A Ridiculous Event
BRUXELLES, April 9th
ONCE again the R.A.C. of Belgium and the newspaper Les Sports organised a Grand Prix on the Heysel circuit just to the north of the city near the Atomium. Last year's race was for F.2 cars and this year it was upgraded to F.1, though with the new Grand Prix Formula starting this year it meant the cars were still 1 1/2-litres, and many of the entry were the...
FACTS ABOUT BROOKLANDS.
By CAPT. A. W. PHILLIPS, M.C. THE idea of the Track was conceived by Mr. Locke King, who, himself an ardent motorist, watched the growth of the automobile industry both in England and abroad, and saw that our manufacturers were handicapped in their struggle to progress by the lack of any real testing ground for new productions. The 20 m.p.h. speed limit, which was strictly...
Playcraft Toys scored something of a scoop by introducing their Corgi miniature of the G.P. Vanwall about the time of Moss' great victory in one of these cars at Aintree. We understand that Moss and Brooks accepted examples of these Vanwall replicas, suitably mounted, and that you can obtain them from any good toy shop for 3s. 3d. each.
Otherwise the outstanding news of the month so far as...
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Record Activity. last few weeks have seen
seen a deal of activity in the record market, and the small class is getting plenty of attention. Following the fine Austin performance, which is described elsewhere in this issue, a side-valve Morris Minor appeared at the track complete with blower, in the hands of Van der Becke, who has performed very well at Shelsley on...
R. = Restricted Event. C. = Closed Event. C.I. = Closed Invitation Event. N. = National Event. I. = International Event.
1st.-Royal Scottish A.C. N. Hill-Climb, Rest-and-be-Thankful.
Midland M.E.C. C. I. Race Meeting, Silverstone.
Ulster A.C. C. Race Meeting, Newtownards.
Wirral 100 M.C. C. Speed Trial, Rhydymwyn.
1st/2nd.--B.A.R.C. C. Eastbourne Rally, Eastbourne.
Matters of moment ... 289
New Books ... 290
Grand Prix Bordeaux ... 291
Continental Notes ... 293
Second B.A.R.C. Members' Meeting at Goodwood ... 294
Vintage Silverstone ... 299
Tested Accessories ... 300
XXIst 1,000 Miglia ... 301
Excellent Racing At Ibsley ... 303
No. 6I3 — Mille Miglia ... 304
Trip To Sebring With The Aston Martin Team ... 306
Gonzalez' Silverstone ... 308
The S.W. Centre of the B.A.R.C. will be staging a series of regularity tests at Goodwood on June 6th, commencing at 2 p.m. There will be four events, utilising the full circuit, and entries will be accepted from any members of the B.A.R.C. in pairs. Each pair of two drivers may either drive the same car or two cars. The first three events will each be four-lap regularity tests at different speeds...
CLOSE OF THE BROOKLANDS SEASON
HANS RUESCH (ALFA-ROMEO) MOUNTAIN CHAMPION MAYS (E.R.A.) VICTORIOUS IN SIAM MOUNTAIN RACE. AN OUTER-CIRCUIT RACE WON BY OLIVER BERTRAM'S BARNATO-HASSAN AT 1281 M.P.H. AN extremely interesting meeting on October 16th finished the 1938 B.A.R.C. season, attended by quite an excellent crowd, as is usual when so many people are " up " (or "down ")
for the Show. For the...
At the request of some of our readers overseas and elsewhere to whom Brooklands is but a name, we are including this article so that they can, we hope, get a better idea of it. Those who already know it should turn to another page—Ed.
The man who is visiting Brooklands for the first time is usually surprised at its size. He has often read in the daily press how the "speed kings" hurtle round the...
HE impossibility of holding road races in England is a fact so long and often bewailed that there seems at first little point in bringing up the subject again. Many have suggested that some private park or estate should be obtained and utilised for this purpose, but such places are not so easily available as people
Therefore, instead of imagining courses which do...