September 2008 VRJ



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Interview: Patrick Tambay – Nasir Hameed speaks with the two-time Can-Am champ about his friendship with Gilles Villeneuve, his years driving Formula One for Ferrari, and his fascination with the U.S.

Profile: Marathon Man – Ed McDonough gets his heart pumping behind the wheel of the 1968 Lola T-160 Can-Am car raced by Chuck Parsons.

Feature: The Magician – Robert Newman explores the life of Austrian-born, Italian-car manufacturer Karl “Carlo” Abarth and his rise from motorcycles to world-class sports and racing cars.

Fast Lines: When the Can-Am Went Big – Pete Lyons travels the well-trodden path of escalation that marked the glory days of the Can-Am.

Heroes: Denny Hulme – Robert Newman tracks the career of the quiet New Zealander who wore both Can-Am and F1 crowns.

Legends Speak: Fighting the System – Pete Hurtubise tells some family tales about his legendary brother Jim’s racing days.

Art History: Jim Clark – Artist John Ketchell captures a fleeting impression of Scotland’s first World Champion.

Hot Laps: Lime Rock’s New “Uphill” – Skip Barber instructor John Murphy guides us through the Connecticut circuit’s new configuration.

Fabulous Fifties: Lance and His Scarabs – Art Evans takes us back to the creation of Lance Reventlow’s iconic American racing brand.

Greatest Racecars: Ferrari 126C2 – French Grand Prix star Rene Arnoux remembers his favorite Formula One ride.

Last Lap: Energy Crisis Revisited – Mike Lawrence takes a look into the automobile’s past and discovers a new, green trial into the future.

First Turn: Hard Statistics

Hidden Treasure: 1959 Tanner T-2

Market Guide: Formula 5000

Photo Gallery: Wine Country, Targa Tasmania, Silverstone, Laguna Seca, Targa Florio, Melbourne, Elkhart Lake, New Hampshire.

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Dimensions 210 × 269 in


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