Articles tagged Southport Corporation

Page 67 of February 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, February 2002

Sand Blasts

Pre-WWII British Motorsport was forced to the fringes of the country to find venues. Bill Boddy takes us on a trip to the seaside More motor racing on sand courses has occurred than may be generally realised. The inaugural use of such a venue appears to have been in 1904 by the Irish AC on The Velvet Strand', near Dublin, where MacDonald's big Napier beat the Hon. Charles Rolls, on his 100hp Mors...

Page 20 of October 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, October 1947

Reports of Recent Events

Comminges G.P. Louis Chiron won the Comminges Grand Prix by .5 sec. from Yves Giraud-Cabantous. Chiron drove a 4 1/2-litre "Lago Sports" single-seater Talbot, Cabantous a 4-litre Talbot. So far as Chiron was concerned, the race, over 205 miles of the St. Gaudens circuit, occupied 2 hrs. 35 min. 37.4 sec., an average of 78.74 m.p.h. in spite of heavy rain. Chaboud's 4-litre Talbot was third and...

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