Articles tagged English Racing Automobiles Ltd.

Page 43 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, June 1934

FIRST E.R.A. RACING CAR COMPLETED

FIRST E.R.A. RACING CAR COMPLETED RAYMOND MAYS AND H. W. COOK PLAN AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAMME. ALL British racing enthusiasts must have cherished a hope to see a team of cars from this country competing in foreign Grand Prix events, but last year, at any rate, the possibility seemed fairly remote. The Success of the supercharged Riley driven atShelsley last autumn by Raymond Mays was destined to be...

Page 25 of June 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1937

SORRY!

SORRY! We notice in your article for the Coronation Trophy Race, in the May issue of MOTOR SPORT on page 200, the following words are included. . . and shortly afterwards Mays retired with serious engine trouble and weakening brakes." This statement is strictly untrue in as much as he did not retire through engine trouble. We would point out that the official reason for the retirement was faulty...

Page 48 of June 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, June 1935

EXPANSION AT BOURNE

EMPAN5-ON AT ROURKE, THE E.R.A. FACTORY MUCH ENLARGED. PLANS AND PROSPECTS FOR 1935. JUST a year ago English Racing Automobiles, Ltd., produced the first E.R.A. racing car, and in spite of the minor troubles which almost always beset a new design during the early stages, the cars have already made their mark in hill-climbs, races, and in the sphere of record-breaking. During the winter months the...

Page 17 of February 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1954

Rumblings

A New Sports Car The Swallow Coachbuilding Co., Ltd., has announced a new 100-m.p.h. sports two-seater called the Doretti, which sounds like a Continental but is actually built at Walsall. Many Triumph TR2 components feature in the Doretti design, which is that of R. G. Rainbow. Thus the engine is a 2-litre, two-carburetter version of the Standard Vanguard, as evolved for the sports Triumph, and...

Page 29 of November 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1953

A Seat on the Board for the Chief Engineer of E.R.A., Ltd.

E.R.A., Ltd., have recently elected David Hodkin a director of the company. Mr. Hodkin retains his position as Chief Engineer, in which capacity he has served the company for some time and has been wholly responsible for the design of the post-war G-type racing E.R.A. as well as for a number of other projects. Just prior to the outbreak of war, Mr. Hodkin was a student at Chelsea College of...

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