Guy Edwards lunching in Italy in May with the GPDC

Quite A Guy

The General Assembly of the Club always springs surprises and this year it was wonderful to welcome Guy Edwards to Italy. Since his stroke which has placed him in a wheelchair, his travels have obviously been restricted but along with his two carers he flew from Ireland to Italy to join the other Club members….

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 chances of any of today’s cars actually breaking down, or being dangerous to drive, has almost been ruled out but it was not always that way. One was reminded of this in a conversation with…

Paul Frere being congratulated by Stirling Moss for winning the non-Champinship South African Grand Prix in 1960 with a Cooper-Climax. Stirling finished second (Photo Rob Young Archive)

The Quiet Belgian – Paul Frere

Many journalists have become involved in motor racing and driven racing cars but most of them raced in sports, GT or Touring cars. None, however, can claim the kind of successes achieved by Belgian motoring journalist Paul Frere. Consider this. He raced at every level of the sport, and not only won Le Mans for…