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Obituaries Tom Karen OBE 1926-2022
​It is hard to imagine that any designer can claim more touchpoints with British children of the 1970s and ’80s than the late
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Ken Block dies at 55
​Hoonigan Industries confirmed that motorsport celebrity Ken Block died in a snowmobile accident near his home in Utah in January
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Patrick Tambay 1949-2022
Despite recording only two wins in a nine-year, 123-race F1 career, the Frenchman (who died on 4 December) will be remembered as one of the most popular both on and off track.
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Mauro Forghieri 1935-2022: RIP
​Known for his major contributions to Ferrari’s racing cars from the 1960s to 1980s, engineer Mauro Forghieri died on 2 November 2022, aged 87. Born on 13 January 1935 in Modena, he was hired by Ferrari in 1960
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Alexander Fyshe 1938-2022
​Italian car collector and past President of the Maserati Club, Alexander Fyshe, has passed away after a long illness. Over his lifetime, Alex assembled a collection of 20 Italian cars including such exotics as a Ferrari 250 GT Lusso
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Paddy Hopkirk MBE 1933-2022
​One of the biggest names in world rallying, and one of the motorsport stars of the 1960s to most effortlessly cross over to becoming a household name
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The E46 BMW M3 Touring
While this is the first M3 Touring it also isn't. In 2000 BMW built an M3 Touring based on the E46 platform,
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Karl Probst 1883-1963
​Karl Probst …without whom the US Army Jeep might never have existed.
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Alain de Cadenet 1945-2022
​The man who might have been the inspiration for the phrase ‘lovable rogue’ was also the embodiment of charm and charisma
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120th Anniversary MCC Trial
​Britain’s oldest sporting motor club for cars and bikes, the Motor Cycling Club (MCC)
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Tony Gilroy 1937-2022
The man who saved Land Rover from oblivion in the 1980s – and who you've almost certainly never heard of – has died, aged 85. His name was Tony Gilroy
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Brookes rally cars to fly at Firle
​A collection of original Russell Brookes cars, all in the famous yellow-and- blue livery of his long-standing sponsor Andrews Heat For Hire, will be the centrepiece of Firle Beacon, a new rally
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Porsche chassis specialist, Helmut Flegl, reaches his eightieth birthday
​Born in Hungary on the 7th April 1942, Helmut Flegl was responsible, among other things, for the success of the 917. He joined Porsche in 1966. Just three years later, the graduate engineer
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Roger Bell 1937-2022
Renowned motoring writer Roger Bell died on 6 March. He was 85. An accomplished technical author, he rose through the ranks to become editor of Motor
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Porsche mourns Eberhard Mahle
​The former racing driver and high-performance piston supplier has died at the age of 88
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Gone but not forgotten - Margaret Allan
Born into a wealthy, politically active family in Patterton, Renfrewshire, on 26 July 1909, Margaret Allan attended the famously liberal Hampshire school, Bedales
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Al Unser 1939-2021
We are sad to report that another of America’s racing greats, Al Unser Snr., has passed away at the age of 82 at his home in Chama, New Mexico. He had been bravely battling cancer for the last 17 years. In May last year, his older brother Bobby died at 87
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Demise of JEC Racing
​In a subject close to the editor’s heart, after 22 years in existence, the JEC board has decided to cease JEC Racing operations
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