Articles tagged John Bright

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Historic racing news

F3 back at Goodwood 1-litre screamers to return in 2015 | by Paul Lawrence For the first time since it originally closed in 1966, Goodwood is to host a race for 1-litre Formula 3 ‘screamers’. The event will be a feature of the 73rd Members’ Meeting, to be held at the track on March 21/22 next year. Dedicated races for pre-66 Porsche 911s and 1-litre F3 cars will be included in the programme for...

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A Spectator's Guide to 1979 British Racing

During a winter when even Formula One sponsorship stopped being the right of every team one could be forgiven for thinking that 1979 might be a very tough season indeed for those racing primarily in Britain. In fact the opening races of the British season proved that we are likely to see some of the most entertaining and financially well-supported motor racing seasons of all. The Aurora model car...

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Lunch With... Derek Warwick

He never earned the Grand Prix wins he deserved, but the man once dubbed Britain’s next World Champion isn’t worried. He loves life just as it isBy Simon Taylor Twenty-five years ago Formula 1 drivers had already become, in their own eyes at least, pretty important people. Now they had motorhomes to hide in, and even a chat over a coffee had to be booked in advance via a stern PA, whose job it...

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Market Leader

From Mk1 prototype via F1 car, Le Mans and Indy winners, Lola found its niche as a supreme customer car-builder by the 1970s, as David Malsher (almost) discovers Show me a motor-racing fan who does not enthuse about the shape of the Lola T210/212, and I'll show you a liar. Oh, the Alfa Romeo shield as worn on the nose of the T33s holds more charisma, the Chevron marque may tug at the heartstrings...

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Gordon Cruickshank

Thunderbirds are go!It was a quiet day in the country until the turbine Howmet lit up and spiralled towards its piercing 57k red line Instruction manual — check. Aviation fuel — check. Big fire extinguisher — check. Saucereyed spectators with hands over ears — check. And we're only starting a car. But then it does have a helicopter engine. The latest toy in the amazing ROFGO collection — the Gulf...

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In the hot seat -- Brian Redman

  Enzo Ferrari thought he was a nice boy but Brian Redman turned down his advances; failing to win at Le Mans still rankles but don't dare call him 'reliable' or 'consistent' You competed in your first race in a Morris1000 Traveller. Do you think that It had an aero advantage?  -- Martin Shaw, via e-mail Certainly not!  Well, not for my first race at Rufforth, in 1959. But for my second race at...

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Interview -- Bryan Herta

Breaking the Mould No foreign-based driver has ever won the Formula Ford Festival, though a couple of Europeans have come close. Now the Americans fancy their chances in one of motor racing's toughest events. Why, after a championship-winning season in their homeland, should anybody want to step down 110 bhp to risk their reputation in a lottery such as the Duckhams Formula Ford Festival? Good...

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Daytona Twenty-Four Hours

Frenchmen Bob Wollek and Claude Ballot-Lena won the Daytona 24 Hours, held on February 5th and 6th. However, they were assisted by the legendary A. J. Foyt and Preston Henn, the American businessman who actually owned their winning Porsche 935. Heavy rain during the second half of the race reduced the average speed of the winning car to just 98.7 m.p.h., the second slowest in the race's history....

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