Articles tagged Leon Mandel

Page 66 of May 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, May 2014

Letters

April fuel I’ve just been reading about your article in April’s issue on your ideas for shaking up the world of F1. I was particularly interested in the use of the word ‘punkish’ to describe what the sport needs right now. This grabbed my attention as I happened to use the same language to describe the approach we’re taking on some of the work that we’re doing for motor racing, in particular F1...

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All work no playboy

Forty years have passed since the sport lost one of its most misunderstood – and underrated – talentsWriter Andrew Frankel I’d known about the autobiography of Peter Revson for years, but never felt inclined to read it. Revson’s was a supporting role on the global motor racing stage: not a bit part for sure, but he was certainly no superstar either. Besides, Revson only got that far thanks to...

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The wheel of fortune

Heir to a multi-million dollar fortune, a genius driver and married to Miss World, Peter Revson seemed to have it all. But reality, says Mark Hughes, was not so simple He was the Grand Prix driver straight from the Hollywood A-list. An offspring of one of modern America's icon dynasties, this handsome, debonair sophisticate would kiss goodbye to any one of a number of beautiful women, climb into...

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V-E-V Odds & Ends.

In connection with the Madresfield speed-trials article in the November 1985 issue, David Sewell confirms my impression that, in pre-war days, the course was from the road towards the mansion and says that the Brescia Bugatti with which Shortnose made FTD in 1927 and the other Brescia driven by Johnstone were not the College of Automobile Engineering cars, as I suggested. A photograph shows the...

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Book reviews

"Ferrari — Catalogue Raisonne. 1946-1981" Edited by Augusto Costantino, two volumes, 485 pp. 11¼” x 9½“ (Albion Scott Ltd., Bercourt House, York Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0QP. £69.50) If you can afford a Ferrari you can also afford an expensive house or mansion, a demanding wife or mistress, and if you decide you want to have this latest Italian Ferrari "catalogue” in addition, you will pay...

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