Articles tagged Chiron

Page 15 of May 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, May 1948

The new Talbots

The "Monoplace" and the "Lago Grand Sport," described by T. G. Voore One of the most interesting newcomers to 1947 racing was the Talbot single-seater, which made its debut in the Grand Prix de Nice. Large-engined unsupercharged cars are normally at a disadvantage on twisty round-the-town circuits, but in this race Chiron held his own against the lighter and faster blown 1-1/2-litres, and at 30...

Page 39 of August 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, August 1935

Continental Notes and News

Confinentall Notes and. New By HAROLD NOCKOLDS Who Decides? ONE of the most difficult things in the world is to run a team of three racing cars with a trace of friction between the drivers. The classic example of what can occur, of course, was provided several years ago by Nuvolari and Varzi, who have never raced in the same team since. A similar sort of thing seems to be happening in the...

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DREYFUS SCORES HIS FIRST VICTORY FOR FERRARI

DREYFUS SCORES HIS FIRST VICTORY FOR FERRARI Dreyfus and Chiron Win the Two Heats. Good Performance of Lewis and Martin. The New Maserati not au Point THE organisers of the G.P. de la Marne seem to be affected by some perverse streak of bad luck. Last year, it will be remembered, they offered such colossal prize money in order to secure a good entry that they failed to balance their accounts...

Page 18 of February 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, February 1954

Lancia Racing - A New Power In The Land

Ever since the introduction of the Aurelia series the Lancia firm have showed a noticeable interest in competitions, supporting private owners and entering factory cars for rallies and open-road timed events. When the Gran Turismo Aurelia was evolved this interest increased enormously, special works versions were soon built and the touring category of the Mille Miglia, Tour of Sicily and such...

Page 48 of March 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, March 1972

The Brooklands reminiscences of G.P. Harvey Noble

Recounted to the Editor in a recent interview I think that George Harvey Noble has every right, with the late J. G. Parry Thomas, to be remembered as "Mr. Brooklands". He spent so much time at the Track at Weybridge that he had to give up two lucrative businesses. He raced a great variety of cars there, did almost daily stints of test driving, and knew every bump and contour, curve and angle of...

Page 11 of May 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, May 1933

AN HISTORIC MONACO GRAND PRIX

AN HISTORIC MONACO GRAND PRIX ACHILLE VARZI (BUGATTI) AFTER A TENSE DUAL WITH NUVOLARI (ALFA ROMEO) WINS ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING RACES EVER KNOWN MONTE CARLO, Sunday Night. NEVER has there been a more thrilling race! For the whole distance, occupying nearly 3½, hours, the blue and the red, France and Italy, Varzi and Nuvolari, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo, have waged a battle that will live for ever...

Page 41 of June 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, June 1952

Sternol

Recommendations: The chart applicable to the chosen make of oil will show you with which grade to fill your car's sump. In general it can be said that the majority of cars use engine oil of SAE 20 rating in winter, SAE 30 in summer, in this country. Exceptions include the Vauxhall Wyvern, which likes SAE 20 both winter and summer, SAE 30 only under tropical conditions; the Fiat 1,400 and Simca...

Page 36 of April 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, April 1952

Letters from readers

Morganatics Sir, During the past few months I have read in your correspondence columns two violent anti-Morgan tirades, both aptly headed "Oh dear," and after Mr Marsh' letter in your February issue, I feel I must dash into print on the subject. Mr Marsh's formidable array of troubles are really nothing like as serious as they seem, or at least, the causes of them aren't, and I do not think he...

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

Continental Notes and News

Confirmenta._ Notes and. Newa Carratsch "Gets the Bird A or so before the Monaco Grand A week or so before the Monaco Grand Prix the Mercedes-Benz team went down to Monza for a final tune-up. The chief incident nearly resulted in an accident. Caracciola was travelling very fast on a back stretch of the course when a huge pheasant flew out of the trees right in his path. The bird struck the...

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Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News Racing in "the Bois." In the French sporting calendar for 1935 there appears an entry, "Circuit des Lacs," on June 9th. Enquiry as to the locality of this race has produced the statement that the lakes referred to are the lakes of the Bois de Boulogne, in Paris. The idea is to run a road race in the Bois, and the organization will be under the control of the A.C. de l'...

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