Articles tagged Studebaker

Page 116 of August 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 116, August 2014

Lunch with... David Brodie

For much of his 50 years in British racing he was a serial winner, and he rubbed shoulders with the Formula 1 crowd as wellWriter Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell As we know, Formula 1 has pretty much taken over the motor sporting world. It gets almost all of the media coverage, almost all of the money and virtually all of the glory. A whole new generation of people who think of...

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Clash of the Titans

When Indy 500 entrant Andy Granatelli teamed up with Colin Chapman, sparks were inevitable Andy Granatelli’s death on December 29 closed a remarkable chapter in motor racing history. The 90-year-old’s exploits and impact upon American track racing as would-be driver turned promoter, constructor, entrant and all-round entrepreneur had tremendous resonance upon the British audience during the 1960s...

Page 12 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1950

STAND NUMBERS AT EARLS COURT

STAND NUMBERS AT EARLS COURT 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 Healey Delage Bristol Kaiser-Frazer Lincoln Simca Oldsmobile Morgan A.G. 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 Humber Hudson Chevrolet Aston-Martin Lagonda Vauxhall Jewett Sunbeam Talbot 136 Allard 164 Ford 137 Dodge 165 Bentley 138 FIAT 166 Morris 139 140 Studebaker Lanchester 167 Alvis 141 Austin 168 Riley 142 Chrysler 169 Rolls-Royce...

Page 37 of November 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, November 1949

Book Reviews

"The Indianapolis Records" by Alan Hess (Stuart and Richards, 112 pp., 10s. 6d.). Alan Hess, in this beautifully-produced book, has placed on record the full and intimate story of the successful record-attack at Indianapolis last April by the Austin A90 "Atlantic." As he is Public Relations Officer to the Austin Motor Company, Ltd., it must be assumed that he wrote this book to further Austin...

Page 22 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, December 1936

Club news

etta• /lewd BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB The Welsh trial attracted nineteen The Welsh trial attracted nineteen starters in spite of the start being so far from town. Pen-y-Bryn is a tricky hill with three-quarters of a mile of slippery surface, which eaussd four failures. Treveriog was not troublesome and the whole entry sailed up, and Glynceiriog stopped only one car, though it had some nasty bends. The...

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"Shropshire Star" VCC Rally

Cold, wet weather marked this two-day event for pre-1914 cars. After making their own way to Bridgnorth for the distance contest, competitors had a two-day rally route, mainly over easy roads that took them round the Wrekin in Shropshire. At the start we noted that Pittaway's 1903 Phoenix Trimo had front brakes, and pedals for light human assistance up the hills. The oldest car was Wilkins' 1901...

Page 13 of February 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, February 1951

CARS I HAVE OWNED

CARS I HAVE OWNED Tall, dark, sartorially-correct George Abecassis, partner with John Heath in the successful H.W.M. Formula II venture, contributes this article in the new series, in which racing drivers and other celebrities discuss the cars used for their everyday motoring. Abecassis has done plenty of motor racing, in Austin, Alta, Maserati, Bugatti, Cooper and other cars, but, at our request...

Page 48 of February 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, February 1966

The First Windscreen Washers ?

Sir, Amongst the list of Claimed American "firsts" reported in Motor Sport for December, I was interested to note the claim that Studebaker were first with windscreen washers, offered as an option in 1937. I owned a 1935 Triumph Gloria for a long time, on which I found this feature included when I bought it in 1947. It used a manually operated diaphragm type pump mounted on the steering column,...

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Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Oulton Park Race Meeting (June 21st) This popular event was as well supported as usual, with 151 entries, and was run off in sunshine and showers on a rather cold June afternoon. Undoubtedly the afternoon was improved by the legendary Mme. Elisabeth Junek all the way from Czechoslovakia, who although she had not driven a Bugatti since about 1930, a...

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VETERAN EDWARDIAN VINTAGE

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters IT IS A LWAYS NICE to see a 30/98 Vauxhall competing. Here is the car which B. Gray of the Cambridge University A.C. drove in the Speed Trials at Snetterton last month. V.C.C. 1960 FIXTURES THE Veteran Car Club of Great Britain announces that its first fixture will be the Headquarters Opening Event on April 23rd/ 24th. This consists of a rally to Cheltenham on...

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