Articles tagged Peter Sutcliffe

Page 41 of July 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, July 1963

Six-hour saloon race

The six-hour saloon car race sponsored by The Motor will be held on July 6th and will give spectators the first opportunity to see the all conquering Ford Galaxies in a long distance race. Four of them are due to be driven by Jack Brabham/Dan Gurney, Sir Gawaine Baillie/Peter Jopp, John Sprinzel/Morton Lucia, Jack Sears/"X." Four 3.8 Jaguars will be driven by Roy Salvadori/"X," Peter Lindner/...

Page 51 of May 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, May 1966

Sebring 12-hour Race

Sebring, Florida, March 26th. The Constructors' World Championship for GT cars and Prototypes has been retained by Ferrari for the last six years, with no other manufacturer really in the running. However, this year Fords seem to be going to put a stop to this. At Daytona the works Fords gave a demonstration of high-speed efficiency which gave them the first three places. It was argued that the...

Page 143 of August 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 143, August 2012

Filipinetti: triumph before tragedy

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Scuderia Filipinetti. Cadaverous-looking, chainsmoking, big-spending Georges Filipinetti was a very successful Swiss-Italian motor trader and property entrepreneur at least until it all went terribly wrong for him into the 1970s... As a would-be amateur racer in 1939 he had been a member of the Ecurie Genevoise campaigning Maseratis. Post-...

Page 42 of February 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, February 2012

Tale of two Taylors

Sir, For several years now I have been researching the life and times of the late John Taylor, who perished in the 1966 German Grand Prix. I have been working in close collaboration with John’s widow Mrs Irene Peutrill, who has very kindly loaned me John’s extensive archive of scrapbook cuttings, photos and motor racing memorabilia. For the record, John was a very successful ’60s privateer racer...

Page 124 of November 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 124, November 2011

A trip to Sarthe London

Chelsea AutoLegends blooms and springs late-summer surprises Having missed last year's inaugural event I didn't know what to expect when I strolled through Sir Christopher Wren's handsome Chelsea Hospital into the grounds where the Flower Show takes place. I assumed there would be a couple of rows of cars parked on a square of grass. Instead I found something like the Goodwood Revival paddock...

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Hammer to fall

Four beautiful racing cars from one incredible collection and they're all for sale. With a fantasy budget to spend, which one would you choose?Writer Andrew Frankel | Photographer Matthew Howell On September 8-9, what is billed to be the most important private collection of racing cars ever to go on public sale will be offered by RM Auctions in London. The property of Lord Irvine Laidlaw, they...

Page 65 of October 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, October 1992

Pub Fun

As well as the VSCC evening he organises at The Versons near Ledbury, Mark Garfitt introduced lunchtime pub-fun there on August 15, which attracted some 70 pre-war modes of transport. Among the fine assembly of the older cars we counted six Bentleys, a Speed Six and five three-litres, including onetime Frazer Nash exponent Peter Sutcliffe's smart three-litre. Hamish Moffatt came in his OM to look...

Page 18 of July 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, July 1966

1966 Le Mans 24 Hours race report: Ford takes first win

The Ford GT40s finish one-two, Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon taking the American marque's debut victory over the Ferraris  Le Mans, France, June 18th/19th. Photo: Motorsport Images This year Ford came to Le Mans in a much more organised manner than in the previous two years and the whole Detroit-supported project looked much more likely to achieve success than previously. There were eight 7-litre...

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Lunch with... SIR JOHN WHITMORE

Lunch with SIR JOHN WHITMORE In more ways than one, Sir John Whitmore is different. Since this monthly series began in Motor Sport six years ago I've been lucky enough to take some 80 motor sporting personalities to lunch, and I don't think any of them has had so short a racing career. Probably none has had so strange a life since walking away from the sport, either. But John makes a worthy and...

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Lunch with... Brian Redman

Simon Taylor talks to the man who, almost unwillingly, became one of the world's fastest sports car racers, with multiple wins including the Targa Florio History takes a lot of notice of Formula 1, and not enough notice of the rest. Here's a great British driver remembered by F1 only because he turned down an offer from Ferrari, and was lucky to escape with his life from an accident in which he...

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