Articles tagged Hans Hugenholtz

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2014 Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort

Circuit Park Zandvoort’s third Historic Grand Prix event, on August 29-31, attracted a record 50,000 spectators and featured not only the cream of Europe’s racing championships but also competitors from as far afield as Australia, the USA and Dubai. Michael Lyons topped the scoring with three wins, a repeat of 2013’s FIA Masters Formula 1 result in the family Hesketh 308E and, splendidly, the...

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Go with the Blow

In 1930 Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin defied Bentley by supercharging its beloved 4½. Eighty-four years on, we take an unforgettable ride as the Blower blasts back to the track where its legend was written Writer Rob Widdows We thunder through the night; I cannot feel the top of my head, so fierce is the wind buffeting from the bonnet. I try to snuggle down into the warm footwell but to no avail. On we...

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Bathed in nostalgia

This year's Spa Six Hours allowed those present to immerse themselves in some fine historic racing By Marcus Pye Hallowed Francorchamps, home of motor racing in Belgium since 1924, is somewhere everybody aspires to race. Hewn into the forests of the Ardennes, in the French-speaking Wallonia region, today’s circuit is one of the world’s favourites. It is truly a lap of the gods, even if downforce-...

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Around the tracks

Six up for Hugenholtz Bigger crowds than ever, a fabulous entry and some rather challenging weather added up to the 13th Tour Auto in which, after five days of races and timed stages across France, victory eventually went to the Lotus Elan of Hans Hugenholtz. While the Dutchman took the spoils for the sixth time in the pre-65 results, victory among the pre-73 cars went to the Ferrari 308GTB of...

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Seven up for Hugenholtz

Hans Hugenholtz took his Lotus Elan to overall victory on the Tour Auto Lissac after races and rally stages on closed public roads. Hugenholtz led a Lotus Elan domination of the four-day event, which ran from Paris to Evian. Jean Ragnotti won the category for later cars in an Alpine Renault.

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First Le Mans '24Hr' retro meeting voted a big success

Classic Le Mans A sense of the surreal abounded at Le Mans in September, as a truly spectacular array of historic racers took part in the inaugural Classic Le Mans event. Designed to recreate past glories of the famous Vingt-Quatres Heures, the weekend was the brainchild of Tour Auto organiser, Patrick Peter. Working closely with circuit owner Automobile Club de l'Ouest, his months of preparation...

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Harvey gets Cobra ride for Spa

Harvey gets Cobra ride for Spa Former British Touring Car Champion Tim Harvey hopes to contest this year's Spa Classic Six Hours sharing James Shead's AC Cobra. The pair were rivals in the Metro Challenge in the early 1980s before teaming up in Group C. "I tried the car at Donington, and all I can say is it's fabulous," said Harvey. Over 100 cars have been entered for the September 24 race, with...

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Tour Auto Lissac

April 25th-29 France For the sixth time, Hans Hugenholtz clinched overall victory on the Tour Auto Lissac as crews worked their way from Paris to Cannes in four days packed with races and rally stages. The Dutchman's Lotus Elan (heading Ferrari, Mustang and Elan at Dijon, left) was always in the leading pack, and was ideally placed to capitalise when the Elan of 2005 winner John Sheldon hit...

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Zandvoort Historic GP

Sixty years after Alberto Ascari headed a Ferrari 1-2-3 in the inaugural World Championship Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, the wonderful seaside circuit’s first Historic GP event brought happy memories flooding back as the music of racing engines rang out through the dunes on September 1-2. It has been 27 seasons since Zandvoort bowed out of Formula 1, with a photo finish between the McLaren-TAG...


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