Articles tagged Frank Feeley

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Best of three?

In 1955 the Jaguar D-type, Ferrari 750 Monza and Aston Martin DB3S all contested the Goodwood Nine Hours. But which is best? It’s a tough choiceBy Andrew Frankel As the crowds arrived at Goodwood on August 20, 1955 for the Nine Hours endurance race, few if any of the fans knew that it would be the last long-distance, day into night race held at their beloved track – at least, until the circuit’s...

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Working with John Wyer

The legendary team chief had a fearsome reputation, but Doreen Green was better placed than most to judge his methods   One of my regular correspondents is Michael Green, whose late father Dick was an Aston Martin race mechanic through the 1950s. Michael has a ton of his dad’s tales to tell, but when he told me his mother Doreen was due over from the States, for the Aston celebrations, I had to...

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1956 ASTON MARTIN DBS3/10

1956 ASTON MARTIN DBS3/10 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A STROLL IN FREDDIE MARCH'S park. After all, hadn't Jaguar's works trio recently covered 7532 miles, at more than 104mph, to score a superb 1-2-4 at Le Mans? And hadn't they beaten Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Lancia in the process? And this, remember, was the ground-breaking C-type's second success at La Sarthe: lighter, more powerful than its 1951...

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100 reasons why we love Aston Martin

There are certain companies that immedately conjure a British way of life. Aston Martin is one of those. Redolent of polished wood, the scent of leather, of pulling up at polo match or cricket pitch, it is a name recognised across the world. This year the company celebrates its centenary something which few of its early figureheads would have predicted. It's been a rocky100 years, an anxious...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed preview 2008

As the organisers say, it’s much more than just a hillclimb. The theme this year is ‘Hawthorn to Hamilton – Britain’s love affair with World Motor Sport’. In these pages, we present Doug Nye’s spotter’s guide to the star cars and go behind the scenes to bring you the ‘making of’ the world’s greatest racing festival. See you on July 11-13. Personal best There are more fantastic cars appearing at...

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One hell of a company car

Aston Martin owner David Brown drove this DB2 to work every day – after it had finished third at Le Mans and won its class in the Mille Miglia. And nobody’s messed with it since By Ed Foster The Aston Martin DB2 is often overlooked as a successful competition car, which isn’t surprising given the existence of the DB3S, DBR1 and more recently the DBR9. But it’s the DB2 that got Aston’s post-war Le...

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