James Hunt won Silverstone’s 1974 International Trophy contest in a Hesketh co-designed by Bob Curl and Harvey Postlethwaite.
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There are people in motorsport who just get on with the job; they don’t look for any plaudits or praises, but simply soldier on doing what they know best. They are very talented people who, in a biblical sense, “hide themselves under a bushel,” but without them certain things in our sport may not have happened, or only happened due to their work. Engineer, fabricator and designer Bob Curl is one of them. It was while speaking to him about the Nomad that VR’s European Editor Mike Jiggle found just how many projects this extraordinary man has been, and is still, involved with.
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