Articles tagged Richard Dean

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"I'm a car guy"

Racing driver, team owner, car collector, historic series promoter… Zak Brown loves his motor sport. But it’s as a sponsor gatherer for Formula 1 where his real influence lies. We track him down after his dream test day, and ask the big question: is this man the next Bernie? Zak Brown just loves talking about racing cars. But not as much as he loves buying and driving them. He’s just returned...

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Jaguar XJ220

The XJ220 wasn’t the car that Jaguar had promised its customers – in fact, in a happy twist of fate the end product turned out to be even betterBy Richard Heseltine Oh to have been a fly on the wall when this series was first mooted. Just imagine the pitch: a championship for racing drivers no younger than 50 years of age competing in identical Jaguar XJ220 supercars. Worth the best part of £500K...

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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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Silverstone results

Congratulations to Motor Sport reader Mervyn Pritchard of Nantwich, whose correctly completed postcard was the first picked out of a substantial pile that poured in for last month's 'Win a Day at Silverstone' contest. The correct answers were: Alain Prost's last GP win as at Jerez in 1990; Mark Blundell has been full-time test driver for McLaren-Honda this year; six manufacturers supported this...

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Lunch with... Mark Blundell

His first home was a caravan, and the school of hard knocks was his only education. It would stand him in good stead on his climb to Formula 1 and beyond Nowadays karting is the kindergarten, where aspiring hotshoes learn to feel through the seat of their pants. But it wasn’t ever thus. Stirling Moss began, at six years old, to absorb those lessons on horseback. Archie Scott Brown demonstrated...

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Fuzzyveldt

The first non-championship Formula 3000 race at Kyalami was a rip-roaring success. Only after the participants had drifted away did something sinister emerge... The German journalist couldn't believe his eyes. Several hours earlier, he had left Frankfurt on a Philippine Airlines Boeing 747 bound for London Gatwick. He'd transferred by coach to Heathrow, where he collected a ticket for his...

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Putting it on the line

When ‘old muckers’ Martin Brundle and Mark Blundell teamed up for the Daytona 24 Hours it was a chance to prove they still have what it takes – and perhaps humble a few of their younger rivals By Damien Smith There's no point saying they had nothing to prove. They knew as soon as they signed up that we'd all be asking the question because, hell, they wanted to know themselves. Could they still...

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Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Oct 14: After an accident on the Pharaohs Rally, Jacky Ickx's co-driver Christian Tarin succumbs to his injuries in a Paris burns clinic. Oct 15: Bertrand Gachot is released from prison following a successful appeal against his 18-month conviction for assault. He flies straight to Suzuka, in an unsuccessful bid to secure a drive in the Japanese GP. Oct 18: Porsche...

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The month in Motor Sport

NOVEMBER17: IMSA effectively axes its GTP class with the announcement of a new, open-top, two-seater category to be known as 'World Sports Cars'. Existing GTP cars will be allowed to run alongside the new class, albeit in detuned form, until the end of the '94 season. IMSA plans a single-class structure for 1995 (see Cotton On). 18: Mauricio Gugelmin completes two days of testing with the interim...

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Playing to the masses

Ginetta used to be described as 'niche'. Not any longer. Thanks to owner Lawrence Tomlinson, the British sports car company is growing up fast By Ed Foster Ginetta chairman Lawrence Tomlinson leans forward and puts his mug of tea down. "The thing is," he says, "we're absolutely passionate about GT racing." It's a phrase you'd expect to read in a brochure, but anyone who knows Tomlinson will know...

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