Articles tagged Veritas

Page 120 of February 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 120, February 2008

Racing Sports Cars

Memories of the Fifties Art Evans Art Evans’ latest overview of US sports car racing is extremely thorough and covers 74 models, with drivers describing their personal experiences with the car in question. Each chapter also includes a short biography of a driver associated with that particular car; the likes of Enzo Ferrari, Ferry Porsche and John Cooper are all covered. Some of the photos on the...

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The Nurburgring 1,000 Kilometres Race

The Nurburgring 1,000 Kilometres Race ADENAU, August 30th. TO bring themselves in line with Italy and France in holding classic sports-car events the Germans organised a race over 44 laps of the 22-kilometre Nurburgring, the intention being to provide a gruelling race that would stand alongside the Mille Miglia and Le Mans. To anyone familiar with the Nurburgring there was no doubt at all that 1,...

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Motor Sport Pictorial Report

Goodwood Brighton Prescott Farnborough Real Racing. — Reg. Parnell's Maserati (1) and Peter Walker's type E.R.A. (16) during their immense duel in the Woodcote Cap at Goodwood. Walker drove the E-type magnificently, losing to the Italian car by a mere 1.4 seconds, and both drivers had the crowd on its toes. Memorable Birthday. — Stirling Moss, on his 20th birthday, winning the...

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1952 German Grand Prix race report: Ascari sails to victory

Alberto Ascari takes third successive win for Ferrari One interesting point about the Nurburgring is its excellent concrete Paddock, with lock-up garages around the sides and the majority of teams take advantage of this, consequently there is always much of mechanical interest to be seen during the practice periods. Photo: Motorsport Images Of the three works Ferraris, Ascari and Taruffi were...

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The famous ex-Joyce/Aked racing AC, so well known in the 1920s, was due to appear at the AC works near the Track in December, as its owner, R Smith, after much toil, has got it running again, and it keeps his HE company. The previous owner was Robbie Hewitt, who found it long after Aked had ceased to use it for sand racing, and it put up historic speeds when driven by J A Joyce. The VSCC of...

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Reports of Recent Events

Pescara Sports Car Race This was won at 75.2 m.p.h. by Roll's 2 1/2-litre Alfa-Romeo in spite of heavy rain. He beat Vallone's Ferrari and Louveau's Delage. Fagioli's O.S.C.A. won the 1,100-c.c. class. V.S.C.C. Members Day at Prescott p>On August 27th, the Vintage S.C.C. held its annual speed hill-climb at Prescott. F.t.d. was made by Stubberfield's Type 35 1927 Bugatti, now a single-seater,...

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The VSCC of America has added selected cars made before 1960 as eligible for its events, plus some later ones if specially approved, as well as pre-war cars. The list includes post-war HRG, Jowett Jupiter, SU-carburettored Morgans, Peerless GT, Swallow Doretti, Veritas and some TVR, Turner and Tojeiros. My hope is that the VSCC will never copy... The Morris register is fortunate to have...

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1952 Belgian Grand Prix race report: Ferraris dominate at Spa

Alberto Ascari and Nino Farina put on Grand Prix masterclass, Gordini's Robert Manzon only other car on same lap The pleasant town of Spa filled with visitors eager to see the Formula II European GP run over the full 300 miles on the fast 8.77 mile Francorchamps circuit on June 22nd. English enthusiasts were encountered at every turn and GB plaques were numerous. Photo: Motorsport Images...

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Some French Sports-Car Racing

Agen, September 27th. Quite often at French meetings short races are held before the main event, for national drivers in production cars or modified production cars, and form the first step to better things, just as the club meetings at Silverstone do, the only difference being that the French novice can start his racing on a proper road circuit instead of the wide open spaces of an aerodrome....

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SPORTS CAR RACING IN AMERICA An Attempt to Analyse the Position, with a Digression Concerning Sports-Car Racing in E urope AMERICA is taking an increasing interest in sports-car racing. Up to now, however, she has not staged any long-distance classic events and, were it not for the dollar sales which result from the successful participation of British cars in her events, they would be of no more...



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