Articles tagged Peter Meyrick

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Golden weekend for Lola

Where better to toast Lola’s 50th anniversary than at the Oulton Park Gold Cup? Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams led the celebration paradeBy Paul Lawrence The 50th anniversary of Lola and the world debut of the company’s T70 Spyder continuation car marked the annual Oulton Park Gold Cup meeting, as Historic Formula 2 and U2TC action topped the race programme. “How they ever managed 500 miles turning...

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Super screamers

A gaggle of 1-litre F3 machines stole the show at the HSCC Historic Superprix meeting as their revival continues to gather pace By Paul Lawrence With Historic Formula One, Historic Formula 2 and Orwell Supersports on the bill, the HSCC’s annual Historic Superprix meeting at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit was a major date on the international historic calendar. However, the headline races...

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In brief

Peter Meyrick will contest both the Historic F1 Championship and Grand Prix Masters races this season after adding the ex-Marc Surer Arrows A5 to his stable. Meyrick will race his March 761 in GPM events and plans to return to Historic F2 with his March 782. Fifty-three cars competed in the first Flying Scotsman rally from Brooklands to Edinburgh. The event was won by Paul Carter/John Bayliss in...

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40 years of Thruxton honours Jochen

Some of the Austrian’s rivals turned out to mark a milestone in the Hampshire track’s history. F2 was, of course, on the bill By Paul Lawrence April 1968: the sport was reeling from the death of Jim Clark just a week earlier when Thruxton hosted the first of what would be a 17-year run of Formula 2 races. Four decades later, several drivers from the 1968 grid returned to celebrate the 40th...

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Algarve delights banish the blues

After the downpour at Spa, Portugal’s historic festival offered the perfect finale to a busy season of racing What a way to end the season. Sunshine, blue skies, blue sea, blue-flag beaches, and a golf course on every corner. Not to mention a paddock packed with gorgeous racing cars, glorious noise and some decent racing around a wonderful circuit. And a swimming pool in the paddock. Yes, really...

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Drivers honour Brands GP loop

Former Grand Prix drivers David Piper and Keith Greene were guests of honour as the 50th anniversary of the Brands Hatch Grand Prix loop was celebrated during the HSCC Historic Superprix in early July. Piper, 79, and Greene, 72, both competed in the Silver City Trophy race in August 1960, on the day that the Grand Prix loop was opened for racing. While Piper retired after a tangle with Roy...

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