April 2010 VRJ



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Interview: Mike Earle – The man whose long motor sport career includes being team manager for the likes of David Purley and Derek Bell.

Profile: Sabrina – An unusual 1959 sports racer built around a supercharged, Austin-Healey 6-cylinder engine.

Feature: An All-American Effort – Will Silk revisits the early 1950s when Briggs Cunningham hoisted the Stars and Stripes high over the field of valor in France.

Feature: Peter Collins…in His Own Right – Ed McDonough reflects on the versatile career of one of British racing’s original golden boys.

Fast Lines: 1910 – Pete Lyons explains how he’s been thinking he may actually remember happenings from a century ago.

Heroes: Dario Resta – Robert Newman refreshes our memories with an assessment of the 1916 Indianapolis 500 winner.

Legends Speak: Making the Rounds of F1 – Mike Pilbeam recounts the odyssey of his career in Formula One where he worked with several top teams.

Art History: “Healeys and Austin-Healeys” – Brian Caldersmith pays tribute to the cars of Donald Healey with a watercolor depicting high points in the marque’s history.

Fabulous Fifties: Concours d’Provenance – Art Evans explains what matters most in car shows based on the history of the machines in question.

Greatest Racecars: Napier Railton LSR – Richard Noble tells of his personal inspiration by the car that held the Land Speed Record for nearly two decades.

Last Lap: Taxes – Mike Lawrence takes a look at one of life’s certainties and how it has affected the racing car industry.

First Turn: Motorsport Mates

Fast Exposure: The 14th Grand Prix of 24 Hours of Belgium; Spa-Francorchamps, July 10-11, 1949.

News Brief: Bob Donner (1930 – 2010)

Hidden Treasure: 1951 Bandini Siluro Motto

Market Guide: 2-Liter Sports Racer

Photo Gallery: Best of 2009

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Dimensions 210 × 268 in


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