Articles tagged John Ure

Page 199 of July 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 199, July 2014

Grand Prix Historique, Monaco

What is it about Monaco? The high-rise apartments have trashed the old Victorian elegance, the streets and traffic are brain-fryingly chaotic and the almost palpable smell of money leaves a vulgar aftertaste. And yet no matter how many times you go back, each visit lures you in. You become transfixed. Perhaps it’s the glimpse of lives most of us can barely imagine. Mostly, at least in the month...

Page 5 of January 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, January 2002

Morgan three-wheeler

The intrepid Morgan three-wheeler pilot Gary Caroline has been confirmed as the winner of the 2001 Motor Sport Trophy by the VSCC. Caroline outscored John Ure and Stuart Harper to clinch the award.

Page 103 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, July 2000

Rosemeyer memorial

On the day before the much anticipated VSCC Richard Seaman and Flockhart Trophies race meeting at Donington Park, a memorial to the great Bemd Rosemeyer was unveiled by the son of the driver, who most famously won the Donington GP for Auto-Union in 1937. The granite slab has been erected by the entrance to Tom Wheatcroft's collection of historic racing cars. The Seaman/Flockhart race was won by...

Page 112 of July 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, July 2010

Oily rags to riches

Motor racing’s past is recreated with great authenticity at the Monaco Historique, which this year boasted a 40-strong F3 grid alongside the usual array of Grand Prix classicsBy Ian Titchmarsh No historic race meeting has the tradition and authenticity of the Grand Prix Historique de Monaco. This was the seventh iteration of an event which was launched in 1997 and, after a three-year pause, has...

Page 79 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, August 1994

Hannen fodder

The traditional June Silverstone VSCC meeting was the penultimate event to be held on the old club circuit, prior to the various F1-instigated revisions, and featured an all-ERA (or ERA-engined) race to commemorate the Bourne marques 60th anniversary. The opening event, for the Bill Phillips Trophy proved some consolation for Martin Stretton. Having suffered an engine failure at the wheel of...

Page 56 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, May 2006

Monaco Grand Prix Historique

Stirling Moss in a Ferguson... Sixty 3-litre Formula One cars... A host of Formula Juniors...Just some reasons to make the trip to Monaco. By Paul Lawrence The weekend before the contemporary Monaco Grand Prix, the most famous street circuit in the world will echo to the sounds of cars from across the venue's 77-year history. After qualifying sessions on Saturday May 20, the seven races will run...

Page 68 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 1993

Pilkington class

The VSCC's racing season opened with the traditional Silverstone fixture on April 3, a healthy 270-car entry being attracted for the 11-race programme. Debuting Sean Danaher's pretty Maserati 4CS in the Fox & Nicholl Trophy, Martin Stretton hounded Richard Pilkington's 4-1/2-litre Talbot T26SS relentlessly after displacing early leader Ian Bentall's 4-1/2-litre Bentley. Although the Maserati...

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Coopers and the Pacey Mister Majzub spring into action

VSCC: Silverstone Bill Kirkpatrick came out on top of an excellent Cooper battle to win the Amschel Rothschild Trophy race at the VSCC Silverstone Spring Start meeting, which was held on the International Circuit for the first time. Kirkpatick's T45 finished just ahead of the T43 of Andrew Smith. Due to time constraints after an unfortunate course car accident, the Patrick Lindsay Memorial Trophy...

Page 62 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, October 1996

URE The Winner

Alan Cox applauds the return of vintage racing to Lincs After a three year absence, the VSCC returned to Cadwell Park in mid-August, to the delight of competitors and spectators alike and although a number of regular front-runners were absent due to clashing commitments, there was some entertaining racing in glorious sunshine. The Frazer Nash and GN race opened the nine-race programme with Simon...

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Miscellany

The ERA club magazine is of great interest to all who were inspired by the racing activities of these cars when they were upholding British prestige in voiturette racing pre-war. The owners' reminiscences are fascinating. 2002 prize winners: Rivers Fletcher Trophy for best 2-litre performances: Mac Hulbert; Bob Gerard Trophy for best 1.5-litre results: John Ure; Anthony Mayman Trophy for speed-...

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