Articles tagged Pearson

Page 60 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, November 1995

Nogaro HGPCA

Gary Pearson continued his successful season by taking David Pennell's Cooper-Climax T51 to victory in the Historic Grand Prix Cars Association race at Nogaro on 9/10 September. It was an all-Cooper result, with Pearson followed to the line at the end of the two-part race by Alan Miles (153) and Rod Jolley (T51). The first race had featured an incredible five-car battle. John Beasley (Cooper T45...

Page 22 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1949

The Remaining Easter Events

Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Lulsgate Race Meeting The day's sport at Lulsgate was just the thing that club members and their friends crave, and it is difficult to see why more such meetings cannot be held on similar disused airfields. The organisation was first class, even to public address and a beer tent, the racing most interesting, and they even had fencing to keep onlookers from the fastest...

Page 27 of May 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1975

Society for the protection of the motor industry

Society for the protection of the motor industry IN 1902 Frederick R. Simms, inventor of the joystick and founder of the RAC, was behind the formation of an organisation designed to represent the interests of car producers and vendors. That organisation was the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a title first registered on July 16, 1902, with'headquarters at Norfolk House in London's...

Page 68 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 1996

Silverstone VSCC

Although 'new' cars were thin on the ground at the VSCC's traditional April season-opener at Silverstone, there was a healthy entry for the eleven-race programme and some close-fought finishes. And after Friday's wash-out test day it was a relief to find Saturday 13th calm and sunny all day. A capacity field of 34 starters contested the Brooks 1950's Sports Car Race, with the front row of Frank...

Page 41 of April 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, April 1975

Book Reviews

The Hamlyn Group has added the Austin Allegro to its Pearson's Car Guide series. It costs a modest 75p.

Page 65 of August 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, August 1962

Book Reviews

"Drive Round the World," by J.-C. Baudot and J. Séguéla. 222 pp. (Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 16, Maddox Street, London, W.1. 25s.) This is a light-hearted account of a journey round the World, Over a period of 13 months, crossing five Continents, across eight deserts and through 50 countries, a total distance of 100,000 km., by two young French students in a Citroën 2 c.v. They chose...

Page 43 of May 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, May 1950

Excellent Racing in the West

The Bristol M.C. and L.C.C. Meeting at Lulsgate On April 15th, the Bristol folk repeated last year's excellent club racing, for sports cars and "500's," at Lulsgate airfield, using a circuit of 2.07 miles. This may be the last meeting at Lulsgate, but two similar meetings are scheduled at Castle Coombe this year. The only incident was in practice, when L. J. Barnes overturned his Austin Seven.  ...

Page 114 of August 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 114, August 2007

Racing beats rain

Beautiful cars and good racing shone through at Brands as dreadful weather failed to spoil an exciting new fixture on the historic racing calendar. Paul Lawrence reports The British Bank Holiday weather did its best to wreck the Masters weekend on the Brands Hatch GP circuit, but some great cars and an encouraging crowd proved that the concept is most definitely right. On track, Richard Meins...

Page 64 of June 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, June 1992

VSCC: First Silverstone

No, not the first time the Vintage Sports Car Club has been to this circuit, but so-called because, following the racing there on April 11 there will be a second such event on June 13. Mark you, depending on the time at which you watched, you might have thought you were at a post-vintage gathering, as Harper's Jaguar won the 1950s sports/racing 10-lapper at 80 mph from Mason's Maserati and...

Page 40 of December 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, December 1972

Around and about

Comment on the Racing and Club Scene Astonishing Russian If I had suggested a year ago that a Russian car was going to win two British racing championships I would have been considered, at the very least, something of an optimist. When the Group 1 regulations were announced few would have foreseen that there was any hope of the Moskvich 412 being remotely competitive. Apart, that is, from Satra...

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