Articles tagged Sid Greene

Page 32 of April 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1986

The 250F Maserati - Part one

Last year there was a race for Maserati cars only, at a VSCC meeting at Silverstone, with a good turn-out of pre-war cars from Bologna and post-war cars from Modena, but unfortunately the VSCC itself and many reporters got into a terrible muddle over the 250F entries. This was not surprising as there are numerous fake 250F type Maseratis about the place and some of them are masquerading under...

Page 62 of March 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 2004

Len Terry

'Colin Chapman and I came from different planets. We admired each other but were not on the same wavelength. He didn't appreciate my sense of humour, and I didn't appreciate his lack of one'. Len Terry was a designer with an instinctive feel. He was also the fastest pencil in the west. If you needed a racing car in a hurry, he was the man to talk to. Gordon Cruickshank reports There are some...

Page 46 of July 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, July 2012

The Moss accident

Sir, For the past 50 years I've lived with the thought that if only I'd had the temerity to speak up at the time, Stirling Moss's accident at the 1962 Easter Goodwood meeting might somehow have been prevented. Employed back then with Sid Greene's Gilby Engineering Co, before I'd established any reputation for myself, I predicted to Peter Ashcroft (Gilby Chief Mechanic/Team Manager) that SM's pale...

Page 21 of August 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 2012

Roy Salvadori 1922-2012

Roy Salvadori, who has died shortly after his 90th birthday, was maybe the 1950s’ busiest racing driver. Talented and versatile, he combined a strong work ethic with an indomitable will to win, and his services were in constant demand from works teams and privateers. Although born of Italian immigrant parents, Roy Francesco Salvadori was every inch an Englishman. Earning the wherewithal to go...

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