Articles tagged Bob Carey

Page 51 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, April 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. THREE AMERICANS TO CHALLENGE ENGLAND'S SPEED SUPREMACY AFTER having been absent from competition for the world's one mile speed record for five years, it now appears that the United States will make a determined effort to wrest the record from Great Britain in 1934. Three famed figures in the American motor-racing world intend constructing machines for this purpose. They are...

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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...

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THE 1932 AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

THE 1932 AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. In the U.S.A. the A.A.A. holds a championship every year, points being awarded for places in all the big races. In 1932 the result was as follows : 1, Bob Carey, 815 points ; 2, Fred Frame, 710 points ; 3, Howard Wilcox, 610 points ; 4, Russel Snowberger, 440 points ; 5, Bill Cummings, 430 points. In the last race of the year, at Oakland, Bill Cummings set up a...

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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH. An American Road Race? Grand Prix road race will race return to the United States on June 24th of this year, according to plans of Ralph A. Hankinson, promoter, and a group of influential Nassau County, New York, citizens. Plans call for a 350-mile Grand Prix race to be staged over a 20-mile course in Nassau county. The event...

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The Indianapolis "500"

The Indianapolis "500" FRAME ON A HARTZ MILLER 8-cyl. SPECIAL, WINNER OF AMERICAN CLASSIC AT 1o4.144 THE LEADERS' SPEEDS m.p.h. 1st Fred Frame 104.144 (Hartz Miller 8-cyl. Special) 2nd Howard Wilcox 103.8 (Lions Head Special Miller) 3rd Cliff Bergere 102.6 (Studebaker Special) 4th Bob Carey 101.36 (Meyer Special) AFTER an interval of seven years, the record speed of 101.13 m.p.h. for the apnual...

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Sensation from America

LOTS of sensational writings hail from America, and it seems that "Esquire" is not immune. In the issue for June, 1939, there is a long article by Kent Sagendorph, entitled "Hell on Wheels," to which our attention has just been drawn. This article sets out to prove that "race drivers are sissies" and that "the game is getting as innocent as croquet" because nobody gets killed any more. Bob Carey...

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