Simon Taylor talks to the man who, almost unwillingly, became one of the world's fastest sports car racers, with multiple wins including the Targa Florio
History takes a lot of notice of Formula 1, and not enough notice of the rest. Here's a great British driver remembered by F1 only because he turned down an offer from Ferrari, and was lucky to escape with his life from an accident in which he...
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Chip Ganassi grinned: “I love this race, it’s like a harbinger of spring…”
‘Harbinger’ is not a word one routinely hears in a motor racing paddock, but then this particular paddock was – for me – an...
One evening, several years ago, and over a degustivo or two, Jenks was reminiscing about the Mille Miglia. "I've often thought," he said, "what fun it would have been to do it in a Porsche 917."
Driven by whom? I asked. Rodriguez? Siffert? "No, no," he replied. "Given a choice, I'd have chosen Brian' Redman. He was as every bit as quick as they were, and far more intelligent. With...