Articles tagged British Racing Drivers Club

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1969, '71 & '73 Jackie Stewart

My first memory of seeing Jackie Stewart is at the Oulton Park Gold Cup meeting in 1964: a small trim man, talking to a pretty girl – Helen, his wife – with a scarf tied around her head. They were standing by their car, a green Mini. That day Stewart, driving Ken Tyrrell’s Cooper-BMC, won the Formula 3 race beating Chris Irwin’s Merlyn. There was at first an innocence about him – a small-town boy...

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Modern times

Simon Taylor As far as victory was concerned, the German Grand Prix was finished at the first corner. It was always going to be won by one of three Michelin-shod cars: but two of them, Ralf Schumacher's Williams and Kimi Raikkonen's McLaren, were eliminated at the start. This left Juan Pablo Montoya with a straightforward job to do, and he did it to perfection. Helped by the new scoring system,...

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Moss Awarded BRDC Medal

To a standing ovation, Stirling Moss received the Gold Medal of the British Racing Drivers Club at its annual dinner at Grosvenor House, London, in November. Awarded for a lifetime contribution to motorsport, the medal recognises not only Moss's unparalleled competition success but also his continuing position as an ambassador for the sport. There have only been three previous recipients of the...

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EMPIRE TROPHY AFTERTHOUGHTS.

EMPIRE TROPHY AFTERTHOUGHTS. TO plan an entirely new circuit at Brooklands and then run a handicap race for cars from 750 c.c. to 3,000 c.c. was a task which must have given Harry Edwards, of the British Racing Drivers Club, many sleepless nights. But everyone who was present at Weybridge on Saturday, June 23rd, must surely agree with us when we vote the British Empire Trophy a really successful...

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Cars I Have Owned And Raced

This article, by R. King-Clark, was the opening chapter in his as yet unpublished book about his extensive flying in his aero-planes, a Miles Gypsy Ill Hawk G-ACT D and a Miles IIA Whitney Straight G-AERS, and his military career but it is so interesting I decided MOTOR SPORT should publish it. Lt Col King-Clark's young brother "Cuffy" was also an enthusiast, running an Ulster A7, a 1928 20/25 hp...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – So, the British Grand Prix is saved. Or is it? – Lewis at Silverstone – a moment to savour – It’s time for Kimi to step up his game again He wasn’t to know it, but DC’s timing wasn’t the best. For some time the word had been that Sebastian Vettel would be partnering Mark Webber in the 2009 Red Bull team, as formally confirmed at Hockenheim, and Coulthard, at 37, had decided that the...

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The International Trophy

Silverstone, March 19th This year saw the running of the thirtieth International Trophy race at Silverstone, the first one in the present series being held in 1949, which Alberto Ascari won with the then new and exciting short-wheelbase Ferrari with supercharged V12 engine of 1 1/2-litres. However, the International Trophy as a major British race started long before that, in 1933 to be exact,...

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Antiques race show

The BRDC strives to safeguard not only British motorsport's future, but also its past. So at Silverstone the Club stores an extensive archive. Tim Scott paid a visit in search of hidden gems To call it thorough does not do it justice. The British Racing Drivers Club archive is beyond that – it's a painstakingly meticulous record of just about every event that the club has staged since its...

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RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS August 26th ranks as an exceedingly important date in British. motor-racing and every enthusiast in the country will do August 26th his and her best to be at Silverstone on that day. Backed to the hilt by the motor minded Daily Express, the British Racing minded Daily Express, the British Racing Drivers Club will put on a first-class rave meeting. The big event is, of course, the Daily...

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Matters of moment

Important technical developments Three notable technical advances have been announced recently. The first is associated with the dispersal of power. American automobiles are accepted as offering effortless high performance by reason of large engines (which Autocar admits are sometimes quieter in cast iron vee-eight form than even our light-alloy Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III engine, and mated to...

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