Articles tagged Peter Sachs

Page 7 of September 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, September 1997

Silverstone to mark jubilee at Coys '98

Fifty years of Silverstone Circuit will be the theme of the BRDC's seventh International Historic Festival extravaganza, scheduled to take place on July 24.26 next year. The meeting will commemorate the men and machines which have provided half a century's heroic action on the ever evolving motorsport complex, host to every FIA World Championship British Grand Prix since 1987. Silverstone has a...

Page 12 of July 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, July 1962

Whit-Monday at Crystal Palace

With a 2,000 guineas prize as the main attraction, the majority of Formula One drivers were to be found at the Mallory Park Circuit over the Whitsun holiday, and the entries for the B.A.R.C.'s Whit-Monday National Open Meeting at Crystal Palace consequently suffered, with most teams splitting their entries. Among those who elected in favour of the "London G.P." was last year's winner, Roy...

Page 58 of July 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, July 1987

Ferrari 250 GTO: 25th Anniversary

Millionaires' row GTO— three letters signifying a peak in a famous, possibly the most famous, auto-history. 12 cylinders, 3 litres, 280bhp, 175mph — bald figures, without gazing at the sleek aluminium coachwork. With the quarter-century as the excuse, Cavallino, the international Ferrari owners group, set out to assemble a gathering of rare beauty and value. In its short day, only three seasons...

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Chevrolet Camaro

This piece of American muscle hopped across the Pond to duff up British saloon cars in the early ’70s. And it’s still throwing its weight around in today’s historic series By Richard Heseltine The urge to say ‘I told you so’ must have been overpowering. Nobody thought it stood a chance. ‘Not in Blighty; here we also turn right,’ screamed a chorus of doubters. Top-flight touring car – or rather...

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The dapper snapper

One of the great motor racing photographers, Louis Klemantaski got closer to the action than mostBy Eoin Young Dapper, with a neat goatee, a bow tie and a twinkling smile, the late Louis Klemantaski was a motor racing photographer of the old school, a traditional ‘painter with light’. He began his work at Brooklands and Donington in the 1930s, always using a Leica until modern zoom lenses...

Page 46 of June 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, June 2001

Veni, vidi, 8C

'The flying Mantuan' won the 1933 Le Mans 24-hours race in this car. Jonathan Stein describes that victory, the machine's history and how it feels to drive Tazio's mount Entering the final half-hour, Chinetti held a 21-second lead with Nuvolari, the `Flying Mantuan', gaining. Chinetti stopped fir fuel and the lead changed — again. W F Bradley of The Motor reported that, "the brakes on Nuvolari's...

Page 56 of August 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, August 1995

March of Progress

As the sunburnt crowds made their way home from Goodwood House on the Sunday evening, the Earl of March was able to reflect on another spectacularly successful Festival of Speed which had, once again, succeeded in assembling a peerless collection of historic and modern cars and bikes, together with an equally illustrious roll-call of drivers and riders to demonstrate the exhibits. In this third...

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