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  1. Stephen Ducker

    Alan Mann Racing, Alzheimer's Society Fundraiser

    I hope it's ok to post a 'plug' for this in the paddock, I appreciate there's always someone after your money but this struck a cord with me. Most of us will be familiar with the famous AMR Team. Alan suffered from this horrible disease towards the end of his life. On this Sunday his son...
  2. Stephen Ducker

    R.I.P Henry Hope-Frost

    Another sad one for our list of absent friends. Henry passed away last week following an accident on his way home from Goodwood. Many of us will of had the pleasure of meeting Henry at Autosport Show, Ford Motor Co, Goodwood etc. His journalism, enthusiasm, & love of all things automotive took...
  3. Stephen Ducker

    Sir John Whitmore

    Hello, More bad news I'm afraid, John passed away last month. I don't think anyone has mentioned it on here, apologies if they have & I missed it. John, as I'm sure most of you will know, was part of the GT40 story in the early years & as well as testing, raced the early cars, including...
  4. Stephen Ducker

    New Book Launch 24 April

    Hello, Just a quick reminder that Michael Hipperson is launching his new book this Sunday here in Essex (near Braintree). It's also available to order online, and the proceeds are going to charity. Let Them Stare...
  5. Stephen Ducker

    Last 'flight' of the Victor

    Hi all, I know this happened back in 2009 but I just stumbled across this interview with the pilot. (The CAA did not investigate or attempt any prosecution, they stated that the aircrafts registration was cancelled & they were not interested...... good show gentlemen) Don't panic ...
  6. Stephen Ducker

    Battle of Britain Day

    If you can extend your weekend at the Goodwood Revival to Tuesday 15th, ie Battle of Britain Day, you will enjoy this. https://grrc.goodwood.com/battle-of-britain/battle-of-britain-day-flypast?_ga=1.18950587.2061638322.1440357904#KPQzmE9w22T5DxcJ.97 BoB Flypast There should be views...
  7. Stephen Ducker

    Tragic Hunter Crash @ Shorham Air Show

    Our thoughts go out to those involved in the incident today where a Hawker Hunter has crashed onto the A27. Seven fatalities & others injured is the latest desperately sad news. Stephen.
  8. Stephen Ducker

    Dunton VED Show

    Congratulations to Graham Crawley ! Car of the Day winner with his beautifully finished Gulf replica. Regards Steve
  9. Stephen Ducker

    sainsbury's christmas advert 2014

    Hi All, Strange title for a thread on here, but worth a look ! (I'm sure us in the UK will see it several times over Christmas !) It has just been released to the press & is on youtube. It was filmed near Ipswich in September where there is a permanent replica trench system...
  10. Stephen Ducker

    Friends at the Revival

    Hi All, I trust we all enjoyed ourselves. The rain finished me & Linda off on Sunday afternoon. We wanted to stay for the prize giving but admitted defeated sometime after 4pm & headed home. In addition to the epic cars, it was nice to meet up & have a chat with friends and enthusiasts from...
  11. Stephen Ducker

    Real names ? Rule 2

    Hi Everyone, Firstly thanks to Ron & all the moderators that keep this forum going. Rule 2, or to be accurate, the 'interpretation' of said rule has reared its head on a couple of other threads recently. To prevent further confusion, bad feelings etc. should we now clarify rule 2 to state...
  12. Stephen Ducker

    Alan Mann's Autobiography

    Hi All, The late Alan Manns book, ''Alan Mann, A Life of Chance'' is out this month. Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd., & written by Alan with Tony Dron. Regards Steve ps £45 retail, under £30 on WH Smiths UK web site (but not in shops)
  13. Stephen Ducker

    Hello from Essex !

    Hello Ron & everyone, I've been reading this forum for ages & have finally got around to registering. I have been collecting GT40 books, models, paintings etc., for a few decades, so I only lack the car now.............. I work for FoMoCo at Dunton & have been in the GT40 Enthuiasts Club for...
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