Articles tagged Byfleet Banking

Page 17 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1936

INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WON AT 91 M.P.H.

INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WON AT 91 M.P.H. A I-SECOND WIN IN THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY. "B. BIRA " AND RAYMOND MAYS BOTH DRIVING E.R.A.S IN A THREE-HOUR BATTLE. A GALLANT DRIVE BY DOBBS ON A 2-LITRE UNSUPERCHARGED RILEY INTO THIRD PLACE. The 1936 International Trophy must stand out as one of the best and most exciting events staged at Brooklands. An entry of forty-two formidable cars faced the starter...

Page 21 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 1984

Brooklands Society Reunion

With the continuing uncertainty over the future of Brooklands, the words "Prohibited Area" hung heavily over the 17th Annual Reunion in July. Most of the activity centred on the post-war runway in the middle of the complex, with access being denied, during building operations at least, to any of the Members Banking, Clubhouse area, or Finishing Straight. Some of the Byfleet Banking was however...

Page 33 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1933

THE WHIT-MONDAY BROOKLANDS MEETING

THE WHIT-MONDAY BROOKLANDS MEETING GOLD STAR WON BY C. BRACKEN BURY (BUGATTI). LADY DRIVERS COMPETING IN "MIXED" RACES FOR THE FIRST TIME. SCRATCH CARS OUT OF THE PICTURE Trit B..A.R.C. Meetings at Brooklands show little signs of waning popularity among drivers, in spite of a certain amount of dissatisfaction, for so many entries were received for the racing on Whit-Monday that the programme had...

Page 9 of November 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, November 1936

LOTS FOR LITTLE

LOTS FOR LITTLE THE 24-LITRE OPEL CREATES A GOOD IMPRESSION THE Opel, German-built and introduced to this country by the great liGeneral Motors Corporation, is creating great interest just now amongst prospective purchasers of well-finished, comprehensively equipped cars of good performance. We recently tested the 21-litre during a long week-end and were very favourably impressed. The 21litre...

Page 30 of December 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, December 1935

THE RAILTON LIGHT SPORTS TOURER

THE RAILTON LIGHT SPORTS TOURER After a run on the new light Rai1ton -the most hardened of critics could hardly suppress a feeling of exhilaration and a strong tendency to express himself entirely in superlatives. To begin with, an engine giving some 120 h.p. mounted in a chassis weighing only 19 cwt. gives a performance which is really breath-taking. The question of road-holding has not been...

Page 39 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, August 1934

RELAY RACE WON IN A THUNDERSTORM

RELAY RACE WON IN A THUNDERSTORM W. L. THOMSON'S TEAM OF AUSTINS FIRST—OFFICIAL MORGANS SECOND— LADIES' TEAM OF M.G. MAGNETTES TAKE THIRD PLACE. THE annual " Big Race for Small Cars," the Light Car Club's Relay Race, was run off on Brooklands on July 21st and resulted in a welldeserved win for W. L. Thoinson!s Team of Austins driven by the entrant himself, R. F. Turner, and T. V. G. Selby, which...

Page 71 of February 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, February 2003

The British Le Mans

In order to sell more cars, manufacturers seek victory on the racetrack, preferably in a 'prestige event. One of these is the Le Mans 24 hours; another such was the Essex Motor Club's six hours of Brooklands. Bill Boddy explains The French did it first. There's absolutely no doubt about Le Mans being the first race in which strictly scrutinised sporting-type cars were submitted to a stern 24-hour...

Page 82 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, August 1994

Brooklands situation

Sir, I am sure all readers enjoyed your Back to the Future article, on Brooklands. However, if further progress is to be made then I believe that press emphasis is needed on current problems. Wider knowledge of these may well prompt solutions. On the domestic front there is the ever-present need for the Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd to obtain adequate funds to develop the Museum site so that it can...

Page 21 of August 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 1935

WELL DONE, FREDDIE!

WELL DONE, FREDDIE ! POPULAR VICTORY FOR DIXON IN THE BRITISH EMPIRE TROPHY. RILEY'S FILL FIRST THREE PLACES. SUCCESSFUL NEW CIRCUIT, BUT POOR ATTENDANCE. WINNING B.R.D.C. races is becoming a habit with Freddie Dixon. Following up his triumph in the soo Miles Race last autumn he scored his second successive victory by winning the British Empire Trophy Race on July 6th. But for gearbox trouble...

Page 13 of December 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, December 1932

MOTOR SPORT THE CAR AND THE CINEMA By A FILM FAN.

MOTOR SPORT THE CAR AND THE CINEMA By A FILM FAN. FROM the very earliest days of the Cinema the automobile—especially the racing car—has had an obvious appeal for the producer. In his search for " thrill-making " material speed was an easy first choice, and the hero was forced to make hair-raising pursuits of the villain sometimes on horseback, at other times in an aeroplane, occasionally on an...

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