August 2006 VRJ



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Interview: Sir Jack Brabham – Patrick Quinn talks with the former F1 World Champion on what it was like driving for Cooper, both in F1 and at Indy.

Profile: Super Coopers – We test drive, not one, but two of Cooper’s greatest Formula One models, the T-51 and T-53 “Lowline.”

Feature: Surbiton Revolutionary – Richard Nisley examines the history and amazing fate of the Cooper that changed Indy history forever.

Fast Lines: Blacksmith Revolution – Pete Lyons examines how a couple of “blacksmiths” revolutionized the sport…by being practical.

Heroes: The Mini Cooper S – Robert Newman reveals that no examination of the Cooper legacy could be complete without a nod to the mighty Mini.

Legends Speak: My Career with Cooper – British F34 and saloon car champion John Rhodes recalls his career at the wheel of many a Cooper.

Art History: 1960 Portugese Grand Prix – Artist Michael Turner paints an evocative picture of Jack Brabham clinching the 1960 Formula One World Championship.

Hot Laps: Oak Tree – Skip Barber instructor Todd Snyder shows us the fast way through VIR’s Oak Tree turn complex.

Fabulous Fifties: the Cooper-Porsche – Art Evans looks back at the stunning success of John Von Neumann and Ken Miles’s Cooper-Porsche.

Last Lap: Cooper – Mike Lawrence examines the chemistry between father Charles and son John Cooper to divine what made their cars so special.

First Turn: British Revolutionaries

Market Guide: Under 2-Liter GT


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Dimensions 211 × 269 in


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