Articles tagged Dave Scott

Page 33 of November 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1985

Gugelmin Clinches F3 Championship

This year's Marlboro British Formula Three Championship has been the strangest in years for no one driver has emerged as the star of the series. It has also been one of the closest with the outcome being decided at the final round at Silverstone on October 13th. There, Brazilian Mauricio Gugelmin (Ralt RT30-VW) scored an emphatic win over Andy Wallace (Reynard 853-VW) so securing the title with...

Page 20 of October 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, October 1985

Club news

For those not able to get to Brands Hatch for Saturday practice before the European GP, the Three Counties Showground at Malvern, Worcestershire, should provide an interesting alternative. It is called the Malvern Motoring Event, and is devoted to a wide range of Vintage, Veteran, and Classic cars, most on display, but some for sale by auction. Most of the displays are under cover, and some of...

Page 4 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, June 1987

Club news

The Morgan Sports Car Club's "MOO 87" meeting is being held at Beamish Open Air Museum in Durham over the weekend of June 26-28. The organiser is the MSCC Durham and North-East centre, whose secretary is Tony Oliver, East Moor, Trimdon Station, Co Durham TS29 6DU. To cope with the expected demand for places and relieve worsening speed differential problems, the 750 Motor Club is planning to hold...

Page 114 of August 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 114, August 2007

Racing beats rain

Beautiful cars and good racing shone through at Brands as dreadful weather failed to spoil an exciting new fixture on the historic racing calendar. Paul Lawrence reports The British Bank Holiday weather did its best to wreck the Masters weekend on the Brands Hatch GP circuit, but some great cars and an encouraging crowd proved that the concept is most definitely right. On track, Richard Meins...

Page 21 of July 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, July 1985

News

After the first few rounds of the 1985 ETC Championship, it seemed that nothing could stop the TWR Rover team and that this series, which last year provided some of the most interesting racing in Europe, would degenerate into an ARG walkover. At Bmo, however, the Volvo 240Ts came into their own with the car of Anders Olafsson / Ulf Granberg leading that of Gianfranco Brancatelli / Thomas...

Page 13 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, October 1986

Birmingham Super Prix

History from the heart of England It finally happened. After years of effort and disappointment, Birmingham had its race. Motor racing has been with us for ninety years but we, in mainland Britain, had never before been able to see it take place on the streets of a city. Some events become great occasions, regardless of the degree of competition. The Birmingham race has the ingredients to become...

Page 22 of January 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, January 1988

Formula three: Macau Grand Prix

Storming the Far East Despite the best attempts of Typhoon Nina, the storm which raged for most of the duration of the 34th Macau Grand Prix, British Formula Three regular Martin Donnelly scored the most important win of his brief career to head home a star-studded field. The annual end-of-season race around the streets of the gambling-rich Portuguese colony in southern China had attracted the...

Page 64 of November 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, November 1982

Reappraisal

Reappraisal Refining Jaguar's XJ saloons even further ONE of the most frustrating aspects of the past decade was the decline of the Jaguar reputation in the mid-1970s, not at the time when the British luxury car market Wilt under ferocious attack from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Back in the autumn of 1975 D.S.J. and the writer toured Scotland in a Daimler VI2 and ended up shaking our heads with...

Page 24 of April 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, April 1986

Formula 3

With the scheduled F3 opening round at Silverstone on March 2nd postponed because the track was snowbound, the Thruxton meeting the following Sunday actually opened the series. Since the formula introduced a "B" class for year-old cars in 1984, and went 'flat bottomed' last year, it has gone from strength to strength. Twenty nine runners started at Thruxton, there were a further seven entries who...

Page 59 of February 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, February 2011

Golden era of the black art

The 1970s and early '80s were a time of great technological advancement in F1. Five of the great designers from that period recall how they raised the bar Formula 1's 'Computer Age' was booted up on December 17 1982, when Dave Scott, a promising Formula 3 driver, circulated Snetterton in the original actives-spension F1 car: a modified Lotus 92. His mind, however, was elsewhere. He'd just learned...

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