A life in the fast lane
Family wealth allowed Dick Shuttleworth to pursue his passion for racing and flying, while his adventurous streak occasionally led him into trouble with the law
Richard Shuttleworth (or Ormonde) was born in July 1909, educated at Eton and served with the Lancer Regiment. His parents, Colonel Frank and Dorothy Clotilda Lang, had been presented to King Edward VII and...
1934 RACING CARS
THE MONOPOSTO ALFA ROMEO TYPE B.
FROM its first appearance in 1932, when Nuvolari won the Italian Grand Prix at an average speed of 104 m.p.h., the single-seater 2.6 litre AlfaRomeo " P.3" has carried all before it, and the works' drivers, Nuvolari, Borzacchini,
Caracciola, and Campari were victorious in every event in which they took part. No monopostos were sold to private...
Reports of Recent Events
V.C.C. BIRMINGHAM RALLY
This event, held at the Austin works, was one of the most successful ever staged by the Veteran Car Club. 85 old cars were entered, and 80 arrived. J. E. Ford's 1897 Benz took the prize for the oldest car attending the Rally, 45 veterans clocking-in, only a Mercedes and a de Dion being absent. The veteran's mileage prize went to Eyre's 1902 Napier...
SOUTH-MIDLAND CENTRE CHAMPIONSHIP TRIAL.
SAtirday, July 12th, is the date chosen for this event, which will be open to solos, sidecars and cyclecars.
BRINSLEY AND D. M.C.C.
Results of the 45-mile reliability trial held recently were :--1, C. Atkin, Nottingham (New Imperial) ; 2, H. Wagstaff, Brillsley (B.S.A.) ; 3, Shared between J. Pace, Langley Mill (Norton), and W. Isaac,...
Continercata,_. notes and
By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT
It is a characteristic human failing, I suppose, for the layman only to draw attention to the danger of motor-racing when a fatuous driver is killed. That the 1935 season has been happily lacking in fatal accidents naturally receives no comment. Again, it is curious that the only racing drivers to be killed in Europe this...
HE MONZA GRAND PRIX.
CARACCIOLA WINDS UP A MAGNIFICENT SEASON FOR ALFA ROMEO BY WINNING AT THE TERRIFIC AVERAGE SPEED OF
THE Monza Grand Prix, organised by Vincenzo Florio, has always' been totally different from other Grand Prix races, in that the meeting is composed of three heats of 100 kilometres length, a repechage of 50 kilometres, in which those who have failed to qualify in...
THE NICE G.P. WON BY VARZI
NUVOLARI AND ETANCELIN (MASERATIS) GIVE THE FERRARI ALFA-ROMEOS A GOOD RUN FOR THEIR MONEY, AND THE LATTER FINISHES SECOND. RACE ATTENDED BY HUGE CROWDS.
THE Nice Grand Prix, inaugurated two years ago, is one of the most popular events in France. Immense crowds turn up at the sunny town, and huge grandstands are filled to overflowing-to say nothing of the hotels which...
THE 5th GRAND PRIX DE MONACO A CLASSIC STRUGGLE BETWEEN VARZI (BUGATTI) AND NUVOLARI (ALFA ROMEO).
THE race at Monte Carlo, the original of all the Round the Town races, has come to be regarded as the first important racing-car race of the season, after the preliminary spar at Tunis. For the 5th Grand Prix Nuvolari was of course the favourite, and was supported by the other members of the...
ConfinerecaL Note Newo
I wonder how many spectators 'at a Grand Prix realise the immense amount of preparation that has gone towards the perfection of the cars flashing past the trOunes? In this vital, yet often tedious, phase of motor racing none are more conscientious than the Germans, as witness a certain expedition across Switzerland to...
ZorO bow gime Ots jmpresisiono of tbe Coming Racing e5eaoon (In an interviece)
T0 the keen follower of motor sport, the prospects for motor racing on the Continent during the coming season seem decidedly exciting. We therefore decided to approach Lord Howe, who of course possesses a wide knowledge of the activities of the various racing-car factories, combined with a practical experience of the...