Articles tagged Chris Chiles

Page 20 of April 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, April 2004

Events of note

Ford GT40s pack Tour Auto entry No less than seven Ford GT40s, headed by 2003 winner Chris Chiles, will line up for the start of the Tour Auto on 19 April. The five-day event will include visits to five French race tracks as well as a series of timed sections on closed public roads. Le Mans, Val de Vienne, Nogaro and Ledenon are all on the schedule. Star drivers in the field include Stirling Moss...

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Cross-country pursuits

The annual Tour Britannia event is loved by competitors – it just needs more of themBy Paul Lawrence After three days of competition on the fourth running of Tour Britannia, the Porsche 911 of Sean Lockyear and Roy Stephenson ran out a commanding winner as a caravan of classic sports and GT cars toured the country tackling races and special stages. The entry has always been dominated by Porsches...

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Events of note

Le Mans Classic: A cast of 1000! Johnny Herbet, Patrick Tambay and Jochen Mass are some of the stars lining up for the Le Mans Classic on July 24-25. A stunning array of cars spanning 55 years of the event's history is split into six groups, each racing three times during the 24-hour period, including one night race. Over 360 cars and approximately 1000 drivers will contest the second running of...

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 56 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, November 1995

Curtain-Raiser

British and Czech interests got together on 30 September/1 October to present a new development in historic racing — a major race meeting on the other side of the old Iron Curtain. The venue was the ultra-modern Brno autodrome in the Czech Republic, which hosted the final 1995 rounds of both the FIA Cup for Thoroughbred Grand Prix Cars and the International Super Sports Cup. Champion-elect Martin...

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Battling Hardman ensures that it's not all Chiles play

Tour Auto After an almighty five-day battle against the Ferrari 250LM of Peter Hardman, Chris Chiles took a second consecutive Tour Auto victory in his Ford GT40. After a mix of timed road stages and circuit races across central and southern France en route to the finish in Cannes, Chiles had a winning margin of just 13sec. For much of the event it had been a three-way lead battle courtesy of...

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On road and track

Tour strengthens for second running Ray Bellm defends his title on four-day race and rally contest The second running of Tour Britannia is set to be a fight between Chevron B8s and Lotus Elans during the four-day race and rally event based in the English midlands. Races at Oulton Park, Cadwell Park, Donington Park and Mallory Park feature in the September 5-8 event. Leading the field will be...

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Porsches head the Tour Britannia pack

The best entry yet for Tour Britannia will contest the 2008 event, which starts from the Imperial War Museum at Duxford on Tuesday September 2. With the ’07-winning Chevron B16 of John Grant not entered, Porsches should set the pace and Howard Redhouse and Sean Lockyear should feature prominently along with the Lotus Elan of John Sheldon. Other top entries include Chris Chiles (AC Cobra) and John...

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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Ford GT40 heads Marathon weekend

While most of the action at the 31st running of the Oldtimer Grand Prix took place on the Grand Prix circuit, a 70-strong field of classic sports and GT cars competed on the famous Nordschleife in the AvD Historic Marathon. Seeking to add another major historic endurance win to their growing tally, Jon Minshaw and Martin Stretton planted the former's Jaguar E-type on pole in style, but their race...

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