Articles tagged Anthony Mayman

Page 58 of June 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1991

Veteran to classic -- VSCC Silverstone

Vintage Sports-Car Club racing opened at a cold "new Silverstone" on April 20, using the 1.7-mile National circuit, the 10-race programme oversubscribed, with 286 entrants. After the customary 30 minute High Speed Trial, in which only Walker's 1935 Alvis retired and Bowles' TT Ford V8, Mrs Monro's big Alvis and Beattie's Frazer Nash failed to attain their qualifying requirements, the Fox &...

Page 70 of June 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, June 1988

Easy Does It

Fine if cold weather, a large attendance and an entry of 232 cars on April 23 made the first Vintage Sports Car Club race meeting of 1988 a memorable one. Two intended attractions at Silverstone were the Bugatti Royale and “Babs”, the 27-litre aero-engined Parry Thomas car due to race for the first time since 1926 when it lapped Brooklands at 125.77 mph. However, “Babs” suffered a con-rod...

Page 61 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, December 2000

The classic restorers Hall & Hall

Hall & Hall On a windswept Lincolnshire Airflied, once the home of BRM, the Shriek of a supercharged V16 can still sometimes be heard. But there's no supernatural agency at work: 20 years after the team folded, Gordon Cruickshank visits a firm which is perpetuating the legend The instructions say, 'Turn left at Owen's Barn'. There are no signs, just a big black construction looking more...

Page 25 of November 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, November 1986

VSCC 1986 Race Finale at Donington

Nick Mason Wins Motor Sport  Brooklands Memorial Trophy In marvellous September weather the Vintage SCC concluded its 1986 race programme with the Shuttleworth & Nuffield Trophies Meeting at the efficient Donington Park circuit. The new VSCC President, Roger Collings, drove his Speed Six Bentley in one of the handicap races. All the events were run off very expeditiously, starting with the...

Page 4 of November 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 1991

Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Sep 14: John Gray sets a new course record at Brighton Speed Trials in his Pilbeam MP58. Despite losing a sidepod during a run, his time was 14.48sec over the half-mile -- a terminal speed of 181mph. Other new class records fall to Anthony Mayman (ERA): 18.91sec, 139mph; Phil Cook (Jedi Gamma): 20.44sec, 120mph; Clive Harris (Ralt RT4): 17.65sec, 148mph. Fastest Lady:...

Page 40 of March 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, March 1990

VETERAN TO CLASSIC Maserati V8 RI

As we saw in Part Two 4502 remained almost unchanged through to 1949, apart from the engine capacity being reduced to 3 litres for the Indianapolis rules. It then almost lost its identity when the Granatelli brothers changed it into a Grancor, installing a 4-cylinder Offenhauser engine and making a completely new body bearing no resemblance to the original Maserati one. The Maserati engine went...

Page 49 of May 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, May 1989

VSCC Silverstone

The Gods smile The Vintage Sports-Car Club again bribed the weather gods, so its first race rneeting of 1989 on April 15 was held in dry conditions, before a record crowd. The new chicane was, however, generally disliked, and from a personal viewpoint the newly-fenced enclosures gave the feeling of being in a zoo, and the new Jimmy Brown Press complex was locked up! Practice had seen the ERA "...

Page 48 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1986

Two days of VSCC at Oulton Park

Again this year the one-time one-day VSCC Meeting at the pleasant OuIton Park circuit was spreading over two days, a feast of motor racing, bicycle racing, beauty parade and auto-jumbling, attractive to participants but rather tough on spectators; it involved this scribe in 415 miles' motoring, for instance... However, it enabled 14 races to be held, in cold, damp conditions on the Saturday, in...

Page 66 of November 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, November 1988

Veteran to classic: VSCC Donington

Mayman rules! Donington Park saw the Vintage SportsCar Club's 1988 racing finale on September 17, its vast paddock (ready for Formula One hospitality units and workshops) well able to accommodate the 138 vintage entrants as well as the transporters for Sunday's Saloon-Car Festival. Therein was an array of Hyper Lea-Francis for a parade to commemorate to the day Kaye Don's TT victory, Tom Delaney...

Page 72 of August 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, August 1985

VSCC July Silverstone Races

VSCC July Silverstone Races THE VINTAGE SCC has a way with the weather and for its second 1985 Silverstone races, the Mike Hawthorn Memorial Trophy Meeting, it chose a marvellous summer day. Nine races were divided between an entry of 187 and good interesting racing resulted. The afternoon opened, after a Parade of modern Maseratis, with the six-lap Scratch race incorporating the Bill Phillips...

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