Articles tagged Moody's

Page 57 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, September 1963

"Give them a big hand"

The Bean C.C., no matter how small its own membership, has a happy knack of enticing an excellent entry to its meetings. Its Second Summer Rally at Bracknell Sports Stadium on July 21st had something like 90 entries of veteran to p.v.t. cars if historic commercials and vintage motorcycles are included. The event had some unusual items—the excellent grass arena was not open to the public until...

Page 25 of July 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, July 1948

Sideslips

By "Baladeur" It is really extraordinary, as I remarked in these columns recently, how late Italy was in getting going as a motor car producer. And almost more extraordinary, I might have added, that, in spite of the native genius which seems to inspire Italians when it comes to designing motor cars, they should, when production did at last begin, have tended so strongly to build to designs...

Page 6 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, April 1947

Sideslips

By "Baladeur" About twenty years ago I was rather intimately acquainted with a 1,500-c.c. Ceirano. It was rather a pretty car, with a 4-seater body and well-pronounced shoulder line from radiator to short, streamlined tail. The 4-cylinder engine had inclined push-rod-operated overhead valves and, one way and another, it followed the most up-to-date design of its day. But I do not remember that...

Page 19 of August 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, August 1949

The Vintage S.C.C.'S Great Day

A Successful Members' Meeting at Silverstone W. A. L. Cook (4 1/2-litre Bentley) Makes Fastest Average in One-hour High-speed Trial. Habershon (1 1/2-litre G.P. Delage) Wins the "1908 G.P. Itala" Trophy Race and a 4-l6ap Scratch Race. The V.S.C.C. Members' Day at Silverstone, notable for excellent racing, torrid heat and a diversity of intriguing cars, was an unqualified success. Drivers and...

Page 33 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, May 1967

Le Mans test weekend

Le Mans, France, April 10th Over the weekend of April 8th/9th the Automobile Club de l'Ouest closed the Le Mans circuit to traffic and set in motion the vast organisation that operates during the famous 24-hour event in June. The full circuit was available from 8 a.m. to 4.45 p.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Sunday and again from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and the object was...

Page 54 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, September 2004

Bobby Allison: stars & swipes

For more than 20 years he went fender to fender — and occasionally toe to toe — in racing's toughest gig: NASCAR. He scored 84 wins, but they came at a heavy personal cost. By Damien Smith Where do you start with a man like Bobby Allison? So many races, so many wins, cars, teams; the anecdotes, the laughter, the disappointments... the tragedy. A life dedicated to the gladiatorial world of stock...

Page 70 of May 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, May 1990

Should points mean prizes?

Sir, I have just read Paul T Hezzell-Moody's letter in your January issue, expressing the view that the World Championship should be based on number of wins rather than points. He is not the first person to express this view, but he and all the previous exponents have not explained why a wins system is superior to a points system, other than putting forward simplicity, fairness and ease of...

Page 51 of March 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, March 2006

Busman's holiday

Drivers who raced what you wouldn't expect them to... Jim Clark Ford Fairlane, American 500,1967 By Ed Heuvink After winning the Mexican Grand Prix in late October 1967, Jim Clark had some time on his hands before the non-championship Spanish GP. As a tax exile, he had never been in a hurry to fly back to Europe after a long-haul event. On this occasion Clark was already on the American continent...

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