Articles tagged Hanson

Page 14 of August 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, August 1936


VALUE FOR MONEY AT BROOKLANDS The J .C.C. Members' day at Brooklands is a really excellent day's sport in every way from the viewpoint of the competitor, and we have no excuse to offer for reporting the happenings of June 27th from that angle. It so happened that J. Eason-Gibson had shortly beforehand been deprived of his licence, and he accordingly suggested that a representative of MOTOR SPORT...

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The Tenth International 200-Mile Race of the J.C.C. A Great E.R.A. Victory-Arthur Dobson Wins at 69.67 M.P.H.

THE TENTH INTERNATIONAL 200-MILE RACE OF THE J.C.C. A GREAT;;E.R.A. VICTORY—ARTHUR:DOBSOnWINS:AT 69.67 M.P.H. Once again the Junior Car Club's great classic has been won by a 11-litre car, in spite of it being run for the second time as a scratch contest open to all sizes or cars. Last year, when the " 200" was revived at Donington under this new ruling, Richard Seaman ran away from the big...

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MONTHLY BULLETIN SEAMAN MEMORIAL FUND TYPICAL of the many tributes that have accompanied donations to the Seaman Memorial Fund is the following from Mr. F. H. Seymour of Alvaston, Derby. He writes : "I have seen that a Fund has been opened in order to erect a Memorial to the undying memory of the late Dick Seaman. I enclose a small donation as a tribute to the finest driver this country has ever...

Page 14 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1938


" BIRA " TWICE BEATEN SENSATIONAL RACING AT THE CLOSING CRYSTAL PALACE MEETING FURTHER ENHANCES ALTA PRESTIGE IN spite of torrential rain, the last Crystal Palace Meeting was immensely enjoyable. It is now a confirmed fact that one does not notice the slowness of the Palace circuit and that Harry Edwards's short races go down very well. The meeting was very fully televised and Dick Seaman started...

Page 8 of April 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, April 1937


THE B.A.R.C. EASTER MEETING THE 23-LITRE NAP1ER-RAILTON RETURNS TO BROOKLANDS TO WIN BROADCAST TROPHY AND SET UP NEW RACE RECORD—BIMOTORE ALFA TAKES NEW MOUNTAIN LAP RECORD—SOME CLOSE STRUGGLES FOR SECOND PLACE. Sure sign that the winter months are over—Brooklands has re-opened, with all that that means to enthusiasts who feel the need of a taste of motor-sport at least once a week—for even on "...

Page 5 of October 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, October 1938


VERY SUCCESSFUL DUNLOP CELEBRATION BROOKLANDS MEETING FAST OUTER-CIRCUIT RACE. AUSTIN AND E R.A. WIN CAMPBELL TROPHY SCRATCH RACES. "BIRA" INVOLVED IN THREE-FOLD CRASH IT was a very happy thought of the Dunlop Rubber Company Ltd. to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary by organising a great Jubilee Meeting at Brooklands. Entry fees of 3,1and 5/respectively pulled in 297 entries, which were...

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Letters from Readers

Sir, Your reader, Patrick Green, asked for information regarding the ex-Mays' Vaux hall Supercharge. After being raced successfully by S. G. Cummings and finally hitting a tree at Wetherby, it was purchased by a friend of mine. The chassis being badly out of line, I suggested buying the Kaye Don " 4.9 " isugatti chassis and installing the Vauxhall engine, complete with clutch and gearbox, but...

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E.R.A.s REPEAT SUCCESS IN NUFFIELD TROPHY WON AT 68.5 M.P.H. BY C. E. C. MARTIN, WHO ALSO SCORED WITH THE ALFA IN THE SENIOR HANDICAP DOBSON AND WHITEHEAD ALSO ON E.R.A.s FINISH SECOND AND THIRD " BIRA " DOES GREAT THINGS ON A SIDE-VALVE AUSTIN At the July meeting at Donington a triple bill was presented, the most important item of course being the Nuffield Trophy for cars up to 111-,-litres....

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THE GERMANS' GRAND PRIX AT DONINGTON BERNDT ROSEMEYER WINS FOR AUTO-UNION AT 82.86 M.P.H. MERCEDES-BENZ FILL SECOND AND THIRD PLACES. LANG AND SEAMAN RETIRE. HISTORY was made at Doning,ton on October 2nd. A record crowd, which looked like part of that on Epsom Downs for Derby Day, which the first reports give as 38,000 to 40,000 strong, lined the course to watch the Mercedes-Benz and Auto-Union...

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Vest Pocket Le Mans At Snetterton

To find this year's Autosport Series-Production Sports Car Champion, Snetterton circuit staged a Three-Hour Race on October 12th, between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m.,necessitating some 2½ hours of night racing. With a fun fair, bands, barbecues and a firework display the Norfolk course was transformed into a vest-pocket Le Mans. Fog caused practice to be curtailed but excellent weather prevailed on...



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