Articles tagged Jean-Marc Luco

Page 22 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, September 2004

Around the tracks

Le Mans Classic: Herbert heads triple success of Le Mans veterans Victories for three former 24 Hours winners — Johnny Herbert, Jürgen Barth and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud — headlined the second running of the Le Mans Classic. The event was a huge success with around 400 cars spanning 50 years of Le Mans history racing in 18 events during a 24-hour period; each age group of cars raced three times, once...

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Le Mans Classic

Triple wins highlight 24 hour show Night racing adds to the atmosphere as 56 years of Le Mans history are re-enacted Although driving hugely different cars, Ray Bellm and Richard Pilkington were the stars of Le Mans Classic among a fabulous line up of cars. Bellm’s Ford GT40 and Pilkington’s Talbot T26 were the only cars to score triple wins as each age group raced three times during a 24-hour...

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Around the tracks

Six up for Hugenholtz Bigger crowds than ever, a fabulous entry and some rather challenging weather added up to the 13th Tour Auto in which, after five days of races and timed stages across France, victory eventually went to the Lotus Elan of Hans Hugenholtz. While the Dutchman took the spoils for the sixth time in the pre-65 results, victory among the pre-73 cars went to the Ferrari 308GTB of...

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Classic encounters

There were star cars and drivers, but the Le Mans Classic also gave lesser-known machinery a chance to shine By David Addison Gulf Porsche 917, howling Matra 660, screaming Lola T280. All features of the Le Mans Classic. Saab 93? Yes, the three-cylinder 748cc car was welcomed to the event, too. In a world of historic motor racing where one can become blasé about the cars one sees regularly, the...

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Classic Endurance Racing

May 13/14 Spa From a disappointing 17-car grid, Italian Stefano Rosina (right) had a straightforward race to victory in the Classic Endurance Racing opener. Starting his heavily-campaigned Lola T70Mk3B from pole position, he calmly drove clear of his pursuers to win by 30sec after an hour of racing. Allen Timpany had a spell in second place in his Chevron B19, then traded the place with the...

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No luck for Irish Lola duo in Turkey

Classic Endurance Series: Istanbul November 12/13 The final Classic Endurance Series race of the season provided the first historic racing at the stunning new grand prix circuit at Istanbul. On track the Lola T212 of Kevin McGarrity /Martin Birrane led until cruelly running out of fuel on the last lap, handing victory to John Sheldon's Chevron B16. Fresh from winning the Tour of Spain a week...

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McGarrity uses Birrane power

Classic Endurance Series Running alongside the five-race Le Mans Endurance Series were hour-long races for the Classic Endurance Series, for prototypes and GT cars of the late 1960s and early '70s. Clearly fastest of the regulars was the twice-winning Lola T212 of Kevin McGarrity /Martin Birrane. The experience of Birrane and the fabulous pace of McGarrity combined to win at Silverstone and the...

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