Articles tagged Michael Hibberd

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Sauber C9 fixed for Group C finale

Nearly two decades after it won the Wheatcroft Gold Cup in the hands of Jochen Mass and Jean-Louis Schlesser, the ‘Silver Arrows’ Sauber Mercedes C9 will return to Donington Park (October 4/5) to compete in the final Group C races of the season. Xtec Engineering has been busy repairing the car, which was damaged in a first-corner accident at Silverstone in July, for its Australian owner Rob...

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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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Little cars, big grids

Sir, I can only marvel at your dexterity in managing to compile a 10-page Historic Season Preview in the April edition of Motor Sport - without more than the briefest passing reference to the 2003 Historic Championship of the Year. I am speaking of Historic Formula Junior, in which one can - quite literally - race every weekend between April and October, and which has a pool of over 200 cars...

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In brief

Tony Dron celebrated the 40th anniversary of his first ever race by contesting the Gentleman Drivers’ event at Brands Hatch in May, finishing fourth in a Jaguar E-type with John Young. Dron first raced a Titan Mk4 Formula Ford car at Brands in May 1968. Having been on display at Beaulieu for 20 years, John Bolster’s 1929 Bloody Mary hillclimb special has returned to the hills in recent weeks...

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HSCC Silverstone

May 20th/21st `Whizzo' makes Jaguar sing in the rainVeteran showman gives a master class of car control during rain sodden HSCC birthday bash The spring weather did its best to wreck the HSCC's 40th birthday party at Silverstone, but when the sun came out late on Sunday afternoon Barrie Williams lit up the circuit with a mighty performance to win the BRDC Historic Sports Car Championship round....

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Wheel-to-wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

Sytner chalks up a Classic double -- Silverstone Classic, July 30/31 Double wins were the norm as Silverstone burst back onto the historic racing festival calendar with the inaugural Silverstone Classic. From a programme crammed full with high-quality race series, Gary Pearson (Group C/GTP), Simon Hadfield (Derek Bell Trophy), Frank Sytner (GP Masters) and Michael Schryver (Lotus 18) all won...

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News in brief

* To cope with overflowing Formula Junior grids in Britain, the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association is creating a new ‘Junior Junior’ series for 2008, the category’s 50th anniversary season. * The Coppa Supercortemaggiore sports car races at Monza in 1954, ’55 and ’56 will be remembered on June 7/8 when a race for the Woodcote Trophy for pre-56 sports is run at the Italian track. * The...

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Trimmer hustles Lola to Bell glory

May 6/7Brands hero storms field with F5000 Lola while Amon shows pace but fragility in GPM encounter The return to racing of the unique Amon F101 and the spectacle of Tony Trimmer reunited with his Lola T332 F5000 car were just two highlights of the HSCC's 17th Brands Hatch Superprix. Although the HGPCA fields were down a little with the Monaco Historic GP just a fortnight away, the racing lacked...

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Superprix attracts big grids

An earlier date than usual will do nothing to dampen the importance of the HSCC's Historic Superprix on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit over the weekend of May 6/7. Around 450 entries are expected for the annual event, which is headlined by the opening rounds of the Grand Prix Masters and World Sportscar Masters series. Both Masters categories will present a race each day, and a field of up...

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Lurani Trophy & Sebring Salute (April 15) Brands Hatch

Lotus 27 driver Michael Hibberd won both legs of the opening round of the FIA Lurani Trophy series when Formula Junior topped the bill at Brands Hatch on Easter Saturday. The first race was a cracker with Hibberd, Robert Goodwin and Marcus Mussa all having spells in front until Hibberd reasserted his authority. Conditions had deteriorated by the time the second leg was held, which ended with...

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