Articles tagged Peter Hughes

Page 46 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 1984

The Other Cars of Brian Lister

"In the fifties," says Brian Lister, "you still had two distinct types of successful racing car designers. There were the designer / artists, such as John Cooper and myself, people with an engineering background who designed intuitively, and the designer / scientists such as Colin Chapman. I happen to have been involved in racing at the right time and when we had to make the decision to quit, in...

Page 63 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, October 1964

Rally review

Toughest of them all The Liège If you were to ask Peter Hughes and Mike Armstrong which was most difficult, the East African Safari or the Liège-Sofia-Liège, the answer might be a straightforward vote for the Liège or a rather sheepish grin. The reason is that whereas Mike and Peter finished third and first in works Cortina GTs on the Safari neither they nor any of the other works Fords -finished...

Page 42 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, December 1984

ivory coast rally

Ivory Coast CONVERSATION after the Sanremo Rally seemed to centre not on the World Championship title duel between Stig Blomqvist and Markku Alen, but on the remarkable way in which An Vatanen and Terry Harryman had driven one of Peugeot's four-wheel-drive cars to its second major victory, trouncing both the Audis and the Lancias. The new car had twice made an appearance, and had twice got among...

Page 47 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, May 1967

East African Safari

Easter in Kenya means Safari-time. The East African Safari Rally; the name itself chills spines as you imagine man and machine pitting skills against the ragged car-eating terrains of Tanzania and Kenya or the precipitous escarpments of the mighty mountain Kilimanjaro. All very romantic really, but in fact the myths that surround this great event are slowly being unravelled. To sum it up, the one...

Page 28 of June 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1965

THE EAST AFRICAN SAFARI

THE East African Safari comes round every year and with monotous regularity reduces a field of about a hundred cars down to what can only be described as a handful. The car that emerges on top is not always from the same manufacturer, for in the past Mercedes, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Ford and now Volvo have supplied the winner but the high average speeds over the local roads have always required a...

Page 58 of May 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, May 1964

The East African Safari

Another East African Safari has run its course, and this time Fords have apparently confounded their critics by not only winning the event outright but backing it up by taking the Manufacturers' Team Prize, the index of price/performance award, and having six of their cars in the twenty-one finishers. Another pointer to the extent of their success was that these were the only examples of British-...

Page 28 of October 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1955

Brighton Jubilee Speed Trials

New Course Record of 22.27 sec. Set Up by R. Charlton (Vincent-H.R.D. Motor-cycle) Any thought that sprints are losing their appeal is dispelled by the Brighton Speed Trials of September 3rd, for they attracted a total entry of 249. This was the Golden Jubilee of this famous event, for in 1905 the Madeira Drive was built as a special motor track, at a cost of £4,000, for just such competitions....

Page 135 of November 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 135, November 1980

STATZ

SOME OF STOCKISTS the trouser CLIFF WALMESLEY LTD, FOCUS. BENNE, BROTHERS, EDGARS, Abbey Street, 21. Exchange Way 470 Cranbrook Road, 22, Market Place, Accrington, Chelmsford, Ilford. Roma, Lancs. Essex. Han.. JAMES E3EATTIE, 149/152 High Street, 342 Green Lan., Southport. Grange Road, Colchester. Palmers Green, PETER HUGHES, Birkenhead. SADLE RS Ltd, London N13. 449/451 Hartshill Road, The...

Page 73 of December 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, December 1990

Letters - A Man of Concern

Sir As probably the only English speaking witness to the Suzuki/Caffi incident at Estoril I offer one observation that following the stoppage of the race as the leading bunch passed by the scene it was Ayrton Senna alone who slowed right down to enquire from the marshals as to Caffi's condition. He was indeed the only driver to do so. Surely a most interesting and illuminating observation of the...

Page 71 of May 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, May 1998

And then there were none...

The famed 1961 Liege-Rome-Liege rally destroyed ninety per cent of its entrants. But compared to some rallies, says John Davenport, it was a stroll in the park The year 1972 was a special one for rallying in Africa. To save you rushing for the history books, let me tell you straight away that part of the reason for this statement was that in April, Hannu Mikkola and Gunnar Palm became the first...

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