Articles tagged Peter Hardman

Page 5 of September 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, September 1997

Ferrari stars at Coys Festival

The largest gathering of racing Ferraris ever seen in Britain honoured the marque's Golden Jubilee in style at last month's Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone. With the occasional white and green masterpiece bobbing in this scarlet sea at Silverstone the British Racing Drivers Club recreated a slice of Italy in Northamptonshire. Racers crossed the globe to take part in the tribute. Froilan...

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Cobra's sting in the tale

The annual six-hour classic race at Spa provided rich pickings for British crews, even though the two leading Ford GT4Os were excluded after post-race scrutineering. Jaguar enthusiast Allen Lloyd teamed up with preparation ace Gerry Wainwright to take the che-quered flag from the similar car of Chris Chiles and Philip Walker, but both cars were later removed from the results. That handed victory...

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Bobby Rahal

The Champ Car legend, Indy 500 and Daytona 24 Hours winner – and F1 occasional – tells us why North American drivers need more support and why he loves historic racing In the last five years we’ve increasingly seen the benefits of international-level karting in the US – it’s produced good drivers like James Hinchcliffe (although he’s Canadian), Alan Sciuto and my own son, Graham. They’re all in...

Page 103 of November 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, November 2004

Inside line

Peter Hardman The Earl of Oversteer How did you get into historic racing? I've been very lucky over the last 12 years or so since I started racing the Aston [DBR1]. I met Harry Leventis on a track day and it went from there. I raced a Prosport for him first. Then Tim Samways had done a restoration on the Aston Martin and they invited me to race that. Then we had a Ferrari 330LMP for the Shell...

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"They must have been crazy"

That's what Aston Martin works driver David Brabham thinks of the men who won the 1959 Le Mans 24 Hours. As the DBR9's attack on the race gets ever closer 'Brabs' samples the victorious DBR1. By Damien Smith What do you think of when you hear the words 'Aston Martin'? If you're under 40 James Bond might spring to mind. A little older and it's more likely to be the cars themselves: maybe the DB4...

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Laguna Seca historic races honour Carroll Shelby

Everywhere you looked there was another Ford GT or Cobra or Shelby Mustang. It was the Shelby Tribute weekend at the Monterey Histories at Laguna Seca, and 'Ol Shel' was there, along with Roy Salvadori and their 1959 Le Mans-winning DBR1 Aston Martin, for the highlight of the vintage race season. Aston team-mates Stirling Moss and Paul Frere were also on hand. Racing began on Saturday with the...

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Goodwood Revival

Pure bliss… Once again, the world's greatest historic race meeting blended thrills, spills, glamour and excitement over a heady three days Words: Robert Stride. Photography: Ian Fraser That delicious moment when, on a perfect September morning in 1998, we were wrenched back in time by the Time Lords, and the March Lord, is now itself a piece of history. But the magic has not waned. This...

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