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Archive for the day “September 15, 2012”

Goodwood Revival, 2012: celebrating Daniel Sexton Gurney


Look closely, and you can still see Bruce’s name under the tape.  This M14A was but one of many wonderful cars in the Gurney parade 

Left: Tony Brooks prepares for action in the Rolex Drivers’ Club

...which meant a couple of laps with Dan in the Ferrari 250 TR59/60 they shared in the 1959 TT at GoodwoodSir Jackie Stewart contemplates his run in the Porsche 804 with which Dan won the 1962 French Grand Prix at Rouen

Some nice Jags greeted us in the car park in the early morning

Left: Plenty to see in Goodwood’s Earls Court-lookalike Motor Show

Below: Dan’s 1967 Le Mans-winning Ford MkIV (shared with AJ Foyt) still sets all sorts of standards

The Dragon Rapide caught plenty of fans

The timelessly gorgeous lines of the Alan Mann Ford F3L

Plenty of Minis – and the genuine articles, tooGood to see Gentleman Jack Sears being mobbed by the fansSo much for the Young Turks:  this was the scene outside the Rolex ClubTE Lawrence’s Brough Superior looked very much at home in the Goodwood sand  – while Dan and Evi Gurney and the Eagles (below) just couldn’t stop smiling


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