Articles tagged News of the World

Page 12 of May 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 2009

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Button’s patience finally rewarded in Melbourne – Bernie-and-Max react against FOTA uprising – Honda misses out as Brawn works his magic The weekend was summed up in a quiet moment before the drivers went on the podium. Ross Brawn embraced his drivers, Button and Barrichello, and then Rubens looked at his boss: “What a car…” he said. What a car, indeed. Designed very early, debuted...

Page 26 of March 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, March 1927

Round the Clubs

Round the Clubs HONORARY DISTRICT AGENTS. Honorary District Agents are appointed by " Motor Sport" to further the interest in the sporting side of motoring and motor cycling. We give on this page a list of the Honorary District Agents already appointed. Through these Honorary Agents we keep in touch with local events in all parts of the country, and with their co-operation we hope to increase the...

Page 11 of September 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, September 1962

Ferraris dominate the R.A.C. T.T.

The T.T., sponsored for the R.A.C. by the News of the World and run at Goodwood by the B.A.R.C. has in its time been for touring cars, fully equipped sports cars, stripped sports cars and out-and-out racing cars, and is now a race for G.T. cars, which has dwindled down the years to a meagre distance of 240 miles, so that on August 18th the not very large concourse of spectators saw only one...

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Goodwood By Lamplight

Peter Collins/Pat Griffith Aston-Martin DB3 Wins "News of the World" 9-Hour Sports-Car Race. Privately owned Ferraris 2nd & 3rd in Dramatic Finale. Type C Jaguars in Trouble. Ever enterprising, on August 16th the B.A.R.C. very effectively turned Goodwood into an excellent representation of the Sarthe for the 3 p.m. to 12 midnight sports-car race sponsored by the News of the World. Pits,...

Page 19 of April 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, April 1952


Javelin in disguise The accompanying photograph shows a very neat racing car, which you might be excused for thinking was a near-relative of the rear-engined Cisitalia or something equally top-line. In actual fact it is the means whereby enthusiastic Arthur Wylie, Editor of Australian Motor Sports, intends to practise what he preaches. For this trim single-seater racing car is, in fact, his new...

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Vintage red

Built to contest the Targa Florio, this Alfa Romeo RLTF found greater fame at Brooklands. Richard Heseltine tells its story. Photography by Peter Spinney/LAT Having made a point of not learning from past mistakes, there's every chance this could end in tears. Mindful of the centre throttle, not to mention the seven-figure value, the guardian of this ex-works Alfa Romeo RLTF smiles and tuts with...

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Matters of moment

Wider use of disqualification for traffic offences from 29th May 1963 The writer went into a post office recently to buy a stamp, in a happy frame of mind. He came out a Very Angry Motorist. For on the counter was a leaflet bearing the pronouncement shown above, the worst piece of anti-motoring propaganda Marples has yet devised. For this leaflet not only told in large black letters of wider use...

Page 30 of March 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, March 1932

club news

etia!Lula' „......•■•••■1111111, B. R .D.0 TEM secretary of the B.R.D.C., Mr H. N. Edwards, has asked us to make it known to secretaries of other clubs that he will be glad if they can supply him with a few copies of the regulations for competitions being organised during the current year. Mr. Edwards states that members of the B.R..D.C. are continually asking for particulars of competitions, and...

Page 16 of July 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, July 2009

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Ferrari’s starring role in FIA/FOTA rules row – Did Jean Todt help to keep Mosley in power? – The Old Man knew how to get his way in F1… – Recalling Silverstone’s earliest Grands Prix Wasn’t that refreshing?” a colleague said as the post-race press conference in Barcelona concluded. “Three good blokes, no affectation, no PR bullshit…” Everyone agreed. It hadn’t been the greatest...

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'Give me an equal car and I can beat Clark!'

Peter Arundell, brimming with talent and motivation, was picked by Colin Chapman to partner the great Jim Clark. His career was on the up and up – until one fateful day at Reims. Gordon Cruickshank assesses his championship credentials Being up against a superstar is tough. Many drivers must have thought that, with a shift of history's timescale, they could have been top dog – if only they weren'...



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100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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