September 2006 VRJ



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Interview: Dr. Dick Thompson – John Wright speaks with the racing dentist about his fascinating racing career and his long-time association with the Corvette.

Profile: High Beam – Ed McDonugh test drives one of only three Kamm-tailed Sunbeam Alpines to race at Le Mans.

Feature: Callicoon Sports Car Races – Carl Goodwin tells the tale of this long-forgotten ’50s sports car race with the help of a never-before-seen photo collection.

Fast Lines: Big-Banger’s Big Day – Pete Lyons breaks out the cake and party hats for the 40th anniversary of his beloved Can-Am series.

Heroes: Piero Taruffi – Robert Newman looks back at the career of the original thinking-man’s driver.

Legends Speak: Racing and Rallying for Rootes – Ex-Rootes factory driver Peter Procter recalls his time racing the Sunbeam Alpine and other Rootes race-cars.

Art History: Gilles at the Glen – Artist John Rice paints a picture of Gilles Villeneuve’s soggy win at the 1979 USGP-East.

Hot Laps: Road America – Skip Barber instructor Grant Ryley shows us the fast way around Road America’s Turn 1.

Fabuloius Fifties: Ed Hugus – Art Evans remembers the life and career of friend and Le Mans-winner Ed Hugus.

Greatest Racecars: My Greatest Racecar – Formula One World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart struggles with his choice for greatest racecar.

Last Lap: Piracy – Mike Lawrence discovers that imitation is the highest form of flattery – especially in the world of racecar design.

First Turn: Birthday Surprise

Market Guide: Formula 5000

Photo Gallery: Monaco, Summit Point, Lime Rock, Winton, VIR, Oulton Park


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