Articles tagged Malcolm Gartlan

Page 20 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 2004

Obituaries

Ken Downing This British driver, who died recently aged 86, only raced for five seasons. But in that time he managed to notch up two grand prix starts. Downing raced in the British and Dutch GPs of 1952. At Silverstone he ran as high as fourth after qualifying as top Brit in his Connaught Formula Two car ahead of Reg Pamell and Mike Hawthorn. But he spun and eventually finished ninth. Downing...

Page 44 of March 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, March 1971

RAC title chaser

To score an outright win in saloon-car racing days you need an American "Pony Car" like the one shown here and, most important, a great deal of money to support its sub-5-m.p.g. fuel consumption and general thirst for items such as tyres. Former GLTL Lotus 62 driver Brian Muir has conducted this particular example since it was purchased in February 1970 by his building contractor entrant,...

Page 40 of July 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, July 1973

Tuning topics

Super Samuri – a 140 m.p.k 240Z Not very long ago the mass-produced sports car market throughout the world was dominated by British Leyland, but while they continued to rely on re-vamped old models the Japanese Nissan-Datsun concern stole a march on them with their 240Z. In rallying the bright red works cars captured enthusiasts' imagination, taking over from the lamented works Healey 3000s as...

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