Articles tagged Dave Walker

Page 50 of July 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, July 2002

Tough guy with a soft touch

Tom Wheatcroft is 80. His has been a life full of incident and struggle, success and joy. The achievements Therein are too numerous to list, but his most intense period, his years alongside coming-man Roger Williamson, says it all. Story by Paul Fearnley As strong as oak, Tom Wheatcroft is. A few weeks before our interview — held in his museum's cafe over (as usual) fried eggs on toast — he'd...

Page 41 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, November 1972

Notes on the Cars at Mosport Park

The Canadian Grand Prix followed only two weeks after the Italian so the majority of cars had to be transported back to England and loaded up on the Tradeswinds aircraft for Canada inside ten days. This left little time for anything other than a quick wipe over and spanner check plus replacing the bent parts on those cars that had bounced off the chicanes. However, one completely new car appeared...

Page 28 of September 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, September 1971

They make racing cars: Alexis

In our last article in this series the misconception was created that Ensign were the only West Midlands company presently engaged in producing racing cars. All too late the mistake was realised but before there was time for an angry 'phone call from Allan Taylor, Managing Director of Alexis Cars of Coleshill, Warwickshire, we met at Brands Hatch and the situation was explained. Coleshill would...

Page 29 of March 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, March 1972

Around and about: comment on the racing and club scene

Formula Three prospects The 1,600-c.c. Formula Three is now entering its second year and, just as last season, the most prestigious of the three British Championships will be that sponsored by our friends Shell Super Oil and with the Motor Sport Trophy as the prize for the winner. As is recent history last year's victor Dave Walker has moved up to Formula One and this season there will be some...

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