Articles tagged Tim Davies

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2014 Oulton Park Gold Cup

The name resonates still, but there were mumblings about the content – both within the press room and from the spectator banks. When the Gold Cup was conceived, 60 years ago, it was a non-championship Formula 1 race with a trophy that reflected the event’s title. On August 6, 1954, Stirling Moss became the first recipient after taking his Maserati 250F to a comfortable victory over Reg Parnell’s...

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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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On the road with... Simon Arron

All the wolds a stage... Cadwell Park, June 22: the perfect alternative to a cancelled ’Ring trip When I awoke this morning, the first thing I heard was a cuckoo…” The Historic Sports Car Club’s CEO Grahame White seemed rather pleased about his unexpected alarm call, one that perfectly summarised the appeal of Cadwell Park and its surrounding Wolds. My original weekend plan had been to attend the...

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HSCC SuperPrix, Brands Hatch

Finally unshackled from a date clash with the Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of Britain’s finest staples still struggled to pull in a significant crowd – a quirk science is powerless to explain. One or two classes were short on numbers, but there were still 360-odd entries for 14 categories and 18 races. The meeting commenced in receding fog and passed via glorious sunshine to brief, teeming...

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Gugelmin Clinches F3 Championship

This year's Marlboro British Formula Three Championship has been the strangest in years for no one driver has emerged as the star of the series. It has also been one of the closest with the outcome being decided at the final round at Silverstone on October 13th. There, Brazilian Mauricio Gugelmin (Ralt RT30-VW) scored an emphatic win over Andy Wallace (Reynard 853-VW) so securing the title with...

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Students of speed

The intense sporting rivalry between Cambridge and Oxford stretches beyond the Thames, Lor'ds and Twickenham. Bill Boddy remembers their car and bike battles - a veritable breeding ground for future British Motorsporting talent It is rather pleasing to thing of the sight and sound of racing cars invading usually quiet private drives in country estates, as the Dark and Light Blues compared their...

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THE VARSITIES AT SYSTON PARK

ENTHUSIASM UNDAMPED BY STEADY DOWNPOUR. OLIVER BERTRAM (DELAGE) MAKES FASTEST TIME. GOOD PERFORMANCES BY .EVANS AND DAVIES ON Q-TYPE M.G. MIDGETS AND H. W. COOK (E.R.A.) Ti IF;downpour w hich attended the inter-Varsity Speed Trials was all the more unfortunate in that it was the one Not on a prolonged spell of good weather. The day before and the day after were both really fine, so the fact that...

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Lunch with... Adrian Reynard

Innovator, improviser, impecunious... The founder of a famous British racing institution has been all three, but right now he's flying high once again By Simon Taylor Motor racing is dangerous: it's a truism that doesn't need repeating. And motor racing can be dangerous commercially, too. On the balance sheet as well as on the track, risk can reap huge rewards but can also result in huge crashes...

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GRAND PRIX CARS AT DONINGTON

GRAND PRIX CARS AT DONINGTON MAGNIFICENT RACING AT THE OPENING MEETING—LAP RECORD BEATEN BY ECCLES AND SHUTTLE WORTH— FINE DRIVING BY DOBBS, MARTIN, RAYSON, EVANS AND SEAMAN—GOOD ORGANISATION AND BIG ATTENDANCE THE Donington season has started with a bang ! If the organisers can maintain the standard of the Opening Meeting on April 13th—and there is no reason why they shouldn't—no one need...

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RAYMOND MAYS ONCE AGAIN MAKES FASTEST TIME AT SHELSLEY

RAYMOND MAYS ONCE AGAIN MAKES FASTEST TIME AT SHELSL EY LADIES' RECORD TO 43.A SECONDS. SENSATIONAL CLIMBS BY BOBBY KOHLRAUSCH ON MRS. PETRE LOWERS TEE MAGIC 1Y11DGET If the Autumn hill-climb at Shelsley Walsh was less exciting than some of those in the past, it is only because of the high standard of entries and organisation achieved by Mr. Wilson and the Midland Automobile Club on previous...

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