Articles tagged Martin Walford

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A perfect period drama

The sun shone, the racing ran from dawn till dusk, and people dressed up and played their part. The 10th anniversary Goodwood Revival was indeed a special occasionBy Rob Widdows All arms and elbows, four-wheel drifts, tails out, touching the turf, drivers grinning and spectators cheering. This has to be September in Sussex. Boy, oh boy, this Goodwood Revival is good stuff, a reminder of how and...

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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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Lola beats Chevron in French street race festival

Grand Prix Historique: Pau The annual historic event around the streets of Pau produced some fine racing from magnificent fields, none more so than in the European Sports Prototype Trophy encounter. Carlos Barbot had his hands full threading his Lola T70 through the barrier-lined streets of the French town — but he also had to fend off a race-long challenge from the Chevron B16 of veteran John...

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Eureka! Franklin hits a high note

David Franklin set a new Classic record during the three-day festival of hillclimbing at Shelsley Walsh in August. Aboard the glorious Ferrari 212E of Carlos Monteverde, Franklin thrilled a huge crowd by blasting the 1969 European hillclimb car up the side of the Teme Valley in 29.70sec. "I'm very lucky that Carlos allows me to bring the car to events like this," admitted the former British...

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Perfect Purdie powers ahead

The young Nissan driver was a double winner at Donington as a revitalised Group C wrapped up a successful season By Paul Lawrence The final pair of races this year in Group C headlined the last major historic race weekend of the British season at Donington Park, and delivered a dominant double win for Andy Purdie at the wheel of his father’s Nissan R90CK. This has been a rebuilding year for Group...

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Grand Prix de Pau Historique

Grand Prix de Pau Historique Pau, France AFTER A YEAR OFF, THE STREETS OF Pau have once again echoed to the sound of racing cars. On May 14/15, a week before the Grand Prix Modeme, over 700 historic racers and some 10,000 spectators descended on the Pyrenean town. On Saturday practice and qualifying day-uncharacteristically the heavens opened and cars slithered round the tight confines of the...

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ARIUND the TRACKS

AROUND the TRACKS PAU GRAND PRIX HISTORIC FESTIVAL DAYTON STREETS AHEAD IN THE PYRENEES AMERICAN DUNCAN DAYTON SCORED two wins in Brabhams at a rain-soaked two-day meeting on the famous French street circuit: his BT4 prevailed in the HGPCA Pre-66 encounter, his BT33 in the Classic GP race. Other winners included: Flavien Marcais (Cooper-Bristol), Denis Welch (Merlyn), Rio Fukuda (Lotus Elan), and...

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Around the tracks

Bradley takes Brands Supersports double in big March Frank Bradley won both legs of the Orwell Supersports Cup in Richard Dodkins' monstrous March 717 during the HSCC's annual Superprix at Brands Hatch in June. The reformation of the pan-European series brought 36 cars to the undulating Grand Prix track. Sadly missing, though, was the awesome BRM P154 of Jost Kalisch, who decided that he didn't...

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Farmer's union with March reaps rewards

BRDC: Silverstone Marking its 75th anniversary, the BRDC added a series of quality historic races to a contemporary Formula Three/British GT meeting on the Grand Prix circuit. A rare visit from the Orwell International Supersports was the star attraction and it was BRDC member Geoff Farmer who won both races. Aboard the Dodkins Motorsport March 717, Farmer maintained his victorious Dijon form,...

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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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