Articles tagged Owen Racing Organisation

Page 11 of March 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1954

Matters Of Moment

Lancia Wins The Monte Carlo Rally Any disappointment that Britons feel that this year's comparatively easy Monte Carlo Rally was won by an Italian car can be tempered by the knowledge that the victorious car is one of the more roadworthy and technically-advanced modern high-performance vehicles and that Louis Chiron, who drove it, is one of France's most popular racing drivers. In hoping that...

Page 27 of May 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1975

Society for the protection of the motor industry

Society for the protection of the motor industry IN 1902 Frederick R. Simms, inventor of the joystick and founder of the RAC, was behind the formation of an organisation designed to represent the interests of car producers and vendors. That organisation was the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a title first registered on July 16, 1902, with'headquarters at Norfolk House in London's...

Page 29 of September 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1964

26th German Grand Prix

Surtees (Ferrari) Wins Again ADENAU, August 2nd. The German Grand Prix took place on the 22.81 kilometre Nurburgring, in the Eifel mountains and there were four separate practice sessions, two on Friday and two on Saturday, with sufficient time in between each day for fairly major jobs to be undertaken. With the exception of the British Racing Partnership team all the regular Grand Prix teams and...

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Australian Racing

After the visiting drivers and teams had journeyed from New Zealand to Australia, leaving the locals to enjoy some National racing, the Tasman series got under way again with a 100-mile race on the two-mile track at Surfers Paradise near Brisbane on February 11th. The organisers had a very ''head-in-the-sand" outlook and objected to the Team Lotus cars looking like cigarette packets, which was...

Page 20 of July 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 1962

XX Grand Prix of Monaco

A race of decimation Monte Carlo, June 3rd. Due to a shuffling of the calendar this year the Monaco G.P. was not the first Grande Epreuve, the Dutch G.P. already having been held, so that everyone arrived in the Principality ready to do battle, this year's form having been indicated at Zandvoort, where B.R.M. ran away with the race. Once again the entry of 16 cars for the Monaco race was decided...

Page 44 of October 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 1961

XXXII ITALIAN GRAND PRIX

XXXII ITALIAN GRAND PRIX An Unhappy Ferrari Win MoNzA, September loth. Iris becoming traditional for the Italian Grand Prix to be considered an " end-of-season-blind," where everyone has a go to win or burst in the attempt, for usually by September the usually . various Grand Prix teams have reached their peak of seasonal development and new models are on the way, and often these are tried out in...

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XXV Monaco Grand Prix

A well deserved victory Monte Carlo, May 7th. It is now just one whole year since the present Grand Prix Formula really got under way, for this time last year the Monaco Grand Prix saw the first big outing of the 3-litre Formula One cars and while 1966 saw some ups and downs 1967 is showing terrific progress. Although this year's Monaco G.P. was the first Championship event in Europe it was not...

Page 67 of May 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, May 1960

JAN A. DICKSON

Sir, Sergeant M. .J. Moon. in his letter " A Car Breaker ?," is repeating the query whir+ has been asked for quite while now when he asks. "Is Moss a good driver with at super jinx. or just a very fast one ?" He just needs to take a look at the results of last year's races and read the reports on these events for I he answer. Moss was undoubtedly at his best in the Nurburgring 1,000 km....

Page 39 of April 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, April 1975

Reflections in the Transvaal

It hardly seems possible that it was five years ago that I last visited South Africa, for the Grand Prix at the Kyalami Circuit, but it was indeed in 1970, so it was rather interesting to view the five-year span in Grand Prix racing, especially as regards who and what has changed. There were 23 starters in the 1970 race of whom a mere five were in the 1975 race, these being Ickx, Andretti,...

Page 43 of August 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, August 1964

The Private Teams

The names of Team Lotus, Cooper Cars, Owen Racing Organisation, etc. are household words, for they are constantly in the full glare of publicity. But what of the smaller teams and private owners, without whom there would be very little racing at all? In an effort to rectify the disproportionately small amount of publicity received by the small teams we have asked them a few questions about their...

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