Articles tagged Willie Green

Page 48 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, September 1977

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters VSCC Hawthorn Trophy Meeting (July 30) By the time this issue is published the Cadwell Park VSCC meeting will be over, so this is a review, not a report. The second VSCC Silverstone races had 180 entries, sunshine, and an excellent attendance. The main 15-lap Hawthorn Trophy scratch contest between the historic racing cars was a tour de force for Simon...

Page 58 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, September 1990

Back to the Future

Just two weeks after the historic festival at Silverstone, Germany played host to the ‘Oldtimer Grand Prix’ at the Nürburgring many of the cars present having been trailored there straight from Northamptonshire. Less family-orientated than the British event, the schedule of the three day meeting was packed with practice and racing – not for the Germans the pansy demonstrations so successfully...

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Fangio denied Tourist Trophy win by inspired Hales

The Fangio family's Goodwood jinx returned at the sixth annual Revival Meeting. The great Juan Manuel never won at the track, but his nephew Juan Manuel II looked set to nip this trait in the bud on his first appearance there — until the last lap but one. The lightweight E-type Fangio was sharing with Gary Pearson in the one-hour TT Celebration race was initially involved in a spectacular fight...

Page 4 of August 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, August 1993

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,...

Page 98 of October 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, October 2010

Charles Morgan

Occupation: Managing Director, Morgan Motor Company What is your greatest achievement? Five healthy, intelligent children. What is your biggest regret? Losing my grandfather HFS Morgan and my father, Peter Morgan. Whose work in the industry today do you admire most and why? Ulrich Eichhorn of Bentley Motors, because he worked on both the Bugatti Veyron and the car that Dr Piech drove to his last...

Page 39 of May 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, May 1982

VSCC Silverstone

THE HON. PATRICK LINDSAY won three of the eight races at a first-class Vintage SCC meeting over Silverstone's Club circuit on April 17th, watched by a considerable crowd of enthusiasts in the chilly sunshine. Some exciting racing and no accidents made it a memorable afternoon's sport, starting with the 40 min. High Speed Trial incorporating a compulsory wheel change. Interesting runners were...

Page 14 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, June 2003

Green leaf

Sir, The picture of Tom Delaney and Willie Green commemorating Donington Park's 70th anniversary, in the news pages of the May issue of Motor Sport, was lent added interest by WB's article on the Irish international grand prix races in Phoenix Park, Dublin from 1929 to '31. Presumably, the Lea-Francis Hyper which Green was driving is the car which his father drove as part of the factory team and...

Page 15 of June 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, June 1997

Frank Sytner

EARLY EXPOSURE TO THE RACE TRACK SPAWNED A LIFELONG PASSION FOR RACING AND A SUCCESSFUL CAREER It was one of those moments that seized the young Frank Sytner and committed him permanently to the motor racing fraternity. His older brother took him in 1954 to the first race at Aintree, where the spectator entrance lay through a tunnel beneath the stands. Frank had never seen a racing car, but as...

Page 77 of November 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, November 1998

The Goodwood Motor Circuit Revival

In the end, it surpassed the wildest expectations. Fifty years to the day after its first meeting, motor racing returned to Goodwood with an event none of the 80,000 spectators would argue was not the greatest historic race meeting of all time. The restoration of the buildings, the period livery of staff and traditional BARC and drivers' cricket match are images of an event which recaptured the...

Page 68 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, November 1994

MOTOR SPORT CONCOURS

Dinos Dominate It was the biggest gathering of Ferrari Dinos outside an FOC meeting when 28 of the mid-engined beauties took to Silverstone circuit as the highlight of the MOTOR SPORT Annual Concours which accompanies the HSCC final championship meeting of the year. Of the Dinos, Nick Cartwright won for the second year, though with a different car – his GT was judged tops, and also Champion of...

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