September 3rd, 2020
More period photographs of Dickie Stoop and some of his Porsche.

YOU 4 on the red 356B Carrera at Snetterton in 1961


YOU 4 on the now-blue 356B Carrera at Spa in 1963


5 HOT on the silver 356B Carrera 2 ...  
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September 1st, 2020
Some years ago, we raced a couple of early 911s with the registrations 5 KAT and BOY 7D. The cars have gone but, without wishing to give the plot away, we have retained the numbers. The clever lads at Sports Purpose run the registration 2 LTR on a car in the 2-Litre Cup. There is a strong historical precedent for putting something suitably catchy on a racecar. It was relatively common in UK club racing in the 1950s and 1960s. A leading practitioner was Dickie Stoop, the accomplished ...  
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August 26th, 2020
A useful guide to driving Goodwood from MotorsportDays.com featuring the Chief Instructor at the circuit, David Brise

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August 26th, 2020
Great to be racing again on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. We took a narrow class win in the Masters Historic Racing Gentlemen Drivers series sharing Steve Jones' lovely Lotus Elan 26R. We lucked out a little with a late safety car, but a win's still a win! Thanks to Steve for the drive and to Andy Wolfe and team for their excellent support. Photo credit Charlie Wooding



 
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August 20th, 2020
Our recently-sold 1964 Lotus Elan S1 to competition spec was a Lotus-bodied car. The earliest cars from the previous year were bodied by a company called Bourne. We have one of those too! It's a matching numbers example with period race history. Here are some pictures of its engine bay, with thanks to Nick Adams and Craig Beck for their work.



 
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August 10th, 2020
Issue 7 has a short piece summarising our research into Stanguellini 00139. The car is now definitively accepted as the first FJ to go to the US, the first to race and win there and the winning car in the support race to the 1959 US Grand Prix at Sebring. The car was owned in period by Briggs Cunningham and mostly raced by Walt Hansgen. It has recently completed a comprehensive mechanical overhaul at Setford and Company   
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