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  • Alan Mann's factory Fords
    June 25, 2020 Porter Press

    The Richard Hesetine Column - Interview with Alan Mann

    He stretched self-deprecation beyond its elastic limits. Either that, or he was simply disinterested in what had happened decades ago. With Alan Mann, it was hard to tell. This sometime racer, team principal, and tycoon wasn’t the easiest of men...

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  • Actor & racing driver
    June 25, 2020 Porter Press

    Butch Cassidy the Race Driver - Part 2

    By Mark Cole Click here for 'Butch Cassidy the Race Driver - Part 1' Being disenchanted with Haas, in 1981, on Green’s advice, Paul Newman (PLN) switched to March-Chevrolet, and Teo Fabi took four wins and again Newman Racing finished...

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  • Autobiography of aerobatics pilot Richard Goode
    June 25, 2020 Porter Press

    The High Life, by Richard Goode

    From my earliest days, I had a feeling that everything was possible. When, as a teenager, I said to my father that I planned to hitchhike from London to Cape Town, he was characteristically unemotional and indeed rather encouraging even...

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  • Thomas Acker
    June 25, 2020 Porter Press

    BRP's Indianapolis Swan Song - Part 6

    By Ian Wagstaff We return to what now remained of the two BRP Indy cars. The colourful Carroll Horton, who had been a mechanic on Bobby Marshmann’s Lotus at the 500 in 1964 and on Al Miller’s similar car a...

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  • Paul Newman actor an racing driver
    June 11, 2020 Porter Press

    Butch Cassidy the Race Driver - Part 1

    Mark Cole looks back at the career of PLN Butch Cassidy came late to motor racing. He was, along with Steve McQueen, Hollywood’s top-grossing movie actor during the 1960s and 1970s. But unlike McQueen, Paul Newman had given little thought...

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  • BRP’s Indianapolis Swan Song - Part 5
    June 10, 2020 Porter Press

    BRP’s Indianapolis Swan Song - Part 5

    By Ian Wagstaff Even though BRP itself was no more, the Indy cars continued to appear on the USAC trail. George Bryant’s crew chief Howard Gilbert modified them for the 1966 season with Quinn Epperly adding new bodywork. Boyd again...

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  • Winning Pebble Beach 2019, by Stephen Archer
    May 28, 2020 Porter Press

    Winning Pebble Beach 2019, by Stephen Archer

    For nearly 70 years, Pebble Beach has been the ‘Everest’ of Concours D’Elegance events worldwide. Getting to base camp is an achievement but getting to the peak first is very, very difficult. To win Pebble is very special to the...

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