Articles tagged Pat

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"Imagine being protested by your own team..."

In an extract from John Surtees’ new book, we look back at the 1963 and ’64 seasons. The Englishman might have become the first racer to take world titles on two wheels and four, but it wasn’t all plain sailing The option of going back to Italy had been hard to resist, but before this I took part in the six-race Tasman series, starting off the season well with two wins and a second place in the...

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Obituary

Ian Appleyard Ian Appleyard BSc, arguably Britain's most successful international rally driver of the early post-war years, died in early June. An Olympic skier, he had an uncanny affinity for the Alps and scored his most famous successes in the Alpine Rally, driving initially SS Jaguar 100s and later his famous semi-works XK120 registered NUB 120. In 1949 he put up best performance in the Alpine...

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Peter Green's 1933 Ex-Straight / Seaman K3 MG Magnette

Peter Green's 1933 Ex-Straight / Seaman K3 MG Magnette IT IS always a pleasure to encounter almost-original historic cars. So I was fortunate last month to drive Peter Green's 1933 K3 MG, which he part-shares with David Dutton. This is one afoot very many of these classic MGs, still in more or less unchanged guise since the days of its considerable and successful pre-war racing career. MG...

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The rise of Fall

From Yorkshire and a Mini to a GM competitions boss. Tony Fall tells John Davenport how he did it Tony Fall was a rally phenomenon in the 1960s. Just as the works teams were starting to go all Scandinavian, along came this cheerful young lad from Yorkshire to give them a run for their money. His first event outside Britain was the Alpine Rally of 1965: he finished eighth in a Mini Cooper S and...

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Readers letters

A flight to remember Sir, Norma Henderson’s letter about Webbair brought back memories of a journey to the 1960 Portuguese Grand Prix. The Dan-Air Elizabethan was not large enough to take all those booked, and an unpressurised converted WWII bomber was chartered to take the rest of us. Webbair’s hostess was Cliff Allison’s sister, Pat, who presented us all with the ubiquitous Airfix kits to build...

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My hero -- by Stuart Turner

My hero: There's only one: Stirling Moss. He was making the headlines when I started out in this sport and I also had the privilege of watching him from behind the fences at Aintree when he beat Fangio in 1955. The thing about him is that he had the ability to race and rally; even without his racing record, his rallying stands up on merit. I got to know him through navigating for his sister Pat,...

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Reports of Recent Events

THE CAPE RALLY Particularly after the powerful letter from J. B. Holmes published in our last issue, great interest centres around the results of this extremely arduous 9,000mile event, which included crossing the Sahara. It is very pleasing to find that a Land Rover has tied With a Delahaye and a Willys-Jeep for first place. The results are f ltZtnatAl. CATEGORY : 1st: Capt. Monnler (Delahaye),...

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Fitting words for Bruce

On the day before the Goodwood Revival I drove the short distance from home to the circuit where I have spent so many happy days over the past six decades. Madame Mégane knows the way too, her turbocharged diesel pulling us effortlessly up and over the Sussex Downs. Tucked away under the trees on the edge of the paddock is a memorial garden, the centrepiece of which is a headstone inscribed with...

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Pre-school education

Today he's best known for his racing school, but bacon in the 1960s Bob Bondurant was showing them how it's done in Cobras, Corvettes and Formula 1 By Rob Widdows This man is not a superstar. He is not a household name in Europe. But you are about to get a glimpse of why he is part of American motor racing folklore. Say Cobra, say Corvette, and you say Bob Bondurant. But there is much more to...

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Moss at 80 – Gregory's boy

"It’s often been said that I was the first professional racing driver, so it’s fitting that I had the first professional driver manager. Gordon Cruickshank spoke to Ken Gregory about our partnership through my racing career" It’s a long list, the CV of Ken Gregory. Driver, team manager, constructor, director of Brands Hatch, mainstay of the BRSCC and 500cc clubs, race organiser, writer, publisher...

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