Articles tagged Bob Wood

Page 33 of October 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, October 1976

More about VSCC Cadwell

The two main races at the VSCC Race Meeting held at that most attractive setting of Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire last August are reported in the colour-section of this issue. But this was the first time VSCC members had raced there, and it was such an enjoyable and memorable occasion that the rest of the programme must not be neglected. It began with a 5-lap Scratch Race for vintage and p.v.t....

Page 68 of January 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, January 1993

VSCC Enstone DTs

It is a signal that Christmas is fast approaching when the VSCC's Enstone driving tests come around, staged on that bleak airfield come on plateau off the A34. On December 5 it was chilly, but fine, as 96 entrants were due to show their skills and the prowess of their motor cars in 10 difficult tests. There was a panic half-a-day beforehand, when the insurers of the venue refused to cover the...

Page 45 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, May 1983

A day in the life of a Ford Sierra 2.3 Ghia

Having remarked that to the enthusiast motoring should be as satisfying as the cars in which it is conducted, when the top-model of the Ford Sierra range, in the form of a luxury-equipped 2.3-litre Sierra Ghia 5 door Hatchback came along for test, having reported favourably on the 1.6L Sierra last December, I thought it expedient to comment on its suitability for a long day's haul instead of...

Page 72 of July 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, July 1999

Coys International Historic Festival preview

Only the GP pulls bigger crowds to Silverstone. Marcus Pye explains why the biggest ever BRM gathering is just one of the reasons you should attend. Fifty years of BRM is the central theme of the British Racing Driver's Club's Coy's International Historic Festival, presented by Chrysler, from July 30 - August 1, and by an extraordinary coincidence the final day of this great celebration would...

Page 54 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, September 1992

On Your Marques...

There can be no debate that, in only two years, the Christie's Historic Festival at Silverstone has firmly established itself as the world's foremost historic meeting. This year, its reputation was enhanced still further, a crowd of over 27,000 providing solid endorsement of the event's appeal and popularity. That the event should have overtaken other well-established meetings such as the...

Page 30 of March 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, March 1972

Work or play

When people ask me what I do for a living, I find it rather hard to define accurately what it involves so I lump everything together and say that I just "mess about with cars and motorcycles, and watch motor racing, and travel, and write, and generally enjoy myself with things with wheels and engines". Sometimes they look puzzled and insist that "surely you do something specific" but it is...

Page 34 of January 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, January 1997

The 1996 Historic Motorsport Awards

November's inaugural Historic Awards ceremony recognised the achievements of past masters and present practitioners. Christopher Tate reports A lifetime of achievement by John Cooper, founder with father Charles of Cooper Cars, and yet perhaps the least recognised of the Grand Prix Greats of the 1950s and 1960s, was formally rewarded at the splendid inaugural Historic Motorsports Awards at London...

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