Articles tagged Hertz

Page 35 of April 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, April 1984

Rally Review

Close Finish in Portugal It is usually the case that smooth rallies produce narrow penalty differences, whilst rough ones result in much wider margins. Alpine rallies used to be characterised by very close finishes indeed, whilst nowadays even forest rallies can keep their suspense until the end. On the other hand, the Safari, for instance, is timed in minutes, not seconds, and the time span...

Page 16 of January 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 1991

Rally review - Lombard RAC

To casual watchers, November's Lombard RAC Rally probably seemed little changed from the previous year. Apart from a shift of headquarters from Nottingham to Harrogate, and some differences in the actual special stages used, the style was just the same. Indeed, it was as it has been for some years; stately homes and private estates on the Sunday, followed by forest roads on the weekdays. But...

Page 95 of January 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 95, January 2002

Old bikers reunite

Donington Park had a meeting in October of 10 motorcycle riders who achieved fame pre-war there, with demos by a 1939 s/c Velocette twin, the ex-Stanley Woods Velocette 500 and Freddie Hicks' 1930 AJS. The pre-war racers' committee (01332 0811123) seeks more riders. Alan Clark The late Alan Clark's diaries into politics (Weidenfeld & Nicholson) have appeared containing plenty of motoring...

Page 70 of May 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, May 1966

Letters from Readers.

N.B. —Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them.— Ed An appalling prospect. Sir, I commend you for your stand against bureaucratic control of the motorist. As an American motor enthusiast I have watched, through the window of your editorial and correspondence pages, the government of your country steadily approach the "...

Page 27 of January 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, January 1980

Standard House, Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4DA

Telephone 01-628 4741 Telex: 888602 Monews Motor Sport Magazine Limited Contents Matters of Moment.....27 Fixtures for January.....28 The 1980 Season.....29 The Formula Once Scene.....30 Porsche's Indianapolis Plans.....31 Historic Racing Cars.....32 Driving Down-Under.....33 Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage.....36 The Wartime Diaries of an RFC Officer.....39 Vintage Postbag.....40 Maserati 250F.....44...

Page 31 of May 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, May 1985

Safari Rally

When a rally takes place in some of the toughest terrain imaginable, is run smoothly and efficiently by organisers whose fingers are always at the control buttons, and Is blessed by a talented field of the world's best drivers, it has the necessary ingredients for a superb and memorable competition. Add the inevitable African seasoning of unpredictable and rapidly changing weather conditions and...

Page 44 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, August 1984

Rally Review

Sanyo Rally of New ZealandA crucial win The importance that New Zealand had in this year's World Rally Championship was underlined by a decision taken a week after this most southerly and one of the most far flung events in the series. With Markku Alén finishing in second place in his late-entered Lancia Rally 037, the Turin management promptly lost interest in seriously contesting the next round...

Page 51 of April 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, April 1972

Rally Review

Swedish Rally Two significant facts emerged from this year's International Swedish Rally. Firstly Stig Blomqvist must be the most difficult man to beat in rallying today; secondly if local rules are to take precedence over international practice competitors, foreign ones in particular, should be given adequate notice. Stig Blomqvist has been rallying for a number of years but it wasn't until...

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 32 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, January 1971

America faces up to the invaders

At the time our Editor road-tested the Ford Maverick, the American car makers and the public were getting ready for Detroit's next step in the fight to curb the 13-15% share the foreigners had carved out for themselves in America's car market. We have now seen what the American motor city's answer was to be, although it is too early as yet to gauge how successful Chevrolet's 2,287 c.c. Vega and...

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