Articles tagged South Bank

Page 22 of February 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, February 1984

Club news

Aston Martin OC The AMOC Annual Film Show will take place at Vickers House, Millbank Tower, London SW1 on Wednesday February 15th at 7.15 pm. The films to be shown are not purely Aston-orientated but should be of interest, say the club, to all motorsport enthusiasts. Drinks are available before hand and during the interval, and an SAE to John Bertola, 30 The Ridgeway, Westcliffe on Sea, Essex SSO...

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Race of Champions

An enjoyable event Brands Hatch, April 10th  It would have been difficult to find a weekend more unsuitable for staging a non-championship Formula One race than April 9th/10th, for in the International calendar were the 1,000 kilometre race at Monza for Group C cars, the European Touring Car Championship round at Vallelunga, the Formula 2 round at Hockenheimring, a big meeting at Donington Park,...

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Historic scene with... Gordon Cruickshank

Stars of the silver screen More than a decade after their 1955 Mille Miglia win, Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson became subjects of a BBC play... Thank heavens for enthusiasts, especially the ones who have the patience to upload endless information to the internet. Once you’ve learned which sites to trust they can be a valuable source of detail. It was an e-mail from one of these compilers that...

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Tyred and emotive

Sir, Your pictorial feature of Mike Hayward's Sights of the Sixties evoked strong memories of the most exciting period in British saloon car racing. I could almost smell the molten Dunlops from the battling works Mini Coopers at South Bank — but surely the driver captions were reversed. John Rhodes was the big extrovert, his attempts to reduce the understeer in his Mini often clouding it in tyre...

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Our boys on the black stuff

Rarely have British Grand Prix drivers boasted more talent than today’s crop. We wanted to know what they thought of their home GP and sent Adam Cooper to ask the questions David Coulthard What's your first memory of the British Grand Prix as a spectator? I was driving in the Opel-Lotus support race in 1990. I can remember being down at the inside of Stowe on my little scooter, watching the cars...

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Racing Formulae - Sports 2000

Is this the future of sports-car racing? Just over a year ago, in April 1977 to be precise, the first round of a new British formula was staged at Brands Hatch. Called Sports 2000 and sponsored by SodaStream the soft drinks concern, it made a better spectacle than many had predicted. A lot of people involved in motor racing had dismissed the arrival of the new sports car formula as fated front...

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The road trip starts here

This magazine has never been content to offer the bare minimum. Motor racing is, and will always be, our raison d’etre, but for the ‘magazine that gave its name to the sport’ it has never been the results that matter, but how they’re achieved. Denis Jenkinson and Bill Boddy always looked beyond the race track for their stories, in a constant bid to keep abreast of progress. Thus we do today, as...

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Out of the Past

I mentioned recently some venerable ladies who have been driving for longer than most of us. One such lady is Lady Olwen Carey Evans of Criccieth, a daughter of David Lloyd George, who began in 1916. Being curious as to the sequence of cars Used, I wrote to her and she has kindly replied, saying that long before 1916 she was allowed to try her hands on what was a high two-seater controlled by a "...

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Formula Two review

After an absence of exactly four years, Formula Two cars reappeared at Brands Hatch on August Bank Holiday Monday when a fully representative European field arrived at the Kent circuit for a non-championship race. Motor Circuit Developments' director John Webb, who for so long has been a staunch supporter of Formula 5000 and relentlessly promoted it for the past three seasons (despite the fact...

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My first race -- Ray Mallock

Formula Ford, SiIverstone, 1969  Racing was all I'd wanted to do since I was 10. I remember my father Arthur getting the traditional South Bank ovation after an 1172 Formula race at Brands Hatch. That was it; I had to be a racing driver. Dad agreed to go halves on one of his Mallock Mk9 Formula Fords. The cost was £469 all in, and the deal was that we would share the car. I was testing on the...

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