Articles tagged Jac Nelleman

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The 1974 RAC Tourist Trophy

Silverstone In an attempt to bring some semblance of reality to the Tourist Trophy race, this year's event was for production saloon cars with hmited modifications, to what might be termed Group 1½. The very full and varied entry indicated that this was a move in the right direction and no single make dominated the scene, which was refreshing to the onlookers. Naturally the Chevrolet Camaros were...

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ARIUND the TRACKS

AROUND the TRACKS PAU GRAND PRIX HISTORIC FESTIVAL DAYTON STREETS AHEAD IN THE PYRENEES AMERICAN DUNCAN DAYTON SCORED two wins in Brabhams at a rain-soaked two-day meeting on the famous French street circuit: his BT4 prevailed in the HGPCA Pre-66 encounter, his BT33 in the Classic GP race. Other winners included: Flavien Marcais (Cooper-Bristol), Denis Welch (Merlyn), Rio Fukuda (Lotus Elan), and...

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European Touring Car Championship, round one

Brands Hatch, March 18th. The opening round of the European Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch on March 19th proved one thing at least. Even though the series had diminished in stature since the demise of the works Jaguars, a Group a race could still produce a very exciting finish, even when it was in effect only a two-car race. From the beginning of practice it was obvious that the only...

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Two for Nick

BRDC Historics: Kirkistown Nick Linney scored a double as the BRDC Historic Sports Cars made their debut at the Kirkistown track in Ireland as part of the circuit's 50th anniversary celebrations. Linney's Lister 'Knobbly' coped well with increasingly wet conditions, while Jac Nelleman extended his championship lead with a brace of class victories in his Lotus 17. Despite a tangle with the Lotus...

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Ex-F3 star to race Lotus sports car

Ex-F3 race Jac Nelleman debuted his Lotus 17 in the BRDC Historic Sports Car race at Silverstone in May. The Dane ended a 17-year lay-off last season to share the similar car of Jom Qviste at the Nurburgring. Nelleman was a leading F3 contender in the early 1970s and attempted unsuccessfully to qualify for the 1976 Swedish Grand Prix with a RAM Racing Brabham BT44B. "We wanted to run a two-car...

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The Tourist Trophy

A proper motor-race One thing about a long race is that it gives you time to take stock of the scene and the 3 ¼ hours of this year's RAC Tourist Trophy at Silverstone, held in sunny weather, provided a very pleasant day in which it was possible to circulate right round the track, watching from all the excellent vantage points and get back to the pit area before the race was half-run, by which...

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