Articles tagged Dave Scott

Page 4 of May 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, May 1989

Club news

Application forms to drive or spectate at Goodwood's remaining 1989 Supercar Club Testdays on May 29 or August 19 can be obtained by sending an sae to Supercar Testday, 44 Sussex Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 4ED. These meetings are organised to enable members of the public to test their cars at speeds not permitted on the roads. Venue this year for the Standard Triumph International...

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Incentives to Win

When Audi Sport UK announced its sudden withdrawal from rallying in July this year, one of the questions which needed answering was whether that decision affected Volkswagen, the other arm of VAG. Volkswagen has been involved in the sport in Britain for a number of years, both in rallying and racing. The 8-valve 2-litre engine, for instance, has almost been de rigueur in the British Formula Three...

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News

Although Jaguar is out of the ETC for the time being, the TWR-prepared Rovers have carried on where the Big Cats left off, by scoring an emphatic 1-2-3 victory in the opening round at Monza, all cars finishing on the same lap. For the record, the driver pairings were: 1, Tom Walkinshaw / Win Percy; 2, Jean-Louis Schlesser / Jeff Allam and, 3, Armin Hahne / Eddy Joosen. Best placed of the...

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Formula Three — A Fresh Start

The 1985 British F3 championship promises to be the best for many years and the opening two rounds have seen large grids, close racing and a greater variety of machinery than we have been used to lately since Formula Three has been basically "Formula Ralt". On the strength of the first two rounds, the Reynard 853 is the pace-setter, having scored first and second both at Silverstone and Thruxton...

Page 69 of December 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, December 2001

Active suspension

Formula One cars' active suspension of the late 1980s-early 1990s took motorsport technology to new levels. Keith Howard explains how springs and dampers almost became things of the past— and then bounced back. Search the worldwide web using 'active suspension' as keywords and you will quickly find claims that Williams invented the technology in 1992, and that it works by predicting the contour...

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Grovewood Awards

TOP of the 1981 Grovewood Motoring Award, £5,000, went to 19-year-old Dave Scott whose performance in Formula 3 have brought him a tryout in a Formula I Lotus. Second award went to Time Davies, for his success in Formula Ford 2000 and third went to James Weaver, for his continued achievements in Formula 3.

Page 54 of January 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, January 1996

Classic track test

Is that Nelson Piquet? Ian Flux casts his mind back to when he used to dream of F1, and drives a car once handled by someone who tried to thump him while he was doing his best to get there In over 20 years of racing I have only once come to blows with another driver. In 1977 I had a no quarter asked or given battle for third place in a Formula Three heat at the British Grand Prix. I was a little...

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Finishing on a High Note

Jaguar finished the 1987 World Sports Prototype Championship with a splendid one-two victory at Fuji, following up the double success at Spa-Francorchamps two weeks previously. John Watson and Jan Lammers finished less than a minute ahead of Raul Boesel and Johnny Dumfries, with BLR's Porsche 962 three laps behind. Although outgunned in qualifying, where a turbocharger is a vital asset for the...

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Outlook Promising

In general, the outlook for the British motor industry and its specialised component parts is set fair for a prosperous future. We reported last month on the party at which the government displayed its appreciation of the importance and growth of the industries directly associated with motor racing. This was extremely satisfactory, especially as the efficiency of today’s ordinary cars is closely...

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Formula Three Focus

There has been a great deal of discussion and speculation recently about the future of Formula Two and Formula Three. Formula Two has admittedly declined over the years, in 1978, for example, up to 42 entries were received for a single race and qualifying took place at most rounds. Now almost anyone with a car is welcomed with open arms by the organisers. With the withdrawal of support at the end...

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