Articles tagged David Piper

Page 28 of November 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, November 2013

Bonnier's 170 to race again

Jo Bonnier’s 1969 Lola T70 Mk3B will return to the track next season four decades after it last raced following a total restoration overseen by respected engineer Colin Bennett. Chassis SL76/143 was stored in North Wales for nearly 40 years before being acquired by enthusiast Michael Hanson and entrusted to Bennett. Hanson’s friend Mike Smith is likely to race it next season, with Mike Wilds...

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Matters of moment

Greats line up for two-driver Le Mans 'Legends' Sir Stirling Moss and Phil Hill are just two of the star names lining up for the Le Mans Legends historic race on the Saturday morning of this year's 24-hour classic. Moss will drive the 1959 race-winning Aston Martin DBR1, the sister car to the one he drove in that year's race. Run for cars from the period 1959 to '71, the race features a 60-strong...

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Piper stars at Oldtimer Festival

Night racing came to the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Mirburgring for the first time last month, with the 66-year old David Piper cleaning up the feature 500km Historic Marathon, anchoring David Pennell's Jaguar D type team to an emotional success in the annual showpiece for sports and GT cars of the 1950s and '60s. Although a renowned Ferrari man, 'Pipes' goes way back with Jaguars too. "I...

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Lunch with... Keith Greene & Chris Craft

One was a popular saloon and sports car racer, the other a highly respected team manager. And as friends from their teens, their careers often wove togetherBy Simon Taylor I'm in a village pub, listening to two old friends reminisce about spending their entire working lives in and around motor sport. One raced his own marque of Formula 1 car, then spent 35 years as a top team manager in endurance...

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A.D.A.C. 1000 Kilometers, Nurburgring

Ferrari Win but Lola-Ford Fast Adenau, May 31st. The annual 1,000-kilometre race held on the Nurburgring this year celebrated its 10th anniversary, and did so with the largest entry imaginable, ranging from works Prototype Ferraris down to a 700-c.c. B.M.W. Special. While the race itself is of vast proportions, starting at 9 a.m, and going on until well after 4 p.m., during which time the leader...

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Pure class

Now in its fifth year, the Silverstone International Historic Festival continues to go from strength to strength. The 1994 version, supported for the second year by Coys, admirably upheld the tradition by attracting the best fields to be seen at any historic event this year. When the British summer broke with a vengeance for part of Sunday, it did little to dilute the sizeable crowd's enjoyment....

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Chequered history

The Chequered Flag was among the most visible race and rally teams of the '60s and '70s. Richard Heseltine catches up with former principal and wheeler-dealer Graham Warner Well that's progress for you. Earlier this year another slice of motor racing lore slipped away unobserved and without comment: the Chequered Flag on Chiswick High Road is no more, razed to make way for an apartment block....

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Whit-Monday at Crystal Palace

With a 2,000 guineas prize as the main attraction, the majority of Formula One drivers were to be found at the Mallory Park Circuit over the Whitsun holiday, and the entries for the B.A.R.C.'s Whit-Monday National Open Meeting at Crystal Palace consequently suffered, with most teams splitting their entries. Among those who elected in favour of the "London G.P." was last year's winner, Roy...

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Editorial

Paul Fearnley, Editor Now I'm not going to sit here and tell you that the just-gone Goodwood Revival was bigger and better than ever before. It was merely as good as last year's. That is to say fantastic. Perhaps not every race was a thriller as in 2001, but to see Duncan Dayton hang out David Piper's 275LM, Patrick Tambay and Emanuele Pirro tweak Cobra and E-type through the Chicane, and Win...

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Reviews

Ferrari 512 S & M, by Christian Huet. Cavalliera, £40.00. Few bluffs have ever been so comprehensively called as the CSI's back in 1969. Back then the World Sports-Prototype Championship catered for one-off racing cars with a maximum capacity of three litres, under the Group 6 rules. Group 4 catered for 'off the shelf' machines with a maximum capacity of five litres and a production run of at...

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