Articles tagged Speed Record Club

Page 18 of August 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 2002

Letters from readers

Were you there? Sir, I am writing in the hope that you may help me in my quest to make contact with drivers, officials, marshals, mechanics and others who may remember a remarkable touring car race at the Silverstone British Empire Trophy in July 1961. While it rained on and off most of the day, the heavens opened at Stowe and Club during the touring car race. Minor rivers, inches deep, appeared...

Page 16 of January 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 1998

Letters from readers

Come join the club… Sir, I read with great interest your editorial in the last issue of Motor Sport in which you make an appeal on behalf of Richard Noble's ThrustSSC team. As a member of the Mach One Club, I have been following the team's efforts in raising budget to build, test and transport the car to its ultimate success at Black Rock. I presume that I have been contributing a small part to...

Page 20 of February 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, February 1992

The lure of a legend

25 years since his death, Donald Campbell's name still exerts a magnetic charm At 8.46 on the morning of January 4 1967 Donald Campbell took what became the last great gamble of his life on Coniston Water. Only moments after speeding down the black lake at 297mph, he elected not to refuel, nor to let his wake die down, but to return immediately. At a speed estimated to be well beyond the 300mph...

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