Articles tagged Bugatti

Page 32 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1951

THE SPORTS-CAR RACES OF 1951

THE SPORTS-CAR RACES OF 1951 Leading Positions Shared Between Prater-Nash, Jaguar and Ferrari in Analysis of British and Continental Fixtures. Fravr-Nash the Most Consistently Successful AYEAR ago an attempt was made by Motoa SPORT t.0 -.apply a marking system to the results, on general classification, of the leading sports car races, to determine which was the. outstanding sports/racing car of...

Page 23 of February 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, February 1948

Rumblings

Exhibition Although it is becoming problematical whether we shall ever see racing cars in action again in this country, there are a few outlets remaining to us. On January 3rd we witnessed the racing of driverless cars up to 10-c.c. capacity at the Horticultural Hall, and at the Schoolboys' Exhibition we found John Cobb's 400 m.p.h. Railton Mobil Special and Reg. Parnell's E-type E.R.A., with the...

Page 49 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, June 1934

SHELSLEY WALSH ENTRIES

SHELSLEY WALSH ENTRIES AN AUSTRIAN TEAM AND THE PICK OF ENGLISH DRIVERS. LESLIE WILSON, the energetic and popular Secretary of the Midland Automobile Club, has every reason to be satisfied with the programme arranged for Saturday, June 9th. The entry is being confined to 70 cars, all of them capable of climbing the tricky 1,000 yards course in under 60 seconds, while further improvementsin...

Page 2 of February 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 2, February 1931

Racing Prospects for 1931

Racing Prospects for 1931 WHAT THE COMING SEASON HOLDS. AT this time of year when the active side of motor racing is at a standstill, the only consolation for the enthusiast is to speculate on the prospects for the coming season and to attempt to imagine the contests which will actually be fought out between April and October. Already, of course, manufacturers' and private entrants' plans for...

Page 6 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1947

Reports of Recent Events

Hants and Berks M.C. Blackwater Trial A fairly happy-go-lucky event divided into saloon and open-car classes this trial was rendered unexpectedly difficult by the thaw. The entry, as seen assembled at the start at the "Ely," was a varied one in spite of this being a closed event. Denyer blotted his copybook on Good Earth, unexpectedly coming to rest in his famous Lea-Francis, but Yeats and...

Page 41 of April 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, April 1962

Vintage Sports and Racing Salmsons

Vintage Sports and Racing Salmsons by John McLellan SALMSON PUBLICITY PORTRAIT of ti 1928129 production Grand Pri:s Model with metal body and balloon tyres. IT is easy E0 forget that the vintage period in motoring lasted only a decade and that many of the now legendary marques were introduced, flourished, and declined during a shorter period than the production run of some of today's popular...

Page 10 of May 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, May 1936

SOUTHPORT AGAIN

SOUTHPORT AGAIN Southport sands became the scene of motor-racing for the first time this year on April 25th. The surface was far from dry, and in the big race of the day the corners became badly cut-up, especially on the seaward side of the circuit. Proceedings opened with a couple of one-mile sprints in the time-hono,ured, sand-racing fashion. The first, for cars up to 1:t--litres, was won by W...

Page 48 of November 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 1999

Phi-Phi

The career of Philippe Etancelin Although he came to motor racing relatively late in life, Philippe Etancelin was renowned for his combative style and passion. Bill Boddy recalls one of France's most talented drivers Great racing drivers have come from many parts of the world, a blinding glimpse of the obvious as readers of Punch once used to say of similar wideopen assertions. I am not going to...

Page 15 of August 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, August 1926

SAN SEBASTIAN RACES.

SAN SEBASTIAN RACES. Bugatti scored yet another success by winning the recent San Sebastian Grand Prix. In this event, run under conditions of grilling heat, their only rivals were the Delage team whose drivers collapsed owing to the heat. After numerous changes of drivers, however, Del age managed to attain second place from Goux who drive the winning car.

Page 70 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, April 1992

Books

The Complete Car Modeller 2, by Gerald Wingrove (revised edition). Haynes / Foulis, £14.99. Gerald Wingrove is a genius builder of incredibly detailed, very accurate scale-model cars. He has now let those modelmakers who have long admired his skill and dedication into his intimate secrets. That is, if they buy his book The Complete Car Modeller, which was published by New Cavendish Books in 1978...

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