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MY SUPERVEE YEARS 1974 -75

MY SUPERVEE YEARS 1974 -75

For 1974, Supernova produced a good updated BH4. Then in 1975 we grew wings & things to keep up with the requirement to serve as a junior formula grooming for higher classes of race car. 1974 was my best year yet getting to 4th in the European Gold, 2nd in the UK...
MY SUPERVEE YEARS  1973

MY SUPERVEE YEARS 1973

1973 So in late 1972, Ian Williams contacted me. After my brief period at Malaya Garage, Ian had kept in touch as we ran our Formula Ford race hire mini-business and as I still lived on the south coast, workshop at the lively Goodwood test circuit, so ours was a...
My first race car experiences …

My first race car experiences …

Motor Racing Stables, Brand Hatch race driver school … So that’s Stirling Moss at the Brands school in a publicity shot at the time. My buddy Bruce Croskin who I later shared a racing Spridget with, leaning over looking to see what rev limit they were...
MY 24-HOUR RACES – the hows & whys

MY 24-HOUR RACES – the hows & whys

I raced in 10 24-Hour races. Won 2, placed 3rd & 6th in another two, fought bravely to the bitter end in another 3. Conked out in remainder, the biggest being Le Mans … I guess that after my opening 9 years of racing, where I still had a burning ambition...