Articles tagged Rubber Co.

Page 22 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1947

Club News

We Hear R. W. Pollack knows of ten keen Frazer-Nash owners in the Birmingham area. His own Black burn-engined "Shelsley" Frazer-Nash is being fitted with a Clyde supercharger by Chris. Shorrock. Leslie Seyd has very thoroughly rebuilt the ex-Shakespeare 1913 "12/14" Mors and also has the 1912 14-h.p. Gregoire. L. W. Thomas is building a 2-seater "special", using 3 in. by 16-g. tubular chassis...

Page 13 of May 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, May 1940

A book about Indianapolis

JOE COPPS, of Indianapolis Speedway, has forwarded to us an interesting book entitled "Why I Became a Race Driver." The author is Wilbur Shaw, who won the Indianapolis "500" in 1937 with a Gilmore-Special, at 113.58 m.p.h. and in 1939 with Mike Boyle's 2.9-litre Maserati, at 115.035 m.p.h. He was second in 1938 with a Shaw Special at 115.58 m.p.h., and has finished second on two other occasions,...

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

CHAIN CHATTER

CHAIN CHATTER by "CARROZZINO" Tinext two months should see some interesting happenings among the record lists, for the German N.S.U. firm are hard at work with the flying kilometre two-way run as their objeetive. In other words they are out. for the "world's fastest " title, which, of course, is held by Germany at present, having been set at 173.5 m.p.h. by Ernst Benne in 1937 with his 493-c.c. B...

Page 44 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, June 1954

Private And Sporting Flying

An announcement by the Racing Committee of the Royal Aero Club that this year's National Air Races (to be held at Baginton Aerodrome, near Coventry, on June 18th and 19th) will exclude all the slower machines has brought considerable disappointment to many would-he participants and spectators alike. The regulations state that to be eligible an aeroplane must he capable of a level speed not lower...

Page 17 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1938

Club News

etta LIGHT CAR CLUB The winter trials season has commenced in earnest. The Light Car Club held its annual Buxton Trial just as the Crisis cleared, with an entry of twenty-one cars. The Rank proved a nasty gradient, productive of many failures. In the slowfast test best showing was made by T. Wagner's Morris Minor and in the second special test Imhof's T-M.G. clocked 23.8 secs., and W. S. Perkins...

Page 29 of September 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1936

THE HISTORY OF MIDGET AUTO-RACING IN AMERICA

THE HISTORY OF MIDGET AUTO-RACING IN AMERICA By Jack Peters Since midget auto-racing has become a national 'sport throughout America, many stories have arisen as to its origin. Members Of the racing fraternity of the Atlantic coast claim that they began the sport. Those who follow the peewee game on the Pacific coast will swear to it that their section Of the country introduced midgets to the...

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