Articles tagged John Sturges

Page 196 of July 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 196, July 2014

Extreme close-up

Steve McQueen – Le Mans, 1970 For Steve McQueen, making a film of the Le Mans race was a passion. And passion can tempt you into taking risks Writer Gordon Cruickshank, Illustrator Guy Allen Le Mans. It’s 1970. You’re Derek Bell, caning a Ferrari 512 into Maison Blanche with Jo Siffert’s Porsche 917 nudging your gearbox; foot down, touching 160mph, you feed the scarlet car through the long left-...

Page 56 of September 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 2009

Lunch with... Derek Bell

He’s the English gentleman who’s scored more sports car wins than even he can remember, although no one will ever forget his record at Le Mans and Daytona By Simon Taylor Derek Bell is, quintessentially, an Englishman. He has raced with enormous success in the USA, where he is a popular figure; his wife Misti is American, and he spends much of the year at his waterside house in Boca Raton,...


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Ultimate Porsche: The Most Ruthless Racer Ever Built



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