Articles tagged Geoff Farmer

Page 110 of September 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 110, September 2009

Super screamers

A gaggle of 1-litre F3 machines stole the show at the HSCC Historic Superprix meeting as their revival continues to gather pace By Paul Lawrence With Historic Formula One, Historic Formula 2 and Orwell Supersports on the bill, the HSCC’s annual Historic Superprix meeting at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit was a major date on the international historic calendar. However, the headline races...

Page 40 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, July 2000

Coys International historic festival preview

If the Coys festival at Silverstone is not already in your diary, put it in now. Marcus Pye reveals why the 2000 edition should be the best ever Fifty years of Formula 1 is the perfect excuse for a celebration at Silverstone, birthplace of the World Championship in 1950, thus the British Racing Drivers' Club has invited an amazing array of champions to a very special Coys International Historic...

Page 82 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, July 1995

50 years on

In order to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of VE Day, the HSCC hosted a one-off two-day Historic race meeting at Donington Park, and with the assistance of a number of specialist clubs and groups, including the VSCC and HGPCA, assembled a quite superb entry, which, in terms of variety and quality, was second only to the Coys Festival in the British racing calendar, with on-track action being...

Page 61 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, October 1996

Derby Days

David McKinney reports on three action-packed HSCC days at Donington The HSCC's annual FIA Historic Championships meeting at Donington Park produced the familiar pattern of some good fields and some not so good, some exciting racing and some that was positively dull. Top billing on the busy three-day programme at the August/September cusp went to the FIA Cup round for Thoroughbred GP Cars,...

Page 62 of August 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, August 1996

Two in a Row

Bob Berridge made it two in a row when he scored victory in the fourth round of the MOTOR SPORT-supported FIA Cup for Thoroughbred Grand Prix Cars at Nurburgring on June 23. However, in contrast to his dominant victory at Anderstorp two weeks before, the Geordie driver had to work very hard for this one with Martin Stretton (Tyrell 005) and Geoff Farmer (Tyrell 012) in very close attendance...

Page 68 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, November 1994

MOTOR SPORT CONCOURS

Dinos Dominate It was the biggest gathering of Ferrari Dinos outside an FOC meeting when 28 of the mid-engined beauties took to Silverstone circuit as the highlight of the MOTOR SPORT Annual Concours which accompanies the HSCC final championship meeting of the year. Of the Dinos, Nick Cartwright won for the second year, though with a different car – his GT was judged tops, and also Champion of...

Page 64 of August 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, August 1996

New for Old

David McKinney reports on the HSCC's 30 year celebration meeting and MotorSport Trophy Rob Hall moved into the joint lead of the European Historic Formula 2 Championship when he took his March 712 to two dominant victories on the new International Circuit at, Silverstone on June 15, helped by the retirements of his two closest rivals, John Harper through engine trouble in his matching March, and...

Page 58 of June 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1996

Williams Denies Lotus Challenge

This year, MOTOR SPORT supports the FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix Trophy for historic F1 cars. Paul Lawrence watched the Bank Holiday series opener at Donington. Grand Prix Car races don't come much better than this one. When the FIA Cup for Thoroughbred Grand Prix Cars opened at Donington in early May, the combination of a classic car and a quality driver proved unstoppable. Mike Littlewood romped...

Page 11 of June 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 2001

Racing still shines despite shunt and rain

The historic sports car club's second race meeting of the season was its annual visit to Mallory Park. Some entertaining racing from most of the club's championships was marred by a hefty accident that befell John Bladon's ex-Sam Posey Surtees TS11 F5000. A misunderstanding with backmarker Roger Stone (Lola T142) pitched the Surwes into the barriers approaching Gerards in the Derek Bell Trophy...

Page 5 of October 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, October 1999

Public tribute to privateer

The ex-Jo Siffert 1968 British Grand Prix winning Lotus 49 will be the jewel in the crown of a special tribute to legendary privateer entrant Rob Walker (below) on the Saturday of Goodwood's Revival Meeting. Geoff Farmer, who bought chassis R7 in July, also intends to race it there, following a superhuman effort by Simon Hadfield's team to restore it in just six weeks. Last raced in the 1970...

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