Articles tagged Bill Gibson

Page 75, June 2012

Le Mans Hybrids

Sports car racing could be on the verge of something that Formula 1 has so far failed to do: offering engineers a fascinatingly open-ended platform to explore the new generation of fuel-efficient technologies The future has finally arrived. The Audi and Toyota LMP1 prototypes that grace the entry list for this year’s 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours offer a glimpse of a high-tech future in...

Page 18, June 1945

CLUB NEWS WE HEAR

Club News WE HEAR Lt. Ames, R.N.V.R., contemplates following in Cyril Peacock's footsteps and trying to find a 27-h.p. Hispano-Suiza for post-war motoring. He reports meeting Mountjoy, who used to race M.G.s, in India, and believes Comdr. C. R. Whitcroft to be in Ceylon. F. W. Roberts is also restoring a " Hyper " Lea-Francis. Cpl. C. P. M. Green has added an unblown " Ulster " Austin Seven to...

Page 28, June 1996

Growing Pains

Grand Prix racing's new-style feeder formula is well populated, but Simon Arron witnessed a baptism that wasn't wholly smooth Formula 3000 makes its big step into the future, into a world devoid of extravagant technology but which promises simultaneously to reduce costs, increase public awareness and to serve as a broader shop window of talent for Formula One scouts. D-day is May 12, at the...

Page 28, December 2013

Charging into the future

Zytek is a great British success story. The University of Sheffield has recognised that fact with an honorary degree for company founder Bill Gibson | by Ed Foster The University of Sheffield has awarded Zytek founder Bill Gibson an honorary degree. The Doctor of Engineering title acknowledges not only his passion for innovation, but also the work that has been carried out by Zytek in electric...

Page 24, February 1994

Blind dates?

I think it's an absolute disgrace. It's obvious to me that nothing has changed. Really, nobody gives a toss, do they?" The speaker, despairing, did not wish to be named. He doesn't want to waste time creating a fuss, nor arguing with the authorities when there are better things to be done. Like trying to source around half a million pounds with which to go motor racing. The object of his wrath?...

Page 21, April 1947

Club News

We Hear Arthur Fogg has forsaken his Scott "Flying Squirrel" and half-finished racing Scott for the ex-Lang, ex-Butler, unblown "Ulster" Austin Seven. Lt. E. C. Emmett, R.N., has acquired a 1913 G.W.K. as companion to his "4/4" Morgan, and craves also a 1923 G.W.K., which he knows to exist in London, and a Trojan. And just to prove that there is no end to the veterans, Patrick Green has unearthed...

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