Articles tagged Stuart Mathieson

Page 52 of September 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, September 1976

Racing Services

A nine-year partnership of pride and prolific engine building Contrast is the key to the two characters who left John Willment's bulging competition team nine years ago to form what is now Racing Services (Engines) Ltd. at 1, Strawberry Vale, in the West London suburb of Twickenham. Spike Winter, at 49 the elder partner who has seen and suffered most of the hard knocks that the motor trade can...

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 54 of September 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, September 1972

Extended tuning test: The Spa 24 Hours in a Group 1 BMW CS !

If you read D.S.J.'s reports over a period of time, there comes a point when it seems you have to go and experience what he describes in his Continental travels, or be for ever damned for missing classic events that may never be held again. Strictly speaking my interests are confined to the addition of sparkle to what, for the main part, are ordinary family saloons. Occasionally there's a golden...

Page 65 of February 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, February 1983

Turbocharged Alfa Romeo Alfasud 1.5 SC

From just under £5,000 to nearly £7,000 the competition amongst motor manufacturers for the opportunity of selling you a faster small saloon (usually hatchback in style) is intense. Since the 1976 European advent of the Golf GTi — now further improved with a 112 b.h.p. 1.8-litre engine for £6,500 total — we have seen this sporting sector multiply rapidly. Today the choice includes Renault's 5...

Page 56 of July 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, July 1972

A brace of BMWs and a look into the Munich marque's competition future

When the BMW factory announced their withdrawal from official factory competition in 1970 they made the racing categories of Formula 2 and touring car racing look a lot less interesting for, particularly in F2, their engines had been the only ones to effectively take on and beat the all-conquering Cosworth FVAs. The Ferrari F2 engine had also beaten the Cosworths of course, but by 1970 Ferrari...

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