Articles tagged John Green

Page 152 of December 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 152, December 2014

The Iron Age

This ex-Jim Clark Lister is still going strong after a long and busy life – and Motor Sport was offered a chance to put it through its paces at Goodwood Writer: Paul Parker, Photographer: Stuart Collins Welcome to an age where design and detail were sometimes lacking, sometimes just what was needed, and what passed for aerodynamics were just smooth curves. Few realised then that more air was...

Page 46 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 1984

The Other Cars of Brian Lister

"In the fifties," says Brian Lister, "you still had two distinct types of successful racing car designers. There were the designer / artists, such as John Cooper and myself, people with an engineering background who designed intuitively, and the designer / scientists such as Colin Chapman. I happen to have been involved in racing at the right time and when we had to make the decision to quit, in...

Page 10 of September 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, September 2005

News in brief

(see also page 101) Former Le Mans winner Jurgen Barth has retired from Porsche after 42 years. The 57-year-old followed his father Edgar into the Stuttgart sportscar manufacturer, joining as an apprentice in 1963. He took charge of customer sport at the beginning of the 956 era and remained in the role until his retirement at the end of July. *** The future of the Phoenix Park motor races is...

Page 54 of July 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, July 1988

Bitten by the Bug

David Llewellin's affair with transport goes back almost to his nappy days — garment, I am assured, that his co-driver Phil Short feels inclined to wear when sitting beside the Welshman on some of his hairier moments. "I was only four or five when I used to drive my dad's tractors around the farmyard while he pitched the hay off the trailer", says Llewellin, "and I was twelve when I started my...

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They make racing cars—Palliser Racing Design Ltd

Racing driver Hugh Dibley first came into contact with Len Wimhurst when he bought a single-seater Lola and then later when he purchased a sports-racing Brabham BT8, in which he had considerable success under the banner of the Stirling Moss Automobile Racing Team. Wimhurst was the workshop foreman at Brabham but confided to Dibley that he thought he could build just as good a car himself. Dibley...

Page 18 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 1947


Driving through London recently, an oval-shaped radiator was espied just inside the doorway of a public garage. As we expected, we had discovered a Delaunay-Belleville. It was a landaulette of about 1925 vintage, in immaculate condition and well-shod. Enquiry revealed that it was not for sale. "Could we see the engine?" Our request brought an aged man down from the ladder from which he was...


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