Articles tagged David Addison

Page 142 of June 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 142, June 2014

FIA Masters Historic F1, Barcelona

As Formula 1 fans discussed the merits of their sport’s new sound and quality, the FIA Masters Historic F1 Championship blasted into life with a 31-car grid in Barcelona – and it produced some tremendous racing. Steve Hartley (Arrows A4) won both parts of the Spanish double-header, his first success coming after leader Michael Lyons (Hesketh 308E) and pole qualifier Simon Fish (Ensign N180) both...

Page 106 of December 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 106, December 2008

Spa treatment

The driving challenge at Spa is huge, as some found to their cost in this year’s Six Hours. But the rewards are far-reaching By David Addison When a race offers 94 starters, you know you’re somewhere special. The Spa Six Hours, this year blessed by glorious weather, has become a ‘must do’ on the historic racing calendar. With races from the HSCC, the Masters Series and Motor Racing Legends adding...

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Classic encounters

There were star cars and drivers, but the Le Mans Classic also gave lesser-known machinery a chance to shine By David Addison Gulf Porsche 917, howling Matra 660, screaming Lola T280. All features of the Le Mans Classic. Saab 93? Yes, the three-cylinder 748cc car was welcomed to the event, too. In a world of historic motor racing where one can become blasé about the cars one sees regularly, the...

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Marshal Lore

Sir, I really enjoyed the article '100 Greatest Drives' in your January issue. I was a race marshal for 30 years and I am pleased to say my three greatest recollections were included in your ratings. I was a flag marshal at Westfield Bend at Brands Hatch for the 1970 BOAC 1000, and I will never forget Pedro Rodriguez exiting Hawthorn at tremendous speed, with full oversteer, lap after lap, even...

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Events of the month

Eco Targo Florio: Sicily, Italy In May 2012 I received a letter out of the blue from Sandro Binelli, Chairman of MAC Group, inviting me to take part in a new historic presentation of the Targa Florio. The Porsche museum from Stuttgart then decided to enter five historic cars, including a 1958 356 1600S Speedster for Hans Herrmann and a 1956 356 1600 Speedster for me. We would share three...

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