Articles tagged Confederation of Australian Motor Sport

Page 143 of August 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 143, August 2014

From the archives with... Doug Nye

Phoenix in waiting A distinctive 1960s racer is coming under the hammer, but will need lashings of TLC I will declare an interest. I offer consultancy advice (often justifiably ignored) to auctioneer Bonhams, whose Goodwood Festival of Speed sale includes some real rarities. Among these are the (hopefully) still restorable remains of a uniquely significant ex-Jim Clark sports-racing car – the...

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Book reviews

"Rallying With B.P." Edited by Peter Roberts. 128 pp. 9-3/4 in. x 7 in. (Stanley Paul & Co., 178-202, (Gt. Portland Street, London, W.1. 12s. 6d.) This is a beautifully produced book the purpose of which is to explain what modern rallies are all about and how the B.P. organisation goes about supplying petrol and oil to the competitors. It covers every sort of rally from a treasure hunt to the...

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Almost famous

You can be a champion in Formula 3 and a top runner in F2, but that doesn’t ensure success in Formula 1… By Rob Widdows Tim Schenken is an ancient pilot – and proud of it. A big wheel in Australian motor sport, the former racer, constructor and team owner is one of a group of old boys determined to preserve and nurture the health of the Anciens Pilotes, a club that accepts only Grand Prix drivers...

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The B.M.C. ban in Australia

According to the Melbourne Herald, the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, which is the controlling body, imposed a ban on all cars of B.M.C. manufacture from taking part in Australian competitions for three months. The ban included B.M.C. cars entered by private owners, and affected about a third of the entries at the recent race meeting at Warwick Farm and, if not lifted, would have...

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Lunch with Tim Schenken

This affable Aussie made it in F1 and sports cars, and ran his own team, before helping to shape motor sport back home By Simon Taylor What do racers do when they stop racing? All that competitive edge has to go somewhere. Many attack the world of business with the same will to win that they displayed in the cockpit. Others find ways to stay close to the sport, running a team, or even building...

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