Articles tagged Will Hoy

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The month in Motor Sport

June 16: Having passed scrutineering at Le Mans, the Jaguar X122005 are declared illegal after it is observed that they are running without catalysts. After some discussion. TWR appeals and the cars are allowed to run pending the outcome. 16: Shortly after setting what was to be the Le Mans pole time, Philippe Alliot crashes his Peugeot. Although the car is initially declared to be a write-off,...

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Jaguar's Revenge

Although nobody liked to admit it, Jaguar's defeat at Brno in Czechoslovakia was taken very seriously at Kidlington and in Coventry. There, for the first time in 1988, the British cars had been beaten fair and square by Sauber Mercedes, with no excuses, and fears were raised that the Swiss-German team might raise the level of competition, just as the Electramotive Nissan team has done to Jaguar's...

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Fast dance saloons

Top event at Goodwood's Revival will be the St Mary's Trophy.David Malsher assesses the chances of the race's two main stars Give me Goodwood on a summer's afternoon and you can keep the rest of the world," said Roy Salvadori. Perhaps the unspoken part of this was, "And the icing on the cake would be a Jag MkI to thrash around." Well, the very MkI he made famous is set to thrill crowds all over...

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Real estate?

Almost 10 years on from its triumphant escapades in the defunct European Touring Car Championship, Volvo is coming back to the sport.The Swedish company's return is not without imagination . . . Tom Walkinshaw is not a man you'd choose as a poker opponent. The Scot, head of a vast business empire that includes motor racing preparation specialist TWR, gives little away when you're questioning him...

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Consistency Pays

If you drive for Williams you are expected to win races and challenge for championships. So when it was announced that this famous Formula One team would run the Renault Lagunas in the 1995 British Touring Car Championship, most of the people who have watched the likes of Alan Jones, Nelson Piquet, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost and Damon Hill win Grand Prix after Grand Prix for Williams, naturally...

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Jo Marquart

Respected racing car designer Jo Marquart died in his adopted Norfolk recently, following heart trouble. He was 57 years old. In the late 1960s Marquart was noted for his work at McLaren, before he went on to Huron, GRD and Modus. Thereafter, he founded Argo Racing Cars in 1977. The Argo JM6 was one of F3's pace-setters in 1979/80, in the hands of Roberto Guerrero, David Sears, Thierry Tassin and...

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The month in Motor Sport

September 14: Factory BTCC Ford driver Paul Radisich tests Team Dynamics' successful privateer Mondeo at Snetterton, sparking renewed speculation about the Blue Oval's 1996 plans. 15: Benetton releases Michael Schumacher's Italian Grand Prix telemetry in an attempt to absolve the world champion from any blame for the accident which eliminated him and Damon Hill. 15: Benetton test driver Emmanuel...

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Getting the hang of it

Getting the hang of it Ian Mitchell waited 39 Now he's almost prolific. Paul Lawrence reports years to win his first race. David Wragg and Peter Gaydon were the winners of the inaugural Clubmans championship in 1965. It was sponsored by Radio Caroline, and whereas that pirate station is long gone, this type of racing is alive and well, and the Fuelforce Classic Clubmans Championship is home to an...

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The month in Motor Sport

July 18: Manuel Gião loses his victory in the recent Nürburgring Formula Opel Euroseries round. After a protest, the Portuguese is deemed not to have been running when the race was halted (he had spun into a gravel trap) before winning the restart. Jason Watt inherits the spoils and cuts Gião's points advantage. 22: Sources suggest that Reynard is instigating action against the FIA through the...

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World Sportscar Championship: Brands Hatch 1000kms

Almost in the bag Victory in the Shell Gemini Brands Hatch 1000kms race has taken the Silk Cut Jaguar team to within one step of securing the World Sportscar Championship teams' title. The two Jaguars were clearly the fastest cars on the track, challenged only by the Britten Lloyd Racing Liqui Moly Porsche which finished between them. Raul Boesel and John Nielsen beat Johnny Dumfries and Mauro...

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