Articles tagged Tom

Page 20 of July 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 1975

Obituary

T. G. H. Moore, JP, CP It is with the deepest sense of regret that we record the passing of T. G. Moore, Tom to his friends, and T.G.M. to MOTOR SPORT, which he owned from 1929 until he parted with it to the present Proprietor at the end of 1936. It must be made clear that this relinquishing of the journal was not an indication that fast cars had become of diminishing interest to T.G.M.; it came...

Page 118 of January 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 118, January 2011

On the Road... with Ed Foster

*Aldershot, Hants* Carlin - Crack British team gears up for GP2Trevor Carlin's squad is ready to take its winning formula to F1's feeder series It makes for impressive reading: 187 race wins in 11 years in five different series, 30 of which came this year in two championships in the shape of British Formula 3 and the World Series by Renault. You can imagine my amusement when Trevor Carlin, co-...

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Purple Reign

Jaguar's sports car with a Formula 1 heart blazed a trail, then burned out within one season. But the XJR-14 was a 'game changer'. the impact of the last great racing Big Cat caused tremors that still echo today. By Gary Watkins The engine note didn't waver. Not one iota. And the team hanging over the pitwall to catch a glimpse of their new creation's first flying lap thought there was a problem...

Page 57 of May 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, May 1987

V to C Miscellany

The tenth Sandwell Historic Vehicle Parade, the largest in the Midlands, takes place at Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich on May 10. A parade of around 300 pre-1968 vehicles will start from the Savacentre complex in Oldbury at 10.15am. Spectator admission is free, and entry forms are available from G Price, 37 Comberford Drive, Tiffany Green, Wednesbury, Sandwell, West Midlands WS10 0UA. The Bentley...

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Tip-top tin-tops

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship burst back into life at a sunny Thruxton over the Easter weekend, with two wins for 2007 and ’08 champion Fabrizio Giovanardi plus a maiden victory for Steven Kane. Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm was spotted in the Dunlop hospitality paddock – the singer and actress was there to support her half-brother, BTCC racer Paul O’Neill. Fifth Gear...

Page 68 of January 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, January 2001

Special

Among small-output British sportscars the Marendaz Specials have a definite place, made more memorable by their colourful, selfpublicising creator. They were raced and rallied and sold as individual, fast road cars, and were the product of Capt Donald M K Marendaz, whose family came from Switzerland in the 1700s and settled in Wales. He flew ArmstrongWhitworth FK8s of No35 squadron RFC during WWI...

Page 36 of May 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, May 1985

Tojeiro

The way in which John Tojeiro became a constructor is typical of the Fifties — he built a special intending to race it himself then first one, then another, customer arrived on his doorstep and suddenly he was no longer a special builder but a small scale constructor. Ironically, he never did get round to racing one of his own cars. Although little more than 30 Tojeiros were ever built, and...

Page 111 of July 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, July 2010

New hope for Donington

Racing will make a welcome return to Donington Park over the first weekend of September when a Masters Classic Festival heralds the re-opening of the circuit. Having lain dormant for over a year following the abortive attempt by Simon Gillett to turn Donington into a venue for the British Grand Prix, the East Midlands track will now be restored by Kevin Wheatcroft, son of late circuit owner Tom,...

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Double memorial unveiled at Zandvoort

Family and comrades assemble in Holland to commemorate Roger Williamson and Piers Courage The names of Piers Courage and Roger Williamson have always been linked in the minds of racing enthusiasts – an inevitable result of the eerily similar nature of the fiery accidents that claimed their lives on the same stretch of the Zandvoort track, just three years apart. That connection has now been...

Page 29 of August 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, August 1993

A free spirit

Only now is motorsport beginning to appreciate just what James Hunt represented Those who can, do. Those who can't, write about it. Perhaps that is a harsh expression, but most of the time it's true of motorsport writers. An awful lot are failed or frustrated racing drivers. James Hunt was neither. Instead, he was a remarkable man who rose to the greatest challenge of his life, and then walked...

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