The "Motor Sport" Club Trophy, 1954
The regulations governing this contest, won last season by Peter Gammon, remain the same as in 1953. The contest is between sports cars at certain club Silverstone race meetings, those drivers being placed in certain stipulated races being eligible to compete in a Motor Sport handicap at the conclusion of each meeting. The first six finishers in this Motor...
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A Promising Hill-Climb Venue
IT seems that next season the shortage of speed hillclimb venues may be augmented by the advent of Prescott, which estate is now the property of the Bugatti Owners' Club. It will be recalled that about two years ago the Club planned to make Dancer's End a first-class hill-climb venue, and obtained approval from the landowner, Alan P....
My view from the pit wall
by Peter Warr
There is nothing that could be described as ‘run of the mill’ about this autobiography. For one thing, it is published posthumously, its writer leaving it unfinished upon his unexpected death in October 2010. For another, it actually says little about the life of the man it is about, and more about the people he knew. And one more thing: it’s...
The hilIclimb championship run by the British Automobile Racing Club with twelve rounds, covering the country from Scotland to Devon will be sponsored once again by Jim Thomson's Otley-based Guyson company. The end-of-season winner will not only get the Archie Frazer-Nash Trophy and £600 in cash, but will also receive a Guyson Beadblaster installation. At one time amateur fettlers used to...
MONTHLY BULLETIN OF THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE RACING CLUB.
rirl-M influential position that this journal now "L occupies in regard to the sporting activities of the motor world would be incomplete without emphasising the activities of the premier Racing Club which holds its monthly race meetings at Brooklands.
By arrangement with the proprietors it is intended to record the monthly happenings and...
This meeting, sponsored by the Daily Telegraph, is for sports cars and Formula Ill racing cars and is being held by the Welsh Motor Racing Club (Swansea), Ltd., at the Fairwood Racing Circuit near Swansea, on July 24th.
The chief race of the day is for the 500 c.c. Championship of Wales and the Daily Telegraph Trophy.
In addition to Perpetual Challenge Trophies there are substantial Cash awards...
BRITISH MOTORING FIXTURES FOR 1935
THE following is a provisional list of the British motoring events, compiled by the R.A.C., which will take place in 1935. The list of international fixtures has already been issued by the R.A.C., and a complete calendar showing the whole of the events in 1935 is now being printed by the Club and will be available to members of Associated Clubs and holders of...
SHENSTONE & D.C.C. FIRST EVENING TRIAL (August 26th)
SPORTS CARS: J. H. Leigh (Frazer-Nash).
TRIALS CARS: L. Tracey (Dellow).
ORDINARY CARS: J. Tregenza (Bradford).
LAGONDA C.C. THAME RALLY (September 27th)
1. F. Defty (4 1/2-litre L.G.45R.)
2. Major Armitage (2-litre), J. S. Speller (2-litre).
1. R. H. Marks (A.C.).
2. R. Russel (Talbot).
3. Mrs. M....
Since its first tentative dabblings into motoring sport a few years ago, Leyland's motor-sport organisation has cultivated too many little chiefs, most of them falling about one another in an effort to bask in the brightest part of the reflected glory which inevitably attaches itself to motor racing and rallying at national or international level. At last the Leyland hierarchy have realised that...