Articles tagged Sports Car Club

Page 6 of April 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, April 2003

Events of note

March22 Silverstone (GB) HGPCA races for grand prix cars and drum-braked sportscars, plus the opening BRDC Historic Sportscar Championship race. Tel: 01327 857271 April5 Silverstone (GB) MG Car Club's opening meeting of the season, with the usual mix of MG races. Tel: 01235 555552 5 Kirkistown (GB) Northern Ireland track opens its 50th season with a visit from AMOC Historic FJ Championship. Tel:...

Page 16 of December 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, December 1958

New Formula III Fuel Regulations

The British Racing and Sports Car Club announce that for the 1959 motor racing season, a change will be made in the Formula III fuel regulations. It was hoped that at the recent meeting of the F.I.A. in Paris the question of changing from alcohol to pump fuel for this Formula would be discussed, but unfortunately, owing to an extremely heavy agenda, the delegates were unable to give this matter...

Page 51 of August 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, August 1955

B.R. & S.C.C. Brands Hatch Meeting (July 10th)

On Sunday, July 10th, the British Racing and Sports Car Club held another race meeting for Formula III racing cars and sports cars. The weather was fine and all the well-known drivers arrived to take part in the clay's events. The Sporting Record Trophy race started the ball rolling. This consisted of the traditional three heats with first and second finals and a consolation final. In Heat 1 the...

Page 61 of August 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, August 1969

Brands Hatch Six Hours

Britain's contribution to the European Touring Car Championship has rapidly increased in status in recent times and the six-hour event at Brands Hatch late in June had plenty of interest. As the Championships used to be for Group 2 saloon cars our own participation was once slight and few people bothered to travel to Snetterton. In 1968, however, Group 5 rules operated for the first time and...

Page 10 of January 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, January 1957

The B.R.S.C.C. Festival Of Speed And Sport

The Festival of Speed and Sport organised by the British Racing and Sports Car Club, in aid of the British Motor Racing Relief Fund, was billed for November 30th but, in fact, took place on December 1st last year, as it commenced just after midnight, at the Odeon, Leicester Square. Practically everyone who matters in British motor sport and who was in this country seemed to be present, and many...

Page 13 of August 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1950

CLUB AFFAIRS

CLUB AFFAIRS Butlin's I foliday Camps, in conjunction with t he East. Anglian MX., are organising a rally to Clitetow on September 29th and 30th. Thu starting points tire Linuton and Manchester. Competitors will have to do a S:.g. 1-utile sprint at night up a hood-hi course at Skeguiess, followed by figure--of-eight, the course depicted by lamps, and a combination of British and Continental rally...

Page 15 of April 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, April 2007

‘Toulo’ de Graffenried

The passing of ‘Toulo’ de Graffenried has broken one of the few remaining links with the earliest post-war grands prix. The Swiss racer’s finest result was winning the 1949 British Grand Prix at Silverstone.  Baron Emmanuel de Graffenried, born in May 1914, was a notable driver in the early years of the World Championship and raced for the works Alfa Romeo team before retiring in 1956 to...

Page 102 of April 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, April 2005

Who does what in historic motorsport?

Aston Martin Owners Club www.amoc.org Not only has the AMOC got a full season of racing for Aston Martins, it is also the custodian of the UK-based Formula Junior Championship. Sadly, for the first time since the 1950s, the club has been unable to secure a suitable date for the St John Horsfall race meeting at Silverstone, which leaves a big gap in the club's programme. British Racing Drivers...

Page 48 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, October 1997

The road to Morocco

He was Vanwall's number three to Moss and Brooks, but as Robert Edwards relates, Stuart Lewis-Evans could be challenge either man It was a subdued and depressing flight back from Casablanca in the BEA Viscount. The Grand Prix from which it was returning, the decider of the season, had delivered two long-awaited firsts to British motor racing; those of the first British world drivers' champion,...

Page 9 of May 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, May 1948

Reports of recent events

Australian G.P. F. Pratt's 328 B.M.W. started favourite in this handicap race, held before some 30,000 spectators at Point Cook airfield. He finished not far ahead of A. Najar's Special TB M.G., while Bland's Ford V8 Special was 3rd. The race average was 66 m.p.h. A 24-lap scratch race saw Najar beat G. Patterson's TC M.G. after a K3 M.G. Magnette had retired. The Grand Prix was followed by an...

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