Articles tagged Caroline

Page 84 of September 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, September 2014

Reluctant hero

He pulled Niki Lauda from the wreckage of his blazing Ferrari, fought in Vietnam and now pilots humanitarian flights for seriously ill children, but Brett Lunger plays down his many achievements… Writer Andrew Marriott Brett Lunger has always been understated, self-analytical, supremely fit and serious. That was his manner back in the 1970s when I handled his public relations in Europe and now,...

Page 34 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, August 1994

Enzo Ferrari's right-hand woman

In the tightly-knit world of F1 everyone knows who Brenda Vernor is: from 1978 until his death in 1988, this native of Croydon was Enzo Ferrari's right-hand woman as well as 'mother figure' to the racing team . . . We recently had the chance to reminisce with her. Enzo Ferrari has always been regarded as an institution in Italy. In fact, someone once suggested that first comes the Pope, then...

Page 48 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1986

Two days of VSCC at Oulton Park

Again this year the one-time one-day VSCC Meeting at the pleasant OuIton Park circuit was spreading over two days, a feast of motor racing, bicycle racing, beauty parade and auto-jumbling, attractive to participants but rather tough on spectators; it involved this scribe in 415 miles' motoring, for instance... However, it enabled 14 races to be held, in cold, damp conditions on the Saturday, in...

Page 114 of July 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 114, July 2013

Going the extra 1000 miles

The watchmaker with a passion for classic motoring - and a very special brand ambassador Chopard is world-renowned as one of Switzerland's oldest and finest watchmakers. It was founded by Louis-Ulysse Chopard, who opened a workshop in the village of Sonvillier in 1860. His son Paul Louis, who relocated the company to Geneva in 1937, and grandson Paul Andre steered the family business through the...

Page 66 of October 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, October 1990

Sunshine and Castrol R

The final VSCC meeting of the year at Cadwell Park on August 26th was blessed with perfect weather. The peculiarly appetising smell of disgustoburgers, the undeniably pleasant smell of Castrol R, the wooded parkland, and the meandering circuit, summarise for me what is the most enjoyable race meeting of the year. Not forgetting the cars of course, and a brief walk around the paddock showed that...

Page 52 of October 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, October 1994

A life on the ocean wave

When you're riding with him you could be forgiven for thinking Steve Curtis is to powerboats what the Marquis de Sade was to human rights, but when it comes to throttlemen there are none better than Britain's low-profile champion It's an unnerving thing, but whenever I think of Steve Curtis I tend to think of the more vulnerable parts of my anatomy. Freud might have had an interesting time with...


October 2019
Brawn Supremacy



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