Articles tagged B.A.R.C.

Page 23 of July 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, July 1943

Bolide in a china shop

In these days of "shortest and most direct route" and, even worse, of "alternative means of transport," a long road journey is a rare treat. However, by good fortune the more usual 7 m.p.g. flying ferry wasn't to be had on a recent occasion, and much less fuel was with difficulty obtained for a spot of motoring. Without any embellishments, 300 miles in a little over 24 hours was a pleasing...

Page 32 of February 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, February 1961

Cars in books

One Of the privileges and pleasures of editing MOTOR SPORT is the constant stream of interesting correspondence received from its readers, which is something I appreciate deeply, even though only a very small proportion of the intelligent and ingenious letters sent to me get published, due to the ever-present exigencies of space. However, I can assure all who write that their letters are read...

Page 11 of March 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1954

Matters Of Moment

Lancia Wins The Monte Carlo Rally Any disappointment that Britons feel that this year's comparatively easy Monte Carlo Rally was won by an Italian car can be tempered by the knowledge that the victorious car is one of the more roadworthy and technically-advanced modern high-performance vehicles and that Louis Chiron, who drove it, is one of France's most popular racing drivers. In hoping that...

Page 17 of May 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, May 1956

Goodwood Members' Meeting

April 14th at Goodwood saw another Members' Meeting take place. The first events were five-lap scratch races, the first part for cars up to 1,250 c.c and the second part for cars over 1,250 c.c. and up to 1,500 c.c. P. J. S. Lumsden in a Climax-engined Lotus won the first round at a speed of 78.26 m.p.h., with K. Greene in a Cooper-Climax in second place. R. F. Bloxam led the others over the...

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B.A.R.C. Admission Charges

It is now possible to give the admission charges to Goodwood and Jersey. At Goodwood on Easter Monday the charges are 3s. 6d., 5s. and 10s. per person, inclusive of tax, depending on which enclosure is preferred. Children under 14 are to be admitted at half-price; so we must dig out our old school-caps. Reserved grandstand seats cost 20s., 25s. or 30s. according to location. Car park fees are 10s...

Page 25 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, July 1950

Racing At Whitsun

THE Whit-Saturday Goodwood Meeting of the B.A.R.C. attracted a relatively small crowd, perhaps on account of memories of the Silverstone congestion of a week earlier, possibly because of the Derby. The atmosphere of pre-war Brooklands was most enjoyable and the Sussex constabulary were ready and willing to exercise skill in coping with traffic congestion, should it have arisen. The main...

Page 17 of February 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1946

Club News

We Hear Lt. Dick Staddon, R.N.V.R., is concentrating all his energies on his Type 37 Bugatti, so he and Lt. Massey Riddle intend to sell the 7th Series Lancia "Lambda" with genuine Italian coupé body that they recently restored. Incidentally, last year their mess boasted Riddle's "105" Talbot 2-seater, two fine 3-litre Bentleys, a 1929 open 2-litre Lagonda, two Talbot "75s," one open, one closed...

Page 32 of May 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1950

Goodwood Easter Meeting

Richmond Trophy Race Run Under Appalling Weather Conditions but Parnell Still the Master. "Bira" Wins Chichester Trophy. Splendid Driving by Poore and Shawe-Taylor. Dryden and Coldham Fight a Great Duel in the 500-c.c. Race.   Paddock Prowlings In the huge new Goodwood Paddock much of interest was to be observed during practice on the Saturday. The Platé Maserati for "Bira" to drive arrived in a...

Page 67 of May 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, May 1961

The Easter Goodwood Meeting

Surtees First in Glover Trophy F.2 Race in Yeoman Credit Cooper, Setting a New F1 Lap Record Moss (Cooper) Wins in Inter-Continental Lavant Cup Race and Sports-Car Race with a U.D.T. Lotus THE weather could hardly have been more miserable on Easter Monday morning, but the men got out their duffle-coats, the girls gay umbrellas, and a crowd of 45,000 set off for Goodwood, over roads rendered...

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Good racing at Oulton Park B.A.R.C. meeting

Lotus Again in the Ascendency, Beating Cooper in F.2 and F.J. Races IN spite of the cold weather and coverage by B.B.C. T.V., a big crowd—official estimate 30,000—watched interesting racing at the B.A.R.C. Meeting at the splendid Oulton Park "road" circuit on April 2nd. Promptly—this was B.A.R.C. organised!—competitors lined up for the Closed-Car Race over 10 laps (27.6 miles). This showed the...

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