Articles tagged David Leslie

Page 58 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, December 1979

National Racing Review

A shift in emphasis has probably been the most notable aspect of this year's national racing activities. Indeed, it is now tempting to inquire as to what our "national racing" activities actually are, for while the traditional corners of British motor racing have in the main continued to thrive, it has been the higher echelons of our home racing which have increasingly filled the very limited...

Page 90 of December 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, December 2009

Ingliston

It was the perfect club circuit, with great facilities, terrific viewing and easy access. A pity the animals got in the way… By Gordon Cruickshank The shriek of a 727 taking off interrupts the motor racing talk. As we wait for the racket to subside I gaze around, at pavilions, grandstands and a vast baronial mansion. This is Ingliston (pronounced Ingle-ston), on the edge of Edinburgh’s busy...

Page 4 of April 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, April 1993

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 17: With no opportunity to pursue his F1 career, Olivier Grouillard announces plans to set up his own IndyCar team. The Frenchman plans to start the season in round three, at Long Beach, driving a '92 Lola run by Sal Incandela. 18: Nigel Mansell laps Phoenix International Raceway at sub-record speeds. The previous day, 1992 Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jnr had escaped with a slightly...

Page 33 of January 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, January 1993

Full team ahead

Harvey triumphs in three-way title fight as British touring car regs point the way for the rest of the world Such was the success of the Esso British Touring Car Championship in '92 that the two-litre rev limited formula has now been adopted by FISA as an official international touring car category. For 1993 Italy has already confirmed that its domestic touring car series will run to this formula...

Page 60 of January 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, January 1986

Formula One

Paddock I remember, at the 1969 British Grand Prix, standing by the Shell Bridge and offering a pound for a paddock transfer from those returning from the infield. I was lucky with the first person I approached, a note changed hands and both parties were delighted. I got to the paddock for a quid instead of 30 bob and the unknown vendor had his view for a nett 10 shillings. Thinking about it now...

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