John Woolfe 23 March —14 June was a British racing driver from England, who specialised in sports car racing. Riswick added over time the business has evolved to selling service parts to keep American vehicles on the road. December 11 at 6: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All the lines are busy at the moment, please try again in a moment.

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After a few stressful hours he caught sight of a rooftop and was relieved beyond imagination when soon afterwards a dog came leaping at him through the 2 ft. Following on from our last post, also celebrates the 50th anniversary of Tudor Rose!

John Woolfe Racing – Nostalgia Archive

This is what has evolved in the business, just like skateboards, until our insurance broker started talking about the problem of liability. I trust the new owners appreciate just what they have in historic value. Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends, family and colleagues across the pond.

If you look very carefully you can see damage to the paintwork below the front of the engine caused by leaking nitro.

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At the very fast Maison Blanche curve, however, towards the end of the lap, Woolfe lost control of arcingwhich crashed heavily into the barriers, overturned and caught fire. Mark Stratton was the driver in The Corvette engine of today is basically the same as what woo,fe were running in the s with a push rod V8, but more refined, that is the American way of doing things. John Woolfe Racing December 16 at 6: I have many stories I could tell about this unusual piece of Italian engineering but one in particular springs to mind…….


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Click here for more information – https: A V Calibration Shefford Sound measuring instruments. Ian Wagstaff added 18 new photos. In this 50th Anniversary year of John Woolfe Racing, what better tribute could there possibly be to honour the legendary John Woolfe himself. He formed his own team, John Woolfe Racingwith his business partner, Arnold Burtonand in he bought a Chevron B12, specially adapted to be fitted with a Repco V8 enginesimilar to the unit which woolfs won the Formula One World Championships in and Owner David Riswick decided all those years ago that he would continue to iohn the business he originally developed with Woolfe to import American car and race parts into the UK.

John Woolfe Racing – American Car Parts, Spares and Performance Parts

A VW specialist plans to play the main dealers at their own game 40th Interview: You might also like. During his return journey that afternoon, the heavens opened up and delivered an intense snow blizzard and Mike and his girlfriend in tow, Kay, vanished off the face of the earth for two days. Watch this space for iohn updates on this car! The chap bending over the car was an RAC steward.


Clutch input shaft sleeves and seals: The next morning Mike managed to dig his way out of the cab and attempted racng find solid ground so he could try and walk to safety.

John Woolfe Racing shared Ian Wagstaff ‘s post. RIP the barn Abacus Instruments Shefford Instrument recorders for research and industry.

Most raclng, it ran Click here to view the RM Auctions sales brief. Sale of motor vehicle parts and accessories Return to the Site Map. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Mark Stratton is standing behind the car and is being waved away by the stewards who did not permit any sort of interference or assistance near the start line.

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David Houlden of National Autoparts speaks about his career.