Articles tagged Austin Dobson

Page 17 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1936

INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WON AT 91 M.P.H.

INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WON AT 91 M.P.H. A I-SECOND WIN IN THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY. "B. BIRA " AND RAYMOND MAYS BOTH DRIVING E.R.A.S IN A THREE-HOUR BATTLE. A GALLANT DRIVE BY DOBBS ON A 2-LITRE UNSUPERCHARGED RILEY INTO THIRD PLACE. The 1936 International Trophy must stand out as one of the best and most exciting events staged at Brooklands. An entry of forty-two formidable cars faced the starter...

Page 31 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, September 1937

The Tenth International 200-Mile Race of the J.C.C. A Great E.R.A. Victory-Arthur Dobson Wins at 69.67 M.P.H.

THE TENTH INTERNATIONAL 200-MILE RACE OF THE J.C.C. A GREAT;;E.R.A. VICTORY—ARTHUR:DOBSOnWINS:AT 69.67 M.P.H. Once again the Junior Car Club's great classic has been won by a 11-litre car, in spite of it being run for the second time as a scratch contest open to all sizes or cars. Last year, when the " 200" was revived at Donington under this new ruling, Richard Seaman ran away from the big...

Page 42 of September 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, September 1991

Road Test -- BMW 325i

World Class Leader When BMW were faced with replacing the two boxy generations of 3-series that had served from 1975 to 1990, with over 3.5 million sales, they knew their largest volume seller demanded a brand new body. Gone are the upright lines and air of quality that was the envy of the non-Mercedes manufacturing World: in came the aero generation 3-series, plastics to the fore. The result was...

Page 48 of March 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, March 1972

The Brooklands reminiscences of G.P. Harvey Noble

Recounted to the Editor in a recent interview I think that George Harvey Noble has every right, with the late J. G. Parry Thomas, to be remembered as "Mr. Brooklands". He spent so much time at the Track at Weybridge that he had to give up two lucrative businesses. He raced a great variety of cars there, did almost daily stints of test driving, and knew every bump and contour, curve and angle of...

Page 11 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, May 1937

E.R.A. WINS THE EMPIRE TROPHY RACE

E.R.A. WINS THE EMPIRE TROPHY RACE VICTORY FOR RAYMOND MAYS WITH THE 1,100 CM. CAR AT 62.96 M.P.H. The B.R.D.C. opened the British racing season with the Empire Trophy Race at Donington on April 10th, when the race was attended by a crowd variously estimated at from 12,000 to 15,000, a larger attendance than Donington has ever had before, and a very fine augury for the 1937 season. A very fine...

Page 15 of March 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, March 1942

RUMBLINGS

Grand Marques CECIL CLUTTON'S comprehensive article on the evolution of the racing car from 1895 to 1908. which appears in this issue, will be digested with interest by those who study the history of racing, and will be found a compact source of reference in connection with the early development of the racing car. As a sequel to his painstaking compilation, Clutton has drawn up an analysis of...

Page 25 of September 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, September 1936

TRAGEDY AT LIMERICK

TRAGEDY AT LIMERICK UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT MARS RACE—M.G. THE WINNING MARQUE The round-the-streets race at Limerick on August Bank Holiday, another of those "excellent Irish road-races," was marred byan unfortunate accident in which the Duke of Grafton, age twenty-two, was so severely injured that he died a few hours after being admitted to hospital. Although the race was run without rain, heavy...

Page 8 of April 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, April 1937

THE B.A.R.C EASTER MEETING

THE B.A.R.C. EASTER MEETING THE 23-LITRE NAP1ER-RAILTON RETURNS TO BROOKLANDS TO WIN BROADCAST TROPHY AND SET UP NEW RACE RECORD—BIMOTORE ALFA TAKES NEW MOUNTAIN LAP RECORD—SOME CLOSE STRUGGLES FOR SECOND PLACE. Sure sign that the winter months are over—Brooklands has re-opened, with all that that means to enthusiasts who feel the need of a taste of motor-sport at least once a week—for even on "...

Page 11 of November 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, November 1937

"BIRA" MAKES HIS BOW

" BIRA " MAKES HIS BOW VICTORY IN IMPERIAL TROPHY RACE AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE WITH HIS E.R.A. THE LAP RECORD SET TO 58.63 M.P.H. BY ARTHUR DOBSON (E.R.A.). EXTREMELY CLOSE FINISH. THE last meeting of the season at the Crystal Palace had a hang-over, as it were, of the glamour of Donington the previous Saturday, because Dick Seaman was to do an exhibition run with a Grand Prix Mercedes-Benz and the...

Page 9 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, December 1936

RUMBLINGS

Forty Years On This year eighty-seven veterans started On the Brighton run and in the fifty miles only four fell by the wayside. To the general public these historic vehicles are merely a source of amusement and to certain motoring enthusiasts they are just a means of courting unusual adventure. But the majority of members of the Veteran Car Club take their cars very seriously, and now that they...

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