Articles tagged Bobby Verdon-Roe

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2014 Goodwood Revival

You always know what you’re going to get at the Goodwood Revival. The set dressing, the clothes, the cars, the smiling drivers… it’s the same every time. So how come it still manages to surprise and make its captivated audience, many of whom return year after year, gawp and gasp in amazement? We guess some things are never tiresome. Each Revival leaves defining images that linger, then blend in...

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Historic F1 gears up for title deciders

The contest for the FIA Historic Formula One Championship is set to go down to the wire in an Iberian double-header, as races at Estoril in Portugal and Jarama in Spain run on back-to-back weekends in October. Following round seven at the Nürburgring in September, a field of around 25 cars will travel to Portugal, with the title race headed by Italian Mauro Pane in his Tyrrell six-wheeler and...

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A perfect period drama

The sun shone, the racing ran from dawn till dusk, and people dressed up and played their part. The 10th anniversary Goodwood Revival was indeed a special occasionBy Rob Widdows All arms and elbows, four-wheel drifts, tails out, touching the turf, drivers grinning and spectators cheering. This has to be September in Sussex. Boy, oh boy, this Goodwood Revival is good stuff, a reminder of how and...

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Ligier lucks in as 908 fuel runs out

CER | Silverstone | Aug14-15 The success of the early rounds of the Classic Endurance Racing series was not repeated at Silverstone when just seven finished the hour-long race for 1960s and 70s Le Mans cars. While 20-30 car grids featured at Monza and the Nürburgring. Silverstone drew only 12. From those, Phillip Brunn romped away in his Porsche 908 to establish a big lead. However, in the...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

Cleland back in VectraBTCC champ joins Super Touring revival racers. By Paul Laurence John Cleland will return the wheel of his 1997 Vauxhall Vectra to contest the new Super Touring Trophy this season. The 60-year-old double BTCC champion has bought the Triple Eight-built Vectra, after being inspired to join the series when it was launched at Autosport International in January. Cleland hopes to...

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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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Algarve Historic Festival

Portimão, Portugal The Algarve Historic Festival at the magnificent Portimão circuit is the perfect way to bring another historic racing season to a close. Largely thanks to indefatigable promoter Francisco Santos, this year’s festival attracted a record number of cars and drivers. There was something new for 2011 – a shower of rain. Never seen that here before. And drivers of the quicker cars...

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Matters of moment

Stellar grid for Le Mans Group C The biggest grid in the history of the Group C/GTP movement will line up at Le Mans on the morning of Saturday 12 June for the high-profile support race to the 24 Hours. Almost 40 cars are slated for the race, which takes GpC cars back to the French track for the first time since the demise of the class in the 1990s. Topping the entry are six Jaguars and five...

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Oily rags to riches

Motor racing’s past is recreated with great authenticity at the Monaco Historique, which this year boasted a 40-strong F3 grid alongside the usual array of Grand Prix classicsBy Ian Titchmarsh No historic race meeting has the tradition and authenticity of the Grand Prix Historique de Monaco. This was the seventh iteration of an event which was launched in 1997 and, after a three-year pause, has...

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