Articles tagged Peter Darley

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"I actually whooped on Hangar Straight! I've never done that before in a car..."

One Grand Prix winner snuggles into another David CouIthard gets to grips with the Lotus 25, a car synonymous with his compatriot Jim Clark. Within but a few laps of Silverstone, he's completely smitten...Writer: Gordon Cruickshank I Photographer: Matthew Howell David Coulthard cuts the ignition, wiggles the red leather steering wheel and folds his arms. "Well, if you'd just like to put me in the...

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1965: Jim Clark & Team Lotus The UK Races William Taylor & Peter Darley 1965 was a magical year for Lotus. Two F1 titles and Indianapolis were the pinnacles, but the Norfolk marque also collected the Tasman prize and two F2 series, while the fleet Cortinas tussled with the thundering Mustangs in saloon racing. By then photographer Peter Darley was effectively part of the team, with...

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Broadspeed's Jaguar XJ12C would roar through qualifying only to limp out of almost every race. Andrew Frankel Samples the beast and tells British Leyland's cautionary Touring car story Everything is wrong. The engine won't work below 5500rpm and the red line states 7200rpm. The water temperature already says the massive, 5.4-litre, 560bhp V12 motor is starting to cook and here, on the Goodwood...

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Jim Clark – Life at Team Lotus

Peter Darley Readers may remember that we were so impressed by Peter Darley's photographs that we carried a gallery of them. The reason they're significant (apart from simply being good images) is that Colin Chapman asked Darley to document the team's doings, and for the next few years Darley captured not only Clark, Rindt and Hill but also all the others who make up a team at testing and races....

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A whole bunch of trouble

Pity the poor historian… Even the best documented cars can throw up confusion and doubt when it comes to restoring them Writer Doug Nye For me, a whole bunch of trouble began on December 7 last. Rob Hall of Hall & Hall in Bourne, Lincolnshire, had asked me to inspect the Lotus-Climax 25 which had spent the past 40 years or so in the Donington Collection. For me it was an old friend (I thought...

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Private viewing

In the sixties Colin Chapman commissioned Peter Darley to accompany Team Lotus to races and photograph the squad at work and play. Those pictures have never been published --- until now. Here is our selection from this special unseen archive


January 2020
Racing Rivalries: The 25 most explosive battles between drivers, teams, cars... and families.



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