July 1967

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Ford triumphant The Ford Motor Company has obtained a highly-respected place in the field of competition motoring. The high-speed run from the Cape to Southampton with the Corsair V4 was just a start...
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The West Sussex Gazette reports that retired solicitor B. P. Vincent Elsden, of Sea Lane, Rustington, who became known as the motorist who fixed a camera to his car for the purpose of photographing...
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Ford GT40 wins for a second time at Le Mans - Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at the wheel Le Mans, France, June 10th/11th. Photo: Motorsport Images After the usual problems arising from scrutineering,...
Pre-race tension for the Le Mans 24-hour event started to build up last February when Ferrari had a sweeping victory at Daytona and the Ford team were plagued by gearbox troubles. Ford went charging...
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The Godalming Round Table's Brooklands 60th Anniversary Rally on June 11th can be rated a considerable success. It was nearly a ghastly flop. An excellent assembly of Brooklands cars ranging from...
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The heat brought marshals in shorts, girls in sun-tops and mini-skirts, babies in prams, and one little doggy to this always enjoyable day's sport at the picturesque setting of the Cheshire circuit....
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(May 30th/31st) This year Indianapolis returned to normal, for the U.S.A.C. oval track racers seemed to have learnt how to build and drive the rear-engined "funny cars" introduced by Brabham and...
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1967 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix: Grand Prix Reality Spa, Belgium, June. 18th Bob Anderson in a Brabham BT11-Climax Photo: Motorsport Images Unlike the French, German and English national clubs,...
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[By means of which the Continental Correspondent, while he is motoring abroad, keeps in touch with the Editor.] Dear W. B., Now I have seen everything; when I left the Nurburgring after the 1,000-...
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During last season Team Lotus were without an engine of their own for Grand Prig racing, having relied on Coventry-Climax engines until the end of 1965. When the Coventry firm had to withdraw from...
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Team Lotus return Zandvoort, Holland, June 4th A very full and complete entry was received for the seventeenth Dutch Grand Prix held on the sandy Zandvoort circuit and it was notable for the number...
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– an honourable draw "They flew half the way," the deck steward told an elderly lady passenger on the Union Castle ship "Windsor Castle" at Southampton, looking down on the mud-plastered Ford Corsair...
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Some remarks about the Citroën DS21 Shortly after driving the Peugeot 404 (see page 613) I had a week remembering what the Citroën DS is all about. If the former is a highly desirable and practical...
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Canadian Shell 4,000 Rally The Canadian Shell 4,000 Rally is the World's longest event held under F.I.A. rules at the moment and the longest anyway with the demise of the Round Australia Trial. This...
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A section devoted to od-car matters V.S.C.C. driving tests, Fawley (May 21st) Following a Concours d'Elegance in the rally field of the Montagu Motor Museum, won by Wrapson's 1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith...
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Tatra cacing cars Sir, Two of the three 1,100 c.c. Tatra racing cars, illustrated in the May issue, actually competed in the 1925 Targa Florio in Sicily and finished 1-2 in their class. Designed by...
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High speeds in Belgium Sir, The paragraph under the above caption on page 494 of June Motor Sport suggests some uncertainty as to what speed which of my cars did. I took my ex-works unblown team car...
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A Ferrari demonstration Siracusa, Sicily, May 21st By changing the date of their Grand Prix from early in the season to after the first big Championship race the Ente Autonomo Circuito di Siracusa...
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Looking at the teams which appear regularly at race meetings The point of recognition between the public and the racing teams that entertain them is only at the circuits where brief programme notes (...
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"The 1100 Companion," by Kenneth Ullyett. 184 pp., 8 1/2 in. x 5 1/2 in. (Stanley Paul & Co., 178-202, Great Portland Street, London, W.1. 25s.) It could be said of this book about the B.M.C....
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Sweeping victory for Porsche Nurburgring, Germany, May 28th What the entry list for the annual 1,000-kilometre race on the Nurburgring lacked in quality it made up for in quantity. As it was held...
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N.B. – Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. – ED. What now? Sir, I was interested to read "D. S. J."'s conjecture on the...

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