Articles tagged Charlie Hopkinson

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Adrian Hamilton

If you hanker for a car that seems unattainable, you need to speak to Adrian Hamilton’s Haversham firm. There is one car, though, he’ll never sell. Words: Richard Heseltine. Photography: Charlie Hopkinson With a car dealing, Le Mans-winning raconteur for a father, Adrian Hamilton’s choice of career was a given. Not that he ever wanted to do anything else: “I’ve been very lucky in that my hobby is...

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Dealing the Hendon Way

After spending 40 years selling exotic road and racing cars, HWM boss Anthony Posner remains as enthusiastic about the business as ever Words: Richard Heseltine. Photography: Charlie Hopkinson Tt was, to borrow an American colloquialism, a no-brainer. Given the choice of retailing Renaults under the yoke of la Régie, or turning his hand to shifting vowel-laden exotica, Anthony Posner didn't need...

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Down on the farm

GTO Engineering’s home may be in renovated agricultural buildings, but the only livestock in sight is painted on the scarlet flanks of the machinery inside. Words: Gordon Cruickshank. Photography: Charlie Hopkinson A Berkshire farmyard. Around its four sides I see clay tiles, old brick, knotty beams, magnesium alloy glinting in the sun… Not the average farmyard, then. No Massey Fergusons, no...

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Collector Alistair Morrison

This is one collection which works for its living. From F1 to Formula Junior, these cars are out on the track through the season, bringing pleasure to owner and onlookers alike Words: Gordon Cruickshank. Photography: Charlie Hopkinson I always want to be hands-on...” Thus Alistair Morrison, Formula 1 car racer, mechanic, machinist – he even drives the truck. Does he do everything? “Not entirely;...

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