Articles tagged David Piper

Page 3 of December 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, December 1999


ONTENTS SEVENTY-SIXTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION MOTOR SPORT incorporating SPEED and liii BROOKLANDS GA/1 ! The Hill Dynasqy Damon talks about his life, his career and hisfiture. What's wrong wi Fl today and those qualities he inheritedfi om his legendary father. Page 24 Bentley Red Label On the road in Bentley's latest colour. Page 58 Pr" i Jean-Pierre Mini& More than just an abnormally gified...

Page 80 of March 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, March 2000


Just outside Paris lies a concrete speed bowl which has been in use since 1924. Matthew Franey compares Montlhery's dramatic past with its working present. It was what the French call 'Un ete de la Saint-Martin"— an Indian Summer. Across continental Europe the weather had been hot, oppressive. During our night time run into France from the east — Cologne via Luxembourg, then Reims and Paris — the...

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Montlhery's historic GP races to recall l'Age d'Or

The major annual event of the French Historic racing calendar, the Grand Prix de l'Age d'Or, takes place at the charismatic old Linas-Montlhery speedbowl outside Paris on June 21-22, the same weekend as Goodwood's Festival of Speed. More than 2500 classic cars are expected to arrive at the track where 300 competitors — in cars spanning 75 years — will race on the road course and part of the...

Page 26 of August 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, August 1963

49th French Grand Prix

Clark and Lotus again Reims, France, June 30th. This year the French Grand Prix returned to the Reims-Gueux circuit in the Champagne country, after a brief sojourn at Rouen. To say that the 49th French Grand Prix was a bit of a shambles would be putting it mildly. On some counts this was due to circumstances beyond the control of the Automobile Club du Champagne, on others it was directly their...

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Drivers honour Brands GP loop

Former Grand Prix drivers David Piper and Keith Greene were guests of honour as the 50th anniversary of the Brands Hatch Grand Prix loop was celebrated during the HSCC Historic Superprix in early July. Piper, 79, and Greene, 72, both competed in the Silver City Trophy race in August 1960, on the day that the Grand Prix loop was opened for racing. While Piper retired after a tangle with Roy...

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS – Ferrari P4 sighting stirs Daytona memories – The motivation that will drive Kubica onwards – For Montoya, NASCAR racing still beats F1 Even when u are in entirely familiar surroundings — as I was a few weeks ago in the Daytona paddock — surprises still lie in wait occasionally, and you get stopped in your tracks. As I have written many times before, they do things properly at...

Page 36 of April 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, April 2011


Sir, John Barnard is rightly credited with the first carbon-fibre monocoque for the Chaparral 2K, but it is hardly surprising that this marque should have been receptive to the material when Jim Hall and Hap Sharp had built a complete glassfibre chassis for their mid-engine Chaparral 2 sports car in 1963. The company had first run a chin spoiler on the Chaparral 1 in the 1962 season and used one...

Page 14 of November 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1959


Flockhart Pushes Snetterton Record to 103.85 m.p.h. A record-breaking F.1 and F.2 race and the three-hour final of this year's Autosport Series Production Sports Car Championship closed the motor racing season at Snetterton on October 10th. Ron Flockhart in a works B.R.M. won the Formula race at a cracking pace from Jack Brabham's 2.2-litre engined F.2 Cooper. In doing so, Flockhart became the...



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Ultimate Porsche: The Most Ruthless Racer Ever Built



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