How the Commer Came to a Full Stop

In an earlier story Gerry Ashmore recalled his adventures with a Leyland bus transporting his Lotus 18 to races in the 1960s.Here he talks about His first serious transporter bought for the 1959 season. [Row][Column] In 1959 we had another transporter, a Commer Avenger Luxury Coach. This vehicle was equipped with a 6 cylinder petrol…

Gerry Ashmore Bus

‘The True Story of the Leyland Olympic Bus’

The true story of the Leyland Olympic Bus (lhd) with semi-automatic gearbox converted into a 4 racing car transporter. By Gerry Ashmore who raced alongside Tim Parnell during the 1960s. His story underlines racing in Formula 1 back then compared to the executive jets of today. [Row][Column] This all started because my father, Joe Ashmore,…

GoodWood Maserati

Goodwood Revival 2014 Celebrates 60 Years of the Iconic Maserati 250F

Sixty years after Juan Manuel Fangio scored an historic first-time-out win for the Maserati 250F, this year’s Goodwood Revival 2014  celebrated the car that personified grand prix racing in the 1950s. A stunning display of the 2.5-litre 250Fs was showed in a period recreation of the pits at Italy’s famed Monza circuit, while 10 of…

Goodwood Revival Meeting

Goodwood Revival Meeting | September 2014

Of all the many historic racing events held in Europe it is the Goodwood Revival that is the magnet for many of our members. Lord March, the host of the event, likes to have as many big names as possible racing in his event and ensures that private owners either share or offer their cars to some of…