Articles tagged Charlie Agg

Page 82 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, July 1995

50 years on

In order to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of VE Day, the HSCC hosted a one-off two-day Historic race meeting at Donington Park, and with the assistance of a number of specialist clubs and groups, including the VSCC and HGPCA, assembled a quite superb entry, which, in terms of variety and quality, was second only to the Coys Festival in the British racing calendar, with on-track action being...

Page 57 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, October 1996

Old Timers, Mainly

David McKinney reports on the biggest Continental Historic race meeting Following just a week after the Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone, the 24th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring on August 8/11 suffered some loss of entries, but produced some excellent racing nevertheless. Over the four days a total of 57,000 spectators were reported to have watched 480 drivers from 18 different...

Page 61 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, October 1996

Derby Days

David McKinney reports on three action-packed HSCC days at Donington The HSCC's annual FIA Historic Championships meeting at Donington Park produced the familiar pattern of some good fields and some not so good, some exciting racing and some that was positively dull. Top billing on the busy three-day programme at the August/September cusp went to the FIA Cup round for Thoroughbred GP Cars,...

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Perfect Purdie powers ahead

The young Nissan driver was a double winner at Donington as a revitalised Group C wrapped up a successful season By Paul Lawrence The final pair of races this year in Group C headlined the last major historic race weekend of the British season at Donington Park, and delivered a dominant double win for Andy Purdie at the wheel of his father’s Nissan R90CK. This has been a rebuilding year for Group...

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Purple reign

A Silk Cut Jaguar tasted victory at Le Mans again this year as the Group C series put on a spectacle ahead of the 24 Hours by Damien Smith Twenty years on from one of the most famous victories in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours, a Silk Cut Jaguar returned to win again at the Circuit de la Sarthe. A lot has changed in the past 20 years at Le Mans, but the passion stirred by those fag-packet...

Page 16 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, June 2004

Matters of moment

Stellar grid for Le Mans Group C The biggest grid in the history of the Group C/GTP movement will line up at Le Mans on the morning of Saturday 12 June for the high-profile support race to the 24 Hours. Almost 40 cars are slated for the race, which takes GpC cars back to the French track for the first time since the demise of the class in the 1990s. Topping the entry are six Jaguars and five...

Page 90 of January 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, January 2006

Mercer splashes on the old Spice

Group C/GTP Racing In 30 years of racing, David Mercer has never had a season like 2005. During an epic Group C/GTP campaign in his Spice SE90C, he finished every one of the 12 races on the podium and won five times. With his Weylock Racing Spice working perfectly, Mercer was always a contender and topped his year with double wins at Brands Hatch and Donington Park. Even a raging temperature —...

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The right stuff

The burgeoning historic motorsport scene means that, in 2001, there will be ever more exciting cars at ever more varied venues. So what can we expect? Marcus Pye is our guide Historic motorsport continues to grow at a frightening rate, indeed the dedicated aficionado has never faced a greater dilemma in compiling a summer's leisure pursuits than you do in 2001. With more mature race series and...

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Lunch with... SIR JOHN WHITMORE

Lunch with SIR JOHN WHITMORE In more ways than one, Sir John Whitmore is different. Since this monthly series began in Motor Sport six years ago I've been lucky enough to take some 80 motor sporting personalities to lunch, and I don't think any of them has had so short a racing career. Probably none has had so strange a life since walking away from the sport, either. But John makes a worthy and...

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Obituaries: Peter Agg

The Grand Prix entrant whose Trojan company manufactured McLaren sports cars and single-seaters under licence, has died aged 82. Peter Agg moved from the family wine business into importing scooters during the 1950s, leading to reviving the moribund pre-war Trojan marque to build bubblecars. In 1962 he bought the Elva sports car company which two years later contracted to assemble M1s for...

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