February 2007 VRJ



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Interview: Sir Jackie Stewart – The three-time Formula One World Champion speaks exclusively with Mike Jiggle about his unpopular quest for motorsport safety in the 1970s.

Profile: Eccentric Inspiration – Patrick Quinn tests a remarkable racecar that was way ahead of its time-the 1955 Zephyr Special.

Feature: Safety Guide 2007 – Our annual guide to the latest technology and issues of importance to historic racers, this year including:

Safety Harnesses

Fuel Cells

Driver Comfort & Cooling

Fire Suppresssion Systems

Fast Lines: Confronting Demons – Pete Lyons looks back at the safety-related horror and hype that he, and the racing community, grappled with in the early ’70s.

Heroes: Niki Lauda – Robert Newman examines the remarkable career of Niki Lauda, from his multiple World Championships to the horrifying crash that nearly ended his life.

Legends Speak: Against All Odds – Formula One driver John Watson recalls how he was able to score several Grand Prix wins, by beating some fairly stiff odds.

Art History: “Mephistopheles” – Artist Matthew Stephens conjures an evocative image of the monstrous 21.7-liter Land Speed Record breaker.

Hot Laps: Mosport’s Moss Corner – Skip Barber instructor Jason Holehouse shows us the fast way through Mosport’s Moss Corner.

Fabulous Fifties: Remembering Bill Devin – Art Evans looks back at his long friendship and business partnership with the maverick car constructor.

Greatest Racecars: Ferrari 250 GTO – Formula One and sports car legend Roy Salvadori shares his pick for the greatest racecar of all time.

Last Lap: Coachwork – Mike Lawrence waxes nostalgic on the days when a man could dream up a car, and a carrozzeria could make it a reality.

First Turn: Trailer Queens

Market Guide: F2, FB, Atlantic


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Dimensions 210 × 269 in


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