Articles tagged B.R.D.C.

Page 24 of January 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1951

FILM REVIEW - TO PLEASE A LADY

FILM REVIEW TO PLEASE A LADY M.G.M. Pilot featuring Clark (;able, Barbara Mann:gel; mut Adolphe Menjou. We referred briefly last month to the M.G.M. film " To Please a Lady." We have since attended the first night of this film in (.ornparsy with members of the B.R.D.C., so we can tell you some more things about it. The most important is that on must sec it. The midget racing is all but...

Page 17 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1933

Rumblings

mumbiings c,0 OAUERGES Whitsun at Brooklands. COMING in the middle of the hot spell, the third Brooklands meeting took place for once in weather almost more sunny than was comfortable. Fortunately the followers of motor racing are not expected to conform to the Ascot tradition of wearing top hats and morning coats, however hot the weather, and short-sleeved jumpers and straw and panama hats were...

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Pre-War E.R.A.s Dominate I.O.M. British Empire Trophy Race

Bob Gerard Wins in Masterly Manner at 70.05 m.p.h. Oscar Moore Victorious in his O.B.M. in Manx Cup Contest, after Retirement of Cooper 1,100s The B.R.D.C. races in the Isle of Man on June 15th produced very good sport. In particular, the 12th British Empire Trophy Race, won by Bob Gerard, was a most interesting event. Practice was enlivened by an unhappy episode involving the ever ill-fated E-...

Page 7 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, July 1950

Matters of Moment

FREEDOM! The Editorial in last month's issue was written before petrol was de-rationed but published after this great happening had taken place. Nevertheless, much of it rang true. The private car remains preferable to the railway. And, now that the Government has declared that unrationed petrol has been made available because it requires revenue which the increased tax on that commodity will...

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Club News

WE HEAR R. Wakeling has a 1906 "20/30" Renault with vast closed body. apparently in very fine order, even to the tapestry upholstery. According to the Nottingham Evening Post of May 17th, Donington wiIl not be de-requisitioned until 1952. T. R. Hendee, who recently took delivery of the ex-Barnato Le Mans Speed Six Bentley, was delighted with the efficient manner in which Evan Cook's Packers, Ltd...

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1963 British Grand Prix race report - Clark (Lotus-Climax) uncatchable

  Silverstone, July 20th Amidst a veritable feast of racing and circus stunts, that went on for a long and full day, the BRDC were able to organise the British Grand Prix that ranked as a Grande Epreuve, and they offered some 115,000 spectators more than their money's worth. With two and a half weeks since the last Formula 1 race the Grand Prix teams not only had plenty of time to prepare their...

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The First 1950 B.A.R.C. Goodwood Members' Meeting

Sydney Allard's Allard Beats Gale's Darracq and Jason-Henry's Delahaye to Win Fastest Race at 72.75 m.p.h. Mrs. Binns Wins Her First Race in ex-Dobson Riley at 67.5 m.p.h. Double Win by J. C. C. Mayers (Lester-M.G.) Puts Him in the Lead for "Motor Sport" Brooklands Memorial Trophy. WET weather in the morning gave way to a fine afternoon for the first of this season's B.A.R.C. sports-cars-only...

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Alfas In The Van!

ALFAS IN THE VAN!--Two shots taken in close succession, of the field starting in the G.P. de l'Europe. SECOND HOME was Luigi Fagioli, ex-Mercedes-Benz driver, whose Alfa-Romeo averaged 90.92 m.p.h. and crossed the finishing line 0.4 sec. after Farina's. He is here seen driving very fast into the Hangar straight. THIRD TO FINISH was our own Reg. Parnell, fourth man of the Alfa-Romeo team who...

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MATTERS OF MOMENT

B.R.M. DEBUT Our Grand Prix challenger, the B.R.M., is due to make its debut on August 26th at the Daily Express/B.R.D.C. International Trophy Race at Silverstone---two cars have definitely been entered. Perhaps by the time these words appear in print one will know whether Raymond Mays, Peter Walker, Raymond Sommer or Reg. Parnell is No. 1 B.R.M. driver. These things are wrapped in the mystery of...

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RUMBLINGS

At Montlhery The French Grand Prix has demonstrated two things. One, that sports-car racing can be really exciting, and the other, that the French public think "otherwise, at any rate judging from the attendance, which was less than one third of that in the two previous years. Next year perhaps, being guided by our learned colleagues Messrs. Charles Faroux and Maurice Henry of " L'Auto," the...

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