Articles tagged Mark Hales

Page 46 of December 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, December 2014

Historic racing news

Combe Classic is big hit Next year’s event already at the planning stage | by Paul Lawrence The Castle Combe Autumn Classic has been hailed as one of the best events at the Wiltshire track for many years, after the annual festival came of age in 2014. “I think that’s the best event we’ve run for a very long time,” said circuit marketing boss Rodney Gooch, for whom the October event was a pre-...

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Book reviews

Fifty Famous Motor Racesby Alan Henry. 224 pp. 11" x 7½". (Thorsons Publishing Group Ltd, Denington Estate, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2RQ. £16.95.) A nice idea, this, to remember fifty famous occasions - not necessarily superb contests but great events. Alan Henry has chosen races ranging from the 1935 German Grand Prix, when Nuvolari at his peak took victory for Alfa Romeo from under...

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Fangio denied Tourist Trophy win by inspired Hales

The Fangio family's Goodwood jinx returned at the sixth annual Revival Meeting. The great Juan Manuel never won at the track, but his nephew Juan Manuel II looked set to nip this trait in the bud on his first appearance there — until the last lap but one. The lightweight E-type Fangio was sharing with Gary Pearson in the one-hour TT Celebration race was initially involved in a spectacular fight...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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Goodwood Revival

St Mary's Trophy(20 laps) The first eight laps of this extended, two-driver touring car race had the crowd on its feet. Once again Justin Law was proving no respecter of reputations as he set about Gerry Marshall on this occasion. The latter may need an electric buggy to get around the paddock these days, but put him behind the wheel and it all comes flooding back. The joy of his driving is that...

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Piper stars at Oldtimer Festival

Night racing came to the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Mirburgring for the first time last month, with the 66-year old David Piper cleaning up the feature 500km Historic Marathon, anchoring David Pennell's Jaguar D type team to an emotional success in the annual showpiece for sports and GT cars of the 1950s and '60s. Although a renowned Ferrari man, 'Pipes' goes way back with Jaguars too. "I...

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Stars shine in Masters

Racing luminaries from then and now shone when the GP Euro Series made an impressive and highly entertaining debut at Donington Park. Paul Lawrence reports Virtuoso performances from racing legends Brian Redman, Jackie Oliver and Andy Wallace headlined the first running of a GP Euro Series race meeting. While other historic festivals fête the celebrities, pay their expenses and put them on show,...

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All revved up for the Revival

Packed grids of famous cars, great racing and period dress are all part of the Goodwood revival experience. Paul Lawrence is your guide to this year's event... Forget Formula one fuel strategy, technical overkill and politics. Early September is time for the Goodwood Revival Meeting, a reminder of what motorsport used to be about. More races, a full race programme on Saturday and new ticketing...

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The car that Gilles drove

This is the Ferrari 321T3 that took Gilles Villeneuve to his maiden Grand Prix victory, confirming a talent that was to become one of the greatest of all. Mark Hales climbs aboard to pay his respects The last Formula One car I drove was a March 891. It was powered by a 3.5-litre V10 motor built by Ilmor, the people who build the Mercedes engine in today's McLaren. It was about halfway into the...

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Preview -- Goodwood Revival

The big event of the historic motor racing calendar is fast approaching. Paul Lawrence runs through the race programme for September 16-18 Over the weekend of September 16-18 the Goodwood Revival will once again deliver a fabulous celebration of the sport's heritage. With two full days of racing, the meeting remains the historic highlight of the season as it heads into its eighth year. There is...

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