Articles tagged Henry II

Page 26 of January 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, January 1972

"Ford"

By Booton Herndon. 408 pp. 9 in. x 5 3/4 in. (Cassell & Co. Ltd., 35 Red Lion Square, London, WC1. £3.00) There have been a great many books about Henry Ford and Ford cars. This one breaks new ground by being "an unconventional biography of the two Henry Fords", to quote its dust jacket. Because it deals with the personality, particularly, of Henry Ford II, or "Mister Ford", the very...

Page 6 of April 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, April 1941

The memoirs of Forrest Lycett

The owner of the 8-litre Bentley looks back down 45 motoring years IT is a safe bet that at the time Hitler launched the greatest gamble ever few sports car drivers "coming under starter's orders" had been motor-car fans before even setting eyes on a motor-car—not that that is an enviable distinction! As a result of listening to "motor talk" I was already under the spell when first I saw a motor...

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Fordissimo!

Ferrari had won Le Mans nine times since the Second World War. But now the Americans were over here and over the top: 1966 would be very different Words: Gordon Cruickshank. Photography: Alex P You always remember your first time, they say, even a big boy like Ford Motor Company. Four straight wins at Le Mans, yes; but the opener, 1966, was special. Slapping Ferrari’s face after the Scuderia’s...

Page 22 of February 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, February 2011

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections:— Why Ken Tyrell's was a unique voice in Formula 1 — Time to reassess Michael Schumacher's talent — Bernie biography published - but why the delay? While preparing the feature on the Tyrrell P34 which appears elsewhere in this issue (p75), I looked back on interviews — as I always do in these circumstances — relevant to the subject, and of course began with Ken himself. Oddly enough,...

Page 16 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, July 2000

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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