Articles tagged Mallory Park

Page 77 of July 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, July 2001

Back in the Saddle

When Lotus made their first tentative Formula One steps, Cliff Allison and the Nimble 12 scored the first points for this famous team. After 43 years apart, we reunited them. David Malsher reports Blip, blip, buzz — pause — clunk, sputter, sputter. This Lotus `queerbox' is in perfect condition. But it's still a sod. Next lap, into the first corner, there's a confident blip, blip, and a creamy...

Page 45 of April 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, April 1970

A VISIT TO LOTUS COMPONENTS LIMITED

RACING CARS ARE BIG BUSINESS THERE WAS a time when anyone who wanted to buy a racing car went along to see a designer laid down the general principles of the car he wanted, paid over a large sum of money, and his car (if he was lucky) was delivered to him in due course. As in so many other aspects of racing, things are different now and buying a racing car is very little more complicated than...

Page 12 of September 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, September 2006

On road and track

Tour strengthens for second running Ray Bellm defends his title on four-day race and rally contest The second running of Tour Britannia is set to be a fight between Chevron B8s and Lotus Elans during the four-day race and rally event based in the English midlands. Races at Oulton Park, Cadwell Park, Donington Park and Mallory Park feature in the September 5-8 event. Leading the field will be...

Page 115 of October 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 115, October 2008

Porsches head the Tour Britannia pack

The best entry yet for Tour Britannia will contest the 2008 event, which starts from the Imperial War Museum at Duxford on Tuesday September 2. With the ’07-winning Chevron B16 of John Grant not entered, Porsches should set the pace and Howard Redhouse and Sean Lockyear should feature prominently along with the Lotus Elan of John Sheldon. Other top entries include Chris Chiles (AC Cobra) and John...

Page 27 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, September 1990

Omnipotence Reigns!

It was predictable, really, that the Sauber Mercedes team would return to Dijon-Prenois in a determined mood. Last year's result was the one blot on the team's record sheet, and that was motive enough. Then, Sauber had the luxury of developing and testing the C11 right through June, when all the rival teams were preparing for Le Mans and recovering from the ordeal. The result? Mercedes' third 1-2...

Page 51 of December 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, December 1978

A tale of two Renaults

Two Renault  5's came up for test last month, the sporting TS and the newly-introduced 5-Auto. There is not much need to explain the Renault 5 in general, because these splendid little cars are extremely well-known and popular. Indeed, the R5 is the World's best-selling French car, with well over two-million sold since its introduction in 1972. It is also the best-selling Renault model in Britain...

Page 40 of August 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, August 2002

It was the biggest regret of my life.

'It was the biggest regret of my life. I wish I could pay a lot of money not to have done it. I was an absolute twit to have agreed to do it and I've got no-one to blame but myself' AFTER 18 YEARS AWAY, STIRLING MOSS RETURNED TO CURRENT MOTORSPORT — IN AN AUDI. AS YOU MIGHT HAVE GATHERED, HE DID NOT ENJOY IT. GARY WATKINS FINDS OUT WHY MALLORY PARK MUST HAVE BEEN A SURREAL PLACE to be on the...

Page 46 of August 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 1992

Small Is Beautiful

You know that Copse is quick, always have known it. And it became more of a challenge a few years ago, when they did away with the Silverstone short circuit beloved of slipstreaming Formula Fords (remember them arriving several abreast at the old Woodcote?), and added a few new fiddly bits suited to greater purity of racing line than the old who-can-be-last-on-the-brakes right-hander. The upshot...

Page 14 of December 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, December 1966

Racing on the Isle of Man

—the R.A.C. disapprove LAST month I wrote about the possibility of holding the R.A.C. Tourist Trophy race on the Mountain Circuit in the Isle of Man, a circuit that is used twice a year for motorcycle racing, three weeks in June and two weeks in September. It is a circuit whose value is not only proven, but one that is fully geared to racing, as regards marshalling, control, medical facilities,...

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Events of note

June 27-29 A1-Ring (A) FIA Cup for TGP Cars tops the bill. Tel: 00 43 3577 7530 28 Silverstone (GB) Aston Martin Owners' Club St John Horsfall meeting includes a Formula Junior race. Tel: 01865 400400 July 4-6 Chimay (B) Gaggle of Top Hat historic races grace annual classic event at the famous Belgian track. Tel: 01926 885835 5/6 Brands Hatch (GB) HSCC Superprix is a cracking annual event on the...

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