Articles tagged Frank Bradley

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April 29/30: Loud and proud at Hockenheim

Jim Clark Meeting, HockenheimGläsel boosts TGP title defence as Piper and Hoffmann split Supersports glory Defending champion Christian Gläsel's FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix victory gave German historic racing fans plenty to cheer at the second Jim Clark meeting, on Hockenheim's challenging F1 circuit on April 29/30. Driving his ex-Patrese Brabham BT49D, polesitter Gläsel shook off the Williams...

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Piper's Can-Am can-do

June 3/4 McLaren M8F charges to two wins on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit Richard Piper was a double Orwell Supersports race winner on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in June’s HSCC Summer Festival. Fastest in qualifying, Piper (McLaren M8F) soon overcame Frank Bradley’s fast starting March 707/717 to win race one. Bradley felt unwell in the searing heat and, although he started Race...

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Lunch with... Adrian Reynard

Innovator, improviser, impecunious... The founder of a famous British racing institution has been all three, but right now he's flying high once again By Simon Taylor Motor racing is dangerous: it's a truism that doesn't need repeating. And motor racing can be dangerous commercially, too. On the balance sheet as well as on the track, risk can reap huge rewards but can also result in huge crashes...

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Marcus Pye's Diary

Two major classic meets on the Pye itinerary this month one is Britain's newest, while the other is our longest-running Brands Hatch: In its 16th year, the Historic Sports Car Club's Superprix is Britain's longest-established classic race meeting by a country mile. The Orwell Supersports Cup — that halo-German-run celebration of Can-Am, Interserie and two-litre Group 6 sports prototypes, which...

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Events of note

Group C tops HSCC Superprix The awesome spectacle of Group C machines on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit will headline the Historic Sports Car Club's annual Superprix at the Kent track on July 17-18. Corning hot on the heels of the Group C race at Le Mans, an excellent field is expected, including leading US runners Brian De Vries (Intrepid), Richard Bryan and Benton Bryan (Ford Mustangs), as...

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Reports in brief

With Keith Baldwin and Frank Lyons hitting trouble, Mike Wrigley's Lola T332 had a clear run to the flag in FORCE's F5000 Donington race. Motor Sport's Grand Prix editor Simon Taylor won the Historic Car class at the Brighton Speed Trials. Driving his HWM-Chevrolet, he ran 14.04sec for the quarter-mile course. The day's proceedings were sadly darkened by the death of Kougar exponent Brian...

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GP circuit proves a festival favourite

Bill Coombs and Simon Hadfield led the Masters winners on Brands Hatch’s famous GP loop The annual Masters Festival at Brands Hatch delivered a fine weekend of racing, marred only by the shocking violence of the accident that befell John Grant in the Interserie Revival race (see Historic News, p112). The big winners included Bill Coombs, who made it three Formula 1 wins from four starts in Grand...

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Bradley lands F1 Tyrrell seat

After a gap of more than 20 years, Frank Bradley returned to racing in an Historic Formula 1 car when he fielded the ex-Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009 usually raced by Bill Coombs in the Grand Prix Masters races at Donington Park. Now 66, the former Formula Ford ace and owner of Swift racing cars regularly campaigns a March 707 Can-Am car but took the chance to return to a Grand Prix machine. His...

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The worst car I ever drove - Formula flawed

Johnny Herbert – 1986 Quest SF86 Formula Ford 2000 While some of his Formula One seats have left a bit to be desired, Johnny Herbert tells Adam Cooper about his FF2000 nightmare Now the longest serving driver in Grand Prix racing, Johnny Herbert made his debut in Brazil in March 1989 — some three months before current Sauber team-mate Jean Alesi appeared on the scene. Winner of two Grands Prix...

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Pace notes -- your guide to what's coming up...

Orwell's big bangers at Brands -- HSCC Superprix: Brands Hatch, July 23/24 The only UK appearance of the year for the Orwell Supersports Cup is one of the features of the annual HSCC Superprix at Brands Hatch on July 23/24. As ever, crammed grids will pack the Kent track as historic racers get the chance to let rip on the glorious Grand Prix circuit. It's a weekend with a real 'big-banger' theme...

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