Articles tagged Henry Taylor

Page 71 of October 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, October 1965

New Competition Manager for Ford

Henry Taylor, for three years captain of the British Ford Rally Team, has relinquished the driving seat in favour of a more sedate chair. In October he becomes Ford's Competition Manager in Place of Alan Platt who has been promoted in the Export Division. Bill Barnett becomes deputy Competition Manager. During Alan Plait's period at the helm, the Cortina won more than 300 major events in 25...

Page 14 of February 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, February 1961

Boxing Day Brands Hatch (December 26th)

The opening event of the day for G.T. cars gave another victory to Graham Warner's Lotus Elite from Chris Lawrence's more accelerative Morgan Plus 4 which held the lead for a couple of laps. Cohn Hextall moved up into third place in his Thunderbolt while Pat Moss in her first real motor race (although some rallies appear to be thinly disguised races) kept the Sprinzel-Sprite in eighth place. The...

Page 16 of January 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 1961

1961 Team Drivers

With several new racing teams in the field for 1961 there is likely to be a shortage of drivers and some of the top drivers have still not joined their 1961 team. Ferrari has only retained Phil Hill, von Trips and Ginther, indicating that perhaps he will not be racing sports cars, while Cliff Allison has joined the new United Dominions Trust/Laystall team as the number one driver. Stirling Moss...

Page 108 of March 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, March 2014

Forever with blue genes

Alan Mann Racing’s cars are famous for being cloaked in red and gold – but a strong association with Ford, now as in period, is equally symbolic. With the team on the verge of scaling back, we took a lingering glance at a fleet that will soon partially be dismantledWriter: Gordon Cruickshank Photographer: Matthew Howell It fits, somehow. Henry Mann, son of 1970s racing team boss Alan Mann, has a...

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Letters

Memories of Henry Taylor It’s sad that Henry Taylor has died, but I have a good memory of him. In 1968, when the London-Sydney Marathon rally was announced, I was part of the Supersport rally team in Acton. We had an excellent relationship with the Ford Competition Department in Boreham, so I phoned Henry, then Ford’s competition manager, and said “Any chance of a car?” Henry said, “If you get a...

Page 36 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1967

Rally review

Canadian Shell 4,000 Rally The Canadian Shell 4,000 Rally is the World's longest event held under F.I.A. rules at the moment and the longest anyway with the demise of the Round Australia Trial. This year it provided several "firsts." The first win for a non-Canadian crew, the first international rally win for Boreham's new '67 shape Lotus Cortina (an early baptism considering it took the old-...

Page 41 of September 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, September 1956

"Daily Herald" International Trophy

Oulton Park, August 18th. Rain has been known to fall. Rain has been known to full at Oulton Park. The weather surpassed itself on August 18th however, when almost continuous rain spoilt the BRSCC Daily Herald International Trophy Meeting. Sports cars and 500-cc racing cars were scheduled to run in the seven-hour programme; but before the lunch interval rain began to fall heavily causing floods...

Page 40 of July 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, July 1960

XVIIIth Grand Prix of Monaco

Moss is Supreme Monte Carlo, May 29th. Being the first major Grand Prix of the European season, everyone was out in full force and the entry list was one of the most interesting seen for some time. The B.R.M. team had three of their 1960 rear-engined cars, with Bonnier, Gurney and Graham Hill as drivers; Cooper had their two 1960 ears in the hands of Brabham and McLaren, these new cars looking...

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45th French Grand Prix-Grand Prix d'Europe

Ferrari Back on Form REIMS, July 5th. This year the G.P. of the A.C.F., better known as the French Grand Prix, was given the title of G.P. d'Europe, for what it was worth, and attracted a very strong entry of works teams and small private teams, as well as a few independents. As in previous years, a F.2 race was held as well, but this year it was run after the Grand Prix, and the annual 12-hour...

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A mini adventure

40 years ago Goodwood held its last Formula One race. It was the final year of the 1.5-litre formula, which despite its critics provided some of the finest racing ever at the Sussex track. By Gordon Cruickshank. Photography by James Mann.   Picture it. The FIA has just decreed that racing's top formula will now run with 2-litre engines. Instantly the field is open to a stack of small teams, and...

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