October 2012 VRJ


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Interview: Rex Woodgate – Mike Jiggle speaks with the noted race mechanic about such diverse topics as his time with Stirling Moss, Aston Martin’s 1959 championship-winning sportscar team and racing in the Bahamas.

Profile: Bear’s Junior – Patrick Quinn climbs behind the wheel of the 1963 Brabham BT6 that helped launch Denny Hulme and Frank Gardner’s racing careers.

Feature: The Racing Photographer – Carl Goodwin tells the story of Alix Lafontant, who chronicled our sport’s growth during the ’50s and ’60s.

Fast Lines: The Age of the Specials – Pete Lyons initiates a historical research project to identify the subjects of some mysterious photographs.

Heroes: Joakim Bonnier – Robert Newman remembers the stylish Swede who enjoyed success in both Formula One and sports cars.

Legends Speak: The French Way – Rene Amoux discusses growing up in the French racing culture and how the sport has progressed.

Art History: “Striking Out” – John Ketchell portrays Dan Gurney in the Cobra Coupe he and Bob Bondurant won with at Le Mans in 1964.

Greatest Racecars: Lotus 79 – Doc Bundy reckons the car he’s driving now in vintage racing competition is his all-time favorite.

Last Lap: Superhen – Mike Lawrence assesses the role of fitness in motor racing with F2 champ Brian Henton as one example.

First Turn: The World’s Most Slippery Trophies

Hidden Treasure: 1953 Thompson “Red Ram” Special

Market Guide: Prewar I

Photo Galleries: Hershey, Cholmondeley, Blackhawk Farms, Brooklands, Goodwood Festival


Profile: Twiggy’s ’69 Miura S – A Supermodel’s Supercar

Interview: Randy Ema – Renowned Restorer and Duesenberg Expert Shares His Past and Passions

Feature: Art Deco and the Automobile: Ooh La La – The French: Mild to Wild

The Restorers: Cavaglieri Restorations

Driven: 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000

Photo Gallery: Dana Point Concours d’Elegance, Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance, Bonhams Goodwood Sale, Artcurial Le Mans, Cartier “Style et Luxe”, RM Auctions, St. John’s

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Dimensions 420 × 268 in


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