Articles tagged Peter Wilkins

Page 53 of September 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, September 2002

AMERICAN BEAUTY

AMERICAN BEAUTY FROM ITS PURPOSEFUL BEAK TO TITANIUM TAIL, THIS Fl EAGLE OOZES CLASS AND STYLE. PAUL FEARNLEY TALKS TO THE MEN WHO CREATED IT Len Terry (designer): I was a technical illustrator to begin with, so when I designed something I always tried to make it as goodlooking as possible. That's the artist in me, I guess. Plus there's a lot of truth in the saying that, 'If it looks right, it is...

Page 41 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1971

Dan Gurney at home

The news of Dan Gurney's retirement may have been a disappointment to his followers in Europe and America, but it can scarcely have been a surprise, for the ever-youthful Californian had become increasingly disillusioned as a driver in Europe and his attitude was understandably affected by the death earlier this year of Bruce McLaren. We were lucky in the timing of our visit to California because...

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Lunch with... Frank Gardner

The colourful Australian remembers his time spent racing and engineering a variety of cars in Europe during the 1960s and ’70s By Simon Taylor Frank Gardner doesn’t believe in giving interviews, particularly if they involve looking back on his eventful and versatile motor racing career. “If you look over your shoulder,” he says dismissively, “all you get is a bloody pain in the neck.” Before I...

Page 10 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, October 1996

Gardner's Question Time

Paul Fearnley fulfils a long-standing ambition to meet a man whose achievements bely his legendary status Jeez, you know me better than I do." Frank Gardner is a bit vague over facts and figures. He's every right to be. He has been involved in motorsport for over 40 years as a mechanic, a driver, an engineer and a team manager. Only now he is throttling back, although his idea of 'Dunworkin',...

Page 115 of June 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 115, June 2006

Shop talk

Sir Once I knew that the May edition of Motor Sport was to contain an article on the Brabham-Repcos, I looked forward to the issue with greater than usual anticipation. However, the real treat was the article by Mike Scarlett about the early Brabham team, and the photographs brought back many memories. Having worked at Brabham during the summer of 1963 I managed to persuade my father that my...

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