Articles tagged Peter Hardman

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

Pearson wins GP Support Race

Local Lister-Jaguar ace Gary Pearson won the BRDC's Historic Sports Car Championship round which graced the British Grand Prix support bill, after a thrilling battle with Robert Brooks' agile 2-litre Lotus 15 in slippery conditions. The demise of pole position man John Harper's Cooper-Monaco, beached in the bunker at Bridge from half-distance, and the sister car of Frank Sytner with engine...

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Matters of moment

Johnny Herbert heads 1950s entry for GP support Ex-Formula One driver Johnny Herbert will head the field for the Historic Sportscar race which will support the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on July 11. He will drive a Jaguar D-type. Organised by the BRDC, the race will replace the cancelled BTCC event and feature a capacity 42-car grid of 1950s sports-racers. Internal wrangling over start...

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Vauxhall-Lotus Challenge

General Motors' own formula has become a popular alternative to Formula Ford 2000 in only its first year. The new 2-litre 16-valve engines, as found in the latest version of the Vauxhall Astra GTE, are installed in identical chassis built by Reynard, so parity between the runners is guaranteed. Top runners so far this season have been Dragon Motorsport's Mika Hakkinen and Allan McNish, but Gary...

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Italian makes shine but ERAs star

VSCC I Donington Park I Sept 11-12 Ferrari may have been the feature marque at the VSCC Donington event, but the cars from Maranello were completely upstaged by those from Bourne. Marking the 70th anniversary of ERA, two victories for 'Remus' in the hands of Ludovic Lindsay showcased the British marque in fine style. For many of the 12,000 crowd, the all-ERA race was the undoubted highlight of...

Page 34 of November 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 2000

Goodwood revival

John Surtees' magnificent drive in David Piper's Ferrari 250LM looked decisive in the RAC Tourist Trophy Celebration, highlight of the third Goodwood Revival Meeting, until the green prototype was delayed in the pits. 1988 Indycar champion Danny Sullivan duly swept Robert Sarrailh's Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, started by Steve Hitchins, through to victory over Surtees/Piper, the Jaguar E-type of...

Page 34 of March 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1989

Track test; Vauxhall Lotus Reynard

Dragonfly The inaugural year of the Vauxhall-Lotus Challenge in Britain, and its Opel-labelled European counterpart, ostensibly filled every hope expressed for it, and the massive backing of the world's biggest car manufacturer, General Motors, ensured that the series was seen in all the right places: it gave European competitors a better preview of current Formula One tracks than did either...

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First Le Mans '24Hr' retro meeting voted a big success

Classic Le Mans A sense of the surreal abounded at Le Mans in September, as a truly spectacular array of historic racers took part in the inaugural Classic Le Mans event. Designed to recreate past glories of the famous Vingt-Quatres Heures, the weekend was the brainchild of Tour Auto organiser, Patrick Peter. Working closely with circuit owner Automobile Club de l'Ouest, his months of preparation...

Page 46 of September 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, September 2000

Goodwood Revival Preview

For anyone who loves motorsport's history, there's quite simply no other place to be come mid-september. Marcus Pye looks ahead to the greatest event on British racing's calendar The aces could always make their cars dance at Goodwood, bobbing and drifting on that narrow cusp between adhesion and disaster at one of the fastest circuits of the era. For 19 seasons, starting in 1948, enthusiasts...

Page 10 of November 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, November 2005

Event of the month -- Goodwood Revival

Sunshine, racing cars and very big hats... Marcus Simmons absorbs the unique atmosphere that can only spell one place Ever the showman, Emanuele Pirro blew kisses to the crowd on the slowdown lap after taking the ex-Red Rose Racing Lightweight Jaguar E-type to a superb victory in the RAC TT Celebration, the crowning glory of the Goodwood Revival race weekend. Pirro and co-driver Dario Franchitti...

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The right stuff

The annual Revival is justifiably promoted as a magical step back in time. In case you’ve never been, here’s why By Robert Stride The important thing about the Goodwood Revival is to get the point, and understand what Lord March is trying to do with this extraordinary event. It is not a historic motor racing meeting, it is an eclectic collection of happenings designed to entertain, to bring a bit...



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