Articles tagged Richard Affwood

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Porsche's hottest numbers

In 60 years the Stuttgart firm has produced some glorious cars. Picking the 10 best models would be tricky enough, but the 10 best individual chassis? Time to turn to a true Porsche expert… By Michael Cotton There was a time when I did not care for Porsches at all. There, heresy confessed! My school exercise books were covered in drawings of Ferrari and Maserati Grand Prix cars, beautiful front-...

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Goodwood Revival 2010

Tom Kristensen starred on his racing debut at this year’s Revival, there were tributes to John Surtees and BRM, plus a supermarket like no other… Just when you think the Revival can’t offer anything new, the team at Goodwood throws in another attraction or race that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. The 2010 Goodwood Revival was another weekend of fantastic racing, stunning cars, period...

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A FERRARI SHORT

A FERRARI SHORT WHEELBASE LIKE NO OTHER OF ALL THE WONDERFUL CARS at Silverstone, the one I coveted most was there neither to display nor race. It was a grey Ferrari 250GT SWB that, having been tucked away for many years, is coming back into the open. Any Short Wheelbase is a special car and none more so than the ex-Rob Walker, Stirling Moss if winner featured within these covers last month, but...

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A Lister with Mister Attwood

Andrew Frankel was teamed wlth the sports car ace for the Goodwood TT both a thrlIllng and nerve-wracklng prospect THERE WERE LOTS OF EXCUSES FOR QUALIFYING poorly. A misfire on Friday, a lack of third gear on Saturday and the preposterous pace of the Cobras all weekend being just three, but all that mattered was the Lister Costin Coupe I was to share with Richard Affwood in the Goodwood if lined...

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Creating a winner

Over time the 917 evolved Into a 1 580bhp beast that ruled Can-Am There are six significant versions of the Porsche 917. The original, featuring Porsche's first flat 12-cylinder engine, appeared at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1969, and by the end of April another 25 had been built to satisfy homologation rules. The car wasn't immediately successful, failing to win Le Mans. Drivers criticised...

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