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Page 14 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, May 1951

Eric Brandon Wins at Brands Hatch

Eric Brandon Wins at Brands Hatch Cooper Still Supreme in Battle Against J.B.S. THE Brands Ilateh Stadium opened its season on April 8th with a Half-Litre C.C. Meeting, run in dry, cold weather before a big crowd. There is no denying that this close racing provides plenty of thrills and that at no other venue can such an excellent view of the racing be had. The spectators shout for their...

Page 49 of November 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, November 1971

Keeping in touch

The latest in one-upmanship appears to be the installation of a radio-telephone in your car so you can keep in constant touch with your office, or anyone else for that matter. A firm called Carphones seems to be making quite an impact on this market and now have radio-transmitters based at London, Luton and Birmingham, the three areas overlapping to cover quite a proportion of the Home Counties...

Page 9 of March 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, March 1953

Matters of moment

Criticism of British cars In the Motor Show number of Motor Sport  last year we published an outspoken criticism of modern British cars in the form of a letter from George H. Poske, air-line pilot and garage owner, of Peru. This letter has drawn a startling response from readers who are in full agreement with our correspondent  --  startling because their letters, a selection of which we have...

Page 59 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, August 1984

1984 British Grand Prix race report - A four-ring circus

  After the Demolition Derbies in Detroit and Dallas, the Formula 1 "circus" must have breathed a sigh of relief when they returned to Europe to start some serious Grand Prix racing. The Brands Hatch circuit, scene for the 1984 British Grand Prix, may not be the best in the world for Formula 1 cars but at least it is quick and challenging in its own small way, with a lap speed of over 130 mph for...

Page 13 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, June 1953

Stable Information

The first issue of the new American Auto Sportsman contained an article on the secrets of the Mercedes-Benz racing department, where they claimed to have taken the first photographs in 20 years. Facts about the 300SL, revealed in this feature by Kurt Wörner are that in spite of o.h. camshaft valve gear the valves are vertical, closed by springs of 144 lb. pressure, the seven main bearing caps are...

Page 32 of August 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, August 1956

The Editor attends . .

Vintage Day at Oulton Park Last year the Vintage Sports Car CIub took another step forward  in its commendable career by holding a race meeting at Oulton Park road circuit, thereby forging a post-war link with those excellent race meetings it held pre-war at that other true road circuit at Donington Park. Alas, on that occasion I had to be elsewhere, but from time to time I cast my thoughts...

Page 32 of May 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1950

Goodwood Easter Meeting

Richmond Trophy Race Run Under Appalling Weather Conditions but Parnell Still the Master. "Bira" Wins Chichester Trophy. Splendid Driving by Poore and Shawe-Taylor. Dryden and Coldham Fight a Great Duel in the 500-c.c. Race.   Paddock Prowlings In the huge new Goodwood Paddock much of interest was to be observed during practice on the Saturday. The Platé Maserati for "Bira" to drive arrived in a...

Page 66 of September 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, September 1960

Ford V8 Register

In view of the recent interest by readers in the Ford V8, the Rev MT Ferner, The Vicarage, Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth, who owns an 81A saloon, is to assist in forming a Register which he visualises to exchange information on spares and timing, etc. The Register would probably take in owners of the post-war Pilot models as well.

Page 27 of February 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1950

PICTORIAL REVIEW

PICTORIAL REVIEW THE 26th M.C.C. EXETER TRIAL and THE 1950 MONTE CARLO RALLY MONTE CARLO RALLY STOP PRESS REPORT THE GLASGOW START by DAVID SCOTT-MONCRIEFF 4.,„.„„„•,, ,taltilia .611. Takit,g ,itni.-1; poll or hal( a dozen compel' Iti‘S than foul,t ha, the votalerstil moat pat on it,„ s,„1 *1111, ,va!:1111•IitlifrAY a SI '".r,i rh. iniri tai.sor. Thi,, year it was. Mit el. mum, ni past Mar eNaell...

Page 9 of November 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, November 1944

Mercedes memoirs

Edward L Mayer has owned nothing but Mercedes-Benz cars. Here, at the request of the Editor, he recalls some of the more outstanding. I suppose there is a number of motorists who, during their motoring career, have always liked the same make of car. I have always, during my many years of driving, had Mercedes cars, and have had a great deal of pleasure in handling the large sporting and racing...

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