Articles tagged David Clark

Page 14 of May 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, May 2005

Event of the month -- Donington Park HSCC

David Clark gave his ex-Chris Amon Elva victory in its first race for 38 years, while Neil Fowler and Steve Maxted took thrillers -- Report by Paul Lawrence, photography by Charlie Wooding In the car's first race since 1967, an elated David Clark guided the ex-Chris Amon Elva Mk8 to victory in the Classic Sports Car race as the HSCC season opened at Donington. Thrilling wins for Neil Fowler in...

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Bathed in nostalgia

This year's Spa Six Hours allowed those present to immerse themselves in some fine historic racing By Marcus Pye Hallowed Francorchamps, home of motor racing in Belgium since 1924, is somewhere everybody aspires to race. Hewn into the forests of the Ardennes, in the French-speaking Wallonia region, today’s circuit is one of the world’s favourites. It is truly a lap of the gods, even if downforce-...

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Piper's Can-Am can-do

June 3/4 McLaren M8F charges to two wins on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit Richard Piper was a double Orwell Supersports race winner on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in June’s HSCC Summer Festival. Fastest in qualifying, Piper (McLaren M8F) soon overcame Frank Bradley’s fast starting March 707/717 to win race one. Bradley felt unwell in the searing heat and, although he started Race...

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The Goodwood Motor Circuit Revival

In the end, it surpassed the wildest expectations. Fifty years to the day after its first meeting, motor racing returned to Goodwood with an event none of the 80,000 spectators would argue was not the greatest historic race meeting of all time. The restoration of the buildings, the period livery of staff and traditional BARC and drivers' cricket match are images of an event which recaptured the...

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Bompani's home win

E-type driver and event organiser Mauro Bompani was a popular winner of the Modena Cento Ore, a delightful four-day mix of stages and races in central Italy Over four glorious days, 76 cars tackled this 17-stage event, starting and finishing in Modena. Competitors were kept busy on the first day, tackling no fewer than five stages before finishing at Montecatini. This was one of the most...

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Veteran to classic

Ferrari 330GTC and 330GTS, a cut above The 1930s are often regarded as an era of outstandingly elegant cars, with the coach-builders leading the way. By the end of the decade, however, mass production had changed the face of the car. No longer was it viable for most manufacturers to produce lovingly hand-built machines, and their demise saw the advance of the box on four wheels — a cheaper and...

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April 23rd. Watts makes it two out of two

Gearbox problems fail to prevent Classic Racing Cars win in ex-Watson Brabham Taking time out from fettling F1 cars ahead of the Monaco Historic GP, Matthew Watts made it two wins from two starts in the Classic Racing Car Championship this season as the HSCC went east to Lincolnshire. The annual foray to the three-dimensional Cadwell Park circuit should have given Watts a fairly straightforward...

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16 McLaren F1 Cars For Sale

Ron Dennis does not part with his F1 cars, other than exceptional circumstances. News, therefore, that a consortium led by former McLaren Sales and Marketing Director David Clark, had acquired, for resale, no fewer than 16 MP4 chassis — the only examples in private hands — did not improve his thunderous mood after last month's Brazilian Grand Prix. The coup enables well-heeled collectors to own...

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Matters of moment

Two weeks ago I found myself hurtling through the Karussel on the Nürburgring's legendary Nordschleife with one Porsche 956 filling my Windscreen and another in the mirrors. At first I thought it was one more variation of a recurrent dream. Cars of this calibre stopped racing around the 13-mile track over a decade ago and, even had they not, it was hard to think of circumstances to place me on...

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McLaren MP4S sold en masse

The collection of 16 Marlboro McLaren MP4 Grand Prix cars, which was acquired by David Clark's consortium, as reported in Motor Sport last month, has been sold intact and is likely to remain in Britain. The transaction was completed by lawyers on behalf of a client who wished to remain anonymous. Speculation, however, suggests that the 16 examples of the marque's most successful model, spanning...

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