Articles tagged BP

Page 36 of April 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, April 1971

On advertising

A rather unusual book of fascinating content was published last year on the subject of motor-car advertising. The history of this particular PR activity was lavishly illustrated therein, with a commentary by no less an authority than Ashley Havinden, Vice-Chairman of W. S. Crawford Ltd., whose motor-accounts have included such giants as Chrysler, Ford, BP, Price's Motorine and India Tyres. For...

Page 33 of March 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1978

Around and about

March Racing Dates to Remember. Britain's premier event in the Month of March is the 30th Daily Express International Trophy at Silverstone on March 19, the only opportunity in 1978 other than the Grand Prix that British spectators will have to see Grand Prix cars and stars in action. Highlight of this non-Championship Formula One race could be the debut of the new Lotus 79, to be driven by...

Page 55 of October 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, October 1982

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

Veteran Edwardian Vintage A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS "The Long-Distance Lady" — We visit Mrs. Hindmarsh EVEN before she married Johnny Hindmarsh, the well-known Tallest and Lagonda driver, whose achievements included winning Le Mans in 1935 for the latter company, Mrs. Hindmarsh knew a lot about motor-cars and motor-racing through her open competition accomplishments, notably with...

Page 48 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, August 1994

"Invader is rolling"

Short, powerfully built, laconic, 43 year-old McGlashan has been drag racing since he was a teenager. "When I was . . . oh, I don't know, 11 or 12 I suppose . . . a couple of mates and I found some tubing somewhere, got hold of a motor, got it running and built ourselves a hot rod. "Much to my parents' disgust, I didn't even make it to high school. They thought I was crazy." Early in his career...

Page 64 of February 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, February 1992

Formula 1 1956.

Terrific Stuff Videos, £17.99. Chris Nixon, author, amongst amongst other things, of Racing the Silver Arrows and Mon Ami Mate, has recently set up his own video enterprise, after stumbling across a pirate copy of this title while researching his epic work on Messrs Hawthorn and Collins. BP still had the original film, a high quality review of the 1956 season covering F1 action from Monza, the...

Page 32 of December 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, December 1974

Sports round-up

Evans and Redman win Formula 5000 titles The world of the 5-litre V8-powered single seaters, Formula 5000, has been dominated this year on both sides of the Atlantic by British drivers and Lola cars. The Rothmans sponsored European Championship was not finally resolved until the very last race at Brands Hatch in October with the title eventually being won by 27-year-old Bob Evans in his McKechnie...

Page 45 of August 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, August 1956

Recollectons of Reims

Traditionally the French Grand Prix is the greatest of the Formula 1 races and when this event takes place on the splendid Reims-Gueux circuit few will argue. Consequently this year the Editor joined the photographer in journeying out in the latter's Austin-Healey 100M to meet the Continental Correspondent who was reporting this and the accompanying pair of 12-hour sports-car races, A very...

Page 62 of April 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, April 1987

Veteran to classic: Austin 7s in the JCC 200-mile races

In a class of its own! With 750 Austin 7s expected at the 750 MC's Silver Jubilee National Rally at the National Motor Museum on July 5, it is opportune to write more about this popular pre-war model. It is, I think, the only car which had a class specially created for it in an important long-distance race. There have been one-make races and races for special types of cars, which is how 500cc...

Page 28 of October 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1970

Continental Notes

There are so many occasions when I get sick and tired of the Drivers' World Championship, and a lot of other Championships as well, but at Monza I had to be very short with a lot of people. They were not saddened by the death of Rindt or the loss to Team Lotus. All they were worried about was whether the rules allowed a dead man to be World Champion. I get equally short with people who ask me who...

Page 82 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, April 2002

Warhorses

Ron Dennis used to be based next door, during his Project Four days. His still-under-construction hi-tech temple to hi-tech, Paragon, lies only a few miles down the road, but it might as well be on Mars, such is the leap of faith, aspiration and budget it represents. Same sport, different world. McLaren are a blend of style and content. Only the best will do. Which is why Gomm Metal Developments...

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