November 2009 VRJ



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Interview: Bruce Kessler – Part II – In this the final installment, John Wright explores the abrupt end to Kessler’s active racing career and his later career with Lance Reventlow’s Scarab team and the film industry.

Profile: 1970 De Tomaso 505-Cosworth – Ed McDonough gets behind the wheel of the car that brought Frank Williams and Piers Courage together for one fateful season.

Feature: Jim Hall: The Early Years – Willem Oosthoek looks back upon Hall’s formative years when the creator of the Chaparral learned the ropes of the sport that would make him famous.

Feature: More Than Time – Morry Barmak discusses how provenance determines the value of collectible watches just as it does for cars.

Fast Lines: Intimations of Morality – Pete Lyons ventures forth into dreamland to find a connection between morality and mortality.

Heroes: Elisabeth Junek – Robert Newman examines the amazing life and career of, arguably, “The First Lady” of motorsport.

Legends Speak: No Luck in Formula One – Formula 5000 star Ian Ashley discusses the ups and downs of his attempts to tackle Formula One.

Art History: “1956 Mille Miglia” – Neil Podbery captures a crucial moment of this 1000-mile challenge in its full monochromatic glory.

Hot Laps: The Bowl at NHMS Road Course – Veteran Skip Barber driver coach Phil Lombardi shows us the proper way through NHMS’s toughest turn.

Fabulous Fifties: The Shelby American Story – Art Evans recounts how Carroll Shelby’s sixties came to be a decade filled with Cobras and Ford GTs.

Greatest Racecars: Lotus 99T-Honda – Johnny Herbert recalls his pleasure in testing one of the lost generation of 1000-hp Formula One cars.

Last Lap: Motor Racing Mavericks – Mike Lawrence discusses practitioners of the apparently vanished art of thinking outside the proverbial box.

First Turn: Family Loss

Hidden Treasure 1939 Modern Bullet

Market Guide: Prewar, Part 2

Photo Gallery: Monterey Historics: HSCC Brand Hatch: Millers at Milwaukee; VARAC Mt. Tremblant; HMSA Portland; SVRA Road America; VSCCA Pittsburgh Vintage GP.


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Dimensions 210 × 268 in


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