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Page 30 of July 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, July 1951

The British Jaguar wins at Le Mans

A British victory at Le Mans! Thanks to William Lyons for building the new Type “C” XK 120 Jaguar, to Peter Walker and Peter Whitehead for driving one to a brilliant victory, and to Stirling Moss for taking the lap record in another of these Jaguars in the early stages of the World’s most important sports-car race and thus breaking up the Talbot opposition, this came true in the year’s race. The...

Page 117 of October 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 117, October 1980

Bentleys at Silverstone

THE TRADITIONAL last-Saturday-in-August Bentley Drivers Club meeting at Silverstone had two anniversaries to celebrate this year—the 50th year since the last Bentley win at Le Mans, when two Speed Six Bentleys came home first and second to give the British Company its fifth win in the eight year history of the race and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Morgan Motor Company. The former...

Page 30 of May 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, May 1953

Excellent Entertainment at Ibsley

The W. Hants & Dorset C.C. Race Meeting at lbsley on April 18th lived up to tradition. It was a happily-informal, well-run meeting, with interesting racing for 750 and 1,172 Formula cars, sports cars, vintage cars, 500s and Formule Libre racing cars. Speeds were high over the 2.2-mile circuit, and in spite of a clash with Snetterton an excellent entry of over 125 was obtained. (But what a...

Page 46 of January 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1951

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Page 59 of November 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, November 1977

Rally review

Reflections on Canada and Italy Putting aside for a moment the World Championship duel between Ford and Fiat, there is a more personal feature common to both the Criterium du Quebec and the Sanremo Rally with which we would like to begin this month, and that is the staggering performance put up by the German driver Walter Rohrl. He finished neither event, his Fiat's engine stopping after On oil...

Page 34 of February 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, February 1956

GOING WEST WITHOUT ANXIETY

GOING WEST WITHOUT ANXIETY Fast Motoring to Devon in Winter with a Lan cia Aurelia B20 Gran Turisrno 2,500 JUST before Christmas an unexpected hut welcome telephone call to our offices informed us that is new Lancia Aurelia demonstrator was available for test if we would insure it for a sum of rather more than 1:3,000. To this suggestion we responded with alacrity, deciding there and then to take...

Page 14 of July 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, July 1968

XXVII Belgian Grand Prix

The Fastest Francorchamps, Belgium, June 9th. The "circus" started arriving in Spa, Stavelot, Francorchamps, and Malmedy on Thursday, but with practice from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, many travelled overnight. The enormous Gold Leaf Team Lotus transporter had only one car in it; that was 49/5, the one with which Hill had won at Monte Carlo. Oliver was ready to practise as the Lotus number two...

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Historic Grand Prix Cars

The 1951 Grand Prix season ended on a very high note, with terrific battles between the supercharged 1.6-litre Alfa Romeos and the unsupercharged 4½-litre Ferraris. Alfa Romeo had been monopolising the scene with their Tipo 158 and Tipo 159 and their defeat by Ferrari on three occasions had everyone agog with excitement and anticipation tor the 1952 season. By this time, Maserati had faded from...

Page 46 of July 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, July 1960

Book reviews

"British Civil Aircraft-1919-59, Vol. 2," by Jackson. 595 pp.  8 7/8in. x 5 1/2 in. ( Putnam & Company Ltd. 42, Great Russell street, London, W.C.1. 63s.) When we reviewed olturre One of " 'British Civil Aircraft " we found it decidedly I; ItI -o C.10(1st` wordI hat would express a ?1,1 ott tely the enjoyment We had derived Iroil it and the appreciation c felt for Mr. J.,ekson's painstaking...

Page 29 of October 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, October 1957

XXVIII Gran Premio d'Italia

A TRULY WONDERFUL VANWALL VICTORY Monza September 8th. Realising the impossibility, from a technical angle, of running a race on the combined road and track at Monza, the past lessons having been absorbed, the Automobile Club of Italy decided to hold this year's Grand Prix of Italy on the road circuit only. The last time this was done was in 1954, before the banked track was built, and then the...

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