Articles tagged Mike Keegan

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Mike Keegan This one-time owner of Hawke Racing Cars has died, aged 78. A successful businessman, primarily in the aviation industry, he was also a motor racing enthusiast who backed his son Rupert's path through to Formula One. Keegan Snr bought Formula Ford chassis manufacturer Hawke in 1974. Besides Rupert, the cars were also raced by Nigel Mansell, Derek Warwick and Derek Daly, while a young...

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Barry Playle

The owner of the Hawke Racing Cars company died suddenly in March. Having raced a Hawke in Formula Ford in the 1970s, Playle later acquired the company from Mike Keegan and was due to start producing cars again this season.

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Notes on the Cars at Jarama

With the Spanish GP opening the season for Formula One Championship races in Europe there was a lot of pre-race testing going on at the little Jarama circuit and some of it was useful for the race itself and some was purely experimental. Since Porsche revealed last year that they had been racing cars with solid rear axles, that is with no differential unit, relying on the distortion in the tyres...

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Lunch with... Adrian Reynard

Innovator, improviser, impecunious... The founder of a famous British racing institution has been all three, but right now he's flying high once again By Simon Taylor Motor racing is dangerous: it's a truism that doesn't need repeating. And motor racing can be dangerous commercially, too. On the balance sheet as well as on the track, risk can reap huge rewards but can also result in huge crashes...

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Interview - Adrian Reynard

An embryonic Chapman, or mini-Broadley? We talk to the 27-year-old proprietor of a commercial racing cars business, single-seater designer, motorcycle World record-breaker and above-average driver. What are the prospects for those struggling to establish formula car businesses in the UK? Where are the new generation of designer/constructors coming from? What does he see as the next design...

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The constructors - 2

Reynard Adrian Reynard is unusual among production racing car constructors in that he snakes no secret of the fact that one day he hopes there will be an F1 car bearing his name. Even more unusual is that nobody close to the sport seriously doubts that he will achieve that ambition. Two days after this article is published Reynard will know whether he has made a significant move towards his goal...

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Investigating the British revival of interest in competetive Formula Three

Last year people had one major criticism about the British Formula Three Championship—there was very little British driving talent. The races were all fought out between a Brazilian, Alex Ribeiro, and a Swede, Gunnar Nilsson. The fact that these two drivers raced British-built works Marches served as little consolation. On the contrary, it served merely to underline the lack of opportunities for...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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