Articles tagged Eaton

Page 37 of April 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, April 1980

The racing cars of Aubrey Esson-Scott

Described to the Editor in a recent interview  I have good reason to remember the Bugattis raced before the war by that tall, exceedingly handsome young man, Aubrey Esson-Scott. For one thing, they were always absolutely immaculately turned out in his personal all-black finish. I knew this from seeing them at Brooklands and elsewhere, and in closer proximity when I called on their owner at his...

Page 20 of August 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1946

Club News

We Hear Clifford Banks has acquired a 1930-31 2-litre O.M. and would like to hear of a source for spares. Actually, apart from a cracked head, since welded, his car is in excellent fettle and he has cut the four-seater body away at the rear to accommodate a petrol tank from a 2-litre Lagonda, set slab-fashion. At Cubitt's Basin some amusing old marine engines have come to light. There is a most...

Page 25 of June 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1970

1970 Monaco Grand Prix report

The 28th Monaco Grand Prix - The Best-Laid Plans MONTE CARLO, May 10th THE QUESTION of the qualifying race on Saturday Afternoon, before the Grand Prix, found no support at all and rapidly died a natural death. Practice for the Monaco Grand Prix returned to a system used for many years now, whereby the fastest laps in practice got you into the Sunday line-up. The selected ten "ace" drivers were...

Page 17 of March 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, March 1935

Club News

etia/lewd THE M.G. CAR CLUB. Mr. F. I.,. M. Harris writes to tell us that his new address as Hon. General Secretary of the Club is No. 12, Holborn, E.C. 1 (entrance in Furnival Stre2t). His new telephone number is Holborn (3621/22. B•R•D•C• The Club is honoured to announce that Lord Nuffield has once again generously donated £1,000 as prize money for the British Empire Trophy Race, which will be...

Page 46 of December 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, December 1970

The 9th Mexican Grand Prix

Ferraris finish the season with another one-two Mexico City, October 25th For the final race of what has been a fascinating year of Grand Prix racing the action moved southwards down the North American continent to Mexico City. Although the local racing scene is not as active as it is in the more wealthy North American countries, or in places like the Argentine or Brazil, there was certainly no...

Page 14 of December 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, December 1952

Origin and Development of the Roesch Talbots

(Continued from November issue) The 90 Model The performance of the new car was found to be so good that one of Talbot's enterprising agents, Arthur Fox, of Fox and Nicholl, Ltd., suggested to the firm that such cars would have a good chance in competitions and that they should enter a team of three cars in the Double Twelve-hour race at Brooklands in May, 1930. Roesch did not believe the car...

Page 7 of November 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, November 1940

Club News

The commencement of large scale air raids on London on September 7th put paid to a number of club meetings. The 750 Club and the E.R.A. Club have cancelled their meetings in town, and a proposed future gathering of the M.G. Car Club has had to be abandoned. The 750 Club has been particularly hard hit, for a bomb unluckily fired the offices of P. H. Hunter, the secretary, and although very...

Page 84 of December 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, December 2008

Stadium rock

It’s pure motor sport entertainment – drivers from different disciplines tearing round Wembley stadium to find out who is the best. And this year the Race of Champions celebrates its 20th anniversary By Ed Foster Was Senna better than Clark? How would Moss have stacked up against Schumacher? It can be fun to debate, but of course it’s ultimately futile. The best we can do is compare drivers from...

Page 42 of November 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, November 1970

The 4th Canadian Grand Prix

Ferrari fast and strong Mont Tremblant—St. Jovite, Sept. 20th. A large section of the Formula One entourage were taken en masse to Canada for the first part of a combined "package deal" to cover the races at St. Jovite, Watkins Glen in the United States, and Mexico City. Housed in one big tent behind the pits of the Mont Tremblant circuit the equipment was arranged for all to see, with packing...

Page 56 of May 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, May 1971

Andretti wins again for Ferrari

F.1 v F.A is no-contest Ontario, California, March 28th Money talks in motor racing and particularly when the currency is American dollars. So when the Ontario Motor Speedway, constructed last year at a cost of a vast 25 1/2 million dollars, decided to stage a road race for Formula One and American Formula A cars, everyone started to take interest, particularly when a prize fund of $278,400 was...

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