Articles tagged August

Page 32 of November 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1949

Club News

We Hear Arising out of the article on the G.N. published in Motor Sport last August, O. A. K. Wilson sends two interesting snapshots, one of a 1921 touring G.N., the other of an. A.V. monocar. Julian Boyson, 42, Oakhill Road, Sutton, Surrey, has acquired a low-chassis 4 1/2-litre Invicta, engine No. 7481, chassis No. S 86, registered No. GT 48, the engine possessing a modified light-alloy sump...

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Up in smoke

Aussie battler Dave Walker shone bightly in 1971 aboard a Gold Leaf Lotus Formula Three car. But when he stepped up to Formula one with the team and John Player Special, it all turned black. Michael Oliver finds out why... "I will never forget it even though it only lasted six laps before the thing blew up. Instead of cars going past me on the straights, I was actually able to pull up alongside...

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Peter Harper

One of Britain's best all-round drivers died at the end of August, aged 81. Well known for his exploits on rallies such as the Monte Carlo, Coupe des Alpes, Tulip, Acropolis, Safari and RAC, Peter was also a regular saloon car winner on the track and competed in the Mille Miglia and at Le Mans. His appearances were almost always in Rootes cars, and Sunbeams in particular. In Rapiers he gained a...

Page 66 of October 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, October 1977

Instant Inflation

A reader who knows our views on the rising price of the older motor-cars has drawn our attention to a certain 3-litre Bentley once welcome in VSCC circles, which was sold at an auction-sale on June 21st this year for £6,500 and which was advertised by a dealer August 1st for £12,750 ...

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