Articles tagged Jeremy Walton

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Around and About

Tourist Trophy, Silverstone September 18th is the chosen date for Britain’s only qualifying round in the European Touring Car Championship 1977. A series dominated by BMW’s big coupes since the withdrawal of the Ford Capris, Silverstone will mark the first anniversary of Leyland Cars’ efforts to displace the Munich straight sixes with Coventry V 12s. Yes, the troubled Jaguars will be out once...

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Reviews

LE MANS 1960-1969 THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST MOTOR RACE - QUENTIN SPURRING Author Spurring’s opening assertion that the 1960s saw the making of the Le Mans 24 Hours is amply borne out as one peruses this handsome work, which captures the event’s colour, variety and atmosphere during a decade of rapid change. Although notionally the first in a series encompassing the famed race’s...

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Book reviews

"Audi Quattro — the development & competition history" by Jeremy Walton. 267 pp. 10 in 6½ in (Haynes Publishing Group, Sparkford, YeoviI, Somerset BA22 7JJ. £14.95). I had been wondering what had happened to Jeremy Walton until this near-topical, comprehensive book by him all about the controversial Audi Quattro arrived for review. The story is excellently told, acknowledging help given by...

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Book reviews

"Capri — The Development & Competition History of Ford's European GT Car" by Jeremy Walton. 284 pp. 10" x 7". (Haynes Publishing Group, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7JJ. £14.50) The Ford Capri has always been a very desirable sports-coupe and the current 2.8-litre Injection V6-engined version is a covetable car indeed. Jeremy Walton feels this, and names it as one of the reasons for...

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Racers Apart

Motor racing biographies are commonplace. Racers Apart, by Motor Sport's Executive Editor David Tremayne is something new. The author has chosen a selection of drivers - not all of them circuit racers - who have particularly appealed to him. Some of them he has worked with in his role as F1 correspondent for Motoring News, some created a deep impression during his youth, others left a legacy he...

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The instant motor racer

The Assistant Editor tries his hand in an Escort Mexico The flag dropped, the revs screamed and there I was fighting to get to the first corner ahead of the other chaps. After ten years of weekly motor racing spectating, reporting and team managing I was out there having a go myself and, by some strange quirk of nature, feeling a lot less nervous than I usually do when at the start of a race in...

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Book reviews

RS —The faster Fords by Jeremy Walton, 245pp. 10" x 71/4". (Motor Racing Publications, Unit 6, Pilton Estate, 46 Pitlake, Croydon CRO 3RY. £14.95.) When you want information about Ford cars Jeremy Walton is the author to read, for he has raced and rallied Fords, has worked for the company and still keeps his eyes very much on the best-selling make. His latest study concerns the RS models in...

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Tuning test: Turbo Sierra XR4

Foretelling Ford's plans? Those who have survived 21 years in the business of making production cars a little quicker than their factory-fresh cousins are becoming British rarities, particularly if they have not only survived the recent recession but also expanded steadily. Such a business is that of Janos Odor, long-established fabricator of specialist exhaust systems and — since 1977 one of the...

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The constructors - 2

Reynard Adrian Reynard is unusual among production racing car constructors in that he snakes no secret of the fact that one day he hopes there will be an F1 car bearing his name. Even more unusual is that nobody close to the sport seriously doubts that he will achieve that ambition. Two days after this article is published Reynard will know whether he has made a significant move towards his goal...

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Capri-the development & competition history of Ford's European GT car

by Jeremy Walton. 311 pp. 91/4" x 63/4" (GT Foults & Co, Sparkford, Yeovil„ Somerset BA22 7JJ. £14.95). It was very perspicacious of the Haynes Publishing Group to bring out this new edition of Jeremy Walton's Ford Capri history just as this famous GT car has gone out of production — for the Capri will be seen on our roads for many years to come and will continue to rank high with enthusiasts...

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