Articles tagged Tom Walkinshaw

Page 29 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1975

Around and About

Around and About Leyland Return to Competitions LEYLAND CARS ("please forget the 'British' bit now") have returned to competitions officially with a three-tier programme encompassing rallying, national touring-car racing and a saloon-car formula. Rallying EXCITING news for the rally world is that Leyland ST, the Abingdon-based com petitions and performance parts department, has hired Britain's...

Page 26 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1995

Fruits of passion

Eddie Jordan knows the mild taste of Formula One success. In 1996, he knows he has to get used to something a little stronger "Out of my way, you froggies," demanded Eddie Jordan, face creased with a mischievous grin, as he pushed his way into the Ligier awning. "I'd like to have a word with my driver! "Tom? Tom? Come out of there, you coward..." Had the object of his taunt, Tom Walkinshaw,...

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Lunch with . . . David Coulthard

From catching Senna's eye at Williams, to crossing swords with Schumacher, to helping Red Bull earn its wings, DC's F1 achievements go far beyond the statistics By Simon Taylor Lets deal with the statistics first. David Coulthard's 13 Formula 1 victories never won him the world title, but he was runner-up in 2001, and took third place in the table no fewer than four times. In his 247 Grands Prix...

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Massive attack

It was a big dream, with a big car – and huge bills. BL’s ETCC challenge soon ran aground, but now the XJC is back – and winning!By Gordon Cruickshank Oil. It’s what our sport runs on. It’s vital, but in the wrong place it can ruin all your plans. It happened to Andy Rouse late in 1977. The place: Silverstone. The race: the TT. The machine: Broadspeed Jaguar XJC. The quarry: victory in Britain’s...

Page 4 of December 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, December 1990

Around and About

Sports Car Driver Shuffles As Martin Brundle returns to the Brabham Formula 1 team, his place with Silk Cut Jaguar has been taken by Derek Warwick who resigned from Lotus. Warwick, 36, was almost a founder member of the Tom Walkinshaw directed Jaguar Group C programme, having driven the XJR-6 to its first victory at Silverstone in May 1986. At the end of that season, he missed the Drivers'...

Page 27 of May 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1976

The 28th Daily Express International Trophy

A tribute to Graham Hill Silverstone April 10th/11th The annual Springtime motoring garden party at Silverstone, organised by the BRDC with the help of the Daily Express, this year took on a new role, as it was named the Graham Hill International Trophy, in memory of that very popular figure who tragically lost his life last year, along with five members of his racing team. The two-day programme...

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BMW M3

Its great rival the Sierra Cosworth was faster, but the M3 won on reliability – quite literally, with numerous title successes. So surely a Group A revival series beckons… By Richard Heseltine Never underestimate how denial can pass for self-confidence. Drive a first-generation BMW M3 on a track – drive one anywhere – and it’s immediately clear that the passing of a few decades hasn’t blunted its...

Page 20 of May 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, May 1987

World Sportscar Championship: Monza 1000kms

Big Cat-trick! It may be too soon yet to claim that Jaguar has Porsche on the run in the World Sportscar Championship, but John Watson and Jan Lammers took a faultless victory in the Monza 1000km race on April 12, and put the Jaguar company firmly at the top of the Teams' Championship. Three successes in four weeks is a marvellous start to the new season for the Silk Cut team run by Tom...

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Lunch with Eddie Jordan

He’s the racer-turned-team boss whose wheeling and dealing helped him scale the heights of Formula 1 – and bring a sense of fun to the grid It’s safe to assume that we will never again see the like of Jordan Grand Prix. As the financial and political qualifications for entry into Formula 1 become ever tougher, and the paddock becomes more and more serious and straight-faced, so the possibility of...

Page 30 of October 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, October 1990

Controversy in East Midlands

Smoke pours from the vast, fat power station towers on the horizon between Nottingham and Derby, and although the gathering gloom concealed the fact at Donington Park, a smoke cloud of equal proportions rose above Tom Walkinshaw's motorhome. The Silk Cut Jaguars had been excluded from the results of the seventh round of the World Sports-Prototype Championship, on a track that might fairly be...

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