Articles tagged Harvey Posdethwaite

Page 60 of February 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, February 2000

Didier Pironi: Driven to destruction

Blamed for an act of treachery that eventually led Gilles Villeneuve to crash to his death, Didier Pironi's successful career is often forgotten. Mark Hughes profiles the life of an often complex, always political, character Rene Arnoux stood in the Dijon pit lane, listening. Listening to the throttle applications and braking points of an old friend performing a secret test in Rene's Ligier. What...

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Harvey Postlethwaite

Sir, It is a grey Saturday morning in April 1968. A small group gather outside the tower at Castle Combe to study practice times for Clubmans sportscars. Topping the list is one Harvey Postlethwaite - a second and a half quicker than anyone else. Amid an amount of chuntering the group disperses. We head for the cafe, for fried egg, bacon and bread smothered in baked beans. In the queue, my mate...

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Legends

Ten days before British Grand Prix weekend, I drove up to Silverstone — yes, it was raining — and there joined a marquee-full of damp enthusiasts for 'An Evening with Ken Tyrrell'. Taking a seat at the back, I found myself in good company, with such as Frank Williams and Jody Scheckter. "Ken was my first hero when I got into Formula One," Frank said. "Wouldn't miss it." As I arrived, Jackie...

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