Articles tagged Memo Gidley

Page 70 of July 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, July 2014

Letters

Letter of the month Trying to tackle the wrong problem I read with interest of the idea to end the World Endurance Championship season at Le Mans. I fully understand the thinking, as the remainder of the season is something of an anti-climax. It didn’t used to be this way in the heyday of Group C, however. After the 24 Hours we had classic races at the Nürburgring, Spa, Brands Hatch and Fuji –...

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Rolex 24 Daytona

Florida, USA Gear selection bothers were a nuisance, a spurious late-race caution period rather more so. Action Express Racing looked to have this year’s Rolex 24 – the 52nd Daytona 24 Hours – firmly in its control as the final 20 minutes approached… but then the 26th-placed Porsche 911 slid harmlessly into a tyre wall, reversed out and continued without a murmur. No need for a full-course yellow...

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25 Hours of Thunderhill

California, USA After completing his maiden run at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill, the summation offered by 2012 World Touring Car Champion Rob Huff could be the most accurate description of the event to date. “I’ve never done such a random race before where I’ve not exactly known everything I was racing,” he said with a laugh. “Normally, I can name pretty much everything that I’m up against, but...

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