Articles tagged Joe Twyman

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On the road with... Simon Arron

Back to the future Goodwood, March 29/30: the 72nd running of an old favourite proves genuinely innovative… It wasn’t quite how Goodwood felt during the 1980s, when it was a sleepy test venue that happened to have a good café – the perfect rendezvous point ahead of a day testing road cars around the South Downs – but it was similar. The approach roads showcased Sussex at its tranquil best, with...

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72nd Members' Meeting, Goodwood

Saturday morning, 7am. Goodwood is resplendent in sunshine as the early birds wander through the main gate. The pale blue banners embellished by ‘72’ are assiduously non-Revival spec, but the Sussex circuit’s defining spring signature awaits. Goodwood’s verges are awash in a sea of yellow. Who else would invest more in daffodils than any other single ingredient for a race meeting ‘reboot’? “There...

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Historic news

Record Fiat back on trackRare old-timer to tackle Goodwood hill this summer | by Paul Lawrence More than a century after it last ran in anger, a rare Fiat S76 will be one of the stars of the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 26-29). Unofficially the fastest car in the world in 1911, the 28.5-litre Fiat has been restored over the past decade by Duncan Pittaway. Only two S76s were built. One set a...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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Vive l'Ecosse!

Scotland’s greatest race team lives again, and the target is a return to Le Mans. But first Ecurie Ecosse must prove itself with this BMW Z4 Ecurie Ecosse, the Scottish team with the French name, is on the road back to Le Mans. Fifty-five years after it won the Vingt-Quatre Heures for the second time running, the team is back and, wherever else it might venture between now and then, there is no...

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Have a "full-on thrash!"

With a brilliant Revival race as his inspiration, that’s what our man was told to do with two Can-Am greats – Lola’s T70 Spyder and McLaren’s M1BBy Andrew Frankel Did you see the Whitsun Trophy at last year’s Goodwood Revival? If not, and in the scope of what’s relevant to this story, you missed two things. One was one of the best Revival races ever, two was all the explanation you needed as to...

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The British M-Power

BMW’s great record in touring cars owes much to two Brits – Andy Priaulx and Steve Soper. Now they come together to switch cars and experience very different eras A bitter wind snakes through the Brands Hatch pits. Three cars stand within, racers of three distinct generations. Crew members check, prime, plug in starter batteries. Two race-suited figures look out at the empty track, talking...

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Retro revival of the real RoC

Brands Hatch is set to host Formula 1 races under the illustrious ‘Race of Champions’ title for the first time in 29 years. The Historic Race of Champions has been added to the bill for the Masters Festival to be held at the Kent circuit on May 26/27. It will cater for Grand Prix cars from the early years of the 3-litre era, between 1966 and ’71. The idea celebrates the non-championship F1 races...

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Frank's Maserati flyer

Armed with a Tipo 61, Frank Stippler made up almost a minute on his main rivals to be a Le Mans Classic winner Former DTM and GT racer Frank Stippler’s victory in the unique Maserati Tipo 61 streamliner was one of many highlights of the fifth Le Mans Classic in July. More than 400 cars split into six eras turned up for the historic extravaganza, many of which are rarely seen on race tracks....

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ECOSSE NAME BACK IN ACTION

ECOSS \A BACK I ACTIO DEPENDING ON YOUR AGE, ECURIE Ecosse will spark memories of Le Mans-winning D-types, World Championship-winning C2s or BTCC Vauxhalls. Since the 1990s the team has lain dormant, Hugh McCaig wanting any international return to have the 'right' elements. In January Andrew Smith, Oliver Bryant and I decided it would be fantastic to do the Spa 24 Hours. We called Hugh and...

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