May 2013


May 2013 back issue

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Road tests  

Bentley GTC Speed, Audi R8 V10 Plus, Mini GP, Porsche Cayenne GTS 

 

Nigel Roebuck’s Reflections 

 

Motor Sport Hall of Fame 2013 

Full report on this year’s event, including the new members revealed on the big night. Also includes details of the F1 Charity Auction. 

 

Ayrton Senna’s Donington GP  

In 1993, Donington Park hosted its first (and only) Grand Prix since the war. On a soaking day in April, Ayrton Senna put in one of the greatest drives of his life to win the European Grand Prix in dominant fashion.  

 

Senna’s first Williams  

10 years earlier than his European GP win, Senna made his F1 debut at Donington.  

 

F1 in 1983  

The Williams FW08C Senna drove at Donington was a typical F1 car of that year. Late in 1982, the FIA rewrote the regulations to outlaw flat-bottom  

 

Racing Lives… Achille Varzi  

First in our new series of ‘cartoons’. Each will tell the racing life stories of motor racing greats, in comic book form.  

 

Luca di Montezemolo interview  

An exclusive one-on-one with the Ferrari president, conducted at the Geneva Motor Show.  

 

Lunch with… Tony Brooks 

One of the great racing drivers of the 1950s and, along with Fangio, the man who Stirling Moss most respected.  

 

Targa Florio 1973  

It’s 40 years since the great Sicilian road race was last included as a round of the World Sportscar Championship – and respected sports and music writer Richard Williams was there.  

 

JD Classics  

Derek Hood’s Essex-based company is much more than your average restoration and classic car dealership. The Jaguar specialist’s premises take up most of an industrial estate – 100,000 sq ft in total.  

 

Jack Heuer  

The great grandson of Edouard Heuer, Jack took his eponymous watch company deep into motor racing during the 1960s.  

 

Events  

A round-up of race meetings, keynote races and car shows both in the UK and around the world. Plus preview listings for events to come 

 

On the Road  

New column: Simon’s diary of where he’s been and who he’s seen this month, both in the UK and abroad 

 

Road tests  

Bentley GTC Speed, Audi R8 V10 Plus, Mini GP, Porsche Cayenne GTS 

 

Sidetracked  

 

Historic Scene  

 

From the archive 

 

Parting Shot