Articles tagged Michael Fitzgerald

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Historic racing news

Welch tragedy mars Classic Accident claims well-known historic racer | By Paul Lawrence A tragic accident took the life of Denis Welch at the Silverstone Classic – the first fatality in the annual event’s 24-year history. Welch was racing the ex-Syd van der Vyver Lotus 18, a former South African F1 title winner now owned by Malcolm Ricketts, in the second of the weekend’s Historic Grand Prix Car...

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When Britain began rockin'em t's 10 years shce RocKhgnam Votor Speedway opened wfn a dramatt Cnamp Car race, The new ova owed tnanKs to one man's \/sbn but by tnen ne was on tne sbe nes BY DAMIEN SMITH Saturday afternoons go, this is trippy. The collective howl of 26 Champ Car engines engulfs all the senses as the multicoloured missiles sweep off Turn 4. Oval racing must be seen to be believed,...

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Oily rags to riches

Motor racing’s past is recreated with great authenticity at the Monaco Historique, which this year boasted a 40-strong F3 grid alongside the usual array of Grand Prix classicsBy Ian Titchmarsh No historic race meeting has the tradition and authenticity of the Grand Prix Historique de Monaco. This was the seventh iteration of an event which was launched in 1997 and, after a three-year pause, has...

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Monaco Grand Prix Historique

God Save the Queen rang out for six of the seven races at the eighth Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, as British drivers – plus Kiwi Roger Wills – stamped their mark on the prestigious biennial event. American Duncan Dayton proved the exception to the rule, thanks to a brilliant drive from the back of the grid to win the Pre-73 Formula 1 race for 3-litre cars in his Brabham BT33. Highcroft Racing...

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The makings of a Classic

With growing participation and attendance, the Silverstone Classic is clearly gaining in stature By Paul Lawrence It’s not every Saturday evening that you can watch a pack of Lola T70 Mk3Bs thundering through Woodcote, headlights piercing the dusk after the sun has set behind the Silverstone grandstands. This magical spectacle came in the closing stages of the World Sportscar Masters race at the...

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