Articles tagged John Foster

Page 56 of September 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 2011

Ferrari vs Jaguar - Such a perfect day

Hang the day job. One throwaway line and a fantasy comes to life for Jaguar’s design chief Ian Callum – the Ferrari that fires him and the E-type that inspires him, set loose on the sweeping roads he’s loved since childhood By Gordon Cruickshank "Jaguar today announced…” said the newsreader from the hotel TV, and I looked up. Flashguns popped over the seductively gorgeous C-X75. “All Jaguar’s top...

Page 39 of November 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, November 1982

750 MC RELAY SILVERSTONE

750 MC RELAY SILVERSTONE ONLY a week alter the OttIton Park event. the 750 Motor Club held their annual Six hour relay race at Silverstone. It was on an altogether bigger scale, fielding 27 teams of from four to six cars. With six hours racing over the short Club circuit. lap totals were bound to be high, and the handicap figures reflected this. The Chevron team were again on scratch, while at...

Page 80 of January 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, January 1990

CLUB NOTES

Norris Miles of Hubbard Racing is keen to start a series based on the old Group 2, pre '74 saloons, reviving a series from 16 years ago that used to see Camaros, BMWs, Capris, Mustangs, Escorts and Alfas mercilessly vie with one another. If the response is good enough, an RAC affiliated organisation will be approached and dates fixed up for some events which have the prospect of being sponsored....

Page 13 of December 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, December 1986

Matters of moment

75 Years Of Ford In Britain We cannot let 1986 slip away without offering the Ford Motor Company hearty congratulations on its 75th birthday of car manufacture in this country, the more so because Ford has long held a significant place in the field of European racing and rallying. The first British Ford emanated from Trafford Park, Manchester, in 1911 assembled on the mass-production system...

Page 33 of September 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, September 1984

Jaguar's Lightweight E Types

Racer and road-car compared When the Jaguar XJS was announced in 1975, there was some disappointment amongst aficionados of the make about the character of the car. It was seen as too much of a Grand Tourer rather than the racy sportscar that the long-lived E-type had seemed, even in its final, and heaviest, form. Yet the XJS is currently enjoying a devastatingly successful season on the...

Page 7 of March 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, March 1988

Around and about

Lamborghini's V12 for Formula One Lamborghini's entry into the impending naturally-aspirated Formula One engine war has been confirmed through the signing in February of long-term engine deals with two existing teams. March Engineering and the Larrousse-Calmels Lola equipe have both concluded contracts with Chrysler to test and evaluate the 3.5-litre power-unit which is being designed by former...

Page 66 of May 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, May 1995

VSCC Silverstone

What changes greeted the members of the VSCC as they descended on Silverstone for their traditional curtain-raiser to the new season on the 8th April? Well, gone were the old café and bar, and in their place were rolling acres of new tarmac behind the pits, and a sparkling array of new paddock buildings to cater for the manoeuvering of F1 transporters and the like. On the track, the eagerly...

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