Articles tagged John Brindley

Page 62 of April 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, April 1996

Fantasy Reprise

I much enjoyed your article on Brandon Wang's 250LM Ferrari. This is correctly described on Massini's Ferrari 250LM book as having "a long Drogo nose", confirmed by the recent photos in your article, but is clearly not the case with No 140 in the 1965 Targa Florio illustration. A similar Drogo nose was added to GTLM 6105, the ex-Ron Fry, ex-David Skailes car which I had enormous pleasure in...

Page 28 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, July 1986

HSCC Brands Hatch

Fast becoming one of the highlights of the racing calender is the two day HSCC meeting held on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit. There is so much variety which, allied to a full programme of races and generally very good grids makes it just the sort of meeting to take non-enthusiast friends for a first taste of the sport. It was unfortunate that the rains came on the Saturday but if you're...

Page 79 of May 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, May 1978

Racing Formulae - Sports 2000

Is this the future of sports-car racing? Just over a year ago, in April 1977 to be precise, the first round of a new British formula was staged at Brands Hatch. Called Sports 2000 and sponsored by SodaStream the soft drinks concern, it made a better spectacle than many had predicted. A lot of people involved in motor racing had dismissed the arrival of the new sports car formula as fated front...

Page 62 of April 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, April 1996

Chevrons

Sir, It was very interesting to read the article about Geoff Temple's Chevron B1/1, but for historical accuracy I must make a comment or two. To the best of my knowledge all of the Chevron Clubmans cars still exist. Vin Malkie's B1/2, originally Brian Classic's, is well documented. Brian Classic owns two, the Parade Motors BMC-engined car known as the 'thintube model', and one of the twincam cars...

Page 15 of August 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, August 1986

Brooklands Race Day

The BARC's traditional Brooklands Race Day was wont to feature modern races in recent years. a round of the British F3 Championship being included until last year Now it is exclusively Historic with most of the races being rounds of HSCC Championships. This year's event was sponsored by John Foulston's Atlantic Computers concern amid rumours that Foulston is attempting to buy the lease on the...

Page 56 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, June 1982

BARC Brooklands Raceday

THE programme was styled the "Official Race Card" and was priced in shillings; the drivers were accorded the courtesy Mr. or Mrs. before their initials and the newest car was made in 1938, but it didn't happen at Brooklands. Instead, May Bank Holiday Monday saw 24 regular VSCC competitors assembling on the grid at Thruxton for the annual Brooklands Society Memorial Trophy Handicap race over six...

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