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Page 72 of November 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, November 2014

"It just keeps on giving"

Motor Sport was offered an exclusive opportunity to try Audi’s 2014 Le Mans-winning R18. Your chauffeur? Harry Tincknell, who scored an eye-catching class victory on his Sarthe debut Writer: Sam Smith Mid-August, Italy. Shutdown. The towns and cities have emptied, their citizens headed for the Adriatic. Bronzed tourists line up, sardine-like, and bake on the scorched beaches of Riccione. A few...

Page 98 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, November 2008

From stage fright to stage-struck

Motor Sport’s editor Damien Smith experiences the highs and lows of rallying after being persuaded to turn novice co-driver for Tony Jardine Co-drive? Who wants to co-drive? If you want to go rallying, you’ve got to be the bloke behind the wheel, surely. That’s what I’d always thought. So I wasn’t overly tempted when TV pundit and motor sport mover and shaker Tony Jardine began a campaign to lure...

Page 64 of November 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, November 1989

Veteran to classic

War year All this interest in the papers and on TV about Britain's entry into the war fifty years ago gives us an excuse for recalling a little of what motoring was like in 1939. What we were doing then cannot be more boring than pictures of people filling sandbags, trying on gas-masks or sprinting towards air raid shelters. There had been a hint of impending disaster when the German drivers...

Page 47 of October 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, October 1967

MAGNESIUM FOR CARS

MAGNESIUM FOR CARS THE Journal of the Magnesium Industry Council, issue no. 14/1967 was devoted to the use of magnesium in cars. The cover depicted an artist's impression of a 64-litre Le Mans Bentley, to supplement an Editorial about Bentleys at Le Mans, in which it was mentioned that these cars used magnesium alloy sand castings for crankcase, main bulkhead centre section, cambox cover and side...

Page 86 of September 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, September 2012

"I'm a car guy"

Racing driver, team owner, car collector, historic series promoter… Zak Brown loves his motor sport. But it’s as a sponsor gatherer for Formula 1 where his real influence lies. We track him down after his dream test day, and ask the big question: is this man the next Bernie? Zak Brown just loves talking about racing cars. But not as much as he loves buying and driving them. He’s just returned...

Page 5 of May 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, May 1950

Reports of Recent Events

West Essex C.C. Speed Trials On March 26th the W.E.C.C. held speed trials at Boreham airfield, timing cars in pairs over a standing kilometre—an ambitious event for a new club. They hope later to hold races there, so that Boreham, near Chelmsford, can be added to the British venues listed Editorially last month. Again indicative of the present-day interest in motor sport, 96 entries came in for...

Page 34 of November 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1990

Smiling Eyes

As the organisers do with the Pirelli Marathon in recreating Alpine rallying of another era, so the Ulster Automobile Club seeks to recreate the Circuit of Ireland which reached a peak of popularity in the Fifties and early Sixties. The competition consisted of a number of disciplines including driving tests, night navigation, regularity and selectives. These combined to form a challenging event...

Page 19 of December 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, December 1942

Stamford Bridge Club's "au revoir" training scheme

Bagshot Heath was the scene of much activity on October 18th, when the Stamford Bridge Motor Cycle Club staged their "Au Revoir" Scramble around the usual Red Road Course. With an entry of just on 60, the event proved how keen the Army, H.G., A.F.S. and C.D. (to whom the racing was restricted) were to be "trained" in the gentle art of rapid cross-country motoring. There were three main events,...

Page 41 of May 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, May 1934

THREE TRIALS

THREE TRIALS The Brighton and Hove 12 Hour Team Trial. THE idea of a team-trial is a thoroughly sound one, for there is a greater demand for all-round consistency when three drivers instead of one are involved. One of the most successful events of this description is the 12 Hour Teams Trial organised by the Brighton and Hove Club. This year the start was given at Bolney at midnight on Saturday,...

Page 80 of April 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, April 1997

"A straightaway race for genuine racing cars"

That was the billing for the Brooklands 500, a bold experiment by a new club. Bill Boddy outlines the BRDC'S birth and its testing race The British racing drivers' club is one of the most influential organisations in the world of motor racing. It owns the Silverstone circuit, where it holds some of the most important British races, and looks after the interests of 833 racing driver members, Lord...

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