Articles tagged Steve Perez

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Historic racing news

Welch tragedy mars Classic Accident claims well-known historic racer | By Paul Lawrence A tragic accident took the life of Denis Welch at the Silverstone Classic – the first fatality in the annual event’s 24-year history. Welch was racing the ex-Syd van der Vyver Lotus 18, a former South African F1 title winner now owned by Malcolm Ricketts, in the second of the weekend’s Historic Grand Prix Car...

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Events of the month

FIA GT Series: Baku, Azerbaijan "It was not the easiest of weekends,” he confided while boarding the flight home. Stéphane Ratel is not only the master of his GT racing universe, but also a master of understatement. The inaugural Baku World Challenge certainly had its challenges. The FIA GT Series championship finale would be fought out around a new street circuit on the waterfront of Azerbaijan’...

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Rally legends renew rivalry

World Rally CHAMPIONS STIG Blomqvist and Björn Waldegård will contest the Robin Hood Rally on March 8/9, the opening round of the British Historic Rally Championship. Blomqvist will drive a Ford Escort Mk1 entered by David Sutton, while 1979 Champion Waldegård (below) is due to star in the Lancia Stratos owned by Steve Perez. “Björn was very excited at the prospect of taking on Stig in a Stratos...

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XJR-14 back on track

Minassian dominates Silverstone in rebuilt Jaguar After more than 20 years of inactivity, a 1991 Jaguar XJR-14 Group C car made a triumphant return to racing at the Silverstone Classic. Owned by Bob Berridge, the sole surviving example of the three chassis built by Tom Walkinshaw Racing has been restored by the Chamberlain-Synergy team and was driven by French sports car ace Nicolas Minassian. “...

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Reports in brief

Ernie Graham emerged to take a popular debut win in the fourth round of the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Graham guided his Escort RS1600 through the dusty mid-Wales stages to win the post-historic division, while Steve Perez (Porsche 911) beat Paul Kynaston's Sunbeam Tiger by just 1sec for historic glory. * * * * * Argentinians Sielecki and...

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Perez shows bulldog spirit to seal title

Despite needing only to finish the rally to clinch the 2003 Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship title, Steve Perez and Jonty Bolsover really attacked on the Bulldog Rally to win the crown in style in their Porsche 911. The pair took a commanding victory in the historic section of the Welsh forest event to put the seal on a superb year. A Porsche also claimed the post-historic spoils...

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Duncan storms Safari

Kenyan veteran Ian Duncan guided his Ford Mustang to an emphatic victory on the East African Safari Classic Rally, the toughest event on the historic rally schedule. After nine days of competition in Kenya and Tanzania, Duncan’s self-prepared Mustang was almost 10 minutes clear of former Safari winner Björn Waldegård in a Porsche 911 co-driven by the car’s owner, Iqbal Sagoo. From 24 competitive...

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Brookes to rally 911

Nineteen years after he won the same event driving a Ford Sapphire Cosworth, Russell Brookes will contest the historic section of the 2009 Bulldog Rally in Steve Perez’s 1967 Porsche 911S. Brookes first won the Welsh event in a Ford Escort Mexico in 1976, and was offered the Porsche following a chance remark to Perez during the event’s 50th anniversary celebrations last year. “I have admired...

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Wilson, Grist for RAC

Two of the people most closely associated with the late Colin McRae’s rallying career will take part in the fifth Roger Albert Clark Rally in mid-November. Malcolm Wilson, team boss of Ford’s World Rally Championship team, will tackle the event for a second time in a freshly prepared Ford Escort Mk2, while McRae’s former co-driver Nicky Grist will make his debut on the three-day rally alongside...

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Wheel to wheel

The month in historic motorsport Palmer to restore RAM Circuit boss promises to revive his early 'confidence shattering' grand prix racer Jonathan Palmer has bought the RAM grand prix car he raced in 1984 and plans to restore it alongside several other of his former racing cars. Palmer, the boss of Brands Hatch owner MotorSport Vision, already has his Ralt RT3 F3 machine, two Tyrrells and the...

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