Articles tagged Paul Smeeth

Page 68 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 1996

Silverstone VSCC

Although 'new' cars were thin on the ground at the VSCC's traditional April season-opener at Silverstone, there was a healthy entry for the eleven-race programme and some close-fought finishes. And after Friday's wash-out test day it was a relief to find Saturday 13th calm and sunny all day. A capacity field of 34 starters contested the Brooks 1950's Sports Car Race, with the front row of Frank...

Page 80 of August 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, August 1995

VSCC Pembrey Races

On June 25 a representative turn-out of VSCC racing members presented themselves at the 1.456-mile circuit on the South Wales coast for a nine-race Parry Thomas Memorial confrontation. Many vintage racing-car drivers like this little course, with its varied corners and no Armco, the safety barriers being piles of deceased tyres. There is a respectable restaurant with seating without, but you need...

Page 92 of August 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, August 2005

Wheel to wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

Hanson takes debut win in Surtees -- European Historic Grand Prix: Zolder, July 2/3 James Hanson was the star of the 31st running of the European Historic Grand Prix at Zolder as he took a first and a second in Grand Prix Masters on his historic racing debut. Hanson, aboard the ex-Tim Schenken Surtees TS9B, shared the GPM wins with Peter Wuensch (Wolf WR1).  Hanson, who last competed in 2003 in...

Page 83 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, July 1996

Ure Back

Excellent racing and some rare machines vied for Alan Cox's attention at VSCC Silverstone in June The race of the day was the Hawthorn Spanish Trophy which saw a triumphant return to the track for John Ure, who took Peter Mann's ERA AJM1 to a close-fought victory from Ludovic Lindsay's famous ERA 'Remus'. The leaders scrapped furiously for the duration of the 12-lap event with added interest in...

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Winning Ed

Historic Formula Junior Edwin Jowsey added yet another Formula Junior victory to his growing tally at Snetterton in late July. He romped to victory in the AMOC Miller Oils Championship round, winning by more than a minute once the similar Lotus 22 of Mike Hibberd had retired. Paul Smeeth (Lotus 22) led the chase.

Page 97 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 97, May 2006

Woodhouse beats snow, ice and fire

Mark Woodhouse claimed opening glory in the Formula Junior Championship as Mallory Park dodged snow and ice to open the season. Woodhouse's Lotus 20 just had the legs on Steve Smith's Cooper T59. Many eyes were on the progress of Simon Diffey. A drama over crash helmets meant that he missed the scant seven-minute qualifying session and his Lotus 20 started from the back of the grid, but once into...

Page 10 of May 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, May 2003

Sytner starts his year with a double top

BRDC Silverstone Two victories for Frank Sytner's Cooper Monaco in the BRDC's Historic Sportscar Championship kicked off the historic racing season at Silverstone in late March. Sytner's first win was won the hand way, the former champion chasing Nick Linney (Lister-Jaguar) for the first five laps as well as battling with John Harper's similar Cooper. As the Coopers upped their pace, Linney's...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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