Articles tagged Chris Rea

Page 55 of November 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, November 2009

Louisa Skipper's Diary

Bat and ball fun at the revival The Goodwood Revival ball has become a social highlight of the motor racing season, and this year it more than lived up to its star-studded reputation. A Spanish ‘Seville’ theme allowed over 1000 guests from the motor sport world to explore their inner matadors and flamenco dancers – and I was lucky enough to be among them, as a guest of Maserati. The...

Page 76 of April 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, April 1997

The F-philes

Anyone will tell you that ferrari is special some are more qualified than others to comment Stirling Moss A difficult bastard, for whom I have great respect. I don't think any of his cars ever caused a driver's death, but they gave pleasure to many of us who raced them. He has contributed as much to our sport as any man; may the name live and be admired forever. Ken Tyrrell Ferrari is Red;...

Page 4 of September 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 2003

Tip-top tin-tops for Revival

Stirling Moss and Jack Brabham will go head-to-head in a pair of Mercedes 300SEs in the St Mary's Trophy race at Goodwood. A star-studded line-up will contest this 20-lap, two-driver race and a number of changes and additions have been made since our Goodwood preview (see page 58) went to press. Arturo Merzario will make his Goodwood debut in the Alfa GTA originally entered for Ivan Capelli,...

Page 66 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, September 1994

Pure class

Now in its fifth year, the Silverstone International Historic Festival continues to go from strength to strength. The 1994 version, supported for the second year by Coys, admirably upheld the tradition by attracting the best fields to be seen at any historic event this year. When the British summer broke with a vengeance for part of Sunday, it did little to dilute the sizeable crowd's enjoyment....

Page 6 of January 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 2000

Top Art Award

A young automotive designer from Germany has been judged winner of the 1999 International Motoring Art Competition Amateur artist Andrea Mindt beat 237 entries for the Ford-backed event, with a depiction of a Lancia D50 in acrylic on wood. Judges included Jody Scheckter, Tony Brooks, John Watson, Paul Stewart, Rowan Atkinson and Chris Rea. The first prize brought with it a purse of £2000, while...

Page 113 of February 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 113, February 2012

Charity begins at Lords, with hope for tomorrow

To Sir Stirling Moss’s charity dinner at Lord’s, where the only journos in the room were our own Simon Taylor who was compere for the evening, and your correspondent who had blagged a ticket as a ‘guest of’ someone who is altogether more important. Thanks to this obviously significant other, I found myself on the top table with, among others, Martin and Liz Brundle, Sir Stirling and Lady Susie...

Page 88 of November 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, November 2006

Buying and selling with... Legends Automotive

With bases in Worcestershire and Connecticut, this outfit is well placed to deal with collectors and racers in both the old world and the new Words: Rob Widdows. Photography: Charlie Hopkinson Automotive is based in the heart of the Cotswolds. And in Connecticut. We visited their home in Bourton-on-the-Water, because that's where the story begins. Adrian Rush started the business just six years...

Page 6 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 1994

The month in Motor Sport

November16: Rally driver Paul Frankland is one of a group of men arrested and charged with conspiracy to steal motor vehicles. Frankland had earlier been subject of an investigation by the BBC's Cook Report. 17: Golfer Nick Faldo, rock star Chris Rea, Jordan designer Gary Anderson and South African sports car racer George Fouche all have a run in a Jordan 193 at Silverstone. 17: Hideki Noda...

Page 80 of August 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, August 1993

Thruxton Silver Jubilee

Mention Easter Monday to a motor racing fan, and the chances are he'll think of Thruxton. For years, the BARC organised Formula 2 racing on that bank holiday which brought the top and soon-to-be-top international drivers to the Hampshire circuit; Stewart, Peterson, Hill, Lauda, Reutemann, Lafitte, and, memorably, Jochen Rindt, winner of the International event in each of the first three years....

Page 61 of March 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, March 1999

Ferari 250 Testa Rossa recreation

If the future for front-engined cars in Grand Prix racing was bleak at the beginning of the 1960s, then the writing was firmly on the wall for sportscars as well. Undoubtedly the dominant force in the Sportscar World Championship for an entire decade, Enzo Ferrari had ensured his competitiveness by constant development and evolution and, every now and then, a rather liberal interpretation of the...

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