Articles tagged Ian Wooldridge

Page 32 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1994

INTERVIEW

The king they never crowned. Life, for Stirling Moss, continues at 150 mph, a series of bends and obstacles to be taken at maximum throttle. But instead of balancing a Maserati 250F, a Vanwall, a Cooper or a Lotus in a delicate four-wheel drift, now he balances the rigours of a hectic schedule of business activities with the same commitment that he brought to his racing. In his heyday he was the...

Page 69 of April 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, April 1994

On The Air

Sitting in a Bugatti in a freezing gale at the top of a one-time speed hillclimb course, at the behest of the "Top Gear" '1V programme, I thought back to a few other times when I have been "on the air". At first it was very new and exciting, cables snaking across the studio, worried technicians abounding (not to mention bounding) and all sorts of worries for producers, not least whether the...

Page 65 of December 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, December 1978

More Vintage items

Apart from the annual change-about of F1 drivers, cars are changing hands within the VSCC. Chris Mann now has the Multi-Union, the Hon. Patrick Lindsay is said to be interested in the ERA-Delage, and we gather that Bernard Harding has Philip Mann's touring o.h.c. Straker-Squire tourer in part-exchange for what sounds like a DH Fox Moth aeroplane. *** H. G. Conway had an amusing letter in The...

Page 76 of March 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, March 1994

F1 in 1994

Boddy language In my book, top-class motor racing is the finest sport of all — I assume you are 100% behind this opinion? — and we have only to wait until March 27 for the first F1 race of 1994. Nothing can equal, surely, the moment when the green light flashes on and the pack roars in action? A friend once likened it to a good orchestra tuning-up and then starting a piece of classical music —...

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