Articles tagged Burkhard von Schenk

Page 68 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 1996

Silverstone VSCC

Although 'new' cars were thin on the ground at the VSCC's traditional April season-opener at Silverstone, there was a healthy entry for the eleven-race programme and some close-fought finishes. And after Friday's wash-out test day it was a relief to find Saturday 13th calm and sunny all day. A capacity field of 34 starters contested the Brooks 1950's Sports Car Race, with the front row of Frank...

Page 4 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1997

Piper stars at Oldtimer Festival

Night racing came to the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Mirburgring for the first time last month, with the 66-year old David Piper cleaning up the feature 500km Historic Marathon, anchoring David Pennell's Jaguar D type team to an emotional success in the annual showpiece for sports and GT cars of the 1950s and '60s. Although a renowned Ferrari man, 'Pipes' goes way back with Jaguars too. "I...

Page 22 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, September 2004

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...

Page 66 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, September 1994

Pure class

Now in its fifth year, the Silverstone International Historic Festival continues to go from strength to strength. The 1994 version, supported for the second year by Coys, admirably upheld the tradition by attracting the best fields to be seen at any historic event this year. When the British summer broke with a vengeance for part of Sunday, it did little to dilute the sizeable crowd's enjoyment....

Page 6 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, December 2000

Ferrari's 'Thank You' to fans

World Champions Michael Schumacher and Ferrari entertained 60,000 rapturous fans at Mugello on 29 October, just a week after the German secured the Scuderia's first driver's title since Jody Scheckter's in 1979. Schumacher, team-mate Rubens Barrichello and test driver Luca Badoer demonstrated three of the this year's F1-2000 models, with team manager Jean Todt and Ferrari president Luca di...

Page 61 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, October 1995

German premier

The 23rd AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring retained its place as the premier historic racing event in Continental Europe, with a successful four-day meeting on August 10-13, for which the organisers claimed an attendance of 61,000. The packed programme provided a mixture of FIA championship races, others for newer F2 and sportscars, and events for older cars, which seem to get by without...

Page 8 of December 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, December 1997

Ken Tyrrell honoured at historic racing awards

Legendary Formula One team owner Ken Tyrrell received a lifetime achievement award at the second Classic & Sports Car Historic Motorsport Awards, held at London's Park Lane Hotel on Halloween Night. Tyrrell, part of the Formula One scene for over three decades, was presented with his award by Jackie Stewart, the man he led to three world titles. An emotional Stewart paid tribute to the man...

Page 8 of September 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, September 2001

Ferraris and Maseratis star at Brands Birthday bash

The celebrations of 75 years of Brands Hatch history and 50 years since Ferrari's first grand prix win were dovetailed superbly at the Kent circuit in July. A crowd of around 25,000 was treated to an entertaining blend of racing, both ancient and modern. Guests included Ferrari F1 technical director Ross Brawn, Sir Stirling Moss and three times world champion Sir Jack Brabham. Of particular note...

Page 6 of August 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 2000

Ferraris at Le Mans

Enzo Ferrari's V12 orchestra returned to Le Mans for the Shell Historic Ferrari Maserati Challenge support race to this year's 24-hour classic. David Franklin won the Peter Auto event in the 365 GTB/4 'Daytona' which finished fifth and sixth at La Sarthe in 1972 and '73 respectively. The biggest cheer, though, was for David Piper, who finished second in the 250/2751M he raced to seventh with...

Page 83 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, July 1996

Ure Back

Excellent racing and some rare machines vied for Alan Cox's attention at VSCC Silverstone in June The race of the day was the Hawthorn Spanish Trophy which saw a triumphant return to the track for John Ure, who took Peter Mann's ERA AJM1 to a close-fought victory from Ludovic Lindsay's famous ERA 'Remus'. The leaders scrapped furiously for the duration of the 12-lap event with added interest in...

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