Articles tagged Barnato

Page 5 of January 1928 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, January 1928

PRIVATE CHALLENGES AND THE GREAT RACES.

PRIVATE CHALLENGES AND THE GREAT RACES. RACING enthusiasts cannot fail to have observed a considerable darkening of the winter sky, caused by a veritable hail of down-flung gauntlets, gages, or whatever superfluous handwear it was that our ancestors used, to signify a quarrelsome state of mind. We refer to the crop of private challenges and wagers which seems to have sprung up during the last few...

Page 17 of February 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1949

The 6 1/2 Litre Bentley

This authoritative article on the 6 1/2-litre Bentley, both standard "Big Six" and "Speed Six" versions, has been compiled for us with great care and no little research by the Bentley Drivers' Club, under the guidance of its President, Stanley Sedgwick. It follows similar very popular articles on other Bentley cars, the 3-litre having been covered in February, 1947, and the 4 1/2-litre in...

Page 11 of March 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1936

RUMBLINGS

ULiTI I 11 1 Assorted Rallies The British Clerk of the Weather certainly did his very worst from John o' Groats in this year's Monte Carlo event, and it remains to see what we are going to have for the R.A.C. event, for which there are 317 entries. In some ways I think this latter event is more trying than its Continental counterpart, since the distance between the checks is generally too short...

Page 48 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, April 1934

WONDERFUL FIELD FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY.

WONDERFUL FIELD FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY. ALTHOUGH the entry list at single fees does not close until the 31st of this month, and at double fees on April 12th, a very imposing list of cars has been entered for the J.C.C. International Trophy race on April 28th. No official list is yet available but the following drivers have already filed their entry forms : Group I, Sir M. Campbell (Sunbeam...

Page 28 of July 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, July 1936

WHITSUN AT BROOKLANDS

WHITSUN AT BROOKLANDS STAR" WON AT OVER 122 M.P.H. THE LEYLAND-THOMAS GOES UP IN FLAMES. A VARIED PROGRAMME OF MOUNTAIN AND OUTER-CIRCUIT EVENTS. The Whitsun meeting at Brooklands has come to be considered almost the primus inter pares of the four principal meetings, and all that was wanted to make it a complete success was a touch of the traditional blazing sunshine. The events were for once run...

Page 22 of October 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, October 1925

THE B.A.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING.

Historical Dead-Heat between Alvis and Austro-Daimler cars Though a very representative list of entries marked the programme for the Autumn Meeting of the B. A.R.C., fewer spectators than usual gathered to witness what turned out to be a fine afternoon's sport. Vernon Balls' Amilcar was re-handicapped for the first event on account of the new streamline body which was fitted, the new figures...

Page 12 of January 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, January 1936

Frazer-Nashes at Monaco

E.N.V. The suspension and chassis, I gather, will not be altered, at any rate, for the present. Seaman has sold the E.R.A. to Manby-Colegrave, who will be racing in various English and Irish events next season. Frazer-Nashes at Monaco The new single-seater Frazer-Nashes were just getting nicely au point at the end of last season, when A. F. P. Fane captured the 1i-litre Mountain record at a speed...

Page 20 of September 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, September 1938

ON THE FINISH OF THE "500"

ON THE FINISH OF THE " 500 " THE title of this article does not refer to a thrilling finish of a 500-mile race, but to the fact that this B.R.D.C. classic will no longer be held. The B.R.D.C. has announced that this year, on September 17th at Brooklands, the " 500" is to be replaced by a 204Mile Handicap Race over the International Trophy road circuit and an outer-circuit handicap race of 50...

Page 31 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, July 1950

Club News

WE HEAR R. Wakeling has a 1906 "20/30" Renault with vast closed body. apparently in very fine order, even to the tapestry upholstery. According to the Nottingham Evening Post of May 17th, Donington wiIl not be de-requisitioned until 1952. T. R. Hendee, who recently took delivery of the ex-Barnato Le Mans Speed Six Bentley, was delighted with the efficient manner in which Evan Cook's Packers, Ltd...

Page 44 of August 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, August 1978

Book reviews

"Corvette A Piece Of the Action" Edited by Beverly Ray Kinks 224 pp. 12" x 9 1/4" (E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 201, Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 10003. £25.35.) This is a beautifully illustrated book, full of fine colour plates, one of the growing number in the Automobile Quarterly Library Series started in 1971 and which includes one-make books about Cadillte, Ferrari, Kaiser-Frazer,...

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