Articles tagged Alistair Miller

Page 61 of January 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, January 1989

Veteran to classic

Sir Alistair Miller, Mr Brooklands! If you had to choose, who would you call "Mr Brooklands"? Parry Thomas, perhaps, who lived there and achieved many great successes with the Leylands and other cars of his own design and construction between 1922 and 1926? Or John Cobb, very much a Track specialist, who took the lap-record to 143.44 mph with the 24-litre Napier Railton? Or GP Harvey-Noble, one...

Page 43 of January 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, January 1983

Bogus sports-cars

The editor casts his mind back to some that were more sporting in appearance than in performance. It is rather astonishing that the interest in, and demand for, sports-cars in the vintage days was so pronounced that a great many manufacturers sought to cater for it and try to tap this supposedly lucrative market. It would be more accurate to say that almost every make of car competed at some time...

Page 93 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, June 2003

Alvis back on track

It is good to hear that the 1924 Alvis which the late Eric Benfield restored so meticulously and raced in VSCC events is receiving a complete restoration by its new owner. Two of these cars competed in the 1924 JCC 200 Mile Race, along with Sir Alistair Miller in the less-specialised 1923 12/50-type racing Alvis. I was intrigued to find that the 1924 Alvises had only a single contractingtype drum...

Page 33 of April 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, April 1952

Air: A thoroughbred racer

The Percival Mew Gull, by David F Ogilvy Before the war Motor Sport had a regular Air Feature. We do not intend to revive this at the present time but we do feel that private flying deserves the support of all motoring enthusiasts in the gallant effort it is making to survive, and if possible to prosper. Consequently, when space is available, we intend to publish articles about the sort of...

Page 34 of March 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1937

BROOKLANDS REMINISCENCES

BROOKLANDS REMINISCENCES By Capt. A. G. MILLER No. I. EXPERIENCES WITH THE WOLSELEY VIPER In the following article Capt. Alistair Miller takes us back to the early pineteentwenties, and his experiences at Brook lands with the Wolseley-Viper. Capt. Miller raced probably more cars than any other driver in the early post-war days of Brooklands, nearly all of them essentially outer-circuit jobs...

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