Articles tagged Vic Elford

Page 184 of November 2018 archive issue thumbnail Page 184, November 2018

Parting Shot

Vic Elford gets a mixed reception from spectators on the Targa Florio. Elford shared his Porsche 908/03 with Gerard Larrousse, however the pair failed to finish after Elford hit a rock and shattered the suspension. With no Ferraris to cheer that year, the locals instead had to settle for the Alfa Romeo T33/3 driven by Nino Vaccarella and Toine Hezemans, which won. Presumably much to the delight...

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From the archives with... Doug Nye

More vintage, less whine There was a time when being Formula 1 world champion seemed to mean so much more than today When I was first hooked on motor racing, what turned out to be a life-changing image was a magazine photo shown to me by my big brother, Rod. It depicted Reg Parnell in the works Alfa Romeo 158 at Silverstone. ‘Uncle Reg’ was crouched behind the steering wheel, muscular arms...

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In brief

* The Chevron B8 that John Lepp drove in 1969 has returned to racing in the hands of Ed Lovett. The son of former touring car and Chevron racer Peter acquired the car from the museum at Stavelot in Belgium, and it is thought to have gone un-raced for at least 15 years. The B8, recently restored by Simon Hadfield, will run in Guards Trophy and World Sportscar Masters races. * The three Morgan SLRs...

Page 30 of September 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, September 1965

Coupe des Alpes

Results:Category A—Touring: 1st: R. Trautmann/C. Bouchet (Lancia Flavia).2nd: T. Makinen/. P. Easter (Cooper S).3rd: H. Taylor/B. Melia (Cortina-Lotus).4th: P. Hopkirk/H. Liddon (Copper).5th: J. F. Piot/F. Jacob (R8-Gordini).6th: J. Vinatier/H. Melot (R8-Gordini).7th: J. C. Ogier/B. Ogier (DS19).8th: A. Fall/J. Wood (Morris-Cooper).9th: R. Neyret/J. P. Vehrilac (DS19).10th: R. Clark/A. Porter (...

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Preview Race Retro

Group B rally action and 450 stands at Stoneleigh show One of the biggest ever gatherings of Group B rally cars, many of them in action on a demonstration special stage, will feature at Race Retro, the International Historic Motorsport Show at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry on March 23-25. The event will include 450 stands covering 70 years of historic motorsport. After a trade day on Friday,...

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Ex-Rindt Cooper is back on track

The ex-Jochen Rindt Cooper T86B has been superbly restored by McDonald Race Engineering for Ben Liebert and ran for the first time at Donington recently (above). After being raced by Rindt and Jacky lckx for the factory, the Maserati-engined car was raced to seventh place by Vic Elford at Monaco in 1969 for Antique Automobiles. Now Liebert aims to campaign the car with Grand Prix Masters this...

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Lunch with... Derek Bell

He’s the English gentleman who’s scored more sports car wins than even he can remember, although no one will ever forget his record at Le Mans and Daytona By Simon Taylor Derek Bell is, quintessentially, an Englishman. He has raced with enormous success in the USA, where he is a popular figure; his wife Misti is American, and he spends much of the year at his waterside house in Boca Raton,...

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German Rally

General Classification : 1st : G. Klass/R. Wutherich (Porsche 911) 2,260.3 marks2nd: A. Cavallari/D. Salvay (Alfa Romeo GTA) 2,525.9 "3rd : J. Springer/D. Schey (B.M.W. 2000 Ti) 2,700.6 "4th : S. Zasada/K. Osinski (Steyr-Puch 650 TR) ?5th : K. Panowitz/R. Strunz (N.S.U. Wankel Spider) 3,028.4 " Team Prize: Jolly Club of Milano (Alfa Romeo). DO you notice anything strange or out of place about the...

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From Corkscrew to Concours

Monterey Historics and Pebble Beach – the biggest car event on the USA’s west coast, when enthusiasts and collectors gather between scenic coast and dramatic mountains for terrific racing and displays of beautiful automobiles. On the swooping Laguna Seca circuit on August 14-16, 145 Porsches spearhead a gathering of 450 historic racing cars for the Rolex Monterey Historic meeting. The weekend...

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Porsche's hottest numbers

In 60 years the Stuttgart firm has produced some glorious cars. Picking the 10 best models would be tricky enough, but the 10 best individual chassis? Time to turn to a true Porsche expert… By Michael Cotton There was a time when I did not care for Porsches at all. There, heresy confessed! My school exercise books were covered in drawings of Ferrari and Maserati Grand Prix cars, beautiful front-...

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