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Into the Gauld Mine

Nostalgic Stories, Historic Audio Interviews
and Memorable Photography from Graham Gauld



  • Thirty years ago, Thruxton, Allan McNish and Mika Hakkinen first and second in the inaugural Formula Vauxhall Lotus Championship race

    Early Mika Hakkinen

    I recently mentioned the General Assembly of the Grand Prix Drivers Club held in Italy and on the morning everyone ...
  • Jim Clark, picking his fingernails at home in Chirnside on the evening described below.

    Jim Clark 50th Anniversary

    The past month has been a busy one for me what with the 50th anniversary of the death of Jim ...
  • Mike Anthony in the light overalls pushing Tony Brooks in the BRM in 1956 having temporarily repaired the throttle linkage

    Tony Brooks and the Dangerous 1950’s

    The reliability of grand prix cars today is hardly ever questioned. Technology and engineering progress has now ensured that the ...
  • Bernard Consten, left, with Graham Gauld

    Remembering Bernard Consten

    I was saddened when the well known French racing and rally driver Bernard Consten died a few months ago for ...
  • The Heinkel outside a garage in Ostend. Note the typewriter

    Attacking Italy in a Heinkel

    One of the problems about the pace of change in society in the past fifty years, both economically and culturally, ...
  • Jan Voboril’s Alta chassis 53S at Laguna Seca.(Photo Howden Ganley)

    Alta

    Another photograph sent by Howden was of this Alta race car which immediately brought back many memories of an old ...