Articles tagged Charlie Kolb

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Senior Juniors

Formula Junior is in a renaissance as a historic category, 45 years after its heyday. But can Motor Sport do a 130mph lap average?Words: Marcus Simmons. Photography: Andrew Ferraro/LAT What is it about the human reaction to change? In the summer of 1958 the British motorsport press was scathing about Formula Junior, the category founded by the celebrated Count 'Johnny' Lurani and introduced in...

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Watkins Glen Six Hours

The eighth round of the 10-race series for the International Championship for Makes was run in the form of a six-hour endurance event at the 2.3-mile Watkins Glen circuit in New York State that is also the venue for the U.S. Grand Prix. The organisers were fortunate indeed that Le Mans was postponed to September for, had it not been, it is doubtful if this third American race in the series would...

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Track recods of the featured cars

250GT0 — Chassis 3767GT Soon-to-become Ferrari devotee David Piper took delivery of this car (original registration MO 79460) in July 1962 and put it to immediate use, debuting it at the Brands Hatch Peco Trophy (6 August) before finishing fifth in Goodwood's TT two weeks later. On 2 September he crashed at Crystal Palace, but a fortnight later finished fourth in the Tour de France, co-driven by...

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Call that a career?

Luigi Chinetti Jr may be the only racing driver in the world who downplays his results, and the other colourful elements of a varied life. But then, he only finished fifth at Le Mans.. By Richard Heseltine This clearly is not a yes-man. Warm, animated and quick to laugh, Luigi Chinetti Jr is winningly indiscreet. He has just voiced his opinions on the (over)usage of the Cavallino Rampante on...

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Focus on Formula 3000

When F3000 was first mooted to replace F2 which was fading fast in terms of grids, driver advancement and all-round popularity, it was greeted as potentially the best new category for years. There were promises of television coverage and being the featured supporting race to four European Grands Prix and it was to be packaged by FOCA. Whatever anyone says about FOCA, it's impossible to deny that...

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