Articles tagged David Cottingham

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Historic scene with... Gordon Cruickshank

A day in the country Among the green fields of Hertfordshire there’s a little farm with a fine harvest on show I had meant to stop in at DK Engineering for ages, but here’s a funny thing about a top Ferrari shop – it’s always so packed with high-end machinery that if that Testa Rossa you meant to have a squint at has moved out, there will be an interesting 750 Monza or 250TdF in its place. Kind...

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Dream garage

What we’d blow the budget on this month Graeme HuntFiat 130 Coupé Not all 1970s Fiats have endured, but this is an immaculate example of one of the company’s finest style statements, with only 16,000 miles covered in 36 years from new. £32,750, www.graemehunt.com SpeedmasterMarch 79B Currently in Formula Atlantic trim. Recently raced (and successfully so) by motor sport perennial Ian Ashley....

Page 34 of November 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1998

All Bar One

The Ferrari 500 is the most successful Grand Prix car of all time, winning every race except one in two Grand Prix seasons. Andrew Frankel samples a slice of Maranello motoring legend. First, a few basic facts. During the 1988 season, the McLaren MP4/4 won all bar one Grands Prix, a fact which makes the team proud to this day. It is not, however, a record. During 1952 the Ferrari 500 won every...

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Ferrari win for Franklin

Ferrari hill-climb: Shelsley Walsh David Franklin thrilled the fans at Shelsley Walsh in August aboard Carlos Monteverde's Ferrari 212E. The former British hillclimb champion claimed the spoils in a special Ferrari class run during the British championship meeting. Franklin took the glorious sportscar up the 1000-yard climb in 30.20sec, while the victory on handicap went to David Cottingham's...

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Editorial

It was one of those days you wish had never happened. As you might imagine, I had been looking forward to the day when I was to drive the D-type and GT40 on our cover more than a little. Everything had gone according to plan right up until the moment the weather and its forecasters agreed to differ. Within minutes I would not have been more wet had I elected to spend the morning lying in the bath...

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Motor Sport F1/F5000 Trophy

A thundering field of historic F1 and F5000 cars will be the highlight of the HSCC meeting at Silverstone on September 19. The MOTOR SPORT Trophy race will bring together Grand Prix machinery from Williams, Wolf, McLaren, Fittipaldi, Osella, and Tyrrell, with Lola, Surtees and Trojan F5000 chassis. Other races include a round of the ultra-successful European Historic F2 Championship, HSCC Classic...

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The rub of the Green

Picture the scene: on the southern slope of the Sussex Downs a Ferrari GTO races through a right-hander shortly after the start, the corner lined with straw bales, while the crowd cranes forward from behind tapes and paling fencing, basking beneath a clear, blue sky. Shortly afterwards, it is followed by another GTO, this time in the livery of Maranello Concessionaires, which wails off into the...

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MOTOR SPORT's Concours d'Elegance

A!though only in its second year, the MOTOR SPORT Concours d'Elegance attracted cars of an extremely high calibre causing an extraordinarily difficult task for judges Nathan Beehl, Andrew Bell, Malcolm Clube and Alex Moore in selecting the top three. There were no prerequisites with regard to the cars which meant that there was quite a catholic assortment present. Machines of interest to the...

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