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John Willment Automobiles Limited
Great Britain. Dept. of Trade.
|Statement||by P. J. Millett and M. R. Harris.|
|Contributions||Millett, P. J., Harris, Martin Richard, 1922-|
|LC Classifications||HD9710.G74 J644 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||210, xiv p. :|
|Number of Pages||210|
|LC Control Number||79319420|
John Wyer (11 December in Kidderminster, England – 8 April in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States), was an English automobile racing engineer and team manager. He is mainly associated with cars running in the light blue and orange livery of his longtime sponsor Gulf Oil.. Biography. As team manager and team owner, Wyer won the 24 Hours of Le Mans several times. Ford Galaxie Written by Thor Thorson. Courtesy of Bonhams. Here we offer the John Willment Automobiles Ltd. racing team’s Ford Galaxie — the landmark car in which the late, great, hugely popular driver Jack Sears stood the racing record on its head and shattered those long years of Jaguar domination.
The Mirage M1, as it was called, was built to compete in the Prototype series with three cars produced. In it won the Spa km and things were looking promising until a change in the rule books in limited engine capacity to cc which meant a trip back to the drawing board. For John Willment he raced Cobras and the British Saloon Car Championship-winning Galaxie in Also that year he co-drove a Ferrari LMB to fifth place overall at Le Mans. With Team Lotus in he raced Cortinas with Jim Clark before going on to join Carroll Shelby and driving the Daytona Coupe in the GT World Championship.
Robert Paul Hawkins (12 October – 26 May ) was an Australian motor racing driver. The son of a racing motorcyclist-turned-church minister, Hawkins was a capable single-seater driver but really made his mark as an outstanding sports car competitor driving Ford GT40s and Lola Hawkins was included in the FIA list of graded drivers, an elite group of 27 drivers who by their Active years: However, Wyer formed J.W. Automotive Engineering Ltd. (J.W.A.) with John Willment and soon inked a deal with Gulf Oil to produce and race their Mirage M1, a GTbased Group 6 race car. The Mirage M1 looked very much like a Mk I GT40, but with a much narrower roof and windshield, along with changes to the substructure forward of the windshield.
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J Millett at - ISBN - ISBN - H.M.S.O. John Willment—whose first car was a 8-h.p. Gwynne acquired at the age of 12—and his brother Roger were brought up in the construction industry, John looking after the mechanical plant side of his father’s business.
John Willment, the man whose JW Automotive team played a massive part in Ford’s famous hat-trick of Le Mans 24 Hour victories betweendied in May.
He was aged Willment, who name was synonymous with bringing saloon car racing to the fore in Britain in the s, ran Ford Galaxies, Cortinas and Anglias for the likes of Jack Sears.
Willment now runs John Willment Automobiles which is situated in a large modern building in Chertsey Road, Twickenham and also controls other Ford dealers like Lamberts of Kingston. Jeff Uren raced various Fords, eventually became Team Manager for the Ford factory rally team for a year, then went back to racing on his own.
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John stalled on the grid but overtook all except two to finish 3rd overall. He also set fastest lap of sec. MPH. This was the fastest ever for a Lotus 30 at Silverstone. For the August 2, Silverstone Sports/GT races it appeared with a new JW (John. Willment cars.
copyright © Willment Cars Included in the extensive documentation file accompanying this Lot is the original Holman & Moody receipt, Nodated Jand confirming sale to "John Willment Automobiles Ltd, Chertsey Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, England" – the recorded price being US $3, Page 1 of 2 - The Willment Ford Galaxie - posted in The Nostalgia Forum: I know next to nothing about racing saloon cars.
Can anyone confirm for me whether or not the Willment Ford Galaxie as driven by Jack Sears to win the British Saloon Car Championship was the same Willment Ford Galaxie campaigned by the team in the Championship. John Willment Automobiles - Nationality: UK, Notable drivers: Frank Gardner Paul Hawkins, Seasons active: –, Races entered: 8, Wins: 0, Pole positions: 0 Fastest laps: 0.
Guardian (25 November ) on the report on John Willment Automobiles Ltd: Investigation under section b of the Companies Actreported by P. Millett QC and M. Harris FCA, inspectors appointed by the Department of Trade. (London: HMSO, ). History. Jeff Uren managed the Willment race team, which fielded Ford Falcons, Galaxies, Cobras, GT40s and, most famously, the humble Cortina Mk1.
When John Willment gave up racing, Jeff set up Race Proved Ltd as his own company. The first car to have the Savage treatment (ie dropping in a Ford L Essex V6 engine) was the Mk2 Cortina; this then progressed to Mk3s /Mk4s and even a one off.
John Horsman, who developed the Porsche into a Le Mans-winning machine, has died at the age of The engineer and former RAF officer worked alongside team manager John Wyer for decades, and played a key role in the success of the Ford GT40, Porsche and Mirage GR8 at Le Mans.
Horsman’s Gulf-liveried cars won three world sports car championships and three Le Mans 24 Hour races. JOHN WILLMENT MARINE LIMITED - Free company information from Companies House including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. 1- Graham Hill Brabham BT11/F BRM n°3, entered by John Willment Automobiles.
2- Paul Hawkins Brabham BT10/F Ford, entered by John Willment Automobiles 3- Bob Anderson Brabham BT11/F Climax, entered by DW Racing Enterprises 4- Sam Tingle LDS Alfa Romeo LDS-2, self entered 5- Brautsch Niemann Lotus 22 Ford, entered by Ted Lanfear.
The Bonhams auction Sale at the forthcoming Goodwood Revival meeting in September will be offering one of the most iconic of all British Champion racing saloon cars. It is nothing less than the mighty 7-litre Ford Galaxiecampaigned by the John Willment Automobiles Racing Team, and driven to the title by the late, great Jack : Doug Nye.
Miles, of Sir Bernard Miles, John worked at Delta Garage for a short while through his connection with Peter Jackson in the 's, pictured left at Brands Hatch in dark glasses. John racked up 9 successive wins in an Elan 26R prepared by John Willment Automobiles Ltd to dominate the Autosport Championship duringincluding a Brands Hatch Easter meeting where a bonnet came.
The next event on the list was a 12 lap race for saloon cars and the front row of the grid saw Jack Sears in pole-position with John Willment’s vast Ford Galaxie with full “Daytona” litre V8 engine, with the litre Jaguars of Graham Hill, Salmon and Salvadori alongside.Supplied by Ford Main Dealers and Rallye Sport Centre, John Willment (Mitcham) Ltd, to a Mr Edward William Palmer on the 11th November Mr Palmer cherished the vehicle until July before selling the car to Mr Mark Lawrence Dent for £It was later sold to John Willment Racing and campaigned by ‘Gentleman’ Jack Sears, who drove it to a fourth-place finish in the Goodwood TT.
He also pulled off a remarkable win in the Ilford Trophy race at the British GP meeting at Brands Hatch, in which he was black flagged to the pits for starting from the wrong grid position.