Articles tagged Jackie

Page 66 of March 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, March 1990

FORMULA ONE

003 Lives Twice! JACKIE Stewart relived a few old memories last month when at Donington Park he drove his Tyrrell 003 for the first time since 1972. This was the car that took Jackie to his second world championship win in 1971, and is the most successful single chassis in the history of Formula One giving Jackie eight of his twenty-seven Grand Prix wins. The car was given to him by Ken Tyrrell...

Page 50 of October 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, October 1973

Driving the Ex-Birkin Blower-4½ Single-Seater Bentley

Some History and Road Impressions of Russ-Turner's Famous Brooklands Lap Record Car "The Bentley was in grand inns, roaring very high round the Byfleet banking, dropping to the Fork in a puff of dust, clipping the verge of the Vickers' sheds and going on to the Members' banking each time with that characteristic and disturbing little snake that those who saw the car in action are not likely to...

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Around and About

VSCC Light Car Welsh Week-End (April 10/11th) This informal but efficient affair, confined to light vintage-only machinery, has become one of the most enjoyable happenings in a 'crowded VSCC calendar. This year 38 cars, minus three non-starters, converged on the Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells for eight driving tests (attempted by 30 cars) that took in plenty of the available terrain and...

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Obituary – Jimmy Stewart

Ecurie Ecosse and works Jaguar and Aston Martin driver Jimmy Stewart has died at the age of 76. His racing career was short but promising, starting in 1951/52 with a Healey Silverstone in which he impressed Ecurie Ecosse patron David Murray and was invited into the Scottish team for 1953 – as long as the family motor business bought him a Jaguar C-type. Despite doing his National Service at the...

Page 8 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, January 1994

Moss Thorpe

It was bitterly ironic that Moss Thorpe finally looked to be on the verge of making real progress in his racing career when he died, aged 20, on the evening of November 24. He was killed instantly when the car in which he was a passenger hit a tree near his Cambridge home. Encouraged by his father Colin, well known in motor racing circles for his preparation business, Moss started his career in...

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