Articles tagged Harry Tincknell

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"It just keeps on giving"

Motor Sport was offered an exclusive opportunity to try Audi’s 2014 Le Mans-winning R18. Your chauffeur? Harry Tincknell, who scored an eye-catching class victory on his Sarthe debut Writer: Sam Smith Mid-August, Italy. Shutdown. The towns and cities have emptied, their citizens headed for the Adriatic. Bronzed tourists line up, sardine-like, and bake on the scorched beaches of Riccione. A few...

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Contributors

Born close to London but based in Belgium, Adam Cooper isn’t quite as itinerant as Jonathan Williams, the unsung former Ferrari driver to whom he pays affectionate tribute on page 98. James Mitchell has been busy of late, photographing Lunch With... – his regular gig – and accompanying Mark Hughes to Piero Ferrari’s office for this month’s exclusive interview. Once a teenage ‘gofer’ for Colin...

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Harry Tincknell

A memorable class win on his Le Mans debut has justified an early switch to endurance racing, as this F3 race winner from Devon tells Damien Smith How many GP2 or GP3 drivers have stood on a podium with 60,000 people below them?” asks Allan McNish. Yet his 22-year-old protégé already has that in the bank, having anchored a great British class victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours at his first attempt....

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Le Mans 24 Hours

In a sparkling new era of fuel efficiency and high technology, how fitting that Le Mans should be the scene of a 24 Hours that harked back to how it used to be. We’ve taken astounding levels of reliability for granted in recent years, as top-line drivers select sprint mode for the great enduro, despite the length, duration and grind that awaits them. But this time, each of the ‘big three’ proved...

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Matters of moment

A few days before the big sports car season-opener at Silverstone, newly retired Allan McNish was in London to accept the Segrave Trophy at the Royal Automobile Club. The citation read: ‘First Briton to win the Tourist Trophy, the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship in the same season.’ Yes, 2013 – his last year as a full-time racing driver – was quite a campaign for the 44...

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Audi role for McNish

Champion Scot to continue racing involvement | By Gary Watkins Allan McNish looks set to take a front-line sporting position with Audi Sport in the wake of his retirement from the cockpit. McNish, who won the 2013 World Endurance Championship with Tom Kristensen and Loïc Duval, announced that he was hanging up his helmet at the end of December, but both Audi Sport boss Wolfgang Ullrich and the...

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Events of the Month

WEC: Spa 6 Hours Eau Rouge is easier now than it used to be thanks to Tarmac run-offs replacing gravel, and flat kerbs giving drivers a wider exit strategy as they pop over the top of Raidillon. But the sanitisation of motor racing's favourite bit of track hasn't made it any less spectacular as the prime place to witness aces on the limit. And when it comes to the World Endurance Championship,...

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Events of the Month

Silverstone WEC Audi driver Allan McNish joined an illustrious list of winners of the 108-year-old Tourist Trophy after pulling back a half-minute deficit in the closing stages of the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone in April. The two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner couldn't hide his satisfaction at getting his name alongside the likes of Tazio Nuvolari, Rudolf...

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WHAT THE TEAMS SAY

WHAT THE TEAMS SAY Richard Dutton is team principal of Fortec Motorsport, which currently runs William Buller (second in the points), Lucas Foresti and Harry Tincknell in British F3. The team has yet to win a championship, but has so far claimed five races this year. "It's the F3 championship," says Dutton. "It is quite expensive, but it is very important to do. British F3 is a university if you...

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