Articles tagged Tim Harvey

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In the hot seat -- John Cleland

 He might team up with Frank Sytner, enjoys chatting with Steve Soper and sits next to Alain Menu on long-haul flights. What the hell has happened to John Cleland? Why did you switch to circuits after contesting the Scottish Rally series? -- Ian O'Connor, Caterham The only reason I went rallying is that at the time I was a Colt dealer. Also, where I lived in the Borders there were no racetracks...

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The Month in Motor Sport

December 8: Johnny Herbert takes his first F1 victory... in the Kenwood Grand Prix, which takes place in a car park adjacent to the Bologna Motor Show. Britain also triumphs in the Attilio Bettega Memorial Rallysprint on the same programme, Colin McRae's Subaru humbling the Jolly Club Lancias. 9: David Brabham (below) escapes with concussion after a huge testing accident at Suzuka. The Australian...

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Harvey gets Cobra ride for Spa

Harvey gets Cobra ride for Spa Former British Touring Car Champion Tim Harvey hopes to contest this year's Spa Classic Six Hours sharing James Shead's AC Cobra. The pair were rivals in the Metro Challenge in the early 1980s before teaming up in Group C. "I tried the car at Donington, and all I can say is it's fabulous," said Harvey. Over 100 cars have been entered for the September 24 race, with...

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SEASONAL REVIEW - BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP

Alfa's man, Alfa’s biscuit. Twenty minutes beforehand he had looked like death warmed up, ensconced in his Alfa Romeo swathed in so many coats that he resembled Michelin's Mr Bibendum. Now he and his mechanics were celebrating with the euphoria that the hapless Franco Baresi and Roberto Baggio Italy's World Cup Final penalty-fluffers must still dream about. Gabriele Tarquini had defied a chronic...

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Lamm to the slaughter

Schnitzer and BMW. The two words are pretty well synonymous. Under the shrewd direction of Karl 'Charly' Lamm, Schnitzer-prepared BMWs have been winning top-level international touring car races for years, be they World Championship or European Championship. Since the dissolution of those two multi-national contests, Schnitzer has concentrated its efforts on home soil, although its highly...

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AROUND AND ABOUT

At a press launch on January 11 the Williams Grand Prix team announced that they had reached a two year sponsorship deal with Canadian brewery Labatt's who join existing sponsors Canon, ICI, Denim, Barclay and Elf. The drivers will appear in Labatt's blue overalls. This move onto the international stage marks a welcome return for Labatt's who will be particularly remembered by enthusiasts for...

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British Touring Car Championship

Hoy fever The British Touring Car Championship ran as a one-class two-litre formula for the first time in 1991. Gone were the GpA supercars with near-F1 outputs and gone was the multi-class system which few but the competitors ever understood, but which had been a central philosophy of touring car racing since its inception. The idea of the new format was to encourage more manufacturers into the...

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the Spice trade

Words: Gary Watkins. Photography: LAT More by accident than design, Gordon Spice lent his name to a sports car marque that delivered world championship success. A pity it couldn't last Pick a sports car race in the second half of the '80s, on either side of the Atlantic, and an image of a pack of Porsche 962s will probably spring to mind. Stuttgart's finest bulked out the grids in the world...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

August 19: NASCAR star Ernie Irvan is critically injured after a qualifying accident at Michigan. Happily, his condition steadily improves during the following week. 20: Sunday newspaper reports hint that Michael Schumacher is considering quitting Benetton, following the post-Hockenheim allegations of irregularity in the team's refuelling procedure. There is also growing media speculation, denied...

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On the road with Simon Arron

Postcard from Kent Brands Hatch, July 13-14: period cars in a perfect setting at the HSCC Historic Superprix The morning is still fresh, my journey little more than a mile old, when Radio 5 Live imparts news of developing traffic jams on the A27 close to Goodwood. For several years now, the Festival of Speed and HSCC Historic Superprix have occupied the same weekend, a perplexing conflict that...

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