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Page 50 of September 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, September 1956

Bank Holiday racing at the Crystal Palace

JK Hall (Lotus-Climax) wins August Trophy Race. GA Naylor's 1934 Lagonda Rapier wins two races. The BARC was fortunate on August Bank Holiday, because torrential rain in the morning ceased in time for the afternoon programme of racing which they organised at the Crystal Palace for the LCC. Feature of the:afternoon was the August Trophy Race for 1,100-cc sports cars without superchargers, run in...

Page 48 of November 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 1957

Individual Achievements 1957

A tribute to Ecurie Ecosse and Lotus Engineering by Denis Jenkinson A great deal is heard about personal triumphs, but probably the outstanding achievements by individuals during 1957 were the efforts of David Murray and Colin Chapman at Le Mans. I use the term individual loosely, for both gentlemen are the first to point out that their successes at Le Mans were entirely due to the work of a team...

Page 27 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1954

Fixtures For April

R. — Restricted Event. C. — Closed Event. C.I. — Closed Invitation Event. N. — National Event. I. —International event. 3rd. — Midlands M.E.C. Rally, Midlands. C.I. Armagh & Dist. M.C. & C.C. Trial, Armagh. C. Wirral 100 M.C. Sprint, Rhydrnwyn. C.I. Eastern Counties M.C. Race meeting, Snetterton. C. Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race meeting, Castle Combe. C.I. S. Wales A.C. Hill-climb,...

Page 9 of April 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, April 1943

Cars I have owned

C. W. P. Hampton, well-known member of the Bugatti Owners' Club and Vintage S.C.C., and now a lieutenant in the Guards, continues the story of his 22 cars in 12 years' ownership, and expresses a decided preference for Continental productions. The Editor and proprietor of this paper do not necessarily endorse his views.—Ed. In 1937 I decided to have a crack at winning the Bugatti Owners Club's...

Page 34 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, June 1954

Pictorial Review

"Daily Express" Silverstone B.O.C. Prescott West Hants Ibsley V.S.C.C. Silverstone and A.M.O.C. Snetterton — Top: First Line Frenchman. — Jean Behraa drove splendidly for Gordini at the "Daily Express" International Trophy Meeting, finishing second in the Final Bottom: 1954 Ferrari. — Gonzalez drove in new-found, skilled form at Silverstone to net all the prizes possible for...

Page 22 of June 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, June 1948

I.O.M: Manx Cup and Castletown Trophy races

Nixon's Riley Wins the Manx Cup Race,  K. W. Bear Walks Away with the Castletown Trophy Tuesday morning in the Island was wet, very wet, and one wondered how Gerard and company must have felt when they saw the roads being sanded for the benefit of the horse-drawn trains!  However, by the afternoon the sun was out and the course had dried before the multi-coloured cars in the Manx Cup and...

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


SIDESLIPS by " BALADEUR 7 7 c-W-) S0 much has already been written about Paris-Madrid that it would • seem to be a work of supererogation to write any more.; but a correspondent has recently asked me a question with regard to this race, which is still so famous although it was run as long ago as May 24th, 1903, and the answer to this question involves. points which proved to be of so much...

Page 3 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, January 1950

Matters of Moment

Formula Three In a way it is a great compliment to our 500 Club that the F.I.A. has introduced the International Formula III to cover the racing of cars up to 500 c.c. But it is proof positive that there is no such thing as inexpensive motor-racing. During the war Kenneth Neve and Joseph Lowrey thought about racing cycle-cars propelled by motor-cycle engines not exceeding 500 c.c. and Motor Sport...

Page 18 of January 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, January 1966

Grand Prix News for 1966

Not long ago it looked as though the new Formula for Grand Prix racing was going to get away to a slow start, but the last few weeks have seen a splendid upsurge in activity and preparation for the start of the 1966 season. A lot of gloomy people were going around saying that 1966 Grand Prix racing was going to be a farce, with drivers using tired old bodged up cars made from obsolete parts, such...

Page 49 of September 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, September 1956

Two Speed Hill-Cclimbs

Herts County A & A Club Westbrook Hay (July 210) Good hill-climb venues are few and far between but those that do exist receive considerable support from competitors and public alike. Westbrook Hay is to the Herts County Automobile and Aero Club what Prescott is to the Bugatti Owners' Club, it is situated near Kings Langley and the event this year received National status for the first time,...



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