Articles tagged Jim Mullen

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Kremer versus the Spice boys

GpC/GTP I Dijon I Sept 25-26 Tyre choice was the critical factor in the first race as the Group C/GTP season concluded at Dijon. A brave decision to take slicks despite light rain proved the right choice for Casper Elgaard (Kremer CK6 Porsche 962), but he had to wait until lap 19 before taking the lead on a drying track (below). Nigel James chose wets on his Spice SE86 and ran away at the start....

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Mercer splashes on the old Spice

Group C/GTP Racing In 30 years of racing, David Mercer has never had a season like 2005. During an epic Group C/GTP campaign in his Spice SE90C, he finished every one of the 12 races on the podium and won five times. With his Weylock Racing Spice working perfectly, Mercer was always a contender and topped his year with double wins at Brands Hatch and Donington Park. Even a raging temperature —...

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Reports in brief

John Burton started the Orwell Supersports Cup in great style at Dijon in his Chevron B26. The British ace fended off challenges from Peter Hoffman (McLaren M8F) and Silvio Kalb (March 76S) to win both races. * * * Dessie Nutt and Ray Bellm continued to dominate the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship by taking a third victory each over the Tarmac roads of Epynt on the Welsh...

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Blow-out blows Group C racer's Daytona hopes

Terrible luck struck the ex-Reinhold Joest Porsche 962C of Aaron Hsu at last month's Historic Sportscar Racing Thundersports Enduro series opener at Daytona International Speedway. Leading by more than a lap, the Porsche suffered suspected tyre failure just three three minutes from the chequered flag, resulting in Hsu crashing out of the race. Another 1989 car, the Spice-Cosworth of Joe Hish and...

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Motor Racing Legends Group C/GTP: Le Mans

Agg's Nissan blitzes Group C return "This is what the cars were built for; the cars have come home," said Nigel James after climbing onto the Le Mans podium following the Motor Racing Legends Group C/GTP race on the morning of the classic 24-hour encounter. Although his Porsche 962C was beaten to the chequer by the Nissan R9OCK of Charlie Agg, James spoke for all of the Group C racers when he...

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Wheel to wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

Morris ERA takes Seaman honours -- Donington Park VSCC See Red, September 3/4 For the 17th time in the car's illustrious history, ERA R11B won the Historic Seaman Trophy during the VSCC's See Red meeting at Donington Park. All bar one of those wins have come at the hands of the Morris family, and David duly continued the run of success of his father by taking his sixth victory in this famous race...

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Matters of Moment

editorial As you read this, we are completing the final pages of the next edition. It will be no normal issue. In it, we will be celebrating the birthday of this magazine which started life 75 years ago as The Brooklands Gazette. Quite apart from its unique content, it will be, by some margin, the biggest issue of MOTOR SPORT that has ever been created. Alongside the usual series and stories will...

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Access all eras

A huge crowd enjoyed a massive entry, great racing, and fascinating displays at Silverstone  By Paul Lawrence With a crowd of 40,000 fans and a massive field of over 600 entries for 22 races, the Silverstone Classic is a giant of the summer season of historic racing festivals.  The 2007 event, celebrating in particular Group C racing and Porsche, offered so much to see and do that many visitors...

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Historic sports racing: Daytona - watch this Spice

Jim Mullen and Brian Devries claimed the first round of America's Historic Sports Racing series, which took place on the support bill of the recent Daytona 24 Hours. The pair triumphed in the former's twin-wing Spice-Chevrolet IMSA racer after Craig Bennett had suffered a series spins in the NPTI Nissan he shared with Jim Oppenheimer. Pole-sitter and early leader Stan Wattles, the former IRL...

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2004 Review -- Part Two: Sportscars/GTs/Saloons

Pearson suffers bit of Agg -- Group C/GTP Revival The effort and commitment of Jim Graham really paid dividends in 2004 for the Group C/GTP Racing movement. More cars, more drivers and a sensational warm-up slot at the Le Mans 24 Hours proved that the series is now firmly in the big league of historic racing. Yet it started at a wet and gloomy Spa in May when typical Ardennes weather, and the...

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