Articles tagged Geoff Sykes

Page 6 of June 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, June 1992

Obituaries

Marcel Albers The death of Marcel Albers at Thruxton on Easter Monday robbed Dutch motorsport of one its brightest young prospects. The immensely likable 25 year-old was just beginning to realise the promise that he'd shown in 1991, when he undertook his first season of F3 with Alan Docking Racing. The excellent relationship between Marcel and ADR bore fruit in the opening F3 race of the present...

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1963 & '65: Jim Clark

Back in Australia in early 1966, when I was 13 and the world seemed to go on forever, the talk among my buddies was of The Beatles and Vietnam. For me, though, the long summer holidays (December through to late February) brought another focus: midday on sun-filled Saturdays – and therefore hopefully allowing for the time difference to New Zealand – I’d spend hours ‘tuning’ my trannie to find news...

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Jim Clark – March 4 1936 to April 7 1968

The hamlets of Chirnside and Duns nestle into the mellow countryside of Scotland's Border region, mere miles from the northernmost boundary of England. The homesteads have names such as Mill Farm, West Fouldron, New Mains. Or Jim Clark's Edington Mains. This was the haven from which the reluctant racer sallied forth on his forays to the far reaches of the motorsport world - to Zandvoort, Warwick...

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A frank exchange of views

He’s a Tasman race winner, Australian champion driver, sports car and F5000 builder and winner, a successful businessman – and he’s never slow with an opinion. In the 1960s Frank Matich diced with the sport’s greats; here he recalls the men who impressed him The Grand Prix Drivers Association is a pretty exclusive club. But there’s an even more exclusive club within it: drivers who never raced in...

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Obituaries

Bob Brain A road accident in late March robbed British rnotorsport of one of its foremost engineers. Bob Brain's preparation skills had earned him respect throughout the sport. particularly in rallying. Bob Brain Developments, the company he founded with brother John in the late '70s, had recently turned its hand to the field of historic rallying, Paul Howcroft winning the FIA European Historic...

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