Articles tagged Brandon Wang

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Fantasy Reprise

I much enjoyed your article on Brandon Wang's 250LM Ferrari. This is correctly described on Massini's Ferrari 250LM book as having "a long Drogo nose", confirmed by the recent photos in your article, but is clearly not the case with No 140 in the 1965 Targa Florio illustration. A similar Drogo nose was added to GTLM 6105, the ex-Ron Fry, ex-David Skailes car which I had enormous pleasure in...

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Old Timers, Mainly

David McKinney reports on the biggest Continental Historic race meeting Following just a week after the Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone, the 24th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring on August 8/11 suffered some loss of entries, but produced some excellent racing nevertheless. Over the four days a total of 57,000 spectators were reported to have watched 480 drivers from 18 different...

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Fantasy Overture

Rebuffed by the authorities, orphaned and winner only by default at Le Mans, Ferrari's 250 LM had a sticky start. Laurence Meredith recalls boyhood dreams of Maranello's misnamed missile. Most folks, if pressed, can remember one childhood Christmas that was better than all the others, and as I am no exception I fear that it is now time to make a painful confession. The plain truth of the matter...

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Centenary test

Centenary test After its successful inauguration last year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed will be repeated on lune 18/19. Charles, Lord March, the Festival's instigator, has explained that there are, as yet, no firm plans to make the hillclimb within the grounds of Goodwood House an annual fixture. Rather, the 1994 event is intended to celebrate the centenary of motor racing. Cars and 'bikes...

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Chevrons

Sir, It was very interesting to read the article about Geoff Temple's Chevron B1/1, but for historical accuracy I must make a comment or two. To the best of my knowledge all of the Chevron Clubmans cars still exist. Vin Malkie's B1/2, originally Brian Classic's, is well documented. Brian Classic owns two, the Parade Motors BMC-engined car known as the 'thintube model', and one of the twincam cars...

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Coys Historic Festival

This year’s Coys Historic Festival was the best and biggest yet staged. Marcus Pye was there Fifty years fell away as Baron Emanual ‘Toulo’ de Graffenried, Roy Salvadori, Geoff Richardson, Tony Rolt and Bob Ansell took their places on the grid with 19 of the original 26 cars for a reconstruction of the 1948 RAC Grand Prix, Silverstone's inaugural meeting, in a marvellously theatrical centrepiece...

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Less Stress At Silverstone

A new circuit for the Coys Festival was the seal of a great weekend, says Alan Cox. This year's Coys International Historic Festival at Silverstone, in association with Chrysler to begin a five-year deal, was adjudged an overwhelming success on all counts, and was blissfully free of the rancour encountered last year over FIA involvement. One improvement which drew universally favourable approval...

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1997 The essential guide to the season

A superb historic season is in prospect and we'll be following it every step of the way. here, Marcus Pye selects the best events of 1997. miss them at your peril This is an exceptional year for historic motor sport. From humble domestic gatherings to Goodwood's magnificent international Festival of Speed, there's something for historic car owners to compete in and enthusiasts to enjoy virtually...

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