Articles tagged Alvis II

Page 90 of April 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, April 2000

Bill Boddy

Nazzaro's road car Cars named after racing drivers are not exactly rare. But rare is a car made by a truly top driver, in the midst of his career. Such a car was the Nazarro. Felice Nazzaro, whose dark good looks infatuated the ladies when he came to Brooklands in 1908 and won the Fiat/Napier Match Race, had achieved fame by the time he decided to make cars of his own, in 1911. Apprenticed to...

Page 18 of April 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, April 1939

ON STREAMLINED FORM

ON STREAMLINED FORM STREAMLINE form has a bigger influence on mankind than is generally realised—we are referring to that streamline form which you contemplate at Brooklands, in the daytime when the motors are going round, of course. Not so very many years ago the general public regarded streamlining as something rather mysterious that you had to do to the back part of a racing-car. Indeed, the...

Page 10 of April 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, April 1939

Brooklands Re-Opens

BROOKLANDS RE-OPENS I. F. CONNELL'S SPORTS DARRACQ WINS OUTER-CIRCUIT HANDICAP AT 111.49 m.p.h. A RETURN TO MOUNTAIN RACING UNDER rather dismal weather conditions Brooklands Motor Coursewhich literally never closes-reopened to the general public on March 11th, when two outer-circuit long handicaps and three handicaps over 5 laps of the popular Mountain circuit were contested. Obviously the latter...

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