August 2012 VRJ


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Interview: Carroll Shelby – In tribute to the racing legend, we revisit several fascinating discussions we’ve had with him on such varied topics as his favorite drivers, his Le Mans win and the genesis of the GT350.

Profile: 1964 Sunbeam Tiger – Casey Annis climbs behind the wheel of the first Sunbeam Tiger racecar, built and developed by Shelby American, and later raced by the Ohio-based Sports Car Forum.

Feature: Le Mans 1962 – Willem Oosthoek looks back 50 years to the “Rise of the Prototypes” among the entries for the 24 Hours.

Fast Lines: Rememberin’ Pappy Cobra – Pete Lyons cherishes the man whom he always found to be a good source for very interesting stories.

Heroes: Jack Brabham – Robert Newman reviews the accomplishments of Australia’s three-time World Champion.

Legends Speak: Grand Prix “Mum” – Di Spires discusses the realities of providing Grand Prix-level hospitality for F1 teams through the years.

Art History: “First Win” – Nicolas Cancelier commemorates the day when the Cosworth DFV won its first GP, on its first try.

Greatest Racecars: Bluebird-Proteus CN-7 – Adrian Newey explains the reasoning behind his apparently unusual choice of a land speed record car.

Last Lap: Cobra – Mike Lawrence clarifies a number of memorable stories while explaining to us how the Cobra Got Its Bite.

First Turn: The Amazing Life..of Carroll Shelby

Hidden Treasure: 1952 Fiat 1100E Zagato

Market Guide: Under 2-Liter Grand Touring

Photo Galleries: Mallala, Fuji, Philip Island, Monaco, Road America, New Hampshire


Profile: End of the Line – 1936 Auburn 852 SC Boattail Speedster

Interview: Chris Bock – Meet the New Chief Judge of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Profile: Tasty Red Cab – 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Pininfarina Cabriolet Series II

Photo Gallery: Greystone Mansion Concours, Indy Celebration, Mille Miglia Historica, Marin Sonoma Concours, Shannons Auction, Concorso d’Eleganza Villa D’Este

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Dimensions 420 × 269 in


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