Articles tagged Antony

Page 31 of August 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, August 1951

LES 124 HEURES DU MANS

In case any of my readers leap to the conclusion that we have been guilty of a misprint before getting further even than the title, I would explain that the above is not my estimate of the time for which the cars were racing at Le Mans, but an approximate assessment of the time I myself spent in the vicinity on the occasion of the Grand Prix d'Endurance. I say in the vicinity advisedly, because I...

Page 14 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, March 1931

GREAT RACING MARQUES

GREAT RACING MARQUES MORS 133, E. K. 11. KARSLAKE. all the great marques whose names have faded from the \motoring world, there is none which must distress the enthusiast so keenly by its passing as that of Mors. Later than Panhard or Peugeot, earlier than Merced.Cs or Fiat, the Mors won for itself far back in the dawn of the automobile era a name which should have lived for all time. But to-day...

Page 44 of October 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 2013

MGB and bar

I was very interested to read Brian Joscelyne's letter mentioning Lt Cmdr Robert Hichens (spelled without a 't') driving at Le Mans in 1939. 'Hitch' (spelled with a 't'!) had a remarkable war in motor gun boats, being awarded a DSO and bar and a DSC with two bars, so becoming the most highly decorated RNVR officer of the Second World War. For those interested in military history, his son Antony...

Page 22 of July 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 2007

You were there

Wing Commander MHT Cooke was a lifelong motor racing enthusiast and a devotee of this magazine. He died recently at the age of 92, but his sons have sent us some interesting photos he took over his years in the paddock. A skilled pilot and expert mechanic, trained at de Havilland where he worked on the DH88 Comet racers, he owned and raced a series of Lagondas. He took photographs at a wide range...

Page 17 of August 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, August 1931

The Belgian 24-Hour Race.

The Ie1gian 24-Hour Race LF,HENDF,R, the well-known Alfa-Romeo driver, and the Russian Djordjadze, driving together on a big Mercedes won the Belgian 24-hour race for sports cars which was run over the difficult Spa circuit on Saturday and Sunday, 4th and 5th July. Pesato and Felix on a 1,750 c.c. Alfa-Romeo were second in the general classification and Sommer and Delmer on a Chrysler were third...

Page 34 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1931

THE BOL D'OR

THE OL D'OR THE big international races which figure as the most important events in the automobile calendar are seldom open to the participation of the ordinary amateur who cannot hope to compete on level terms with teams of racing cars entered by their manufacturers and running with a highly complex factory organisation behind them. Their absence from these races, however, lends additional...

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