Articles tagged Brooklands Track Ltd.

Page 89 of November 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 89, November 1982

Mineral Extraction at Brooklands

Mineral Extraction at Brooklands It was announced at the recent Brooklands Society Reunion in June that the purchase of the "40 Acres" site at Brooklands by Gallaher Ltd. has greatly furthered Brooklands Track Ltd.'s plan for the establishment of a living museum of transport. This museum will go a long may towards safeguarding the heritage of Brooklands for the nation. The .40 Acres" site...

Page 29 of November 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1982

matters of moment

MATTERS OF MOMENT 1111 SHOWTIME SOLILOQUY Although less so than in Olympian and Earls Court times, the British Motor Show, which concluded recently in Birmingham, marks the near-close of another momentous motoring year. It has been a year that will long be remembered in general terms as well as in a motoring context. Nineteen-eighty-two saw the successful conclusion of a bloody war to regain...

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MATTERS OF MOMENT

A BROOKLANDS SOCIETY ANNOUNCEMENT During the 75th. Anniversary Re-Union in June, to commemorate the opening in 1907 of Brooklands Motor Course (see report on page 1026), Peter Rixidis of Brooklands Track Ltd. made the following announcement about the purchase of 40 acres of the more interesting parts now remaining of the old Track, which the Society has been trying to accomplish for some...

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MATTERS OF MOMENT

MATTERS OF MOMENT • GRAND PRIX FINALE By the time this issue of MOTOR SPORT sees the bookstalls, the Fl Drivers' World Championship will have been decided, the excitement having been sustained right up to the last Grand Prix race of the season, at Las Vegas, which will receive our full reporting-treatment in the November issue. Interest has been built up as to the outcome of this Championship by...

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Around and About

"Racing for Britain"; support for promising young drivers Under the laudable new scheme "Racing for Britain", whereby motor racing enthusiasts throughout the country subscribe money to support promising new drivers, more than £18,000 has been raised since the project got under way at the beginning of April. A panel of journalists, including Mike Greasley, editor of our sister publication Motoring...

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The Brooklands Society controversy

Sir, With reference to "The Brooklands Society Controversy" which has appeared in your last two issues, it seems as if I am not the only one who is apprehensive about the direction that things seem to be taking. (I was so besieged at the VSCC meeting at Brooklands by people saying how much they agreed with nty sentiments, I was almost unable to film the event which was my purpose for being there...

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The Brooklands Society controversy

Readers' reactions to last months editorial and correspondence Sir, It is a pity that The Brooklands Society's very long reply to my letter, which you were kind enough to publish in your January issue, does little to assuage the misgivings of many Members. Indeed, it leaves most of my queries unanswered. I asked why Members had been told last March that Brooklands Track Ltd. had been formed when...

Page 79 of January 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, January 1983

Letters from readers

Brooklands v. Mary Rose Sir, Your remarks in this month's Motor Sport concerning the proposed gravel-raising threat to Brooklands are most apt, but I do feel that the raising of the Mary Rose should not be used as a lever to your arguments, especially if one considers aspects of Brooklands preservation taken over the last fifteen years or so. Without doubt. the raising of the Mary Rose has been...

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