Articles tagged Nigel Snowdon

Page 80 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, September 1988

Directory of Classic Prototypes and Grand Touring Cars

Directory of Classic Prototypes and Grand Touring Cars by Anthony Pritchard. 212pp. 9" x 6". (Aston Publications Ltd, Bourne End House, Harvest Hill, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire £11.95) Aston's series of paperback directories has quickly become one of the most useful references around, and this latest one on sports prototypes and GT cars gives us in one handy volume a very thorough run-down on...

Page 72 of June 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, June 1978

A 1920 3-litre Indianapolis Ballot

The Editor investigates Humphrey Milling's magnificently restored example. The motor cars which Ernest Ballot used in races during the 1919 to 1921 seasons are among the classics ot their kind, representing at they do the ultimate-Henry, that is to say, that great designer's combination of his revolutionary four-valve-per-cylinder, twin-overhead-camshaft, engine layout which he introduced to...

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Obituaries

Nigel Snowdon This highly regarded photographer, who has died aged 79, was a familiar figure in international paddocks from the early1960s until the late 1980s. Snowdon was born in England but moved to Australia in 1955. It was here that he developed a passion for motor sport photography and he returned to the UK in 1963, to forge a new career. His work was widely acclaimed and published by many...

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Book reviews

Goodwood Festival of Speed By Ian Lambot Watermark, £35.00. ISBN 1-873200-20-X It's not easy to sum-up a sporting event where no-one really cares about the results, but this substantial book does a pretty good job. It's a collective look at the first five years of the Goodwood Festival, and while it is divided year by year, the dates don't really matter: instead, short three or four-page '...

Page 74 of August 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, August 2010

Did he lose the plot?

Movie star and motor sport fan Steve McQueen went to every effort on set of his homage to Le Mans. But the results fell short for some who witnessed his efforts Le Mans was the movie Steve McQueen most wanted to make. The ultimate bloke's bloke was mates with Jackie Stewart and John Whitmore before they were Sirs, he raced his own Formula Junior Cooper and Mini Coopers, came second in his own 3-...

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