Articles tagged Contest Board

Page 44 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, March 1931

ITEMS OF INTEREST

ITEMS OF INTER1-4,ST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Diesel Car at Daytona. a private cable to Messrs. C. C. Wakefield & Co. Ltd., Mr. C. L. Cummins, the well-known American engineers announces that in the course of a trial officially observed by the Contest Board of the American Automobile Association his Diesel-engined car established a record for this type of vehicle of 100.75 m.p.h. This remarkable...

Page 9 of March 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, March 1940

Indianapolis news

A PIONEER of the swaddling days of automobile racing has come back to the scene of his early sporting activities as an official of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. T. E. "Pop" Myers, executive vice-president and general manager of the famous 500 mile auto race, announced the appointment of Charles Merz, well-known Indianapolis engineer and former race driver, as assistant to the general manager....

Page 31 of January 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, January 1981

Matters of Moment

A Happy New Year? If 1981 is as enjoyable as last year, we mustn't grumble too vehemently! But with the increase in Atomic weapons, the Russian steam-roller raising pressure, and in our world the current unrest in F1 circles and the threatened changes in Car Taxation, implying a wealth-tax on vehicle ownership, one wonders. . . . On the F1 front we note that one weekly motor paper sees the fuss...

Page 31 of April 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, April 1935

Continental Notes and News

ntinental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS. Definitely an Inducement., MOTOR racing as a whole is surprisingly (ree from nationalistic spirit. Not even the Nazis are badly affected by. it, for we find Italians in both of their State-aided racing teams. Mussolini is most prone to demonstrations of patriotic fervour, and the classic telegrams ordering his men to win are renowned. His latest move...

Page 35 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH. Ernie Triplett Injured. ERNIE TRI PLET TT the brilliant Los Angeles racing star, won the Pacific Southwest Divisional A.A.A. Championship for both 1931 and 1932. This year Triplett held a magnificent lead for this honour over all contenders until the night of July 26th when he was the victim of a terrible crack-up on the...

Page 42 of March 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, March 1935

THE RACING CAR OF THE FUTURE

THE RACING CAR OF THE FUTURE A SUMMARY OF THE SUGGESTED MODIFICATIONS TO THE FORMULA FOR GRAND PRIX RACING CARS. T'HE time draws near when the A.I.A.C.R. will have to decide the formula for Grand Prix racing cars during the years 1937, 1938 and 1939. All over Europe, and in America too, keen discussion is being carried on as to the lines on which the new formula should be based. Manufacturers,...

Page 31 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, May 1951

Club News WE HEAR

Club News WE HEAR R. J. Hewitt would like to hear who has his old Frazer-Nash, which he rebuilt, installing a Rover Ten engine. Its Reg. No. is BOIT 7; Mr. Ifewitt'S address is 5, St. Leonard's Court, East Sheen, S.W.14. Tony Townshend has, besides two 8-litre Red Label Bentleya, a 1919 Horstmann two-seater and a 1913 20-h.p. Sizaire-Benvick tourer, the latter built specially for Capt. Alex...

Page 19 of January 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, January 1947

Club News

We Hear Competition Cars, Ltd., have in their possession a what sounds like the old "flat-iron" Thomas-Special which at one time took diesel records. It now has the straight-eight engine reinstalled and, while the heavy steel body and frame will be kept for sentimental reasons, the new owners intend to fit a streamlined body of light alloy and to carry out certain other "mods." The Thomas will...

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