Articles tagged Julian Bronson

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Historic racing news

Combe Classic is big hit Next year’s event already at the planning stage | by Paul Lawrence The Castle Combe Autumn Classic has been hailed as one of the best events at the Wiltshire track for many years, after the annual festival came of age in 2014. “I think that’s the best event we’ve run for a very long time,” said circuit marketing boss Rodney Gooch, for whom the October event was a pre-...

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2014 Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort

Circuit Park Zandvoort’s third Historic Grand Prix event, on August 29-31, attracted a record 50,000 spectators and featured not only the cream of Europe’s racing championships but also competitors from as far afield as Australia, the USA and Dubai. Michael Lyons topped the scoring with three wins, a repeat of 2013’s FIA Masters Formula 1 result in the family Hesketh 308E and, splendidly, the...

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2014 Goodwood Revival

You always know what you’re going to get at the Goodwood Revival. The set dressing, the clothes, the cars, the smiling drivers… it’s the same every time. So how come it still manages to surprise and make its captivated audience, many of whom return year after year, gawp and gasp in amazement? We guess some things are never tiresome. Each Revival leaves defining images that linger, then blend in...

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VSCC: Silverstone spring start

ERA again as Ricketts collects Lindsay Trophy Duncan Ricketts scored yet another ERA triumph in the Patrick Lindsay Memorial Trophy at the VSCC's Spring Start meeting at Silverstone in April. Ricketts steered R3A to victory, but a hard-charging Charles Dean, whose Bugatti T51 led initially, was only 1.5sec behind at the flag. Handicap winner Barrie Williams, in R12B, was fourth overall behind...

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Silverstone VSCC

Although 'new' cars were thin on the ground at the VSCC's traditional April season-opener at Silverstone, there was a healthy entry for the eleven-race programme and some close-fought finishes. And after Friday's wash-out test day it was a relief to find Saturday 13th calm and sunny all day. A capacity field of 34 starters contested the Brooks 1950's Sports Car Race, with the front row of Frank...

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Bumper field for Pageant of Power

A capacity entry of 80 cars and 40 motorbikes will contest the inaugural Cholmondeley Pageant of Power on August 9/10, competing on a 1.2-mile sprint course in the grounds of the Cheshire estate. There will be powerboat racing on the lake and helicopter demonstrations, but it is the on-track activity that is at the heart of this bold new event. Entries range from the Napier Bentley of Chris...

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Walker is fastest runner

BRDC Historic Sportscar Championship For much of the season the BRDC Historic Sportscar Championship delivered some of the best racing In the historic arena. Notable players were eventual champion Philip Walker (Lotus 15), Graeme Dodd (Cooper Monaco) and Julian Bronson (Lister-Chevrolet). Sadly the atmosphere was tainted by a robust battle at Oulton Park in August, when Dodd caught Walker after a...

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Le Mans Classic

Triple wins highlight 24 hour show Night racing adds to the atmosphere as 56 years of Le Mans history are re-enacted Although driving hugely different cars, Ray Bellm and Richard Pilkington were the stars of Le Mans Classic among a fabulous line up of cars. Bellm’s Ford GT40 and Pilkington’s Talbot T26 were the only cars to score triple wins as each age group raced three times during a 24-hour...

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Verzons Vintage

The VSCC has a number of New Year's Day gatherings of the right sort of cars, this year's especially notable as the first in which the vintage machinery was legally able to travel to them without having made a contribution to the "Road Fund". One of the largest of these gatherings must have been that organised annually by Mark Garfitt at The Verzons just outside Ledbury and supported by Westons...

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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...

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