Articles tagged Kevin

Page 111 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, December 2004

BANNISTER, BOTH IN FORD ESCORTS.

Scott Mansell (below) wrapped up the 2004 EuroBOSS title in the final round at Le Mans in October. He did so despite finishing the race with the use of fifth gear only. The teenage ace's performances in his father Kevin's brightly coloured Benetton-Judd has earned him a place in the final six of the BRDC/ McLaren/ Autosport Young Driver of the Year awards.

Page 95 of January 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 95, January 2002

January 4-5

On January 4-5, 2002, the MCC will hold its Exeter Trial. Entries have closed at over 350 'bike and car competitors, of whom 30 are in the new class for those new to this event. They include Donald Barnes' grandson Kevin in his grandfather's LM Singer, Derek Buckler's son-in-law Keith Ambrose with his son navigating, and John Quenby, ex-MSA chief executive, with his.MG TC. Several Dellows are...

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 60 of May 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, May 2005

Too much too young - Jan Magnussen

Jackie Stewart billed Jan Magnussen as the next Ayrton Senna. Then he sacked him. How could arguably the biggest talent of the 1990s have failed so dramatically in F1? Andrew Benson unravels the mystery Photo: Motorsport Images Jan Magnussen is under few illusions about his Formula One career. "I let myself down," he says, "and that always hurts. I planned to be world champion and it didn't...

Page 24 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, May 1993

Delirium Tremens

How the Grand Prix of Europe was won. Ayrton Senna won the first postwar Grand Prix at Donington Park, but the real winner, after 18 years, was circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft 'Roll-on Donington's inclusion in the Grand Prix rota! The re-opening of Donington Park should be a breath of fresh air for British motor racing.' When Clive Richardson wrote those words for Motor Sport, back in 1977, few...

Page 74 of December 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, December 1994

VETERAN TO CLASSIC - THE BRIGHTON VETERANS RUN

As much of a British Institution as Trooping The Colour, Changing The Guard or the Queen Mother's Birthday Appearances, the VCC/RAC Veteran Car Run from Hyde Park to Brighton occupied a great many owners of pre-1905 cars, crews and onlookers on November 6. To those surprised that this massive event does not take place in a warmer month of the year it has to be explained that November is...

Page 96 of August 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, August 2007

Lunch with... Tom Wheatcoft

The father of the modern Donington tells Simon Taylor how his love of the sport grew from humble beginnings to an all-embracing passion Photography: James Mitchell Larger than life: that well-worn phrase might have been coined especially for Tom Wheatcroft. His presence fills any room with energy and bonhomie. Tom likes to laugh, and finds much to laugh about. Actually, ‘laugh’ is too paltry a...

Page 57 of August 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, August 2010

The first of March

It's spent decades hanging on a wall, but now the first-ever March Grand Prix car is to run again - 40 years after one lucky journalist got to test drive it at Silverstone... It was like bumping into an old flame. Forty years ago, in our distant youth, we'd shared just one dance. In the intervening decades we'd both moved on; inevitably, we were both showing our age. I never meant a thing to her...

Page 129 of November 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 129, November 2012

Ian Walker Racing

The Man and His Cars by Julian Balme If you’re getting sick of the politics of modern motor sport, why not take a look back at one of the most likeable men in post-war racing? ‘Walker the Talker’ not only came out of a deadly era unscathed, nobody seems to have a bad word to say about him either. As a driver and team owner Walker competed in most forms of motor sport and this exhaustively...

Page 104 of February 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 104, February 2005

2004 Review -- Part Two: Sportscars/GTs/Saloons

Pearson suffers bit of Agg -- Group C/GTP Revival The effort and commitment of Jim Graham really paid dividends in 2004 for the Group C/GTP Racing movement. More cars, more drivers and a sensational warm-up slot at the Le Mans 24 Hours proved that the series is now firmly in the big league of historic racing. Yet it started at a wet and gloomy Spa in May when typical Ardennes weather, and the...

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