Articles tagged Ludovic Caron

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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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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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The right stuff

The burgeoning historic motorsport scene means that, in 2001, there will be ever more exciting cars at ever more varied venues. So what can we expect? Marcus Pye is our guide Historic motorsport continues to grow at a frightening rate, indeed the dedicated aficionado has never faced a greater dilemma in compiling a summer's leisure pursuits than you do in 2001. With more mature race series and...

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Wide open for 'driller' Sheldon

Le Mans veteran John Sheldon will be the man to beat when the 15th Tour Auto heads away from the Fontaines du Trocadero in Paris on Tuesday April 25. Ahead of 'Driller' and his 120 rivals lie five days of races and timed stages on closed public roads en route to the finish in Cannes on Saturday afternoon. The balance of the 200-strong entry will run in the concurrent regularity event. Sheldon won...

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Moss to race Osca in Le Mans Legends

Three months ahead of his 80th birthday, Sir Stirling Moss will return to Le Mans in mid-June to race his Osca FS 372 in the Le Mans Legends race that supports the 24-hour marathon. The Legends race will run 46 years to the day from when Moss and Peter Walker finished second in the 1953 24 Hours in their C-type Jaguar. This time, Moss will race the Osca that he bought two years ago and has since...

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Around the tracks

Six up for Hugenholtz Bigger crowds than ever, a fabulous entry and some rather challenging weather added up to the 13th Tour Auto in which, after five days of races and timed stages across France, victory eventually went to the Lotus Elan of Hans Hugenholtz. While the Dutchman took the spoils for the sixth time in the pre-65 results, victory among the pre-73 cars went to the Ferrari 308GTB of...

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Tour de force

You can go gently or you can go for it; either way a five-day bash from Paris to Marseilles is a tough test for a classic car By Johnny Tipler The 17th Tour Auto Lissac in mid-April involved 220 classics which travelled from Paris to Marseilles over five days. First port of call was Fontainbleu, with a stage round a Chablis vineyard. The Cobras of Shaun Lynn/Kevin Kivlochan and Mark Freeman/Bobby...

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Frank's Maserati flyer

Armed with a Tipo 61, Frank Stippler made up almost a minute on his main rivals to be a Le Mans Classic winner Former DTM and GT racer Frank Stippler’s victory in the unique Maserati Tipo 61 streamliner was one of many highlights of the fifth Le Mans Classic in July. More than 400 cars split into six eras turned up for the historic extravaganza, many of which are rarely seen on race tracks....

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Event of the month -- Tour Auto

  While some of the favourites hit trouble, John Sheldon turned in a sublime performance to win the 14th Tour Auto -- Paul Lawrence reports, photography by Patrick Payany A capacity entry gathered in Paris in late April for Tour Auto, the world's leading combined race and rally stage contest for classic sports and GT cars. The 200-strong field was packed with automotive jewels, including two...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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