July 2008 VRJ



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Interview: Martin Stretton – Simon Stiel speaks with one of historic racing’s top competitors about his long career in the sport and the more than 100 historic machines he’s competed in.

Profile: The Gladiator – Patrick Quinn climbs behind the wheel of a unique ’50s sports racer to learn why it has enjoyed a continuous race history for over 50 years.

Feature: The Fort Worth Flyer – Willem Oosthoek uncovers the little-known story of Texas racer Alan Connell, who rose from virtual obscurity, in the late ’50s, to competitively race Maseratis and Ferraris at the international level.

Fast Lines: Our Oscar – Pete Lyons dusts off his PRDA membership card to enjoy another manic conversation with Can-Am racer, showman Oscar Koveleski.

Heroes: Dick Seamann – Robert Newman looks back on the accomplishments and controversies surrounding the British prewar star.

Legends Speak: Remembering the ’60s – As Jim Clark’s “significant other” in the ’60s, Sally “Stokes” Swart recalls her exciting life in the pit lane.

Art History: “Quick Kiwi” – Artist Chris Phillips paints a captivating portrait of Chris Amon behind the wheel of the mighty Ferrari 330 P4.

Hot Laps: Roebling Road’s Turn 6-9 Complex – Skip Barber instructor Terry Earwood shows us how to tackle Roebling Road’s Turn 6-9 complex.

Fabulous Fifties: Chuck Daigh – Art Evans takes a bittersweet look back at the life of his friend and unsung hero, Chuck Daigh.

Greatest Racecars: Lola T94/00 – Indy 500 veteran Lyn St. James has a hard time piching her “greatest racecar.”

Last Lap: Boom Time – Mike Lawrence warns against treating our classics as “investments.”

First Turn: Ladies First

Hidden Treasure: 1961 Ol’ Yeller VI

Market Guide: Formula Ford

Photo Gallery: Pocono, Donnington, Race Retro, Infineon, Copperstate, Bathurst, Eastern Creek


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Dimensions 210 × 269 in


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