Articles tagged Philip Young

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Historic racing news

Combe Classic is big hit Next year’s event already at the planning stage | by Paul Lawrence The Castle Combe Autumn Classic has been hailed as one of the best events at the Wiltshire track for many years, after the annual festival came of age in 2014. “I think that’s the best event we’ve run for a very long time,” said circuit marketing boss Rodney Gooch, for whom the October event was a pre-...

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Long-distance runaround

Meet a man who has opened borders, closed Tower Bridge and practically created a whole sport I used to think it was a long drive to Oulton Park. I’m put to shame by Philip Young, who recently spent 10½ days on the road from Cape Town to London in a Fiat Panda TwinAir, breaking the previous record by more than a day. As Philip’s adventures go it was relatively tame – he and co-driver Paul Brace...

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Reviews

1967 Chris Amon, Scuderia Ferrari and a Year of Living Dangerously, By John Julian Decent books about Chris Amon are a scarce breed, so this adds welcome bookshelf diversity for a reasonable price. One man’s first season with a team might not be an obvious topic for a whole book (occasional, Lewis Hamilton-style cash-ins aside), but 1967 was a fascinating, tumultuous campaign, with Amon stepping...

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Alpine Roots

Alpine Roots This year's Classic Marathon returns to the Alps, and ventures onto Czech roads as well as back to the Nurburgring before the finish at Spa. Traditionalists will welcome the Tower Bridge start (June 5) for Philip Young's demanding five-day thrash. More information from the Rally Office, tel 0892 524746. G C

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New event mirrors World Cup Rally

Part of the route of the 1974 World Cup Rally will be retraced by a new event running in January 2011, the London–Cape Town Rally. The new event is the brainchild of prolific marathon rally organiser Philip Young and will start in London as Big Ben chimes midnight on December 31, 2010. Cars will line up in the House of Commons car park for the start of the 10,000-mile adventure, and the event...

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Pre-war cars to be tested on rally tour

A new historic road rally for pre-war cars will be held from March 27-29, when Philip Young’s Endurance Rally Association runs the London to Edinburgh Trial. The event, also known as the ‘Flying Scotsman’, will start from Brooklands at midday on Friday and take in overnight halts at Warwick and Harrogate before finishing at Edinburgh late on Sunday afternoon. “This is planned as an arduous,...

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Peking to Paris

Chinese government officals have signed an agreement to permit a re-run of the Peking-Paris race in 1997, 90 years after the celebrated adventures of Prince Borghese in his ltala. Philip Young has returned from Peking with plans to ship 50 classic and vintage cars to the Chinese capital, from where they will cross the Asian continent via Tibet, Nepal, northern India, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey....

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RALLY REVIEW

RALLY REVIEW Manipulation by FISA ItIllg tINt Ac Rally Itigatilwrs Association of New Zealand held their successful Motogard Rally as part of the 1980 World Rally Championship. FISA and its Rally Commission cast a dictatorial and grossly unfair snub in their direction by omiting the rally from the list of championship events in 1981. No regard whatsoever was paid to the opinions and markings...

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Growing fields for retro rallies

In this issue we discuss historic racing on a budget, but many people are discovering low-cost historic rallying. Easy runs like the RAC Classic attract hundreds of runners, and even long-distance events have waiting lists. Philip Young's 10th Anniversary Classic Marathon, leaving for Morocco in September, was full before the regs were even published, and his next bash, Around the World in 80...

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The 1989 Lucas British F3 Championship

The 1989 Lucas British F3 Championship Barrie Hinchcliffe Productions Limited, Boston House, 36138 Fitzroy Square, London, W1P 5LL. Released by Virgin Vision. Running time —/75 mins. £9.99 nce again Hinchcliffe has come up with the goods. 1989 was a memorable year and this video captures every significant passing manouevre an incident to make it a precious record. As expected, the Brabharn/...

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