Articles tagged District Motor Club

Page 27 of August 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, August 1983

50 years of Donington

When on Sunday June 26th more than 30 pre-war racing cars assembled on the grid at Donington circuit in Derbyshire, they were not merely competing for a trophy. They were celebrating the 50th anniversary of racing on the first artificial road circuit in Britain. Between the wars, and despite an enormous increase in motorsporting interest, closed circuit racing had only one home within these...

Page 33 of March 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1950

Club News

We Hear The "500" movement is catching on in Australia, where the Hooper-Special with J.A.P. engine has set up a N.S.W. s.s. ¼-mile record for cars up to 750-c.c., of 16.71 sec. John Crouch has ordered a Cooper 1,000 and Paynter is thinking of building a car of this type. A 1939 3-litre Lagonda engine and an old de Dion engine have come to light at a farm near Carlisle, a reader informs us. We...

Page 24 of May 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, May 1926

The British Motorcycling Racing Club

MONTHLY BULLETIN F Zritt6b Olotor-Ortle %tart:ite Club (.4ffihiated to the BRIT ICF■ 140TORGYOS RACIPIC CLUB Hon Secretary: A. GEO. REYNOLDS. 95, Fillebrook Road, Leytonstone. E.11 Under this will be month to month the doings and features of the World's Premier Racing Club. Headquarters : BROOKLANDS MOTOR COURSE. WEYBRIDGE. President: COLONEL F. LINDSAY LLOYD, C.M.G., C.B.E. Vice-President :...

Page 3 of March 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, March 2005

30-second board

Silverware from Silver Arrows golden era Richard Seaman, Tazio Nuvolari, Bernd Rosemeyer, G F Reading... G F who? This impressive trophy was awarded for winning the Donington Grands Prix in the late 1930s. From 1934-38 it was the most prestigious prize handed out by the Derby & District Motor Club. But it was not a new piece of silverware. Originally called the Challenge Cup, it was first...

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