Articles tagged Michael Cane

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Around and About

For business and pleasure Regular readers of Motor Sport will know that Dan Margulies has been advertising within these pages for more than twenty years, dealing in specialist cars. He had involved himself in the business for many years before it became “fashionable” to own elderly cars and they began changing hands at their current high prices. VSCC members will know the Romanian born,...

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The Passage of Rarities

Back in the 1980s I was occasionally asked to buy classic and competition cars on behalf of the wealthy Japanese collector Yoshiyuki Hayashi. His pink Italya Trading sponsorship livery became quite familiar on assorted Group C cars, racing not only in Japan but also internationally. Those occasional commissions proved a useful avenue to my actually handling some great cars, and learning so much...

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All in a year's work

In which the Deputy Editor reviews his 1979 motoring activities  It doesn't feel as if a year has passed since I last wrote this annual review, and looking back through my diary for this flash of time I wonder how I have managed to fit in the long list of cars driven, the countries and events visited, the production of 12 issues of this magazine and a semblance of relatively normal life as well....

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Fifteen minutes of fame: Fuel speed ahead

EMKA: Le Mans 24 hours - June 15-16, 1985 Porsche blitzed Lancia by taking the first five places,but for a short while both were headed by a privateer car designed and built in Surrey. Gary Watkins explains There waswas only one built and it did just six races in a stop-start career spanning three years, but the EMKA really did achieve its 15 minutes of fame. For that was how long, give or take...

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Cheshire

At Oulton Park 40 years ago, this Jaguar E-type won on the models race debut. Graham Hill drove it then. Now it's David Malsher's turn While gazing at one of the most famous Jaguar E-types of them all,ECD 400, I initially tried to push its heritage to the back of my mind, and just absorb its impact as 'an E-type'. No matter what a bargain it was in the 1960s, there are three fundamental reasons...

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Formula One: San Marino GP

A miracle Miracles do happen in motor racing. We saw one at Imola during the San Marino Grand Prix. It may not have been quite the sort of miracle the tifosi had in mind for Ferrari once they'd seen the times the McLaren-Hondas turned in during testing and again in qualifying, but it was a solid, 99-carat, bona fide miracle all the same. Not so many years ago, we'd now have been talking of...

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Longtail got short shrift

McLaren’s glorious road car had a brief spell at the top in endurance racing before its rivals gained an unfair advantage Wandering about Silverstone on a recent test day we were basking in the sun, pondering the new pits site between Club Corner and Abbey Curve, and the new infield loop which runs up to the start of the one-time Club Straight – now (most aptly) renamed the Wellington Straight....

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99 and counting

It has taken an official pre-qualifying session to whittle down an extraordinary number of Le Mans entries to a manageable level The surge of interest in the ACO's 24 Hours of Le Mans continues. Three years ago, when the event was tied to the mast of the FIA's sinking ship, it attracted a grand total of 28 entries... and production-based GT cars were strictly prohibited. This year the ACO...

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