Articles tagged Silverstone Circuits Ltd.

Page 46 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 1984

The Other Cars of Brian Lister

"In the fifties," says Brian Lister, "you still had two distinct types of successful racing car designers. There were the designer / artists, such as John Cooper and myself, people with an engineering background who designed intuitively, and the designer / scientists such as Colin Chapman. I happen to have been involved in racing at the right time and when we had to make the decision to quit, in...

Page 91 of March 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, March 2004

Miscellany

The RAC/IMS has ended its joint stewardship of the London-Brighton Veteran Car Run. This popular historic event, dating from 1927, will now be organised by Motion Works on a five-year basis, if the plan is accepted. The chief executive of Motor Works is Roger Etcell, a former sales manager for Silverstone Circuits Ltd. * * * Lord Montagu of Beaulieu is as active as ever in vintage and historic...

Page 14 of September 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, September 1966

The end of Goodwood

The B.R.D.C. and Silverstone Circuits Ltd., while deeply regretting the decision of the Goodwood Road Racing Company to close the Goodwood circuit, would wish to welcome the B.A.R.C. to Silverstone during 1967 and beyond, both as clients and as friendly associates. The two clubs, B.A.R.C. and B.R.D C. have similar objects, and their joint general outlook should do nothing but good for motoring...

Page 30 of April 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, April 1966

News from the circuits

Silverstone The British Racing Drivers' Club have been conscious for a long while that they have been playing a dual role, that of a commercial enterprise to run Silverstone Circuit and a club for racing drivers. They have now formed a new company called Silverstone Circuits Ltd. which will look after the Buckinghamshire circuit and its operations on a commercial basis. This new company is wholly...

Page 32 of February 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, February 1973

Around and about

Ford's programme THE FORD Motor Company's competition plans for 1973 were announced during the Racing Car Show and, as well as the expected programme of International rallying and saloon car racing, Ford also said they would Be catering strongly for the motor club member. Stuart Turner, Ford's Director of Motorsports, commented that "Ford had a fantastic year of success in Europe and beyond in...

Page 24 of January 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1972

Around and about: comment on the racing and club scene

Aintree lives—just The passing of the Aintree circuit near Liverpool from the International calendar seems to have evoked remarkably little comment yet it does not seem so long ago that the British Grand Prix was being contested over that exciting three-mile course which nestled alongside the Grand National horse-racing track. Despite the various proposals regarding the sale of Aintree by Mrs....

Page 63 of August 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, August 1971

Around and about: comment on the racing and club scene

Wind tunnel Little more than ten years ago Peter Jackson was trying to persuade racing car manufacturers to build their car bodies in glass fibre reinforced plastics rather than from the then almost universal aluminium sheet. Since then the British racing car industry has grown enormously, and one of the biggest success stories of all is that of Jackson. Now he controls a labour force of over...

Page 22 of August 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, August 1975

The British Players Grand Prix

A Motoring JamboreeSilverstone, July 19th An evening out at the circus is always pleasant, a full day at the circus is really enjoyable, but three whole days of circus is almost more than anyone can stand. The Royal Automobile Club and the British Racing Drivers' Club combined with Silverstone Circuits Ltd. and put on the greatest spectacular of all time. With practically every motor club in the...

Page 26 of October 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, October 1967

EASON GIBSON RETIRES

EASON GIBSON RETIRES It was with regret that we learned of John Eason Gibson's recent illness, which has caused his resignation as secretary to the British Racing Drivers' Club and ended a 48-year association with the Sport. Neil Eason Gibson is also leaving the Club to take up another appointment in the field of motoring sport, and the new secretary is Anthony Salmon. J. Brown remains as...

Page 94 of May 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, May 1969

Letters from Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. How Long Do Lotus Eland Last? Sir, In reply to Mr. J. Holmes' letter, I would just like to point out that the Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine is quite capable of exceeding 60,000 miles without any undue trouble, but unfortunately other troubles will occur with the car itself in...

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