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Tony Pond; 1945-2002

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Tony Pond; 1945-2002

Tony Pond was an exceptional driver, take a look at the opposition that he beat the pants off for his four wins names like Mikkola, Allen, Blomqvist, Toivonen, Vatanen,& Rohrl, all World rally Champions.

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1969 San Remo Rally in Italy

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1969 San Remo Rally in Italy

In the 1969 San Remo Rally in Italy, British drivers Roger Clark and Jim Porter navigate some awkward terrain in their Ford Escort Mk1 Twin Cam. The pair went on to win the Circuit of Ireland Rally the following year.

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A Brief History of the Silver Arrows

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A Brief History of the Silver Arrows

introduction of the 750kg formula in 1934, along with the promise of significant funding from the German government, led to the arrival on the Grand Prix scene of two of the most evocative names in motor sport history: Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union.

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1959 Ford Anglia 100E

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1959 Ford Anglia 100E

On a typical British farm the farmer tends his cattle while the horses wonder whether the Ford Anglia’s 36bhp is any match for them.

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Ford GT70

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Ford GT70

Ford has enjoyed many successes in motorsport but one of its rarest creations came about thanks to a failure. In 1970, on the way back from an unsuccessful Monte Carlo Rally, Ford’s then competitions director Stuart Turner, and Ford rally driver, Roger Clark, discussed the need for a light and simple mid-engined car capable of taking various engines.

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Jim Clark Tribute

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Jim Clark Tribute

Jim Clark won his home Grand Prix at Aintree in 1962, at Brands in 1964 and at Silverstone in 1963, 1965 and 1967, every time driving a green Lotus and his career-long love affair with Lotus is as much integral to the Jim Clark legend as the stunning level of easy, almost unaware, genius that this softly spoken border sheep farmer always displayed.

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Nigel Mansell – 1992 Formula 1 World Champion

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Nigel Mansell – 1992 Formula 1 World Champion

The 1992 Formula One season made history, Nigel Mansell in a Williams-Renault won the first five races in a row, a feat only equalled by Michael Schumacher in his Ferrari in 2004. After the early season success it was always a when Mansell would be crowned World Champion – not if. 1992 was he year of Nigel Mansell.

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Lotus Esprit Buyers Guide (1976-1988)

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Lotus Esprit Buyers Guide (1976-1988)

Sharp-edged wedges were the order of the day in the Seventies, when Giorgetto Giugaro’s original Lotus Espirt was unveiled as the Silver Car concept at he Turin motor show in 1972 . Based on a Europa twin-cam chassis, it was developed to the point where the first Espirt prototype was displayed at the 1973 Geneva salon.

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Jack Sears

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Jack Sears

Born on February 16th 1930 and is a British former race and rally driver. He won the inaugural British Saloon Car Championship in 1958, driving an Austin Westminster and regained the title in 1963, driving a variety of cars including a Ford Cortina GT, a seven litre Ford Galaxie and a Lotus Cortina, which was used for the final two races.

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Ford Cortina History

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Ford Cortina History

Fifty years ago, on September 21, 1962, Ford’s new Cortina was launched. Costing £573 for the standard 1200 saloon, it became an instant best-seller and enjoyed a 20-year career in which 4.3 million units were produced.

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