August 1991

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Signitis Signs are everywhere now — beside and on the roads, on hoardings, in shops and in garages. It seems a long time since motorists challenged them as disfiguring the environment and The Autocar...
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Louis Vuitton Concours The Hurlingham Club was the venue for the 2nd Louis Vuitton Concours d'Elegance in which 46 cars participated. Seven class winners were selected with the "Best of Show" being...
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A Little History Dear Reader, In 1989 Maurice Hamilton wrote a readable and straightforward history of the British Grand Prix, going back to the first race to carry that title. It was a race held on...
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Entertaining Nevers-Magny-Cours, July 7th. The French Grand Prix was near to sinking into oblivion in the dust and heat of the arid Paul Ricard circuit near the Mediterranean coast, with a bland...
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Changing Times If we did not live in a world of change we would be in real trouble, because you cannot stand still; if you don't go forwards there is only one alternative and that is to go backwards...
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Bastille Day Celebrations Silverstone July 14. In my report of the 1991 Monaco Grand Prix (Motor Sport June 1991) after the combination of McLaren/Honda/Senna had won their fourth race on the trot I...
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Months of uncertainty about the future of the Sportscar World Championship have been cleared up by a very positive meeting of FISA's World Council in the days that followed the 24-Hours of Le Mans....
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Goodyear Eagles Fly with the Eagles Welcome to the final round of the Motor Sport - Goodyear competition in which the prize is a fabulous weekend for two at the Belgian Grand Prix on the weekend of...
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The writing was on the wall. Thousands of British enthusiasts made the ritual visit to the famous Restaurant des Hunaudieres, to find that this bastion of French cuisine, right alongside the fastest...
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Sainz' Kiwi Adventure The New Zealand Rally has, for a number of years, experienced a love-hate relationship with FISA. It has been in and out of the World Championship several times, and even this...
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Worthy of the Niche ? Photographed against a background redolent of fashionable Tuscany, alongside its Supra and Celica stablemates, the 1991 Toyota MR2 is promoted under the colour supplement...
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Exhilarating! I confess to being mystified by TVR products, falling totally out of touch when our Mr Gordon "GC" Cruickshank relinquished his V8 and I was no longer subject to his enthusiastic...
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Historic Racing Round-up One of the appeals of historic racing, particularly in Britain, is that it covers the whole history of racing. The British enthusiast can enjoy events for cars built before...
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Heatwave Shelsley The thunderstorm moved away and VSCC weather prevailed for its Shelsley Walsh hillclimb and at Mallory Park the next day. On the way to the historic MAC hill in the twin-cam Ford...
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The Brooklands Society held its 24th Annual Reunion at Brooklands on June 30th, the theme being the 1931 racing season. The enormous numbers of spectators' cars soon outflowed the sizeable car parks...
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At The Crossroads "You can count me out for next year!" "Never again, that was far too hard!" "The organisers should be shot!" These were just some of the reactions heard on the closing stages of the...
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VSCC at Mallory Park The VSCC had a successful race meeting at Mallory Park on July 7th, the tight little 1.35 mile circuit where spectators can see the racing almost the entire way round with the...
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One of the pleasant things about running Motor Sport is the communication one receives from readers and clubs, which even if space does not permit comments and quotes, keeps us in touch with that...
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Motor auction sales began soon after the cars themselves had become desirable purchases but the beginning of the present spate and intensity can be attributed to Lord Montagu staging the first...
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Williams — The business of Grand Prix racing by Alan Henry. 232 pp. 9-1/2in x 6in. Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7JJ. £15.99. Among the many books which have appeared in...
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Opinions expressed are those of correspondents and not necessarily those of Motor Sport *** Connaught B Series Sir, May I make one or two comments on that most interesting article (The First to...

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