Articles tagged Lancia

Page 6 of October 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, October 1941

Club news

Otti4 /lewd 750 CLUB The 750 Club held yet another war-time meeting on September 7th at the Ashdown Park Hotel. Amongst those present were Secretary Capon, in his Riley saloon ; Birkett and Kipps (" Ulster " Austin) ; Lieut. Moon (" Nippy" Austin) ; 2nd Lieut. Malloek and friend (special Austin Seven 2-seater, with 4-speed engine, Silvertop head and a weight of 8 cwt.) ; Harmer, the Bugatti...

Page 19 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, December 1984

Racing Improves The Breed

Matters of Moment Racing Improves The Breed IN this issue we describe the new RS200, Ford's exciting new prototype which may go into limited production to form the basis of a return to International Rallying. Whether or not the car is given the go ahead, whether or not it is successful, it crystalises a number of important points and trends. Since Swart Turner took over as Ford's Director of...

Page 94 of July 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, July 2001

Champion in all but name

Markku Alen was the Ronnie Peterson of rallying - a true genius who was never rewarded with the championship. That's a travesty, says John Davenport There are rally drivers who thrill you when they are driving, and there are rally drivers who thrill you out of the car. Then there is Markku Alen who does both. The most charismatic personality to bless rallying with his presence, he radiated...

Page 64 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, June 1956

Letters from Readers

The Amateur Census Sir, I read with dismay your warning that the amateur census was declining in favour of the registration number, as a schoolboy hobby. I determined to do my bit towards a revival. Thus, on the sunny afternoon of May 6th I was to be found on a busy stretch of the Barnet By-Pass, undertaking a thorough census. The results were very satisfying, being far superior to earlier...

Page 42 of May 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, May 1979

Silverstone 6-hours

STAR ATTRACTION in the British motor-racing calendar for May is the Silverstone round of the 1979 World Championship of Makes, this six-hour long British race sponsored by the Rivet Supply Company. Several teams are using the Silverstone race as a shakedown for Le Mans including Porsche, with an Essex Petroleum-backed, long-tailed 936 for Redman/Mass, the interesting Japanese-built, DFV-powered...

Page 15 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, January 1971

Matters of moment

Great expectations We have recently published criticisms of the BLMC, for which we do not repent. But, having discussed these editorials with Lord Stokes in his eyrie on the sixth floor of Berkeley Square House, fair play demands that his views should be stated. This easy-to-meet Leader of Industry is so supremely confident that he can save the British Motor Industry that perhaps, like Cliff...

Page 66 of September 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, September 1998

King 'B'

Henri Toivonen and the Group B rally car were destined to make and then destroy each other’s life. John Davenport reports As the song says about love and marriage, they could have been made for one another. Henri Toivonen and the Group B rally cars of the mid-1980s seemed to share the same destiny and, together, produced some of the most fiery displays of driving ever seen on the world rally...

Page 69 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, November 1978

Around and About

A sporting three-wheeler Believing that there might be a market for a sporting three-wheeler, on the lines of the immortal but no-longer-produced Morgan, we are interested to hear that such a car is being built in Norfolk, and if the vicious Type-Approval regulations can be overcome, that it may go into production. The builder is well aware that he may incur the wrath of certain people in the...

Page 38 of May 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, May 1987

Industry insight: Forced induction

Deep breathing Super- or turbocharging? Or both, for ultimate pick up and top end performance? What do the forced induction engineers foresee as likely developments to defend their high performance territory? "There are strong indications that supercharging and turbocharging have a lot of life left in them as fresh sources of extra performance from the much-abused internal combustion engine." (...

Page 58 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1956

The XXXIII Mille Miglia

A Personal Triumph for Castellotti In spite of popular alarums and excursions the Mille Miglia took place on April 28/29th in exactly the same form as past years, and the only differences in the route were two new by-pass roads: at Pineto, on the Adriatic coast, and San Quirico, shortly before Siena. Of the 427 entries, only 54 failed to turn up in the Piazza Vittoria in Brescia for the official...

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