Articles tagged Rob Fowler

Page 61 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, December 2000

The classic restorers Hall & Hall

Hall & Hall On a windswept Lincolnshire Airflied, once the home of BRM, the Shriek of a supercharged V16 can still sometimes be heard. But there's no supernatural agency at work: 20 years after the team folded, Gordon Cruickshank visits a firm which is perpetuating the legend The instructions say, 'Turn left at Owen's Barn'. There are no signs, just a big black construction looking more...

Page 36 of January 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 2010

Tom Wheatcroft

1922-2009Famed for his Grand Prix car collection and for reviving Donington Park, ‘Wheatie’ was a rough-diamond old soldier with a heart of pure goldBy Doug Nye So Wheatie has gone. We don’t have to believe it. If ever there was an enthusiasts’ enthusiast who will live on in the memories of all those who met him, Tom Wheatcroft was that man. He was – by his own admission – a car, motorcycle and...

Page 82 of October 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, October 1978

Some fun with a Lister Jaguar

Twenty years ago the Lister-Jaguar was the absolute king of British sports car racing, its successful image created by Archie Scott-Brown, who tragically lost his life in one at Spa-Francorchamps in May of 1958 and subsequently polished by drivers of the calibre of Moss, Clark, Gregory, Halford, Whitehead and Bueb. Now the wheel has turned full circle and the most competitive sports racing car in...

Page 67 of September 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, September 1989

Historic highpoint

To Britain we may pride ourselves on being the centre of Historic racing, but it is the Germans who have taken it to a new level. Held at the Nurburgring on the first weekend of August, the Oldtimer Grand Prix, a name which conjures up quite the wrong image, gets better every year. Hidden away in the Eifel Mountains, the circuit becomes the focal point for thousands of enthusiasts from all over...

Page 34 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, September 1994

Near myth

Silverstone in July. Marquees, flags, historic cars and transporters everywhere. But this isn't the Coys meeting; that's still two days away. This is members-only, for the 96 Club, and the selection of road and race machinery is vast. Yet even above the blare of Le Mans Porsches and supercharged Alfas, another rising sound has the watchers standing up on the pit wall. Fluorescent orange noseband...

Page 11 of February 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, February 1998

Rick Hall

He’s not just half of restorers Hall and Fowler, he’s a fine racer and has driven every BRM in existence Who takes more Grand Prix cars to a race meeting than Williams or Ferrari? Rick Hall. At last year's Monaco historic meeting he and partner Rob Fowler loaded six cars for the journey, and for the Coys Festival it could be more. And apart from looking after the cars, the jovial Hall is...

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