Articles tagged Surrey Racing

Page 95 of August 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 95, August 2008

Hits and near-misses

From title shootouts to pitstop trauma, ex-arrows man David Lowe has seen it all. He spoke to Rob Widdows David ‘Dorky’ Lowe lived in the paddocks and pitlanes for more than 20 years. Why ‘Dorky’? “I can’t possibly tell you that,” laughs David, “not for printing in Motor Sport anyway.” Right, on with this month’s tale then. And we begin at Thruxton in Hampshire in October 1991. The British...

Page 4 of August 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, August 1993

The month in Motor Sport

June 16: Having passed scrutineering at Le Mans, the Jaguar X122005 are declared illegal after it is observed that they are running without catalysts. After some discussion. TWR appeals and the cars are allowed to run pending the outcome. 16: Shortly after setting what was to be the Le Mans pole time, Philippe Alliot crashes his Peugeot. Although the car is initially declared to be a write-off,...

Page 42 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, April 2002

Magnum Opus

Everyone expected Ralt to dominate British F3 in 1983. Everyone was eventually proved right. But there was one day in the sun for unfancied Magnum, as Nick Phillips recalls Do you feel lucky, punk?" queried Clint Eastwood, as that most famous of Magnum-wielders, Dirty Harry. His victims never were, of course. At Silverstone in 1983, Ayrton Senna was the young gun in the sights of a Magnum but it...

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A gentle racer

Roland Ratzenberger typified the spirit that takes men to the highest echelon of motorsport. He was born in Salzburg in 1962 and began to establish his unusual name in the cut and thrust of Formula Ford 21 years later. By 1985 he had won the Austrian, German and European Championships, and upon his arrival in Britain he already seemed a familiar character thanks to the screen antics of TV-AM's...

Page 41 of January 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1989

Formula Three review

Five-star futures Britain's foremost single-seater racing championship produced a season of two halves last year, with Finnish Formula Ford graduate Jyrki Jarvilehto stamping his authority over our homegrown talent in the early part, to be challenged only when it was too late by an improving Gary Brabham. The destiny of the title itself was rarely in doubt, but with hard-chargers seeking to move...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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