Articles tagged Win Percy

Page 48 of September 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, September 1984

European Touring Car Championship

The season so far: seven wins to Jaguar, two to BMW, Toyota, Rover and Volvo getting competitive. . . Ever since the creation of Group A racing, the once-moribund ETC series (formerly Group 2, unattractive to manufacturers) has begun to come to life. Now we are well into the third season, and the racing is getting better all the time. Silverstone may not be as exciting a venue as some, but this...

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Race Retro

Stoneleigh Park The Parisian Rétromobile has the flair, manufacturer support and big-budget displays, but our own International Historic Motorsport Show has a home-spun charm that is hard to match. Somehow, Stoneleigh Park’s agricultural centre in the rolling fields of Warwickshire seems the perfect setting for the particular breed of hard-worn old car enthusiasts who flock there each February –...

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Coys International historic festival preview

If the Coys festival at Silverstone is not already in your diary, put it in now. Marcus Pye reveals why the 2000 edition should be the best ever Fifty years of Formula 1 is the perfect excuse for a celebration at Silverstone, birthplace of the World Championship in 1950, thus the British Racing Drivers' Club has invited an amazing array of champions to a very special Coys International Historic...

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Herbert heads the stars at Goodwood Revival

Johnny Herbert heads a stunning line-up of famous drivers who will contest the St Mary's Trophy saloon car race during the Goodwood Revival Meeting in September. Each star name will be partnered with an amateur racer, often the owners of the cars, which are all from the 1957-66 era. Three-time grand prix winner Herbert will lead the stars in the extended two-driver 20-lap race, racing a Mini...

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Touring cars review: British and European championships

Battles Won, Wars Lost Despite the FISA axe hanging menacingly over its international future, Group A touring car racing has put on a good show this year both at home and abroad. Though the domination of their respective classes by Ford, BMW and Toyota remained unbroken, and individual race results all too predictable, championships could still be contested right down to the wire . . . The man...

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Obituary

Jim Whitehouse Engine builder Jim Whitehouse, who has died aged 87, was the man behind the Arden name which through three decades achieved success with Minis and Toyotas. After racing Bentleys and his own Arden car in the ’50s, Jim built Mini engines which brought victory for John Rhodes and Gordon Spice. Alec Poole won the 1969 British saloon title using Jim’s Arden eight-port head, and there...

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Hamilton, Moss and more

Star drivers from every category of racing are heading to Goodwood By Ed Foster It has been confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will lead the star drivers at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. ‘Mr Motor Racing’ himself, Sir Stirling Moss, will also be in attendance alongside Sir Jackie Stewart, Jenson Button, Sébastien Bourdais, Damon Hill, Derek Bell and Jochen Mass – the only Formula 1 driver to...

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The right stuff

The burgeoning historic motorsport scene means that, in 2001, there will be ever more exciting cars at ever more varied venues. So what can we expect? Marcus Pye is our guide Historic motorsport continues to grow at a frightening rate, indeed the dedicated aficionado has never faced a greater dilemma in compiling a summer's leisure pursuits than you do in 2001. With more mature race series and...

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All in a Year's work

A review of some of the more interesting variety which spiced the Assistant Editor's life in 1977 Nineteen-seventy-six had been such an exciting and dramatic year for me on the circuit and on forest tracks that in the article of this title in Motor Sport last March I was able to ignore the more mundane aspects of a motoring journalist's life—like driving exotic cats and travelling the world! (so...

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Pimms, soufflés and custard pies

Nissan's top brass was unimpressed. Its guests had been fed and watered at not inconsiderable expense, before gathering at the front of its hospitality marquee on the outside of Copse to watch the touring car race that followed the British Grand Prix. Seconds later, having picked gravel out of their Pimms and strawberry soufflé, they witnessed the dust settle to reveal three very bent Primeras...

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