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Trevor Legate

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The “Black Flag Race” Reunion

On July 11th 1964, the famous Brands Hatch race circuit hosted a sports car race that has gone down in the annals of motorsport...

An AC Cobra At The Angola Grand Prix

In 1964 Bruce Ropner placed an order with AC Cars Ltd for a new AC Cobra. As he planned to use the car on...

Lola-Aston Martin T70 Coupe

The story of the Lola-Aston Martin T70 is one of the shortest footnotes in the history of motorsport: two cars took part in the...

McLaren M6GT – A Supercar Recreated

In 1970, 32 year old Bruce McLaren was enjoying considerable success as a grand prix driver and race car constructor. As well as competing...

Carroll’s Company Car: Shelby Mustang GT500

There is no doubt that some cars have a capacity to recall a time and a place in history better than any other man-made...

1965 Willment Ghia Cobra

This one-off Willment Ghia Cobra combines Italian coachwork with a British chassis and American power. The aluminium ‘Supersonic’ bodywork was designed in 1953 by...

AC289 Sports: The Life And Times Of A Purple Cobra

To describe the AC289 Sports as a niche automobile would be an understatement; between 1965 and 1968 just twenty-five examples left the Thames Ditton...

Trevor Legate: A Life of Photography and Automobiles

I left school as an aspiring artist and was accepted by an art college in Sussex which, fortunately, had a photographic department; I was...