Articles tagged Bernard White

Page 13 of August 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1967

1967 British Grand Prix race report - Team Lotus Dominate

The choice of the R.A.C. fell on Silverstone this year, so with the help of the BRDC and most of the country's motor clubs the British Grand Prix was held on the wide-open spaces of the airfield circuit. Entry was by invitation and all the big teams were represented along with more than the usual number of private owners, some newcomers being given a chance to try their hand at Grand Prix racing...

Page 71 of October 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, October 1967

Weather affects first Canadian Grand Prix

Weather affects first Canadian Brabhams again supreme Grand Prix TORONTO, CANADA, August 27th AS part of the Mebrations for thc Canadian Centennial Year, the F.I.A. sanctioned a Formula One race to take place on the 3.956-km. Mosport circuit justoutside Toronto. The Canadian Grand Prix looks as if for the time being it May be just a " one-off " race for it is not included in next y.car's calendar...

Page 32 of October 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, October 1966

Austrian 500-Kilometre Race

ZELTWEG, AUSTRIA, September 14th. IN spite of being limited to the small 3.2-kilometre L-shaped circuit on Zeltweg aerodrome, the Austrian Automobile Club courageously organised a straight-forward 500-kilometre (300 miles) race for Group 4 homologated sports cars (50 off). They invited an interesting entry of twenty-two starters, in three groups, over 2,000 c.c., up to 2,000 c.c. and up to 5,300...

Page 73 of January 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, January 2011

Lunch with... David Hobbs

The results didn't always come his way, but over three decades this expat Brit enjoyed the sort of variety in his racing career that today's F1 stars can only dream about, By Simon Taylor David Hobbs is 71 now, still the quintessential Englishman with the deadpan humour that stayed with him through a 30-year-plus racing career. By his own assessment, misfortune and missed opportunities meant he...

Page 40 of November 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, November 1966

8th United States Grand Prix

A win for Clark Lotus and B.R.M. H16 Watkins Glen, N.Y., Sunday, October 2nd THE 8th United States Grand Prix and the sixth to be held on the 2.3 mile Upper New York State circuit at Watkins Glen attracted the best technical entry of the year. This year the organisers had broken with the tradition of paying starting money. Instead they had allocated prize money from first to last places, first...

Page 23 of May 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, May 1969

Madrid G.P

April 13th The original intention of the O.D.A.C.I.S.A., who organise the racing on the Jarama circuit near Madrid, was to hold a full-scale Grand Prix, standing on its own feet as the Madrid G.P. because the Spanish G.P. had been moved to Barcelona. When they discovered their date was clashing with two other big meetings there was little hope of the original idea being carried through, so they...

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1966 British Grand Prix race report - A clean sweep

  THE R.A.C. organised the British Grand Prix this year and took it to the Brands Hatch circuit, where it had previously been held in 1964, and a day of racing and stunts was concluded by the 80-lap Grand Prix for Formula 1 cars. A large and representative entry was arranged, the outstanding omission being the Ferrari team, their absence being attributed to various causes, depending on which "...

Page 22 of April 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, April 1968

Race of Champions

A Strange Race Brands Hatch, March 17th. There was a time when the B.A.R.C. led the way in British motor-racing and opened the European Formula One season with a race at Goodwood, but of recent years the B.R.S.C.C. has taken over this lead and Brands Hatch has become the scene for the first Formula One race. Sponsored by the Daily Mail the race carries the title of "Race of Champions" but being...

Page 15 of September 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, September 1966

The German Grand Prix

BRABHAM WORKS HARD Nurburgring, Germany, August 7th. THE Automobile Club von Deutschland, who organise the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring, were rather afraid that they would not get enough Formula One cars to make up a good starting grid and to keep the 22.8-kilometre circuit occupied for 15 laps sufficiently to satisfy the spectators, so they invited eleven Formula Two entries. These...

Page 10 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, April 2002

Loan Star

Sir, With reference to Bill Boddy's recent GT40 article, the car registered OVX355D (ch1013) was never raced; it was a road version loaned by Ford Advanced Vehicles to important customers such as Bernard White. Bernard's BRM V8, driven by Bob Bondurant, came fourth, albeit last, at Monaco in 1966. limes Ireland, whose last three Fl races were in this car, drove Bernard's ex-Essex Wire GT40 and...

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