January 2009 VRJ



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Interview: Tom Pomeroy – John Zimmermann talks with a mechanically minded man who overcame a potentially debilitating injury to become a champion racing driver.

Profile: Le Femme Lolita – Patrick Quinn falls under the spell of two unique, rear-engined, Mini-powered sports racers–the 1968 Lolita MkI & the 1969 Lolita MkII.

Feature: Bone-Evil – Mark Brinker puts it all on the line-the thin black line that defines the race course at Bonneville-in pursuit of the Land Speed Record for 750-cc GT cars, that is.

Fast Lines: Parker Johnstone: Vintage Recruit – Pete Lyons catches up with a championship-winning driver who walked away from his professional career.

Heroes: Giuseppe Farina – Robert Newman examines the accomplishments of Formula One’s very first World Champion, Il Dottore.

Legends Speak: Remembering Mike Hawthorn – Broadcaster Neville Hay looks back on the life and times of Britain’s first World Champion driver.

Art History: Donington, 1938 – Mark Ricketts captures Nuvolari’s victory in bronze.

Hot Laps: Road Atlanta, Turns 6 & 7 – Skip Barber instructor Terry Earwood shows us the way through Road Atlanta’s crucial Turns 6 & 7.

Fabulous Fifties: Shel and Ken – Art Evans remembers the depth of the friendship between Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby.

Greatest Racecars: 1970 McLaren M10B – David Hobbs discusses the car with which he rumbled to the American Formula 5000 championship.

Last Lap: Government Meddling – Mike Lawrence reflects on the effect of governmental policies on the building of elegant automobiles.

First Turn: The Wheel

Hidden Treasure: 1958 MG EX 186

Market Guide: FIA Sports Prototypes


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Dimensions 211 × 269 in


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