Articles tagged Jon Minshaw

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Pace notes -- your guide to what's coming up...

Orwell's big bangers at Brands -- HSCC Superprix: Brands Hatch, July 23/24 The only UK appearance of the year for the Orwell Supersports Cup is one of the features of the annual HSCC Superprix at Brands Hatch on July 23/24. As ever, crammed grids will pack the Kent track as historic racers get the chance to let rip on the glorious Grand Prix circuit. It's a weekend with a real 'big-banger' theme...

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Foes reunited

The Ferrari 312PB and the Alfa Romeo T33/3 that shared the podium at Daytona in 1972 will be back on the same grid this summer as a growing number of 3-litre sports-prototypes contest the World Sportscar Masters races. Irvine Laidlaw’s Ferrari was the 1972 works Ronnie Peterson/Tim Schenken car and won 1000km races at the Nürburgring and in Argentina. Meanwhile, Jon Minshaw will race the Vic...

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Brands Hatch Historic Superprix

Brands Hatch, Kent THE 2011 EDITION OF THE BIGGEST historic meeting on the Brands Hatch schedule was easily the best yet, with a vast entry of 450 cars spilling out of the paddock and into the spectator car parks. Ironically, while the HSCC's grids were packed, the headlining FIA Historic F1 field was down to just nine cars - the smallest grid in its history. A raft of no-shows, for many and...

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Pau races get new promoter

The Grand Prix de Pau Historique is set to regain its former glory thanks to a new promoter. Local organising club the ACO Basco Bernais has signed up Patrick Peter’s experienced company, Peter Auto, to run the street race meeting. The first major change is that the French historic event will only run biennially, starting in 2009. It will not run on the years of the Monaco Historic Grand Prix and...

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Masters show their class

A thrilling World Sportscar Masters battle and a wealth of other track action helped this year’s Silverstone Classic live up to its name By Paul Lawrence Though under a new management regime, the 2009 Silverstone Classic built on the good work of the previous year to deliver a full-on weekend of historic and classic racing, supplemented by a dizzying array of off-track activities. With a recorded...

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Pace notes -- your guide to what's coming up

Chevron's Oulton celebration -- HSCC Oulton Park Gold Cup,  August 28-29 An unparalleled celebration of the Chevron marque is the centrepiece of the HSCC's Gold Cup meeting over the August Bank Holiday weekend. As many as 80 Chevrons will take part in dedicated races as the marque's 40th anniversary season comes to a high point. Such has been the demand for places in the unique Chevron-only races...

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You win some, you win some more

Group C revival & Int. Sportscar Cup, Spa The combination of win Percy and Don Law's Jaguar XJR-16 proved much too rapid for the rest of the Group C Revival field during the second meeting of the season at Spa-Francorchamps in mid-May. By the end of 15 laps, Percy's lead in the former IMSA car was close to a lap, although that margin was boosted by the retirement of several leading contenders...

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Donington Historic Festival

Donington Park, Derby On only its second running the Donington Historic Festival confirmed its status as one of the best UK events of the season. Wall to wall quality, big entries and some great racing was the story of the weekend; and when the sun came out on Sunday, so did the crowds. For a man whose mainstream racing career ended half a century ago, Sir Stirling Moss remains a huge draw and on...

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Harvey gets Cobra ride for Spa

Harvey gets Cobra ride for Spa Former British Touring Car Champion Tim Harvey hopes to contest this year's Spa Classic Six Hours sharing James Shead's AC Cobra. The pair were rivals in the Metro Challenge in the early 1980s before teaming up in Group C. "I tried the car at Donington, and all I can say is it's fabulous," said Harvey. Over 100 cars have been entered for the September 24 race, with...

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Second test

The second running of the Rally of the Tests, which will start from Scarborough on Friday November 8, boasts a capacity 100-car entry. The event commemorates the history of the RAC Rally before it became a forest stage event and will include more than 30 special tests on private land. The route, which is largely secret beforehand, finishes at Bristol on Sunday afternoon. Among the notable entries...

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