Articles tagged Needham

Page 163 of December 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 163, December 2014

On the road with Simon Arron

Possibly the only man with both F1 and Mallory Park media passes. Next stop..? Channel hopping Brands Hatch, September 27-28: a little French dressing adds a great deal of flavour Our sport often feels overly homogeneous, with the same championships sticking together and producing predictable line-ups, so here was a welcome antidote to the norm: a low-key Historic Sports Car Club event, yes, but...

Page 119 of November 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 119, November 1980

The Wartime Diaries of an RFC Officer

The Wartime Diaries of an RFC Officer (continued from the October issue) THESE diaries of the Irish Guards Officer who had joined the Royal Flying Corps, whom I am referring to as X, are now at the October 1917 stage. X had collected a Sunbeam racing car from Mr. Dewis, who was Manager of the Mercedes Company in London at that time. This Sunbeam, which could well have been a 1913 Grand Prix car...

Page 6 of January 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 1933


RECORD ENTRY AND PERFECT ORGANISATION ENSURE SUCCESS OF THE N.W.L.M.C.'s ANNUAL TRIAL THE North West London Motor Club deserve every success with their annual London to Gloucester Trial. To begin with, it is a real trial, and makes severe demands on cars and drivers alike if a premier award is to be gained. Those who want hills will find them here in plenty, Maiden's Grove, Stancombe, Bis more,...

Page 36 of November 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, November 1933


THE M.C.C. GOES OFF THE GOLD STANDARD! THE M.C.C. One-Day Sporting Trial held over a route near Buxton is always one of the most important events of this nature during the season. This year a difficult course was arranged, including the observed hills of Jenkins Chapel (two sections), Blackermill, Litton Slack and Highcliffe (twice). It was originally intended that competitors should tackle...

Page 5 of June 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, June 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Mille Miglia Placings Placings in the Mille Miglia 1,000-Mile Sports Car Race, which was won by Biondetti and Selani in a 2-litre Ferrari, are given below. Britain was well up, for Wisdom and young Geoffrey Healey won the touring category outright in a Healey, while the Bristol saloon of Count Lurani and H. J. Aldington was third and Donald Healey's Healey saloon fourth in this class. Retirements...

Page 12 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1951

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events NEW CLASS E RECORDS Piero Taru (hiving his new twin nacelle Italcorsa, which has a 270 b.h.p., 1,720 c.c., two-stage, four-cylinder Maserati engine in the power-nacelle, has raised the International Class E f.s. kilometre record to 18549 m.p.h. and the equivalent f.s. mile record to 180.55 m.p.h. These new figures improve; by 6 and 9 m.p.h., respectively, those held by...

Page 34 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, April 1934


AN ENJOYABLE "DAY IN THE HILLS" THE Women's Automobile and Sports Association has the reputation of running really well organized trials. Their " Day in the Hills" was a particularly severe test of organizing. prowess, for in addition to the reliability trial there was a speed trial afterwards in the grounds of the Howard Park Hotel, Tring. Four other clubs had been invited, and there were sixty-...

Page 50 of August 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, August 1924


THE B. M. C. R. C. AUGUST MEETING. Excellent Sport under Favourable Conditions. RROOKLANDS was very lucky with the weather for the August Meeting of the British Motorcycle Racing Club. Heavy clouds skirted the track and rain fell in the vicinity, but only one little shower occurred during the racing. The star artist was Victor Horsman, on his record-breaking Triumph. He won two races, beat three...

Page 5 of February 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, February 1942


THE 2(AND OFTEN 3-) WHEELER REMINISCENCES OF H. L. BIGGS PART I I-1925-1928 [In November H. L. Biggs suggested that we should devote more space to sporting motor-cycling. In spite of being convalescent after a long illness he backed his suggestion with an account of his own efforts in the early post-1918 days. Part I appeared in January and the concluding portion appears below.—Ed.] EARLY in 1925...

Page 15 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, September 1933


Group 1. Over 3,000 c.c. Teams : Ford 3,604 c.c. (N. Went, Dr. Sprenger, Teams : Ford 3,604 c.c. (N. Went, Dr. Sprenger, A. A. J. Wielman). Individuals : E. K. Rayson (Mercedes-Benz 7,030 c.c.), A. F. Van Abbe (Ford 3,600 c.c.), Van der Merlen (Ford 3,604 c.c.), Dr. A. A. Weys (Ford 3,200 c.c.), van Beek Calkoen (Ford 3,604 c.c.), P. Rossi (Delage 3,040 c.c.), Dr. M. Angelvin (Renault 3,120 c.c...



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