Articles tagged Nick Crossley

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Jaguar by a small leap

HSCC: Silverstone Graeme Dodd and Simon Garrad concluded the 2002 Historic Racing Saloon Championship in the style that has typified the season. After another glorious contest, just seven hundredths of a second split the friends and rivals as they raced to the line. Dodd's Jaguar MkII got the verdict from Garrad's BMW 2000Tii, but it was the three-wheeling Hillman Imp of Adrian Oliver that stole...

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Reports in brief

Fredy Kumschick scored again Fredy Kumschick scored his second Thoroughbred Grand Prix win of the season, at Donington Park in May, his Williams FW07 finishing four seconds clear of the Brabham BT49 of Christian Glasel. Combination The combination of Win Percy andJaguar D-type '774 RW' was the class act of a brace of BRDC Historic Sports Car Championship races at Snetterton. With Frank Sytner...

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HSCC champions crowned

The Historic Sports Car Club's season concluded with a number of champions being confirmed at the final Silverstone meeting. Title-winners induded: Neil Fowler (Historic Formula Ford), James Long (Classic Racing Cars), Chris Reece (Classic Sports), Adrian Oliver (Classic Saloons) and Nick Crossley, who claimed the Derek Bell Trophy in his March 73A.

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The right stuff

The burgeoning historic motorsport scene means that, in 2001, there will be ever more exciting cars at ever more varied venues. So what can we expect? Marcus Pye is our guide Historic motorsport continues to grow at a frightening rate, indeed the dedicated aficionado has never faced a greater dilemma in compiling a summer's leisure pursuits than you do in 2001. With more mature race series and...

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Trojan horsepower conquers brands

Simon Hadfield gave the Trojan marque a rare UK race victory as the FORCE Formula 5000 series concluded at Brands Hatch in October. Two weeks earlier, at Dijon, Nick Crossley had used the long straight to stretch his F5000 March 73A and hold off Malcolm Carter's Cosworth DFV powered March 711 by under two seconds. Several drivers switched chassis for twistier Brands, Hadfield moving from a Lola...

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Ball races to success

Memorable wins for Chris Ball (Brabham BT28) and Neil Fowler (Lola T200) were among the highlights of another first-class Historic Sports Car Club meeting. Ball's Classic Racing Car victory was won the hard way as Michael Scott got his March 702 running better than ever. Edwin Jowsey put his father's BT28 firmly in contention as well until its engine cried enough mid-race. Jowsey's departure didn...

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Ferraris and Maseratis star at Brands Birthday bash

The celebrations of 75 years of Brands Hatch history and 50 years since Ferrari's first grand prix win were dovetailed superbly at the Kent circuit in July. A crowd of around 25,000 was treated to an entertaining blend of racing, both ancient and modern. Guests included Ferrari F1 technical director Ross Brawn, Sir Stirling Moss and three times world champion Sir Jack Brabham. Of particular note...

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David Kennedy returns with F5000 Mondello Park

Despite the foot-and-mouth threat, the Irish racing season began in May with races for the FORCE F5000 Transatlantic Challenge and Classic Grand Prix Cars at Mondello Park. After investments by new circuit owner Martin Birrane, it was appropriate that his Lola T330 won the opening race. The superbly-prepared car, owned by the man who now owns Lola Cars, was driven by former single-seater ace...

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Monteverde gets a double helping at Brands

Changeable weather did its best to ruin the second Ferrari Festival at Brands Hatch, but the weekend still proved a delight for fans of the Prancing Horse. The Shell Historic Ferrari/Maserati races provided Carlos Monteverde with an excellent weekend. He won both drum-braked sportscar races in his Ferrari Testa Rossa, and then watched David Franklin win both disc-braked events in his loaned 712....

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Action-packed meeting kick-starts the season

The Historic Sports Car Club's 2002 season began in fine style at Donington Park in early April with bumper grids and close racing being the order of the day. Some highlights included Simon Cranad's tail-happy BMW 2000 taking the HRSR/HSCC Historic Saloon Championship spoils, despite severe pressure from Miles Townshend's Mustang that only eased when the big Ford fell back because of overheating...

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