Articles tagged Guy Smith

Page 34 of July 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1984

VSCC Oulton Park (June 16th)

Martin Morris was the outstanding driver at this sunny Seaman Trophies Meeting, with both the Seaman Memorial trophy races. He won the Historic race in his ERA, leading from lap 2 after the Bentley-Napier had out-accelerated him. Patrick Lindsay in his ERA "Remus" was in hot pursuit and Arnold-Forster in his ERA got past the aero-engined car on lap 4. The Bentley-Napier then ran out of fuel and...

Page 32 of July 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, July 1984

VSCC Oulton Park (June 16th)

MARTIN MORRIS was the outstanding driver at this sunny Seaman Trophies Meeting. winning both the Seaman Memorial Trophy races, He won the I listoric race in his ERA, leading from lap 2 after the BentleyNapier had out-accelerated hint. Lindsay in the ERA "Remus" was in hot suit and Arnold-Forster in his ERA got the aero-engined car on lap 4. The Napier then ran out of fuel and •Waller took fourth...

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Lunch With... Dr Wolfgang Ullrich

Synonymous with Audi’s success in touring car and endurance racing, he’ll be chasing the company’s 13th Le Mans win in 15 years this June Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell Being a racer, and being a winner, takes many forms. The man in the cockpit climbs onto the podium and sprays the champagne, and he gets most of the glory. But without the serried ranks lined up behind him who...

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Middle Eastern promise

Bentley returns to racing this year, but its new GT3 has already created a stir on its competitive debutWriter: Rob Widdows The boys are back in town. Bentley’s new Continental GT3 racecar went up against its rivals on the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi, for the last race of the 2013 season – and impressed in its first outing. “An unforgettable weekend of glamour, sporting and schmoozing at the...

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Modern times

Simon Taylor If you're one of those who believes that Formula One is about politics, rather than racing, you've had a good month. In Montreal, a war of words erupted between Minardi's chief minnow Paul Stoddard and F1 grandees Ron Dennis and Sir Frank Williams, with Stoddard threatening to protest any team retaining traction control from the British Grand Prix onwards. Next day came the rare...

Page 64 of November 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, November 1987

Slippery Lappery

The forecast said rain, and rain there was! So during the Shuttleworth & Nuffield Trophies Meeting at Donington Park on September 19, finale of the 1987 VSCC racing season, spins and wild slides at the chicane provided additional entertainment. Most older cars used to oversteer, but many owners have since made them understeerers, as the slippery conditions clearly demonstrated . . . The...

Page 66 of June 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, June 1991

Veteran to classic -- VSCC Speed Trials

VSCC Curborough On the cold but dry afternoon on May 5 the VSCC held its annual speedtrials at the Shenstone & DCC's Curborough course near Lichfield. More a continuous driving test than a traditional speed-trial, it nevertheless brings out the vintage racing-cars, with 900 yards over which to extend them, when they are not reined-in for the corners of the loop. Moreover, there was a chance...

Page 25 of July 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, July 1975

VSCC Oulton Park Race Meeting

The Vintage SCC held its first meeting at the shortened 1.65-mile Oulton Park circuit on June 14th, when many competitors expressed their dislike of the new sharp righthand corner after the Cascades. The concrete kerb on the outside of this corner was also criticised, and it was responsible for Freddie Giles tearing the sump-plug out of the Cognac Special and Peter Morley pulling the n/s rear...

Page 39 of April 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, April 2013

State of the Union

By Gordon Kirby Next year, Grand-Am and the alms with come together. Everyone hopes for the best from the merger but at a track like Laguna Seca, for example, an LMP2 car is five seconds faster than a Daytona Prototype, so it's going to be very difficult to create a level playing field. Four-time GrandAm champion Scoff Prueff led Chip Ganassi's team to its fifth win in the Rolex 24 Hours at...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed

"Just look at that!” gasps Derek Bell, diverting my attention from the startline to the view on our right. Beyond the straw bales and the distant treetops, the giant Vulcan bomber floats magnificently into sight, so sedately it seems inconceivable it won’t plummet. We’re mesmerised, and for a moment I forget where I am. So too has Derek, it seems, until our attention is snapped back to why we’re...

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