Articles tagged John Bowers

Page 62 of August 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, August 2013

"I actually whooped on Hangar Straight! I've never done that before in a car..."

One Grand Prix winner snuggles into another David CouIthard gets to grips with the Lotus 25, a car synonymous with his compatriot Jim Clark. Within but a few laps of Silverstone, he's completely smitten...Writer: Gordon Cruickshank I Photographer: Matthew Howell David Coulthard cuts the ignition, wiggles the red leather steering wheel and folds his arms. "Well, if you'd just like to put me in the...

Page 19 of February 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, February 2013

The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

'Other' Austin F1 race blooms A grid of 30 1966-83 Formula 1 cars from the Historic Grand Prix group proved a popular support to the revival of the United States GP at the Circuit of the Americas in November. The 10-lap HGP event was won by former Formula Atlantic star Dan Marvin aboard Phil and Kathy Reilly's 1974 Brabham BT44. Marvin qualified fourth, took the lead on lap four, and pulled away...

Page 112 of October 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, October 2010

Lotus classics reunited on track

Two Lotus 25s shared a grid for the first time in more than 45 years when the cars of Andy Middlehurst and Nick Fennell contested the HGPCA race at the Silverstone Classic (above). Middlehurst raced chassis R4, now owned by Australian John Bowers, which was the car that Jim Clark used to win the 1963 World Championship. Fennell raced chassis R5 and both cars were tended by Classic Team Lotus,...

Page 106 of October 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 106, October 2009

Clark's Lotus 25 to return to racing

The Lotus 25 which Jim Clark drove to seven Grand Prix victories on his way to winning the 1963 World Championship will race for the first time in decades this summer after selling for close to US $1 million last year. Chassis R4 was the most successful of the seven 25s built in 1962/63 and has a continuous history, although it is not thought to have raced since 1970 and has spent most of the...

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