Articles tagged Bruce McCaw

Page 80 of August 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, August 2014

Th Guv'nor

Reflections on the only man to win Formula 1 titles as both driver and constructor, by a Motor Sport contributor who knew him well Writer Doug Nye On hearing of Sir Jack Brabham’s recent death – at the age of 88 – Australian enthusiast Alec Hawkins sat down at a computer keyboard and submitted the following to one of the internet motor racing forums. I believe his words speak for a generation of...

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Lunch with... Adrian Reynard

Innovator, improviser, impecunious... The founder of a famous British racing institution has been all three, but right now he's flying high once again By Simon Taylor Motor racing is dangerous: it's a truism that doesn't need repeating. And motor racing can be dangerous commercially, too. On the balance sheet as well as on the track, risk can reap huge rewards but can also result in huge crashes...

Page 56 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, May 2006

Monaco Grand Prix Historique

Stirling Moss in a Ferguson... Sixty 3-litre Formula One cars... A host of Formula Juniors...Just some reasons to make the trip to Monaco. By Paul Lawrence The weekend before the contemporary Monaco Grand Prix, the most famous street circuit in the world will echo to the sounds of cars from across the venue's 77-year history. After qualifying sessions on Saturday May 20, the seven races will run...

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OZ start to 3-litre series

Lotus 49s, Brabham-Repcos, Ferrari 312s and BRMs will be among the 20-car fields in special events for 3-litre Formula One and Tasman cars built between 1966-69, to be run on Adelaide's now defunct Grand Prix circuit on April 9-11 and Goodwood in September. Authentic spectacle is the key to Formula Adelaide, launched recently by Sir Jack Brabham and Stirling Moss. All cars will run in original...

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Past winners flocked Monaco historic GP

No fewer than six Monaco Grand Prix-wining cars head a glittering entry for the second Grand Prix Historique, with Sir Stirling Moss reunited with Maserati 250F '2522' in which he triumphed in 1956, for an event which is guaranteed to bring the hallowed streets of Monte Carlo alive on May 27-28. Many other machines which shaped the history of the principality's famous race are coming from around...

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Changing train of thought

Until recently the Speed Six Bentley in which Woolf Barnato beat the Blue Train from Cannes to London has been recorded as Barnato's impressive Gurney Nutting two-door coupe. This enormously impressive car, Reg No GJ 3811, Chassis HM 2855, with sideways seat in its streamlined tail, has long been accepted as the one which, on March 13/14, 1930, arrived at the RAC in London 15 minutes before the...

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Catch the Blue Train

In Seattle lurks a unique Bentley and a host of other exotica A friend of mine is a dyed-in-the-wool motor racing enthusiast, as well as a great fan of unlimited hydroplaning. Thus, when he started talking casually about the 'Blue Train' over dinner in Seattle's Metropolitan Grille last November, I wasn't altogether surprised. But with him, you never quite know. Surely he didn't mean the real '...

Page 5 of November 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, November 1999

BRABHAM DECLARES INTENTION TO RACE AGAIN AFTER GOODWOOD CRASH

BRABHAM DECLARES INTENTION TO RACE AGAIN AFTER GOODWOOD CRASH TRIPLE WORLD CHAMPION SIR JACK BRABHAM HAS vowed to race on, despite spending four days in St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, following a major accident in the Glover Trophy 3-litre Formula One feature at nearby Goodwood 's Motor Circuit Revival meeting on September 19. The 73-year-old Australian cracked three ribs and damaged a...

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Grand Prix de Monaco historique

Monaco welcomes back real racing The Historic Grand Prix at Monaco was spectacular for all of the right reasons. Christopher Tate reports on a memorable weekend 'Motion is tranquility' is one of Stirling Moss's favourite maxims about life - and about motor racing. Certainly, Moss, his fellow competitors and tens of thousands of spectators enjoyed plenty of both motion and tranquillity, over a...

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Bruce McCaw

From the streets of Monaco to the Ovals of the USA, this CART team owner lives for motoring success One of the highlights of last years Monaco Grand Prix Historique was the sight of Graham Hill's BRM P261 in action. This is the car in which Hill won the 1965 Monaco GP, and it was an emotional moment when it took to the fabled street circuit. Its American owner, Bruce McCaw, is an accomplished...

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