Articles tagged Dunlop

Page 36 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1950

An Australian Opinion On The "TD" M.G.

Sir, The announcement of the "TD" series M.G. breaks one of the last links between the Golden Era of the British sporting car, i.e., 1923 to 1938, and the present. Why the Nuffield Organisation sees fit to change the only type of wheel for a sports car, the Rudge wire centre-lock, for a chrome-plated soup plate is beyond me! Wherever one looks, however, the story is the same. When big combines...

Page 25 of April 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, April 1965

Tyre news

A new radial-ply car tyre—the Autoband is being marketed by India Tyres Ltd. Specially designed for maximum performance in all conditions encountered on today's roads, particular emphasis has been placed on safety, especially wet-road hold, longer tread life and increased cornering power. Autoband tyres will be available in a wide range of sizes. Both tubed and tubeless incorporate two major...

Page 43 of August 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, August 1964

The Private Teams

The names of Team Lotus, Cooper Cars, Owen Racing Organisation, etc. are household words, for they are constantly in the full glare of publicity. But what of the smaller teams and private owners, without whom there would be very little racing at all? In an effort to rectify the disproportionately small amount of publicity received by the small teams we have asked them a few questions about their...

Page 40 of March 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, March 1950

Dunlop for the B.R.M.

Tyres, wheels, and Dunlopillo seating for the racing car sponsored by the British Motor Racing Research Trust for this year's Grand Prix events have been supplied by Dunlop. The wheels are centre-lock wire type with special light alloy rims to reduce weight. The tyres are the latest racing type, 5.25 by 10 for the front and 7.00 by 17 for the rear.

Page 35 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, July 1982

MATTERS OF MOMENT

THE TYRE WAR The important subject of tyres in modern motor racing formed the topic of D.S.J.'s article in his "Behind the Grand Prix Scene" series in the April issue of MOTOR SPORT. He described the dedication of the tyre companies' representatives and workers, who have to make the rubber function to the best possible effect during practice and the qualifying laps for a high place on the...

Page 14 of December 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, December 1968

Continental Notes

Now that the Grand Prix season is over we can review the situation briefly, and no one will be displeased with Lotus-Cosworth and Graham Hill winning all the awards, no one, that is, apart from their main rivals. It was a fitting end to the season that Hill should win the World Championship by winning the last race, which was the Mexican G.P. (reported elsewhere in this issue by M.J.T.). When a...

Page 74 of August 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, August 1977

50 Goodyear Wolverhampton 1927-1977

This year marks the half-century of the opening of a Goodyear tyre-plant in Wolverhampton and as this Company has an American parentage which makes more rubber goods than any other Company in the World and dominates Grand Prix motor-racing, I went recently, in the appropriately-Goodyear-shod Editorial BMW, to talk about 50 years of Goodyear in Britain. The Company was established here in 1913,...

Page 22 of March 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1971

Around and about

Comment on the racing and club scene This winter a large number of our readers have probably put their feet up for a Saturday afternoon of television and tuned into Rallycross. They have seen a variety of hotted-up and well-modified saloons tearing about racing circuits, sometimes on the track, sometimes on the infield, in some diabolical weather conditions. There have been Capris with four-wheel...

Page 50 of January 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, January 1978

The sporting tyre makers

Pirelli: racing yesterday, rallying today with techniques for tomorrow As the astonishing publicity generated by their wall calendars fades into memories of 1974, Pirelli Ltd. in Britain have become one of the staunchest sporting supporters of all. Rally championships, a series of sporting forums and an accurate avalanche of publicity to exploit the company's considerable competition success, all...

Page 64 of November 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, November 2007

Front to back

Arriving just before the mid-engined British upstarts took centre-stage, Ferrari’s Dino 246 was the last front-engined GP winner By Doug Nye It all began – and in essence it all ended – thanks to the influence of Formula 2. It all goes back to the governing CSI’s decision to institute a new 1500cc unsupercharged Formula 2 class to take effect 50 years ago, in 1957. The new category was intended...

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