Articles tagged Charles Dean

Page 26 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, June 2004

VSCC: Silverstone spring start

ERA again as Ricketts collects Lindsay Trophy Duncan Ricketts scored yet another ERA triumph in the Patrick Lindsay Memorial Trophy at the VSCC's Spring Start meeting at Silverstone in April. Ricketts steered R3A to victory, but a hard-charging Charles Dean, whose Bugatti T51 led initially, was only 1.5sec behind at the flag. Handicap winner Barrie Williams, in R12B, was fourth overall behind...

Page 97 of November 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 97, November 2000

Silverstone Meeting

The VSCC's August Silverstone Meeting was a great occasion, with interesting aviation and motoring attractions. But the racing was the main part of it. The Hawthorn Memorial Trophy Race was won by Kenneth White's Cooper-Bristol at 70.02mph, from Barrie Williams' Connaught, which made fastest lap at 70.32mph. The Boulogne Trophy Race went to Charles Dean's T51 Bugatti (68.42mph), with Barrie...

Page 111 of February 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, February 2005

Talk Curve - Historic motorsport insight - Twenty-year itch

Winning the Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy was a dream for Tony Seber, writes Paul Lawrence The Seber family's racing Wolsley Hornets have long been renowned for their performances at VSCC events. And to top it all Tony Seber has now achieved the major coup of collecting the club's Motor Sport Trophy. This is awarded annually for the most successful pre-war car during the season....

Page 68 of December 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 2006


Grand prix cars of 10 decades converged on Donington Parkfor the VSCC's most ambitious and wide-ranging race meeting yet Words: Paul Lawrence. Photography: Phil Jones Nowhere in living memory has the development of grand prix motor racing been more thoroughly demonstrated than during the Vintage Sports Car Club's See Red Festival at Donington Park. Taking the established See Red event, the VSCC...

Page 12 of September 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, September 2002

Baxter's Nash pips Bugatti and ERA

An oversubscribed entry, a large and appreciative crowd, and a sunny afternoon made the VSCC's annual Prescott hill-climb in early August a resounding success. With almost 250 entries, and another 30 turned away, the popularity of the event was clear Fastest time of the day went to the ex-Guy Smith 1934 Frazer Nash single-seater of James Baxter in 42.69sec. A second-run charge from Baxter in the...

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British Street Aces are the principality players

For the patriotic, the British dominance of the Monaco Grand Prix Historique was a dizzying delight, the seven victories from seven races an embarrassment of riches. For the more objective, the weekend fulfilled a cliché — the biggest winner was historic racing itself. Martin Stretton achieved two wins, driving the Tyrrell P34 in the pre-1979 race and the C-Type Connaught in the pre-61 event, but...

Page 75 of August 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, August 1995

VSCC Mallory Park

The VSCC was graced with a fabulous summer's day for its annual visit to Mallory Park, attracting what was probably the largest crowd since the Williams Trophy meeting has found its home in Leicestershire. All events produced healthy grids, assisted by the expedient of combining some categories, which resulted in some interesting variety, and a number of cars not regularly seen in VSCC racing....

Page 11 of August 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, August 2002

Around the tracks

Bradley takes Brands Supersports double in big March Frank Bradley won both legs of the Orwell Supersports Cup in Richard Dodkins' monstrous March 717 during the HSCC's annual Superprix at Brands Hatch in June. The reformation of the pan-European series brought 36 cars to the undulating Grand Prix track. Sadly missing, though, was the awesome BRM P154 of Jost Kalisch, who decided that he didn't...

Page 4 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, July 2000

Monaco welcomes back historic racers

The highlight of the second Grand Prix historique de Monaco was when Ferrari's 1955 Super Squalo finally came good, with Martin Stretton triumphing in the Pre-'61 GP car feature. Stretton grabbed pole from Alain de Cadenet's Connaught and Nigel Corner in Fangio's 1957 race-winning Maserati. Stretton and Corner enjoyed a titanic struggle the only real lead battle all weekend until Corner's gearbox...

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Veteran to classic -- VSCC

The Entertainers Anthony Mayman had his worst day in many at a VSCC race meeting when he won only one race at Donington Park on Whit Monday, and was second in two others. At the same meeting, the first of two planned Donington visits by the VSCC this year, John Harper won twice. The day started badly when Alastair Pugh overturned his Frazer Nash during practice, and was taken to hospital with...



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