Articles tagged Derek Walker

Page 20 of October 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, October 2003

Fangio denied Tourist Trophy win by inspired Hales

The Fangio family's Goodwood jinx returned at the sixth annual Revival Meeting. The great Juan Manuel never won at the track, but his nephew Juan Manuel II looked set to nip this trait in the bud on his first appearance there — until the last lap but one. The lightweight E-type Fangio was sharing with Gary Pearson in the one-hour TT Celebration race was initially involved in a spectacular fight...

Page 30 of April 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, April 1971

They Make Racing Cars—Huron Auto Race Developments Ltd

Travel down Kingston-on-Thames High Street and you will see possibly the oldest established tuning and accessory business in the country—V. W. Derrington. Look across the road and there is a large Heron Service Station and tucked behind that in light and modern premises is a firm called Huron Auto Race Developments Ltd.—by a coincidence the most recent racing car manufacturer in the country. In...

Page 84 of February 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, February 2004

Stadium rock

Pete Tucker was one of the very first stars as stock car racing took a hold in fifties Britain. He recalls the lifestyle with Richard Barnett In 1954 Juan Manuel Fangio was thrilling grand prix-goers on his way to another world championship, but in race stadiums around the United Kingdom another form of motorsport was being established. That same year British stock car racing was born, and was...

Page 86 of October 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, October 2005

Wheel to wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

Morris ERA takes Seaman honours -- Donington Park VSCC See Red, September 3/4 For the 17th time in the car's illustrious history, ERA R11B won the Historic Seaman Trophy during the VSCC's See Red meeting at Donington Park. All bar one of those wins have come at the hands of the Morris family, and David duly continued the run of success of his father by taking his sixth victory in this famous race...

Page 32 of July 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, July 1990

The Speed Show

For 2 hours 41 minutes and 18. 248 seconds the 74th running of the Indianapolis 500 gave over 400,000 spectators the most glittering display of sustained speed that I have witnessed. Even amongst hardened Indy onlookers the 185.984 mph pace of Arie "Dutch Boy" Luyendyk was something special. For a European watching his first "500," and the first Common Market citizen beating the Americans since...

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