Articles tagged Gillian Carr

Page 116 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 116, November 2008

VSCC ladies’ race to mark anniversary

The Vintage Sports Car Club is organising a ladies-only race for its Spring Start meeting at Silverstone in April 2009. Designed to show just how many women compete within the club, the one-off race is among a number of new events planned to mark the club’s 75th anniversary celebrations. The race will be open to pre-war racing and sports cars. “The aim is to publicise how many women are...

Page 93 of March 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, March 2004

Potter and North rule in the north

Just one penalty point separated the top two crews on the VSCC's 180-mile Measham Rally, but that was enough to give John Potter/Ian North a hat-trick of victories on this demanding event. The winning Alvis 12/50 Sports was pushed all the way by the Frazer Nash Boulogne Vitesse of Richard Parsons/Tim Cork. Despite the lack of a speedo, the latter pair stayed in contention until within sight of...

Page 122 of May 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 122, May 2013

Events of the Month

Daytona 500 Rarely does the Daytona 500 provide much in the way of predictions about the outcome of NASCAR's 36-round Sprint Cup championship. Run with power-sapping `restrictor plates', which keep the cars jammed together in a giant slipstreaming pack, the 500 is more a lottery than a motor race. Typically, there are more than a few multi-car accidents which inevitably eliminate some of the...

Page 34 of October 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, October 2011

PRESCOTT PLEASURES

PRESCOTT PLEASURES IHAVE A CONFESSION TO MAKE. UNTIL THIS LAST MONTH I HAD never had the Prescott experience. Not the swashbuckling bloke who inexplicably became Deputy Prime Minister. No, I mean the country estate belonging to the Bugaffi Owners' Club. How could I have stayed away from such a wonderful experience? I have no idea, except that hillclimbs have never turned me on. I like to see cars...

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