Articles tagged Ronnie Hoare

Page 50 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, November 2008

A perfect period drama

The sun shone, the racing ran from dawn till dusk, and people dressed up and played their part. The 10th anniversary Goodwood Revival was indeed a special occasionBy Rob Widdows All arms and elbows, four-wheel drifts, tails out, touching the turf, drivers grinning and spectators cheering. This has to be September in Sussex. Boy, oh boy, this Goodwood Revival is good stuff, a reminder of how and...

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Reviews

Grand Prix Zandvoort Mark Koense Some of the content will be familiar, following our extensive photographic preview in last November’s issue, but the finished product is perhaps even better than we’d dared hope. The book commences with some early circuit sketches and morphs via an entertaining letter from Sammy Davis (after conducting a track inspection, he urged the circuit developers to have no...

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THE R.A.C. TOURIST TROPHY

An Interesting Experiment OULTON PARK, May 1st. AFTER some rather uninspiring years at Goodwood, the T.T. moved to the pleasant parkland circuit at Oulton Park for this year's race, and was organised by the B.A.R.C. for the R.A.C., with the co-operation of the Cheshire Car Circuit Ltd., and financed by the Senior Service cigarette company. Somehow, the idea of a T.T. race on anything other than a...

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Le Mans cars hit Chelsea

Le Mans cars hit Chelsea Cars from Le Mans in the 1960s and famous team patrons will be two of the themes of the second Chelsea AutoLegends, which will be held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea on Sunday September 4. The event's theme is the Swinging Sixties and cars that from that era will form a central part of a display featuring 30 Le Mans racers. Ferrari will have examples of the...

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The man at the top of Britain's unsung motor giant: GKN's Barrie Health

Although now welded together under the crisp GKN corporate symbol, the size of the Guest Keen and Nettlefold associated companies, and their international success story is hard to grasp. Hard because British companies are not meant to derive a fifth of a successively more and more glowing balance sheet to profits made in Europe. That a total of £107.91 million was made in total surplus for 1976 (...

Page 54 of March 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, March 1996

Fantasy Overture

Rebuffed by the authorities, orphaned and winner only by default at Le Mans, Ferrari's 250 LM had a sticky start. Laurence Meredith recalls boyhood dreams of Maranello's misnamed missile. Most folks, if pressed, can remember one childhood Christmas that was better than all the others, and as I am no exception I fear that it is now time to make a painful confession. The plain truth of the matter...

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Reims 12-hour race – not exciting

Reims, France, July 3rd/4th. COMING rather soon after the Le Mans 24-hour race neither Ford nor Ferrari were interested in taking part in the 12 hour race at Reims; so it turned into a glorified Club meeting for private owners and an opportunity for non-works people to share the winnings. Main contenders were Luigi Chinette with his Le Mans Prototype Ferrari with 4.4-litre engine, with single o.h...

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Ferrari fascination

A look at David Clarke and his Graypaul Motors Ltd. David Clarke is one of those fortunate motoring enthusiasts who has successfully moulded his hobby into a commercial enterprise with an enviable, world-wide reputation. What started off as a little bit of self-indulgence with the purchase of a 1951 Ferrari 212 Export in 1960 led to a consuming passion for Ferraris, the assembly of his own...

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A.D.A.C. 1000 Kilometers, Nurburgring

Ferrari Win but Lola-Ford Fast Adenau, May 31st. The annual 1,000-kilometre race held on the Nurburgring this year celebrated its 10th anniversary, and did so with the largest entry imaginable, ranging from works Prototype Ferraris down to a 700-c.c. B.M.W. Special. While the race itself is of vast proportions, starting at 9 a.m, and going on until well after 4 p.m., during which time the leader...

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Maranello Concessionaires back on track

Team Maranello Concessionaires is being relaunched for an assault on the FIA GT Championship this season. Operated by Veloqx Motorsport of Brackley, the team will field a pair of Ferrari 360GTs for a quartet of established British racers: Jamie Davies, Tim Mullen, Kelvin Burt and Darren Turner. The famous Maranello Concessionaires Racing Team scored 24 outright victories between 1961 and '72,...

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