Articles tagged Brooklands Automobile Racing Club

Page 81 of July 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, July 1985

Superior Experience

Superior Experience READING the Deputy Editor's article on Brough Superiors in last month's issue has reminded me of the time when I had a sixcylinder Brough Superior saloon to test for MOTOR SPORT. It was over a December week-end in 1936, the car being lent by Keville Davies & March of Berkeley Street, whom George Brough most have persuaded to become agents. I have cause to remember the...

Page 3 of July 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, July 1924

Editorial Notes

In introducing a new journal, it is usual to commence with a word of apology. We feel that very little apology is called for in respect of the appearance of this publication. We are confident that THE BROOKLANDS GAZETTE Will make its own appeal to many thousands of keen motorists. This journal is not merely "another motoring paper" added to the several which already seek public support. It is...

Page 128 of May 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 128, May 2013

On the road with... Simon Arron

Dirty HurryLydden Hill, February 22: European Rallycross drivers gather for pre-season testing Lydden Circuit presents a Festival of Motor Sport: racing cars, bangers, karts and rallycross." I have the programme still, dated May 31, 1976. It was one of my earliest trips to Lydden — and the venue hasn't greatly changed during the subsequent 37 years. Back then the paddock was packed with Commer...

Page 21 of April 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1949

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 14 of March 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, March 1930

THE FIRST BROOKLANDS MEETING

THE FIRST BROOKLA\DS MEETING 1907 When the sport was very young DECEMBER 6th, 1906 and July 6th, 1907 stand as red-letter days in the annals of English motor racing, for on the first date the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club was granted a spec;a1 permit by the A.C.G.B.I., to hold races at the Weybridge track which was then under construction, and on the latter date the Club held their first...

Page 27 of April 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1978

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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MOUNTAIN RACING AGAIN?

MOUNTAIN RACING AGAIN? General Meeting submitted to the Racing Committee Proposal at Brooklands THE general meeting of the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club, held on January 28th, was of more than usual interest, for though the suggestions put forward were fewer than usual, they were very much to the point. It may be mentioned that the Brooklands A.G.M. differs from most club meetings of the type...

Page 58 of July 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, July 1924

Motor Racing at Brooklands

The Whitsuntide Meeting. Naturally the disaster which befell Captain Toop during the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club's Meeting at Brooklands on Whit Monday, cast a gloom over everybody, not only at the classic racing centre, but amongst the wide circle of the driver's friends. The story of how Captain Toop, on Mr. C. G. Brocklebank's Peugeot, unaccountably swerved over the Byfleet banking when...

Page 24 of March 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1949

Rumblings

"Brooklands" —Volume II The large number of readers who have been enquiring when the second volume of "The Story of Brooklands," W. Boddy's comprehensive history of racing at the famous track, is to be published, will be glad to learn that it will be published during next month. The demand for the first volume, which ran to over 100,000 words and 300 pages and contained 85 rare photographs, has...

Page 39 of February 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, February 1983

Sorting out the TT Vauxhalls

When I wrote up Alistair Templeton's recreating of No. 1 TT Vauxhall last year I remarked that I would have liked to have sorted out which one of the three team cars was which, in the subsequent career of these 1922 racing Vauxhalls, but considered the task too fraught with problems, at all events to obtain a reasonably-accurate result. However, the matter niggled me, until I thought to ask Mr....

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