Articles tagged Donington

Page 108 of March 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, March 2014

Forever with blue genes

Alan Mann Racing’s cars are famous for being cloaked in red and gold – but a strong association with Ford, now as in period, is equally symbolic. With the team on the verge of scaling back, we took a lingering glance at a fleet that will soon partially be dismantledWriter: Gordon Cruickshank Photographer: Matthew Howell It fits, somehow. Henry Mann, son of 1970s racing team boss Alan Mann, has a...

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A time for change?

Something is presently amiss in British motor racing. On the surface, you'd think that an industry boasting over one hundred individual championships was doing very nicely, thank you, but there is strong evidence that some careful pruning and in some cases restructuring is urgently required. Despite the already vast number of championships, fresh initiatives spring up every year. Some, such as...

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FULL CIRCLE

FULL CIRCLE An announcement in the January issue of the " Junior Car Club Gazette " states that, after all, the International Trophy Race will not be held at Donington and will not be run on Coronation Day, May 12th. Instead, it will be run off at Brooklands on August Bank Holiday. For the first time in the history of Brooklands an outside club is being permitted to stage a race there on -a Bank...

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Champion Defence

To buy and run a roadgoing Porsche from taxed income is an unattainable dream for the majority of enthusiasts, yet the motorsport world is bulging with over-subscribed Porsche racing series — championships at which amateurs mingle with the professionals, and aspirant pros, to risk their most precious motorised possessions. Recently we have been able to see that this curious phenomenon of...

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Happy Days

Singapore-born of an Australian mother and Scottish father in 1913, Ian F Connell competed in a considerable number of races and other competition events in an interesting variety of racing cars, both before and after the war. A short time ago I paid him a visit to chat about those days. Connell's father died when Ian was four and his mother and stepfather did not become regular motorists until...

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