Articles tagged Chiron

Page 22 of July 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1932

ALFA-ROMEO DOES THE HAT TRICK

ALFA-ROMEO DOES THE HAT TRICK THE prospects for the Italian Grand Prix to be held at the Monza track on Sunday, June 5th, were definitely promising. Official teams of Alfa-Romeos, Bugattis and Maseratis, backed up by ten well-known independent critics. Signor Vincenzo Florio, the organiser of the race, had every reason to be satisfied with his efforts. • In addition, one heard that the Bugatti 4....

Page 20 of August 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1944

LETTERS from READERS

Sir. My interest in the Sport—purely as a spectator—goes back to just after the last war. I followed the Sport in the weekly journals very closely, but was only able to get to Brooklands to see races, except in a few eases which provided some high lights : notably the last hill climb at Kop in 1920, when G i ve(:11 's Bugatti (ex-Mays) ran amok and did some damage. At this meeting Freddie Dixon...

Page 18 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 1934

CONTINENTAL NOTES

Continental Notes and News The Barcelona Race. pRESSURE of space in the July issue prevented me from including a description of the Grand Prix Penya Rhin, which took place on the Montjuich circuit, near Barcelona. To many readers, however, MOTOR SPORT is a sort of history of motor racing, and for their benefit a short account of the race is given here. A first class entry list was obtained,...

Page 36 of June 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, June 1955

XIII Grand Prix De Monaco

A Race of Surprises, Ferrari Win the Grand Prix of Europe Monte Carlo, May 22nd The town of Monte Carlo was reinstated as a racing circuit on May 22nd for the first time since 1952, and the meeting was given the title of the European Grand Prix. More important, however, was the fact that the Grand Prix of Monaco was the second round in the World Championship, and the first in Europe for 1955. The...

Page 25 of June 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1961

"Montlhery-The Story of the Paris Autodrome, 1924-1960,"

by William Boddy. A Montagu Motor Book. Preface by Capt GET Eyston, OBE MC. 170 pp. 83/4 in x 51//2 in (Cassell & Company, 35, Red Lion Square, London, WC1. 25s.) This history f Montlhery Track, outside Paris, by the author of the standard history of Brooklands Motor Course, contains fascinating technical details of those special "outer circuit" cars that raced and broke records at this...

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

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS A Racing Suicide. S0 far as my memory serves me, cases of people committing suicide by crashing a car have so far been confined to the pages of Michael Arlen's " Green Hat "and the Earl of Cottenham's " Sicilian Circuit." But a genuine suicide of this nature actually took place during the practising for the Grand Prix of Czechoslovakia, at Masarvk. A...

Page 11 of January 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, January 1941

Mercedes-Benz versus Auto-Union

SOME OF THE MOST INTENSIVE RACING EVER AS A PRELUDE TO WAR  [Continued from the October 1940 issue. The 1936 Season] EVEN before the New Year, news of German plans for 1936 had reached this country. Auto-Union had overcome oiling troubles, it was said, by fitting simple scraper rings, and, much more intriguing, the engine size had leapt up yet again front 5½ to 6 litres. The team was early...

Page 11 of August 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, August 1948

Alfas dominate the French Grand Prix

... and Ferrari wins the Small-Car Race Specially reported for Motor Sport " by T. G. Moore Once again at Rheims the 1-1/2-litre Alfa Romeos have shown their superiority against all comers in winning the first three places in the French Grand Prix, driven by Wimille, Sanesi and Ascari. Their chief challenge came from the single-seater 4-1/2-litre Talbots, which are steadily improving in speed and...

Page 5 of October 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, October 1935

CIRCUITS AND CHICANES

CIRCUITS AND CHICANES The present season of motor-racing has seen the growth of a custom which is almost universally disliked by drivers and spectators alike. We refer to the use of artificial corners, or chicanes, on road circuits. The situation has been brought to a head by the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, where five chicanes were erected on various parts of the autodrome, and were so placed...

Page 20 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, December 1936

Continental Notes and News

ContilnentaL Notes and Newz Who Drives What, Where, and for Whom ? of us once The season of rumours is with us once more. After a few weeks of stories and contradictions I am quite prepared to believe anything—even that Nuvolari has signed up with a midget car team in America. Which brings us to the remark able fact that Nuvolari is, for once, the one driver whose plans are as certain as they can...

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