Articles tagged Jason Minshaw

Page 117 of October 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 117, October 2014

Silverstone Classic

Huge grids, fantastic racing, big crowds and superb weather all pointed to the best edition of the Silverstone Classic so far. Tragically, an awful shadow was cast when Denis Welch lost his life after his Lotus 18 overturned in the HGPCA Pre-61 race on Sunday. Welch’s death was a stark reminder of the inherent risk in racing cars that are 50 years old – or more. Only the previous day Sid Hoole,...

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Spa Six Hours

Spa Six Hours NEW ZEALANDERS ROGER WILLS and Brendon Hartley were the hares for most of the 20th Spa Six Hours, but Simon Hadfield's epic final stint in Leo Voyazides' sister Ford GT40 brought him past Wills, who was grappling with gearbox problems. With 20 minutes to run P/1005 swept past P/1009, which lost a whole 54 seconds on the following lap, then pitted forlornly. Voyazides' Pan B-prepared...

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Weekend of endurance draws packed field to Spa

The event surrounding the Historic Six Hours at Spa is now one of the busiest classic race meetings of the season. The 2003 edition was no different, with hundreds of entries across the packed three-day programme. The headline event, running into the darkness of Saturday evening, turned into a Ford GT40 contest as the car of Aaron Hsu and sometime TGP front-runner Christian Glasel emerged with a...

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Taking the Spa waters

The Minshaw E-type shared with Martin Stretton survived a typical Belgian deluge for victory in this year’s Spa Six Hours There isn’t anything very controversial to say about Belgium. Ask anyone what they think of it and the answer is usually “very nice”. But quiz any driver about their favourite circuit and chances are they’ll say Spa. And with good reason – it’s fast, twisty and extremely...

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Spa treatment

The driving challenge at Spa is huge, as some found to their cost in this year’s Six Hours. But the rewards are far-reaching By David Addison When a race offers 94 starters, you know you’re somewhere special. The Spa Six Hours, this year blessed by glorious weather, has become a ‘must do’ on the historic racing calendar. With races from the HSCC, the Masters Series and Motor Racing Legends adding...

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Jason's a Merlyn wizard

HSCC: Cadwell Park Jason Minshaw reminded everyone of his outright pace by taking Historic Formula Ford spoils at the HSCC's annual foray to Cadwell Park. His Merlyn Mk20 came out on top after an entertaining contest with Paul Sleeman's Macon MR8. Local ace Neil Dunkel secured the Classic F3 honours ahead of Frank Gomm's ex-Piquet Ralt RT1, while other single-seater winners included Matthew Watts...

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Silverstone Classic

Silverstone, Northants Year after year, the Silverstone Classic just gets bigger as more side affractions are bolted on to what is already a mammoth historic race meeting. Across three days, over 83,000 visitors flocked to this year's edition. Away from the core business of 24 races for 800 cars and 1000 drivers, there was an awful lot going on. Anniversary celebrations included those for the...

Page 114 of August 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 114, August 2007

Racing beats rain

Beautiful cars and good racing shone through at Brands as dreadful weather failed to spoil an exciting new fixture on the historic racing calendar. Paul Lawrence reports The British Bank Holiday weather did its best to wreck the Masters weekend on the Brands Hatch GP circuit, but some great cars and an encouraging crowd proved that the concept is most definitely right. On track, Richard Meins...

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Flavien gives Oulton a taste of things to come

Oulton Park Gold Cup A 12,000-strong crowd, full grids and fabulous weather helped to make the new-look Oulton Park Gold Cup for historic cars a big success. Flavien Marçais dominated the headline Pre-1972 Grand Prix Car race in Luke Chaprnan's BRM P180, the Frenchman treating the spectators to a copybook drive. Meanwhile, a stunning battle between a charging John Bladon in his ex-Mike Hailwood...

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Brands Hatch GP curcuit goes out roaring

Historic races bade farewell to the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit at the HSCC's annual Historic Superprix on July 3/4 in one of the most thrilling meetings ever to greet the soon-to-be radically revised Kent circuit. Formula One cars were the stars with Duncan Dayton and John Beasley's Brabhams sandwiching Paul Alexander's BRM P261 in a fascinating Pre-'66 Grand Prix car encounter while 23...

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