Articles tagged Nick Wigley

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Classic meet hosts 90s GTs

McLaren F1s plus record F1 parade headline programme at Silverstone’s huge historic event Up to 40 iconic GT cars from the 1990s will run in high-speed demonstration sessions as a major new feature of the Silverstone Classic (July 25-27), the biggest event of its kind. The GT Legends concept has brought together some of the most evocative cars of the decade, with the current entry list covering...

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It’s the racing that rocks

With the track still warm from the hothouse that was the British Grand Prix, out came the collectors’ cars and bikes for the Silverstone Classic, following the black lines laid down by the Red Bulls and McLarens. This time, though, they turned left at Abbey and plunged through the ‘old’ Bridge corner. Full grids, great races, the return of Sir Stirling Moss, celebrity chefs in Fiat Abarths, hot...

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Historic news

Record Fiat back on trackRare old-timer to tackle Goodwood hill this summer | by Paul Lawrence More than a century after it last ran in anger, a rare Fiat S76 will be one of the stars of the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 26-29). Unofficially the fastest car in the world in 1911, the 28.5-litre Fiat has been restored over the past decade by Duncan Pittaway. Only two S76s were built. One set a...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

Mallory Park rescued New operator hands under-fire track a lifeline, By Paul Lawrence The new operator of Mallory Park has pledged to maintain a strong element of four-wheeled activity in the circuit’s programme for 2014 and beyond as they plan for the circuit’s re-opening in March. Stuart Hicken and Eddie Roberts, both well known in the motorcycle racing world, have formed a jointly owned...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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Silverstone Auctions bids for success

A new auction house has the venue, the people and a fast-growing client base to ensure it quickly becomes established We're sure that many of you could list at least five classic car auction houses around the world — there are certainly plenty of them. However, there's a new arrival with a name all of you will recognise. Silverstone Auctions is the latest company to enter the bullring of auction...

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Twin evening races for Classic

Two very different sports car generations will take star billing on the Saturday evening of this year’s Silverstone Classic (July 20-22). The spectacular Group C evening race will be repeated, and for the first time the Pre-56 sports cars in the Woodcote Trophy will race in twilight as part of the packed 24-race programme. After the runaway success of last year’s evening Group C race, the Le Mans...

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Redline

Grand prix cars of 10 decades converged on Donington Parkfor the VSCC's most ambitious and wide-ranging race meeting yet Words: Paul Lawrence. Photography: Phil Jones Nowhere in living memory has the development of grand prix motor racing been more thoroughly demonstrated than during the Vintage Sports Car Club's See Red Festival at Donington Park. Taking the established See Red event, the VSCC...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

Ralph Lauren cars to go on showSeventeen cars from Ralph Lauren's private collection will go on display at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris between April 28 and August 28. 'The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection' will feature a selection of cars from the fashion designer's garage, illustrating the evolution of car design from the 1930s to '90s. Included in...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

F1 future is resolvedGP Masters championship gains FIA status, By Paul Laurence After a winter of negotiations, the Grand Prix Masters series will become the FIA Historic Formula One Championship for 2013 in the wake of the cancellation of the former series managed by the TGP organisation. Under the new arrangement, two FIA champions will be crowned in 2013, one driver from the later generation...

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