Articles tagged June

Page 130 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 130, November 2008

Lotus 20/22

With Formula Junior regaining popularity, now’s the time to invest in one of Colin Chapman’s creations. Which type will you go for?By Richard Heseltine It always was a catchy title. Fifty years young, Formula Junior is undergoing something of a renaissance, an under-the-radar second – or possibly third – coming with packed grids attracting newbies and old hands alike to entry-level historic...

Page 48 of October 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, October 1990

Valve Angles

In that very enjoyable book Cosworth, by Graham Robson, reviewed last June, the author makes the important point that the great racing-engine designer and tuner Keith Duckworth, whom his book is mostly about, was the first engineer to use a narrow-angle, four-valve cylinder head with the valves operated by twin overhead camshafts. From time to time MOTOR SPORT has looked at the different ways of...

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Looking back with Peter Ashdown

Last November we received a package containing photographs and negatives taken at the Borehamwood race meetings in the early Fifties. A reader had been sorting out his late father's effects, had come across the pictures and had kindly sent them in the hope that we might file them and find some use for them. The photographs caught the eye first and they were superb. Then the name of the generous...

Page 91 of September 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, September 2003

Miscellany

I am pleased to hear that the ex-Demaus Arab, which I drove many years ago, is now in the good hands of Mr JD Bolton, re-registered in the IoM as MN 7903. After a passage through some auction houses it is now used regularly, after new clutch springs and replacement of the exhaust manifold, which gave out spectacularly while chasing a 30/98 Vauxhall at Jurby aerodrome. It keeps company with Mr...

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