Articles tagged Vic Lee Motorsport

Page 108 of May 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, May 2012

Lunch with... Keith Greene & Chris Craft

One was a popular saloon and sports car racer, the other a highly respected team manager. And as friends from their teens, their careers often wove togetherBy Simon Taylor I'm in a village pub, listening to two old friends reminisce about spending their entire working lives in and around motor sport. One raced his own marque of Formula 1 car, then spent 35 years as a top team manager in endurance...

Page 50 of July 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, July 1991

Veteran to classic -- historic racing

Historic Racing Activities The talking-point in historic racing circles this year has been the Vintage Sports Car Club's controversial decision to admit rear-engined cars to its races for pre-1960 Grand Prix machinery, and the effects it is having. It's an old argument. On the one side, logic says that if races are open to cars built before 1960, they should include any car built before 1960,...

Page 92 of January 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, January 2009

War and peace

Their clash in the 1992 BTCC finale is infamous; but now enough time has passed for John Cleland and Steve Soper to calmly relive the experience… By Paul Fearnley Two copper-bottomed tin-toppers, one piece of silverware. An ex-club rally/hillclimb charger and a one-make scrapper made good. A never-say-die racer with an ever-ready quip and a DTM superstar ringer. A ‘goodie’ and a ‘baddie’. John...

Page 40 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, April 1992

The sound of Munich

There have been faster racing saloon cars than the BMW M3 - notably the Nissan Skyline GT-R and Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth - but there has never been a more consistently successful and durable championship winner. From its debut season as a European and World Championship winner to the 1991 version which propelled Will Hoy, Roberto Ravaglia and Tony Longhurst to the British, Italian and...

Page 78 of July 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, July 1991

British Grand Prix Preview -- BTCC -- Vic Lee Motorsport

Going for Broke The Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone finishes with a round of the British Touring Car Championship, and it will inevitably see another battle royale between the Vauxhall Cavaliers, the BMWs and possibly the Toyota Carinas. And although the works-backed Prodrive team can never be discounted, it seems likely that the Bavarian banner will be flown by the Vic Lee Motorsport cars of...

Page 8 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, February 1994

This month in motorsport – cont'd.

December24: The RAC MSA hands over management of the British Rallycross Championship to the BRSCC. 27: Belgian former racer André Pilette dies, aged 75. January4: Lamborghini's future in F1 looks uncertain, as Larrousse confirms that it will switch to Ford's HB V8. 4: Talk is rife that there will be mid-week F3 races on summer evenings. The idea gets the thumbs-up from team managers. 4: David...

Page 80 of August 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, August 2005

The start of something big

How did those BTCC repmobiles become such a roaring success? Marcus Simmons finds out Somewhere in the busy, cramped, higgledy-piggledy paddock at Knockhill, that acrobatic and rustic little bullring track in the Fife hills, British Touring Car Championship star Will Hoy is inhaling from an oxygen supply. He's just driven his heart out in the first of two races being run more or less back to back...

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