Articles tagged John Penning

Page 30 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, June 1987

Industry insight: Willans Safety Harnesses

Accidental success Britain's motor racing business has a lot more elements to its success than the Cosworth V8, front running chassis and the Hewland gearbox. Thriving cottage industries can also meet world class standards, and one such, a Hampshire garage, provides a story with a 20-year-old twist for regular Motor Sport readers . . . Willans Safety Harnesses could be found in half the GP cars...

Page 52 of March 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, March 1967

The Cost of Motoring Sport

3: Formula 3 "I'm over the hill—at 28" admitted John Fenning, one of Britain's leading private-entrant Formula 3 drivers, when discussing his career. He was not talking about his driving ability or stamina, though, rather his worth as works team material. Single-seater racing is the ultimate when purists get talking and undoubtedly Formula 1 is the highest form of the sport so necessarily there...

Page 26 of October 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, October 1965

1965 International Gold Cup

Surtees Wins at Oulton Park After the Gold Cup Race for Formula Two cars on September 18th there was hardly a spectator at crowded Oulton Park who did not vote the event one of the most exciting ever seen on a British circuit. Throughout the entire 40 laps of the 2.761-mile circuit the challenge for the lead did not ease for a moment, with several shuffles in position taking place among the...

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