83 of June 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, June 2011

Lunch with... Howden Ganley

Having sailed to Europe from New Zealand, this keen-as-mustard Kiwi embarked on a long career that started with a spanner and culminated in his dream of a Grand Prix driveBy Simon Taylor Four New Zealanders have scored World Championship points, and stood on the podium at Le Mans and in Can-Am. That makes Howden Ganley one of a very special quartet. But his ties with Messrs McLaren, Hulme and...

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