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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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Tony Dron 1946-2021
​Renowned journalist and former racing driver Tony Dron died on 16 November. He was 75. Embarking on his motor racing career in 1968 in Formula Ford, Dron showed early form and soon forged a lasting friendship with fellow aspiring wannabe
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Al Turner: the passing of a Ford legend
​Al Turner died away on November 3 at age 89 in Florida, USA. Al Turner’s time here in Australia was only brief, but his legacy is huge.
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Bob Bondurant 1933-2021
​Steve Havelock salutes the passing of one of American motorsport’s most enduring stars on both sides of the Atlantic…
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Jaguar XK8 25TH Anniversary
​For their September meet, the Jaguar Breakfast Club joined forces with the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust (JDHT) to host the now annual ‘Jaguars at Gaydon’, the largest dedicated Jaguar meet to be staged at the British Motor Museum
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Gordon Spice, 1940-2021
​Sadly, the most famous Capri racer of them all, Gordon Spice passed away last month. He was class winner in the British Saloon Car Championship for five successive seasons from 1976 to 1980
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Dennis Priddle 1945-2021
Keith Lee offers a personal tribute to long-time friend and stalwart of the British drag race scene Dennis Priddle, who recently passed away
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Schuey hits Netflix
​F1’s ’90s/noughties wunderkind made his debut at Spa 30 years ago. And now Netflix is unleashing its Schumacher biography Many already knew Michael Schumacher was gifted long before he climbed into a Formula 1 car.
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Rex Woodgate 2 July 1926 – 15 June 2021
​It is not a stretch to say that, without Rex Woodgate, Aston Martin would not exist today
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Richard Williams 10 June 1945 – 12 August 2021
​Richard Stewart Williams, who has died at the age of 75 after a long illness borne with great dignity, was one of the best-known figures in the Aston Martin world
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