October 2008 VRJ



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Interview: Vicki O’Connor – As Formula Atlantic celebrates its landmark 35th season, John Zimmermann talks with the lady who’s served as keeper of the formula’s flame for the majority of those years.

Profile: Gilded Cage – Casey Annis samples the pleasures of the ground-breaking 1960 Maserati Birdcage that once carried Stirling Moss and Dan Gurney to victory.

Feature: One Man’s Dream – Gary Horstkorta chronicles the obstacles that afflicted Al Stein’s quest to build and race an Indy car unlike any ever see before, or since.

Fast Lines: Decisive Moment – Pete Lyons turns back the clock to the occasion of his first foray into the world of motor sports photography.

Heroes: Georges Boillot – Robert Newman remembers the illustrious life and career of one of France’s early racing stars.

Legends Speak: Birdcage at The Ring – Dan Gurney discusses the day he and Stirling Moss made Maserati memories at the Nurburgring.

Art History: Birdcage in the Woods – Artist Nicolas Hunziker reduces the Gurney/Moss Birdcage to an abstraction.

Hot Laps: VIR’s Turn 16-17 – Skip Barber instructor Gerardo Bonilla shows us the fast way around VIR’s Turn 16-17 complex.

Fabulous Fifties: More Reventlow Memories – Art Evans puts the final touches on his remembrances of his old friend, Scarab-creator Lance Reventlow.

Greatest Racecars: Jaguar XJR-6 – Eddie Cheever conjures up good memories from his winning days driving TWE’s factory-backed Big Cats.

Last Lap: Firsts – Mike Lawrence reminds us that braking news may not always turn out to be exactly as it seems.

First Turn Diesel Days

Hidden Treasure: 1960 Packwood Special

Market Guide: Prewar, Part 1

Photo Gallery: Goodwood Festival, Milwaukee, VIR Gold Cup, Monza Watkins Glen, Fontana, Mosport, Donington.

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Dimensions 210 × 269 in


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