Articles tagged Anita Taylor

Page 36 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1967

Rally review

Canadian Shell 4,000 Rally The Canadian Shell 4,000 Rally is the World's longest event held under F.I.A. rules at the moment and the longest anyway with the demise of the Round Australia Trial. This year it provided several "firsts." The first win for a non-Canadian crew, the first international rally win for Boreham's new '67 shape Lotus Cortina (an early baptism considering it took the old-...

Page 33 of November 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1966

Auto. Mini

B.M.C.'s Offering for Learners and Novices ENTHUSIASTS may tend to sneer at automatic transmission and to me it represents a retrograde step towards motoring simplification that is a sop to women drivers and does not necessarily mean increased safety, inasmuch as anything exceedingly easy to do is all too often done casually. Yet we should not sneer at this exceptionally clever technical...

Page 23 of July 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, July 1963

Racing at Whitsun

Goodwood (June 3rd) The B.A.R.C.'s National British Race Meeting at Goodwood on Whit Monday June 3rd, although being the secondary meeting to their Crystal Palace International Race Meeting held simultaneously, provided Ferrari an opportunity for free practice for the R.A.C. Tourist Trophy, due to take place on the Sussex circuit on August 24th. Two GTO Ferraris were entered for the main event of...

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Brands Hatch 6-Hours

This year's Motor International 6-hour touring car race, held at Brands Hatch on June 6th, had a very promising entry; but last-minute withdrawals resulted in the field which actually appeared being a good deal less interesting than it might have been. These withdrawals included two Lancias, two Alfa Romeo Giulias, a Swiss Chevrolet Impala due to be driven by Jo Siffert and P. Zund, the Alan...

Page 65 of February 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, February 1980

European Racing Memories

It is 19 years since John Fitzpatrick made his motor sporting debut. Now, at 36 years of age, he and his family will make a new life based on San Diego and racing from America. Before he departed we asked John for some . . . European Racing Memories An understated off-white ski-jacket matched the mood of the plain but effective Golf GTi parked outside our London offices. Typically, John...

Page 27 of May 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1965

15,000 watch the first public Cinturato test day!

In January and February of this year Pirelli distributed an elaborate, 26-question questionnaire — through motoring magazines and motoring clubs. It asked Cinturato users to describe — in detail — their experience of the tyre. And it outlined a special test day to be held at Brands Hatch. The response was remarkable. Four thousand people filled in the questionnaire — and we were swamped with...

Page 32 of May 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1965

Tyre news

Pirelli Test Day The press had a preview of Pirelli's ambitious Cinturato Test Day at Brands Hatch a couple of days before the public was admitted. For us, this meant a dreary drive in the Dunlop SP41-shod Morris 1100 along the A25 (surely one of the most trying roads in the country, where one's speed is that of the slowest commercial, some of which go very slowly up the numerous gradients),...

Page 26 of June 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, June 1966

"Daily Express" Silverstone Races

A Pageant of Speed Silverstone, Northamptonshire, May 14th. The annual day of racing on the Silverstone circuit, organised by the B.R.D.C., started off at 10.30 a.m, on a bright and sunny morning with a 35-lap race for sports cars, the majority of which were using large American V8 engines. The entry was mostly of Group 7 FIA 2-seater racers, with the addition of a few homologated Group 4 sports...

Page 70 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, July 1967

Letters from readers

N.B. – Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. – ED. What now? Sir, I was interested to read "D. S. J."'s conjecture on the fuels used by the Gurney-Weslake cars at the "Race of Champions" and the letter of Mr. Anthony Stamer, of Jet Petroleum. Whilst I have no knowledge of the brand of fuel used by this team during the...

Page 92 of September 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, September 2011

Lunch with…John Fitzpatrick

Not everyone's cut out for single-seater racing, which is no problem when your talent burns just as brightly in touring cars and endurance racing, as Fitz's did for over two decaces BY SIMON TAYLOR Talking through John Fitzpatrick's long and remarkable motor sport career, two early dates stand out. One is May 19 1963, when a teenager in an 850 Mini won a saloon race at Brands Hatch outright,...

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