Articles tagged Bob Hicks

Page 94 of March 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, March 2005

A law unto himself

Family fur business in the winter, motorsport come the summer. Mike Anthony tells Anthony Pritchard about his racing days, in which he was courted then taken to court by Colin Chapman "I came out of the Army in 1947 and bought a Jag SS90," Mike Anthony recalls. "When I bought it I thought it was an SS100 — I didn't even know that there was an SS90. I modified its cylinder head and beat a lot of...

Page 111 of August 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, August 2006

Marcus Pye

Visiting his friends in the North gives Marcus a preview of a historic Lotus rebuild and a tense few minutes at the helm of a pre-war V12 behemoth Northumberland: The chance to talk cars with connoisseurs is always to be seized, particularly over a convivial lunch in one of Britain’s most beautiful regions. Nick Rossi and Peter Golding have been pals since schooldays spent whizzing round in T-...

Page 80 of February 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, February 2009

Lunch with... David Piper

He is the farmer turned privateer racer who spent years touring Europe, and winning in a succession of great sports cars. Today 'Piper green' Ferraris still grace historic events In motor sport these days, the term ‘privateer’ has fallen into disuse. Outside the professional teams, most serious racers either have access to much personal wealth – their own or somebody else’s – or a commercial...

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