Articles tagged Julian Majzub

Page 79 of August 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, August 2007

Bentley 8-litre

Once the personal car of WO Bentley, this Mulliner saloon – a favourite for high-speed trips to France – has returned to its maker. Motor Sport is granted an audience before it is restored By Gordon Cruickshank. Photography: Marc Wright Tech spec Bentley 8-litre, chassis YF 5002 Chassis Steel side-members with tubular cross-members Front suspension: forged steel axle, semi-elliptic springs,...

Page 108 of May 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, May 2007

Upwardly mobile

Appropriately large tyres for many vintage cars were unavailable until an enthusiastic racer and a competition tyre expert formed Blockley Tyres, a firm with an unorthodox philosophy There’s a theory that a specialist business shouldn’t be run by enthusiasts, because passion can over-ride business sense. ‘Not enough drive for profit’ is the usual cry. But here is a company solely staffed by...

Page 82 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, July 1995

50 years on

In order to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of VE Day, the HSCC hosted a one-off two-day Historic race meeting at Donington Park, and with the assistance of a number of specialist clubs and groups, including the VSCC and HGPCA, assembled a quite superb entry, which, in terms of variety and quality, was second only to the Coys Festival in the British racing calendar, with on-track action being...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

Page 78 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, September 1988

Best-Laid Plans

The Vintage Sports Car Club held its OuIton Park race meeting over the weekend of July 16-17 along with bicycle races, autojumbles, tugs-of-war, concours d'elegance and all the fun of a motor fair. There were 255 entries (against 227 last year) plus 28 Morgan three-wheelers racing under ACU rules. Eight races were intended on the Saturday, six on Sunday, but continuous heavy rain posed problems....

Page 77 of November 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, November 1998

The Goodwood Motor Circuit Revival

In the end, it surpassed the wildest expectations. Fifty years to the day after its first meeting, motor racing returned to Goodwood with an event none of the 80,000 spectators would argue was not the greatest historic race meeting of all time. The restoration of the buildings, the period livery of staff and traditional BARC and drivers' cricket match are images of an event which recaptured the...

Page 6 of August 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 1999

McLaren smashes Goodwood record

McLaren-Mercedes rising star Nick Heidfeld annihilated the outright record for the 1.16-mile Goodwood Hillclimb course in a thrilling climax to the seventh annual Festival of Speed on June 20. Driving Mika Hakkinen's 1998 World Championship-winning MP4/13, the 22-year old German slashed 3.4sec from Jonathan Palmer's 1996 mark, leaving it at 41.6s an average speed of 100.38mph. "I could have gone...

Page 4 of September 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1998

Matters of moment

Given all the fuss about Rolls-Royce and Bentley right now, you'd be forgiven for not noticing that automotive GBH is already being committed on the name of one of our most proud and innovative marques. Have you seen the brand new Rover-BRM? If not you should know that it is neither gas-turbine powered nor likely to be competing at Le Mans any time soon. This Rover-BRM is an entirely unremarkable...

Page 68 of December 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 2006

Redline

Grand prix cars of 10 decades converged on Donington Parkfor the VSCC's most ambitious and wide-ranging race meeting yet Words: Paul Lawrence. Photography: Phil Jones Nowhere in living memory has the development of grand prix motor racing been more thoroughly demonstrated than during the Vintage Sports Car Club's See Red Festival at Donington Park. Taking the established See Red event, the VSCC...

Page 91 of April 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, April 2006

Pace notes

Your guide to what’s coming up Life begins at 40 for HSCC Donington Park: HSCC April 2 The scene is set for a memorable 40th anniversary season of racing for the Historic Sports Car Club, which kicks off at Donington Park. Full or near-to-full grids are expected for all nine races on the programme, as the new-look pits and paddock are used for the first time. The meeting will include the opening...

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