PUBLISHED: 18:46 18 April 2019 | UPDATED: 23:07 19 April 2019 Steve Russell Jim Russell in the cockpit of his Mk IX Cooper in 1955 Picture: Ian Frost/The 500 Owners Association Born above a Norfolk fish shop, Jim was a Formula Three star, nurtured F1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi and ran a horse stud in Suffolk. He ‘will be remembered as a legend’ In the 1970s, when I was a child, we took the Daily and Sunday Express (and the local papers, naturally). Near the sports pages would often be an advert for the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School. To a 12-year-old it spelled glamour. We could all, it seemed, dream of being the next Jackie Stewart or James Hunt. Even the name of the track it used sounded exotic. Not that I had the foggiest where Snetterton was…Advancing years brought more awareness. I learned the former airfield circuit was next to the A11, north-east of Thetford, and I started to hear the story of the man.In a nutshell, Jim … [Read more...] about Did you go to the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School?
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Danny Kennedy to seek UUP nomination for European elections as Jim Nicholson bows out BelfastTelegraph.co.uk UUP veteran Danny Kennedy has announced he will seek the party's nomination for the upcoming European elections after long-serving MEP Jim Nicholson ruled himself out. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/danny-kennedy-to-seek-uup-nomination-for-european-elections-as-jim-nicholson-bows-out-38017271.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36107525.ece/98292/AUTOCROP/h342/2017-09-07_new_34389244_I1.JPG Email UUP veteran Danny Kennedy has announced he will seek the party's nomination for the upcoming European elections after long-serving MEP Jim Nicholson ruled himself out. On Monday Mr Nicholson announced he wouldn't seek the UUP nomination after serving as an MEP for nearly 30 years. The UUP veteran had been intending to retire from politics after the end of his term as MEP, with the UK set to leave the EU as a result of … [Read more...] about Danny Kennedy to seek UUP nomination for European elections as Jim Nicholson bows out
By Aidin Vaziri Published 1:01 pm PDT, Friday, September 14, 2018 Concert-goers look at photos after a Bad Gyal performance at Slim's on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Concert-goers look at photos after a Bad Gyal performance at Slim's on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Photo: Noah Berger / Special To The Chronicle Music fans arrive at Slim’s nightclub on Thursday, Sept. 13, for a performance by Spanish singer Bad Gyal. Music fans arrive at Slim’s nightclub on Thursday, Sept. 13, for a performance by Spanish singer Bad Gyal. Photo: Noah Berger / Special To The Chronicle Flavio Farias and Quineyba Farias, left, watch Bad Gyal perform at Slim's on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Flavio Farias and Quineyba Farias, left, watch Bad Gyal perform at Slim's on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Photo: Noah … [Read more...] about Slim’s nightclub celebrates 30 years by looking back, moving forward
An assortment of scratch-off lottery tickets. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog. New York Lottery officials say Monday that 73-year-old Dale Farrand recently won the $10 million prize on a Cash Spectacular scratch-off ticket. The Fort Edward man says he bought a $30 ticket at a local Cumberland Farms convenience store while buying Slim Jims snacks for his dog Boots. He scratched the ticket in his car and realized he was a winner. Farrand says he drove straight home and had his wife check the ticket for him. Farrand will receive a lump-sum payment of $6.7 million after required withholdings. He says he’ll use the windfall to pay off his mortgage, make home improvements and help his children and grandchildren. … [Read more...] about New York man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M
PUBLISHED: 12:23 21 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:23 21 July 2018 James Carr Police found a Slim Jim lock pick after stopping a disqualified driver in Lowestoft. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing and Firearms Operations Unit. Archant A disqualified driver has been caught with cloned number plates and a “retro” Slim Jim lock pick. After noticing a car travelling on false cloned number plates in Lowestoft yesterday (Friday, July 20) police attempted to make a stop. And while the driver initially tried to get away, once caught the police found more than they had bargained for. In a tweet detailing the successful stop Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing and Firearms Unit said: “Within the vehicle was a number of items used in vehicle crime including this retro slim jim.” A Slim Jim is a long, thin strip of metal which are used to unlock cars doors without a key. The hooked end of the tool is slipped between a car’s window and … [Read more...] about Disqualified driver caught with cloned number plates and ‘Slim Jim’ lock pick