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New images added from 1963 Gold Cup

New images added from 1963 Gold Cup

Previously unseen  pictures from the 1963 Formula One Oulton Park Gold Cup have been added to the Mike Hayward Collection of classic British motor spo...
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Glory days of Sports Car racing

Glory days of Sports Car racing

Really good to see four of my images used in Paul Parker’s new book Sports Car Racing in Camera 1960-69 Volume Two.It is an excellent book that feat...
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Grand Prix masters in the rain

Grand Prix masters in the rain

Watching this year’s soaking wet Brazilian Grand Prix - and in particular Max Verstappen's tremendous drive through the field - brought back obvious m...
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New images added of 1950s sports cars

New images added of 1950s sports cars

We have recently added some new images to the Mike Hayward Collection of classic British motor sport photographs.They were taken at the Labatts Worl...
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MHC images used in John Fitzpatrick book

MHC images used in John Fitzpatrick book

Excellent to see two images from the Mike Hayward Collection published in Fitz: My Life at the Wheel, which is the new autobiography of John Fitzpatri...
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Back to the future for 2016 Gold Cup

Back to the future for 2016 Gold Cup

Had a great time at the Oulton Park Gold Cup, the circuit where I had my first track pass in 1965! That day at the Spring Cup meeting I was photograph...
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Remembering Chris Amon

Remembering Chris Amon

It was very sad to hear of the death of Chris Amon at the age of 73. The first time I saw him race was at Mallory Park in 1963 (pictured right) when h...
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My first image of Stirling Moss

My first image of Stirling Moss

My earliest motor sport image is this picture of Stirling Moss on his lap of honour after winning the 1960 Gold Cup at Oulton Park .I was 13 years o...
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Brian Redman - a survivor's tale

Brian Redman - a survivor's tale

I'm really enjoying reading Brian Redman's new book Daring Drivers, Deadly Tracks.I had the pleasure of photographing Brian competing during the 60s...
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Fascinating history of an ERA filler cap!

Fascinating history of an ERA filler cap!

This week I posted a picture on Facebook of Martin Morris driving an ERA R11B at Silverstone in 1970.I took the photograph during the Aston Martin O...
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Ickx and Hill on the limit

Ickx and Hill on the limit

Watching the first round of this year's British Touring Car Championship on television brought back memories of the competition in the 60s. Hotly co...
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New images from 1964 Grovewood Trophy

New images from 1964 Grovewood Trophy

New photographs from the 1964 Grovewood Trophy for F2 cars, held at Mallory Park, have just been added to the Mike Hayward Collection of classic Briti...
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Focus on 1972 F2 European Championship

Focus on 1972 F2 European Championship

Three images from the 1972 Formula 2 European Trophy meeting at Mallory Park have just been added to the Mike Hayward Collection.This was the openin...
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New images of 1968 BOAC 500

New images of 1968 BOAC 500

I've just discovered three previously unscanned negatives from the 1968 BOAC 500 World Sports Car Championship round at Brands Hatch.I took the pict...
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Racing in the rain - a photographer's tale

Racing in the rain - a photographer's tale

Sitting here watching the rain lashing down - yet again - got me thinking about all the wet races I've been to in the past.Most notable was the 1970...
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