Articles tagged Peter Hoffmann

Page 88 of June 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, June 2006

April 29/30: Loud and proud at Hockenheim

Jim Clark Meeting, HockenheimGläsel boosts TGP title defence as Piper and Hoffmann split Supersports glory Defending champion Christian Gläsel's FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix victory gave German historic racing fans plenty to cheer at the second Jim Clark meeting, on Hockenheim's challenging F1 circuit on April 29/30. Driving his ex-Patrese Brabham BT49D, polesitter Gläsel shook off the Williams...

Page 57 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, October 1996

Old Timers, Mainly

David McKinney reports on the biggest Continental Historic race meeting Following just a week after the Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone, the 24th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring on August 8/11 suffered some loss of entries, but produced some excellent racing nevertheless. Over the four days a total of 57,000 spectators were reported to have watched 480 drivers from 18 different...

Page 4 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1997

Piper stars at Oldtimer Festival

Night racing came to the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Mirburgring for the first time last month, with the 66-year old David Piper cleaning up the feature 500km Historic Marathon, anchoring David Pennell's Jaguar D type team to an emotional success in the annual showpiece for sports and GT cars of the 1950s and '60s. Although a renowned Ferrari man, 'Pipes' goes way back with Jaguars too. "I...

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1998 - The essential guide to the season

The return of racing to Goodwood may be the highpoint of the 1998 Historic motorsport season, but as Marcus Pye reports, it’s just one of many exciting dates over the coming year. There is a new arrival on the Historic motor racing scene in 1998, and it is already the talk of the motorsport fraternity. The reopening of Goodwood circuit in September, 50 years to the day after it first hosted car...

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Chevron wins Supersports Cup and Sports prototype trophy

Chevron B19 Racer Jonas Qvarnstrom put memories of a torrid 1999 season behind him when he secured the International Supersports Cup on the French Grand Prix circuit at Magny-Cours on 1 October. The veteran Swede, who raced 1-litre F3 cars against up-and-coming compatriots Ronnie Peterson and Reine Wisell in the late 1960s, triumphed in the series' most competitive class, for 2-litre Group 6 cars...

Page 102 of July 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, July 2005

Pace notes -- your guide to what's coming up...

Street action heads south -- GP do Porto Portugal, July 9/10: The inaugural Grande Premio do Porto is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the 2005 historic racing programme. Over the weekend of July 9/10, the clock will be turned back 45 years to the second and final Portuguese Grand Prix at the daunting street circuit in Oporto. Though now shortened to 2.7 miles, the new Boavista track is...

Page 34 of March 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 2010

The Freiburg Grand Prix

Sir, It was a pleasure to read Ed Foster’s feature on one of the most significant hillclimb venues ever, Freiburg-Schauinsland (January issue). What a pity that real racing has been axed there under the cloak of environmental protection by certain political groups. Nowadays, a historic event is held every other year as a regularity test rather than a speed event, where public attendance is...

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

Event of the month -- Trophées Historique de Bourgogne

The fast, flowing Dijon-Prenois circuit in France brought the 2005 European historic season to a close. Paul Lawrence reports Photography by Fritz Frey, Polychrono Dijon's meeting, which wrapped up the European historic racing season, was topped by Formula Junior wins for Urs Eberhardt and Robert Goodwin as Richard Piper clinched the Orwell Supersports title. Coming at the end of a hectic season...

Page 13 of August 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1997

Chiles in charge after dominant Supersports win

Chris Chiles dominated June's international Supersports Cup rounds at Donington and the Nurburgring, his March 717 having the legs of the McLaren M8F pack once engine problems, carried over from Silverstone's opener, were licked by Racing Fabrications's engineer Ian Jones. German veteran Peter Hoffmann outdragged Chiles in the first leg at Donington, only to spin his pink McLaren through the...


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