Articles tagged Billy Winn

Page 77 of August 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, August 1985

Brands Hatch Mystery

Sir, My friend, his wife, my wife and I are frequent visitors to Brands Hatch. At least once a month during the season we take four seats in the Grandstand. On June 3rd the Grand Prix of Europe was announced. At 0940 on the 4th, I telephoned Brands to book four tickets etc. The answer was "No", the forms had not yet been received from the printers, however one would be sent to me. On June 9th the...

Page 22 of October 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, October 1934


ABJENKINS, after setting several nternational class records last year, • announced early in 1934 that he would attempt to better his 24-hour record during the summer months. The announcement created wide interest here and abroad, but few motor experts conceded Jenkins a chance of shattering his own mark of 117 miles per hour by the almost incredible margin of 10 miles per hour. Roaring over the...

Page 24 of January 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1934

Rex Mays Wins at Ascot.

NEWS FROM AMERICA BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETFIER-SMITH Rex Mays Wins at Ascot. THE sensational 22-year old , Rex Mays, driving his neat little Hispano Special, has displaced Ernie Triplett in the contest for the Pacific South West A.A.A. Championship, and has gained a most popular position with the thousands of motor race lovers in California. Mays captured three races during...

Page 38 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1934


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. LOUIE MEYER WINS ASCOT ROAD RACE AND OAKLAND 250-MILES CLASSIC WITHIN A WEEK— INDIANAPOLIS HUMS WITH PRE-RACE ACTIVITY. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH THE 1928-29-33 National Racing Champion, Louie Meyer, has inaugurated his 1934 season with two brilliant victories in long, gruelling stock car races in California. Meyer was fourth in his first start of the...

Page 30 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, September 1934


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH BILLY WINN, intrepid Kansas City driver, was the winner of the late July race over the dirt track at Harrington, Delaware, outspeeding a fine field of dirt track drivers. Lloyd Vieux, of Los Angeles, was killed in a crack-up at Atlanta in July. Ab Jenkins, famous record breaking star, was all set early in August for his...

Page 33 of July 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1937


A RECORD INDIANAPOLIS SOME DETAILS OF AMERICA'S CLASSIC " 500 " There is something unusually attractive about a ,race which carries on, year after year, with the same track and distance. The Indianapolis 590-mile race, for example, has an almost legendary character, and it must now have the longest unaltered history of any of the present big races. Actually, the surface of the track was greatly...

Page 15 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, July 1933

Louis Meyer wins Indianapolis at record speed

Meyer joins Tommy Milton in winning race for second time. Four killed in many accidents. Stock Studebakers 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th. By our American correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH DRIVING with brilliant skill and consistency, Louis Meyer, 29-year old Californian, swept down the finishing straight of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway late in the afternoon of May 30th, winner of the 21st...

Page 23 of December 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, December 1934


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. REX MAYS LEADS PACIFIC COAST CHAMPIONSHIP RACE—MAURI ROSE, AL THEISON INJURED—WARM FIGHT ON FOR EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIP—SNOWBERGER WINS RACE. HOILY contested races for the annual A.A.A. sectional championships held the major interest in the States during last summer and early autumn. Rex Mays has a clear lead for the Pacific Southwest Championship, and appears certain to win the...

Page 37 of July 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, July 1936


THE INDIANAPOLIS "500" LOUIS MEYER (RING-FREE SPECIAL) WINS CLASSIC FOR THIRD TIME. PETROL RESTRICTIONS SLOW DOWN RACING AND GIVE TAME FINISHES With the lifting of the ban on superchargers and the spending of some $100,000 on improvements to the track, it was generally expected that this year's "Five-century Gasoline Derby" would be won at a record speed. However, what was not generally expected...

Page 25 of November 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, November 1933


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. BILLY WINN, BOB SAIL AND REX MAYS WIN IMPORTANT EARLY FALL CONTESTS. JOHNNY HANNON BADLY INJURED. NO A.A.A. Championship races were held during the early Autumn season in America, but many Fair events, and the weekly Pacific Coast races held the interest of motor racing enthusiasts. Young Rex Mays, sensational Riverside, California, driver passed Ernie Triplett in the contest...



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