Articles tagged Paul Ingram

Page 85 of April 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 85, April 1999

1999 - The essential guide to the season

From Coys to Goodwood, Le Mans to Monza, this season's historic calendar is packed with thrills. Marcus Pye previews the best action. From ignominious failure to heroic Formula One World Championship success, engineering folly to mechanical wizardry, the story of British Racing Motors is a compelling one. Back in 1949, when the shattering sound of the first supercharged V16 engine roused the...

Page 106 of December 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 106, December 2007

Bathed in nostalgia

This year's Spa Six Hours allowed those present to immerse themselves in some fine historic racing By Marcus Pye Hallowed Francorchamps, home of motor racing in Belgium since 1924, is somewhere everybody aspires to race. Hewn into the forests of the Ardennes, in the French-speaking Wallonia region, today’s circuit is one of the world’s favourites. It is truly a lap of the gods, even if downforce-...

Page 5 of July 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, July 1998

Matters of moment

I’ll be honest with you. Sam Posey was not the first person I asked to write an appreciation of the extraordinary Mark Donohue. Though I knew Posey to be an accomplished racer in both Indycars and sportscars (at Le Mans in '70 and '71 his Ferrari 512 was first car home behind the uncatchable Porsches), I did not consider him as I had always had Brian Redman in mind for the job. Redman thought...

Page 7 of February 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, February 1998

Classic tracks for historic runners

Formula One cars from the 1966-84 3-litre era will return to the evocative Spa, Paul Ricard, Monza and Brands Hatch venues where they raced in period, in the 1998 FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix Car Championship. Competitors will also experience the current Hungaroring and Nurburgring Grand Prix circuits, and enormous crowds at Most in the Czech Republic for the first time in the fourth year of the...

Page 6 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, July 2000

Veterans shine in first saloon challenge

Former Grand Prix driver and retired team boss Jackie Oliver returned to his racing roots when he drove Jim Utting's Ford Mustang to third place in the first Top Hat Endurance Challenge event at Silverstone on May 27. Oliver, 57, who won the 1969 Le Mans 24 Hours in JW Automotive's Ford GT40 and the 1974 Can-Am title for Shadow, raced a Mustang in the early '60s before turning to single-seaters...

Page 22 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, September 2004

Around the tracks

Le Mans Classic: Herbert heads triple success of Le Mans veterans Victories for three former 24 Hours winners — Johnny Herbert, Jürgen Barth and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud — headlined the second running of the Le Mans Classic. The event was a huge success with around 400 cars spanning 50 years of Le Mans history racing in 18 events during a 24-hour period; each age group of cars raced three times, once...

Page 11 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, October 1997

Supersports double thrills Zandvoort crowds

Can-Am fever gripped 71,000 spectators at Zandvoort on August 2/3, as Germany's Jost Kalisch bagged an International Supersports Cup double at the Marlboro Masters Formula 3 event in his mighty BRM P154. Chris Chiles was second on aggregate in his psychedelic March 717, although he was beaten into third place in the deciding leg by Richard Eyre (McLaren M8F). American visitors Bud, Craig and...

Page 114 of August 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 114, August 2007

Racing beats rain

Beautiful cars and good racing shone through at Brands as dreadful weather failed to spoil an exciting new fixture on the historic racing calendar. Paul Lawrence reports The British Bank Holiday weather did its best to wreck the Masters weekend on the Brands Hatch GP circuit, but some great cars and an encouraging crowd proved that the concept is most definitely right. On track, Richard Meins...

Page 8 of September 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, September 2001

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...

Page 94 of January 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, January 2006

Top Hat stands tall after strong '05

Top Hat Racing With as many as six different groups, Julius Thurgood's Top Hat Racing organisation offered racing for most 1950s and '60s sports and saloon cars. The programme was topped and tailed by domestic events at Castle Combe and Mallory Park, and also took in Pau, Chimay and Spa-Francorchamps. The Top Hat Series for pre-66 Historic Touring Cars became solely for Appendix K cars in 2005...

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