Articles tagged Freemasonry

Page 16 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, November 2008

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections– Rising star Vettel shows shades of Prost– Spa penalty protest brings no surprises– The legacy left by American champ Phil Hill– Bernie’s tribute to his friend Stuart Lewis-Evans Leaving aside Monaco, where his profile was ultra-low during a brief visit to the paddock, Max Mosley chose Monza, the last European Grand Prix of the season, for a first ‘public appearance’ since his unusual...

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Nigel Roebuck

Spectacle trumps soundWizards of OzAndretti's concorde offer Back in the day it was my invariable habit, for final qualifying at Monte Carlo, to position myself immediately behind the guardrail somewhere close to the left-right entry to the swimming pool area. Then defined by solid masonry rather than white lines, it was a place that rewarded the bravest, as well as the most deft, and in 1985 I...

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Mercedes-Benz versus Auto-Union

SOME OF THE MOST INTENSIVE RACING EVER AS A PRELUDE TO WAR  [Continued from the October 1940 issue. The 1936 Season] EVEN before the New Year, news of German plans for 1936 had reached this country. Auto-Union had overcome oiling troubles, it was said, by fitting simple scraper rings, and, much more intriguing, the engine size had leapt up yet again front 5½ to 6 litres. The team was early...

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"Ayrton Senna was the most complex character I ever encountered in the sport."

Our editor-in-chief recalls Ayrton Senna as a talent feted for F1 greatness - but also as a driver with a dark side By Nigel Roebuck For a few days after seeing Senna, I couldn't get the man out of my mind, and perhaps not surprisingly so. I had, after all, been present at all but a handful of his 161 Grands Prix, and inevitably the movie brought that time alive again, releasing a deluge of...

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SMOKER'S COUGH Drivers who have been fined or lost their licences for comparatively trivial offences will be enthralled to learn that, according to the Daily Mail, when a 40-year-old building contractor was charged with dangerous driving in Stockport alter his car had mounted a footpath on the wrong side of the road, injuring a pedestrian, bent a No-Waiting sign, wrecked a shop window, smashed...

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Club News

We Hear J. Lindsay Hatchett has an overhauled 1922 G.N. chassis, with twin Amal track-racing carburetters and two-plug alloy-bronze heads, for disposal for £50, including another engine and miscellaneous spares. V. Jones is constructing a "special" with 7 ft. 1 in. wheelbase chassis outrigged and underslung at the rear, with pre-selector gearbox from an N-type M.G. Magnette and a 1934 Riley "...

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SIDESLIPS by "BALADEUR" Q-W-3 THE tumult and the recent shouting on the subject having fortunately died away somewhat, I conceive that it is now my turn to weigh in on the perilous subject of international racing colours. And first of all, let me make it quite clear that it is not my intention to try to persuade anyone to paint their B.R.M. Bugatti blue instead of Sunbeam green (which,...

Page 6 of December 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, December 1931


THE INTER VARSITY TRIAL Oxford and Cambridge hold their A Milled A//air. N Saturday, November 14th, occurred the annual mud lark between the C.U.A.C. and the O.U.C.C. The weather was good, and although the organisation was more than a little hazy, the route was well and plainly marked, and a good time was had by all, or nearly all. After a certain amount of preliminary confusion, caused partly by...

Page 27 of May 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1936


MONACO GRAND PRIX RUN OFF IN POURING RAIN A WIN FOR CARACCIOLA (MERCEDES-BENZ) AT 5I.68 M.P.H. A FIVE-FOLD ACCIDENT AT THE" CHICANE" Easter Monday on the Riviera dawned hopelessly, with the rain falling steadily from a leaden sky in Marked contrast to the summery weather that had been enjoyed during the past few days, including that for the Prince Rainier Cup on the Saturday. Nevertheless,...

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Les 24 Heures du Mans, 1953

Magnificent Victory by Jaguar – All Records Broken Le Mans (Sarthe), June 14th. The Le Mans 24-hour race carries with it more tradition and history than any other event in the minds of most people and the occasion of the XXIst Grand Prix d’Endurance, on June 13th/14th, not only continued this position, but celebrated the 21st birthday by being the first occasion when over 100 m.p.h. has been...


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