Articles tagged Helmut Kelleners

Page 105 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 105, May 2006

Marcus Pye's Diary

Opposites attract our columnist this month, from a Can-Am monster to a dainty, and obscure, Rhodesian GP winner Goodwood: Incongruous it most definitely looked against the elegant backdrop of Goodwood House, but that is precisely why the 1982 March Can-Am dinosaur was the car of last month's press day for me — and editor Simmons! It's not that I don't appreciate the intricate engineering of a...

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Marcus Pye's Diary

Two major classic meets on the Pye itinerary this month one is Britain's newest, while the other is our longest-running Brands Hatch: In its 16th year, the Historic Sports Car Club's Superprix is Britain's longest-established classic race meeting by a country mile. The Orwell Supersports Cup — that halo-German-run celebration of Can-Am, Interserie and two-litre Group 6 sports prototypes, which...

Page 32 of July 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, July 1980

The Le Mans 24 Hour Race

Rondeau's rendezvous Every year, the Le Mans 24 Hours proves something special, whatever the predicament of sportscar racing as a whole. It has a lot to with the unique atmosphere of the Circuit of the Sarthe, and the magic of a race that runs twice around the clock on an ultra-fast eight and a half mile course still largely composed of normal main roads. This year, however, the ACO's Grand Prix...

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Nurburgring 300

March 31st/ April 1st Yet another season of racing at the Nürburgring started on March 31st with the opening round of both the Interserie, and the European GT Championship as well as a Formula Three race. The Interserie was the main attraction, this European version of Can-Am racing entering its third year, hopefully with better grids and more exciting racing in 1973. The entry was limited...

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EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP

The sixth round of this European saloon car series, at Nurburgring, offered Jaguar their best result to date. The Leyland entered XJ5.3C of Derek Bell/Andrew Rouse eased around the magnificent 14.2-mile circuit to finish second overall. Above, John Fitzpatrick leads the winning green Alpine BMW CSL for Gunnar Nilsson/Dieter Quester. Fitzpatrick is in the car he would have shared with Tim Schenken...

Page 96 of September 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, September 1982

Jaguar's European progress

MOTOR SPORT attends the annual Spa Francorchamps 24 hour saloon car race to catch up on Jaguar results in this year's European Touring Can Championship. Results already include defeating the cream of German opposition at The Nürburgring and another win in Czechoslovakia . . . OUR May issue contained a three page look at the construction and debut of the Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) Jaguar XJS in...

Page 67 of June 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, June 1977

Silverstone Six Hours

The Kosset Six Hours race at Silverstone resulted as expected in a clean sweep for Porsche in this third round of the World Championship for Makes. In the picture at the top of the page, the winning works car of Jochen Mass and Jacky Ickx heads the rival Kremer Porsche of Bob Wollek and John Fitzpatrick and the rest of the 28 car field. The factory Porsche 935/77 of Ickx and Mass (right)...

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One for the pros

Procar involved some stunning BMW M1s and a bunch of F1 drivers who were let loose on the track before a Grand Prix. No wonder they wanted a reunion By Adam Cooper BMW celebrated the 30th anniversary of the M1 in style by running a pair of demonstration Procar races at the German Grand Prix meeting. Ten of the Group 4 racers, both privately owned and from the company museum, recalled the...

Page 39 of October 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, October 1981

Tourist trophy

Silverstone September 12/13th The Mazda RX7 of Tom Walkinshaw and Chuck Nicholson overcame the might of BMW's challenge from Helmut Kelleners and Umberto Grano, in the Tourist Trophy at Silverstone on September 13th. Kelleners/Grano had put their BMW 635 CSi on Pole position for the 107 lap, 500 km race, with the Walkinshaw/Nicholson Mazda alongside. From the start Kelleners immediately...

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Did he lose the plot?

Movie star and motor sport fan Steve McQueen went to every effort on set of his homage to Le Mans. But the results fell short for some who witnessed his efforts Le Mans was the movie Steve McQueen most wanted to make. The ultimate bloke's bloke was mates with Jackie Stewart and John Whitmore before they were Sirs, he raced his own Formula Junior Cooper and Mini Coopers, came second in his own 3-...

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