Articles tagged Brockbank

Page 22 of March 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1956

BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS • • • "Annual Automobile Review—I954 Edition." 262 pp., 12/ in. by 9} in. (G. T. Fouls and Co. Ltd., 7, Milford Lane, Strand, London, W.C.2. 42s.) The arrival of this annual is one of the events of the motoring year. First published in 1954. then as now by Edita S.A. of Lausanne and handled in this country by Foulis, "Annual Automobile Review" makes similar publications look like...

Page 8 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, May 1938

THE SEVENTH R.A.C. RALLY

THE SEVENTH R.A.C. RALLY AN SS OUTING—MORGAN, WOLSELEY, ASTON-MARTIN, TRIUMPH, SS AND FORD V8 SHARE THE HONOURS--SENSIBLE FINAL TESTS—INTEREST AS PRONOUNCED AS EVERRILEY TAKES THE TEAM PRIZE WELL, the seventh R.A.C. has come and gone. It was a signal success. Even though there Was a compulsory night stop this year, and the weather broke just before the start, so that a cold and cheerless wind...

Page 58 of September 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, September 2008

Spin doctors

High-speed flywheels are one promising system designers are pursuing to meet forthcoming Formula 1 energy recovery rules. Motor Sport looks at the options By Gordon Cruickshank As a PR challenge, making Formula 1 look green ranks with making John McCririck look stylish. But from 2009 (unless the teams’ request for a delay is granted) F1 introduces novel technology designed to boost efficiency...

Page 3 of December 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, December 1948

MATTERS OF THE MOMENT

MATTERS OF THE MOMENT PUBLICITY-I The importance of publicity in almost all present-day commercial undertakings needs no emphasis. Consequently, the R.A.C. and the J.C.C. can congratulate themselves that their races at Silverstone and Goodwood received an unusually good Press. The ,society papers covered Goodwood and amongst unexpected publicity for Silverstone was a useful illustrated write-up...

Page 24 of May 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, May 1954

Book Reviews

"The Motor Year Book," compiled by Laurence Pomeroy, M.S.A.E.. F.R.S.A., and R. L. de Burgh Walkerley. (Temple Press, Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1, 226 pages, 7 1/2 in. by 10 1/4 in., 15s.) This annual work of reference is eagerly awaited and forms a very useful item in the motoring enthusiasts' library. The 1954 edition contains descriptions and technical data relating to 24 new British cars...

Page 6 of November 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, November 1935

THE FINAL ROUND AT BROOKLANDS

MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY SHUTTLEWORTH (3-LITRE ALFA-ROMEO). HIGH WINDS MAKE CONDITIONS DIFFICULT ON THE OUTER CIRCUIT There is always plenty for the enthusiast to see and do at a Brooklands meeting, but somehow the final or Mountain Meeting, which was deferred a week in order to give visitors to the Motor Show a chance of attending, did not seem to have quite its usual snap. The cold weather...

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The Swedish Grand Prix

Ferrari monopoly and Manufacturers' Championship win Kristianstad, August 12th. Last year was the occasion of the first really big race in Sweden and the Kungl Automobil Klubben dealt with it so well that this year the FIA granted them permission for the race to be included in the series for the Manufacturers' Championship for sports cars. Once again the rectangular circuit at kristianstad, in...

Page 11 of December 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, December 1964

Books for Christmas

[With the approach of winter and British motoring more savagely taxed than ever, solace will be sought in “fireside motoring” through the medium of books, of which a record flood of new titles has been released for the festive season. We are devoting more space than usual to reviews of some of the more outstanding of them in this issue, and another expanded book-reviews feature will be published...

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HIGH SPEEDS AT SOUTHPORT

HIGH SPEEDS AT SOUTHP0 T J. F. FIELD (BUGATTI) MAKES FASTEST TIME OVER THE FLYING KILOMETRE : MOTOR CYCLES BEAT CARS IN MATCH RACE. THE Southport sand-race meetings once again proved their popularity on September 10th, when a big crowd turned up to watch the series of flying kilometre speed tests, straight mile races, and the 20 mile Race which closed the meeting. The flying kilometre tests, with...

Page 33 of April 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, April 1962

BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS "Automobile Year-9." Edited by Ami Guichard. z16 pp. 12', in, x 91 in. (Edita S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne 1, Switzerland. Published in English, French, German and Italian. English Edition bandied by (1. T. Fault's & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Pert pool Lane, London. sos.) This beautiful annual appears in its ninth edition, which follows the format of previous editions but this time photogravure...

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