Articles tagged Hitachi

Page 44 of September 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, September 1986

V-to-C: "I Worked at T & T's"

Calling on Geoff Read some time back, to see his remarkable collection of sparking-plugs, in which we are both interested, I heard how he had worked as a boy of 16 at Thomson & Taylor's before WW2, over on the aerodrome at Brooklands. He already had a reasonable job but becoming interested in motor racing after having cycled to Brooklands to watch the practice (gaining illicit entrance by...

Page 50 of March 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, March 1993

Blade Runner

Mazda remains the world's only manufacturer committed to rotary engine technology.  The latest RX-7 is smoother and faster than its forebears, but is that enough....?  Throughout its evolution, from naturally aspirated rotary to the present 237 bhp compact supercar, the RX-7 has been a familiar site at Standard House. We have had plenty of road and track time, at Donington Park, to assess the...



August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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