December 2017 VR



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Interview: John Sismey – Mike Jiggle investigates the career of a BRM shop mechanic who went on to run his own engine firm.

Profile: Jaguar Gomm – Mike Jiggle samples a Jaguar XK140-based racecar that features a unique Maurice “Mo” Gomm built body with an interesting history.

Feature: The JPS Lotus Ground-Effect GP Cars – Gordon Kirby engages Mario Andretti in a discussion of the pioneering work he did with Team Lotus on ground-effect aerodynamics in Formula One.

Heroes:  Luigi Chinetti – Robert Newman assesses the first man to win Le Mans three times as a driver before bringing Ferrari to America.

Legends Speak:  Ken Miles – Scooter Patrick remembered when he and Ken were teammates in Otto Zipper’s Porsches at Laguna Seca.

Art History:  “Hortal’s Argentine Plymouth” – Fernando Hoyos illustrates a Plymouth coupe that contested Argentina’s Grand Premio Extraordinario.

Greatest Racecars:  Lotus 20 FJ – John Fenning describes how he came to have a pair of Lotus Formula Junior racers at his disposal.

Last Lap:  Fast Fernando – Howden Ganley ventures into the challenging realm of picking who is or was the best driver ever.

First Turn:  Missing Negatives, Missing Persons

Hidden Treasure:  1959 Deutsche Bonnet HBR-5

Market Guide:  Can-Am

Photo Galleries: Portland, Lime Rock, Watkins Glen, Nogaro, Goodwood.


By Design: Crisp, Colorful, and Very American

Profile:  Italian Soul – 1954 Chrysler Ghia GS1

Interview:  Peter Bourassa – Insights from the Creator of the Motorsports Marketing Resources

Feature:  Going Supersonic – Lou Fageol’s Amazing Four-Wheeled Road Rocket

Driven:   1963 Studebaker Avanti R1

Photo Gallery:  Hampton Court Concours d’Elegance, Cars in the Claydons, Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, Gran Premio Nuvolari.

Showcase:   Product Review

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