Articles tagged Don Orosco

Page 60 of November 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, November 2010

Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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The 250F Maserati -- Part Three

(Continued from the July issue) While the Maserati factory team was enjoying a successful season in 1957 with the three "Lightweight" cars, 2527, 2528 and 2529, it was also experimenting with a car for the future. Originally this was going to be an entirely new car, with a 2-1/2--litre flat-12 cylinder engine, following the 250F layout by being front-mounted and still using a gearbox in unit with...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

Ralph Lauren cars to go on showSeventeen cars from Ralph Lauren's private collection will go on display at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris between April 28 and August 28. 'The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection' will feature a selection of cars from the fashion designer's garage, illustrating the evolution of car design from the 1930s to '90s. Included in...

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Go low, aim high

The Lotus 18 forced Cooper to raise its game by building the 'Lowline'. Tiff Needell tries both and reports back to Damien Smith. Photography by Malcolm Griffiths/LAT  Complacency: a strong word when aimed at brittle motor racing people.  But... "Why change it when we're winnin'?"  Sounds complacent, doesn't it?  Well, at the dawn of the 1960s John and Charles Cooper have every right to feel...

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The Classic Restorers

Rod Jolley Clothing a high-quality chassis in an appropriate bodystyle takes more than technical skill; it also demands a keen eye for an elegant curve. Gordon Cruickshank visits one of this country's leading establishments of automotive aluminium Haute Couture. Rebuilding coachwork doesn't always bring the credit it deserves. In the Thirties you proudly put your own plate on your new body. Today...

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Ure Back

Excellent racing and some rare machines vied for Alan Cox's attention at VSCC Silverstone in June The race of the day was the Hawthorn Spanish Trophy which saw a triumphant return to the track for John Ure, who took Peter Mann's ERA AJM1 to a close-fought victory from Ludovic Lindsay's famous ERA 'Remus'. The leaders scrapped furiously for the duration of the 12-lap event with added interest in...

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Grand Prix de Monaco historique

Monaco welcomes back real racing The Historic Grand Prix at Monaco was spectacular for all of the right reasons. Christopher Tate reports on a memorable weekend 'Motion is tranquility' is one of Stirling Moss's favourite maxims about life - and about motor racing. Certainly, Moss, his fellow competitors and tens of thousands of spectators enjoyed plenty of both motion and tranquillity, over a...

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Goodwood revival

John Surtees' magnificent drive in David Piper's Ferrari 250LM looked decisive in the RAC Tourist Trophy Celebration, highlight of the third Goodwood Revival Meeting, until the green prototype was delayed in the pits. 1988 Indycar champion Danny Sullivan duly swept Robert Sarrailh's Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, started by Steve Hitchins, through to victory over Surtees/Piper, the Jaguar E-type of...

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Goodwood Revival Preview

For anyone who loves motorsport's history, there's quite simply no other place to be come mid-september. Marcus Pye looks ahead to the greatest event on British racing's calendar The aces could always make their cars dance at Goodwood, bobbing and drifting on that narrow cusp between adhesion and disaster at one of the fastest circuits of the era. For 19 seasons, starting in 1948, enthusiasts...

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Coys historic festival preview

Three days of historic and classic race action will herald the opening of Britain's new motorsport complex at the Rockingham Motor Speedway near Corby in Northamptonshire. The Coys Historic Festival will include 14 races over the Bank Holiday weekend of May 26-28 as the wraps are taken off the racing venue that has been more than 10 years in planning and construction. Saturday is the day of the...

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