Articles tagged John Rhodes

Page 14 of June 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, June 1964

Reflections on the Monaco G.P.

I admit freely that tears of emotion welled up in my tired old eyes as I watched Jim Clark pull out a five-second lead in the first three laps of the 1964 Grand Prix of Monaco. It seemed unbelievable that anyone could go that much faster than the rest of the field when for the past three days of practice all the fast drivers had been within tenths of a second of his best time, and yet there are...

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Lunch with... Richard Attwood

This English gentleman upset his father by racing for longer than he was supposed to, but success at Monaco and Le Mans in particular made it all worthwhileBy Simon Taylor Richard Attwood could never be anything but English. Scion of a prosperous Midlands family with links to the motor car that go back three generations, he was educated at Harrow, and served his apprenticeship at Jaguar in the...

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THE LAIR OF THE FLASH NASH

THE LAIR OF T HFLAS \AS A cheery evening in the bar led to a challenge what would be the daffest racer? GORDON CRUICKSHANK I. ntrigued by anyone who can make a Nash Metropolitan go quite so fast in the St Mary's Trophy, I'm threading through the deep-hedged lanes of Sussex, convinced I'm in the wrong place, looking for CCK Historic. Then, through a narrow gate, I spy a race-prepped Volvo PV544...

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The time of March

For three days each year, racing turns the clocks back. Paul Lawrence is your guide to a stupendous event which celebrates everything that made our sport glorious Goodwood is simply the best. It is a happening that has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. On the track, star cars and star drivers pack the 13-race programme; off the track, it is a magical weekend that recreates the Goodwood...

Page 116 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 116, June 1982

In praise of Charles Lucas

Sir, Having been an avid reader of MOTOR SPORT and Denis Jenkinson for over 30 years I long since realise that D.S.J. has a number of prejudices which he likes to parade in his column from time to time. One of these is that historic races cannot be compared with the real thing and whereas they are mildly entertaining, the car's performances in the hands of mainly amateurs are only average. The...

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Behind the scenes

Profiles on three more racing teams which appear regularly at race meetings The Frank Manning team is not often seen in England, as the two black Formula Three Brabham-Fords are engaged in a full Continental programme this year. Driven by John Kendall and Mike Walker, they are having a fair amount of success but so far there have been no big wins abroad. In our last “Teams." feature we talked to...

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Marshal memories

Sir, It came as no surprise to hear and read of the crowd's reaction to the spectacular saloon car race at the Goodwood Revival meeting in September. That Gerry Marshall won was only right and proper, and to be expected! During the ten years that Gerry drove for our Dealer Team Vauxhall operation at Shepreth in Cambridgeshire in the 1970s he scored over one hundred outright victories in our...

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Track test -- Dunboyne

A decade after Dundrod was closed to cars on safety grounds, this Irish circuit was flourishing and claiming lives. Damien Smith reports Nine o'clock in the morning and, just like anywhere in the western world, the roads are jammed. This was once a typical Irish village serving a local farming community and little else. But given that it's only 15 miles outside Dublin, just beyond the city's M25-...

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Crystal Palace

Team Lotus scored yet another Formula Junior victory at the B.A.R.C. Crystal Palace meeting on September 2nd, when Trevor Taylor won the September Trophy and made a new F.J. lap record in so doing. The first heat, however, did provide some variety, for Dennis Taylor's Lola led throughout with Hine's team Lola firmly in second place and four seconds behind at the finish. Peter Arundell came third...

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B.A.R.C. Easter Monday at Goodwood

Goodwood, Sussex. April 19th. The practice day on the Saturday of Easter weekend was blessed with mixed weather, so that times and starting-grid positions did not give a true indication of the possible outcome of the racing. The Formula One cars had two periods of practice, the first one dry and the second one wet, so that some drivers got caught out by reserving their big effort for the...

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