Articles tagged Peter Sowerby

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TGP, Misano

June 18 Joaquin Folch overcame a failing clutch on his Brabham BT49D to claim his second win of the season in round three of the FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix Championship at Misano. Despite the best efforts of Williams racers Peter Sowerby and Richard Eyre, Folch (left) finished 13sec up as searing temperatures marked TGP’s first race at the Italian track. Sowerby backed off when he saw smoke...

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Historic F1 gears up for title deciders

The contest for the FIA Historic Formula One Championship is set to go down to the wire in an Iberian double-header, as races at Estoril in Portugal and Jarama in Spain run on back-to-back weekends in October. Following round seven at the Nürburgring in September, a field of around 25 cars will travel to Portugal, with the title race headed by Italian Mauro Pane in his Tyrrell six-wheeler and...

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Sauber C9 fixed for Group C finale

Nearly two decades after it won the Wheatcroft Gold Cup in the hands of Jochen Mass and Jean-Louis Schlesser, the ‘Silver Arrows’ Sauber Mercedes C9 will return to Donington Park (October 4/5) to compete in the final Group C races of the season. Xtec Engineering has been busy repairing the car, which was damaged in a first-corner accident at Silverstone in July, for its Australian owner Rob...

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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 117 of September 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 117, September 2008

Junior jamboree

Formula Junior’s Golden Jubilee celebrations reached their zenith at the HSCC’s Brands Hatch Historic Festival By Paul Lawrence When a grand total of 102 Formula Juniors took to the Brands Hatch circuit across three qualifying sessions, Duncan Rabagliati and the Formula Junior Historic Racing Association had broken all records. Never before had over 100 Formula Junior racing cars competed in a...

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Redline

Grand prix cars of 10 decades converged on Donington Parkfor the VSCC's most ambitious and wide-ranging race meeting yet Words: Paul Lawrence. Photography: Phil Jones Nowhere in living memory has the development of grand prix motor racing been more thoroughly demonstrated than during the Vintage Sports Car Club's See Red Festival at Donington Park. Taking the established See Red event, the VSCC...

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Hartley in historic double

Lancastrian racer Steve Hartley completed back-to-back Historic F1 titles when he clinched the 2007 FIA championship during the ninth and final race of the season at Dijon-Prenois in France. Hartley retained the crown with his Arrows A6 and is now considering stepping up to a ground-effect chassis for 2008 in a bid for a hat-trick of titles. Mauro Pane (Tyrrell P34) and Peter Sowerby (Williams...

Page 101 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, May 2006

Superprix attracts big grids

An earlier date than usual will do nothing to dampen the importance of the HSCC's Historic Superprix on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit over the weekend of May 6/7. Around 450 entries are expected for the annual event, which is headlined by the opening rounds of the Grand Prix Masters and World Sportscar Masters series. Both Masters categories will present a race each day, and a field of up...

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The makings of a Classic

With growing participation and attendance, the Silverstone Classic is clearly gaining in stature By Paul Lawrence It’s not every Saturday evening that you can watch a pack of Lola T70 Mk3Bs thundering through Woodcote, headlights piercing the dusk after the sun has set behind the Silverstone grandstands. This magical spectacle came in the closing stages of the World Sportscar Masters race at the...

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Historic GP, Spa

Hsu scores despite Spice rivalry Twin wins for US visitor in GpC sportscars, while Christian Glaser continues his TGP run American visitor Aaron Hsu was the star of the third event on the Group C/GTP calendar when he dominated both races at Spa-Francorchamps. Racing a Porsche 962, Hsu took pole by 1.8sec from the Spice SE90C of David Mercer and went on to win Saturday’s hour-long race by more...

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