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Motor Sport Memories 2019 Calendar

Motor Sport Memories 2019 Calendar

Make a date for 2019 with the Mike Hayward Collection! We are launching a wall calendar featuring images from some of the different categories of Brit...
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GT40: Best of the best

GT40: Best of the best

Some motor sport books stand out on the crowded shelves, and Ford GT40 by Ray Hutton is way up there with the best. The book is the autobiography of ...
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Memories of the 1965 Spring Trophy

Memories of the 1965 Spring Trophy

A customer print order brought back some very happy memories from the 1965 Spring Trophy meeting at Oulton Park. As usual, my father and I had instal...
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New images from 1972 F2 Mallory Park

New images from 1972 F2 Mallory Park

More images from the 1972 Formula 2 European Trophy meeting at Mallory Park have been added to the Mike Hayward Collection. Featured drivers include ...
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Shelsley celebrates 70th milestone

Shelsley celebrates 70th milestone

I had a really good day at Shelsley Walsh hill climb, which was celebrating the 70th anniversary of the British Hill Climb Championship. The highligh...
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Ronnie Peterson in F3 Plessey Trophy

Ronnie Peterson in F3 Plessey Trophy

Ronnie Peterson features in three new pictures that have been uploaded to the Mike Hayward Collection of classic British motor sport images. The phot...
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New images from 1968 Spring Race meeting

New images from 1968 Spring Race meeting

A trawl through my negatives from the 1968 Spring Race meeting held at Oulton Park revealed six previously unscanned Formula 3 images. Drivers featur...
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1972 Super Sports 200 revisited

1972 Super Sports 200 revisited

Several new pictures have been added to the Mike Hayward Collection of classic British motor sport images. They include photographs from the Super Sp...
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Heyday of the Oulton Park Gold Cup

Heyday of the Oulton Park Gold Cup

I've just finished reading the excellent Whatever Happened to the Gold Cup by Mike Allen, which tells the story of the Oulton Park Gold Cup races held...
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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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