Articles tagged Bob Rose

Page 31 of October 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, October 1971

British Hill-climb Championship

As mentioned in last month's Motor Sport, mid-season favourite for the Shell/RAC Hill-Climb Championship was David Hepworth and so it came as a surprise to no one when Hepworth, driving his 4WD Hepworth FF, or Guyson Shotblast Special as it is now known in deference to its new sponsors, took the title with a second place at Prescott behind a very on form Roy Lane (McLaren M10B). Although he was...

Page 115 of September 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 115, September 2009

Ginetta G4

One of few cars eligible for both contemporary and classic racing, the little G4 has been a useful track tool for almost half a century By Richard Heseltine There is something vaguely heroic about the Ginetta G4’s reluctance to play dead. It just keeps on coming back, strutting its not inconsiderable stuff. This shapely tiddler was conceived in the 1950s, arrived in the early ’60s and never...

Page 54 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1975

Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare (October 4th) LAST MONTH we commented on a pleasant day by the sea at Brighton, watching the annual Speed Trials along the Madeira Drive. A similar and equally pleasant event was the annual sprint over i-kilometre on the sea front at Weston-super-Mare, run by Burnham-on-Sea Motor Club with sponso ship by Cheltenham Cameras Ltd., a fi owned by a keen motor racing enthusiast. is...

Page 33 of August 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1972

Hill-Climb review

British Hill-Climb Championship In spite of an encouraging growth of new faces and machinery the top half-dozen places in the Shell/RAC Hill-Climb Championship have a distinctly familiar look about them. The 1970 Champion, Sir Nicholas Williamson, is the present leader, with his old rival the 1969 and '71 winner, David Herworth, third, having scored in one less round. Roy Lane and Mike MacDowel...

Page 72 of September 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, September 1971

British Hill-Climb Championship

It is almost as if contestants try a little harder during a Jubilee year (remember McIntyre's 100 m.p.h. TT lap?) for in the seven events so far held towards the Shell/RAC Hill-Climb Championship, now in its Silver Jubilee year, the course records have been broken at every hill with the exception of Doune where the rain proved the winner. Indeed David Hepworth's Bouley record was gained in spite...

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