Articles tagged Simon Garrad

Page 141 of June 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 141, June 2014

HSCC, Thruxton

John Cleland wins a touring car race in a Vauxhall Vectra. Tiff Needell scores a dramatic Formula Ford victory in a Lotus 69… the very same chassis in which he notched up his first such success, and at the very same circuit, 42 years beforehand. Thruxton’s second Easter Revival was a masterclass in the art of time distortion. While Cleland and Needell made headlines, star of the meeting was...

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Event of the month -- Donington Park HSCC

David Clark gave his ex-Chris Amon Elva victory in its first race for 38 years, while Neil Fowler and Steve Maxted took thrillers -- Report by Paul Lawrence, photography by Charlie Wooding In the car's first race since 1967, an elated David Clark guided the ex-Chris Amon Elva Mk8 to victory in the Classic Sports Car race as the HSCC season opened at Donington. Thrilling wins for Neil Fowler in...

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Jaguar by a small leap

HSCC: Silverstone Graeme Dodd and Simon Garrad concluded the 2002 Historic Racing Saloon Championship in the style that has typified the season. After another glorious contest, just seven hundredths of a second split the friends and rivals as they raced to the line. Dodd's Jaguar MkII got the verdict from Garrad's BMW 2000Tii, but it was the three-wheeling Hillman Imp of Adrian Oliver that stole...

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Jason's a Merlyn wizard

HSCC: Cadwell Park Jason Minshaw reminded everyone of his outright pace by taking Historic Formula Ford spoils at the HSCC's annual foray to Cadwell Park. His Merlyn Mk20 came out on top after an entertaining contest with Paul Sleeman's Macon MR8. Local ace Neil Dunkel secured the Classic F3 honours ahead of Frank Gomm's ex-Piquet Ralt RT1, while other single-seater winners included Matthew Watts...

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Racing beats rain

Beautiful cars and good racing shone through at Brands as dreadful weather failed to spoil an exciting new fixture on the historic racing calendar. Paul Lawrence reports The British Bank Holiday weather did its best to wreck the Masters weekend on the Brands Hatch GP circuit, but some great cars and an encouraging crowd proved that the concept is most definitely right. On track, Richard Meins...

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Ball races to success

Memorable wins for Chris Ball (Brabham BT28) and Neil Fowler (Lola T200) were among the highlights of another first-class Historic Sports Car Club meeting. Ball's Classic Racing Car victory was won the hard way as Michael Scott got his March 702 running better than ever. Edwin Jowsey put his father's BT28 firmly in contention as well until its engine cried enough mid-race. Jowsey's departure didn...

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Thrilling start to season

Strong grids and close racing marked the first HSCC meeting of the season on April 8. Star race came from the Historic Saloons, with Richard Evans demonstrating his talent in his father's Alfa GTV against the BMW of Simon Garrad and the Jaguar of Graeme Dodd. Gm-ad eventually won through after some crowd-pleasing dicing. Geoff Farmer took Roger Swanton's Brabham BT18 to a Classic Racing Car...

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Wheel-to-wheel -- the month in historic motorsport

Sytner chalks up a Classic double -- Silverstone Classic, July 30/31 Double wins were the norm as Silverstone burst back onto the historic racing festival calendar with the inaugural Silverstone Classic. From a programme crammed full with high-quality race series, Gary Pearson (Group C/GTP), Simon Hadfield (Derek Bell Trophy), Frank Sytner (GP Masters) and Michael Schryver (Lotus 18) all won...

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Robin shoulders

HSCC Mallory Park The Formula Junior pack turned in one of the best races during the Historic Sports Car Club's annual Mallory Park meeting. With teenager Edwin Jowsey recovering from a slow start, Robin Longdon had to race hard in his Lola Mk5A to see off the challenge of Steve Smith (Cooper T59), Mike Hibberd (Lotus 22) and the charging Jowsey. In Classic Racing Cars, Michael Scott gave his...

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Around the tracks

Wolf huffs and puffs but Juniors bring house down Top Hat Festival: Donington Park The FORCE Classic Grand Prix Car races pitched Formula One cars against F5000s, and the opening race developed into a battle between Mike Littlewood (Wolf WR1) and Peter Williams (March 761). Littlewood led from the start and was breaking away from the ex-Brian Henton March until the traffic got in his way. An...

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