Articles tagged Carlo Rally

Page 22 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1995

A Spaniard in the works

Unpeturbed by his narrow defeat in last year’s WRC, Carlos Sainz got the new campaign off to a flying start "One minute we are drivers; the next we are mechanics; and then we are drivers again." So said one well-known works driver during this year's MonteCarlo Rally, when new FIA rules for World Championship qualifiers, particularly regarding servicing, came into effect for the first time. He...

Page 23 of February 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, February 1936

Club News

eta4 /lewd ??•••111111111111119r GREAT WEST M.C. The Great West Motor Club opened the 1936 season with its Hayward Trophy Trial on January 12. A seven-mile course was tackled twice, the start being from The Cricketerrs Arms, Bagshot. Bagshot Common caused much bother. F. A. Thatcher (M.G. Magnette) and W. L. Jackson (Frazer-Nash) were outstanding on the first section, and again on the second...

Page 21 of February 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, February 1951

BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS TNIWit gONNET by G. IL N. Minehin (Fonlie. 7, 31ffurd Larie, 11--.C.2, vet page's, 13s.). This is ;in exceedingly entertaining Icook. elcielly because it passes easily time author's motoring and other experiences of lifty years, 1900-50, in a series of delightful anecdotes and sic cries. Tliose who know Mr. ‘liscelcill will Will not be surprised that. he refers more often than not to...

Page 37 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, January 1950

Rumblings

Going up Fifteen pence or eighteen pence?—that was the problem that faced the publishers of Motor Sport. As you know, fifteen pence was the figure agreed for Motor Sport, and for three months we have published at this price. Many readers have complained that on the new paper the sharp reproduction of the excellent photographs has been lost, and why not improve quality rather than cut price? So,...

Page 42 of February 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, February 1986

Rally Review - Morocco Rally Revived

Back in the early Seventies, when the East African Safari did not stick to all-weather roads, when the Acropolis was an absolute road race and when the first leg of the RAC Rally ran for three days and two nights without a major rest stop, there was an event in the International Rally Championship called the Morocco Rally. It ran through both mountains and desert, but the desert going was by no...

Page 9 of March 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, March 1935

FORTHCOMING EVENTS MOTORING FIXTURES FOR 1935

FORTHCOMING EVENTS MOTORING FIXTURES FOR 1935. MARCH. 2nd. Junior Car Club. Brook! ands Rally. 9th. Riley M.C. Reliability Trial. 9th. L.C.C. Reliability Trial. 10th. Vintage Sports Car Club. Reliability Trial. 16th. B.A.R.C. Open Meeting. 16th. N.W.L. M.C. Coventry Cup Trial. 16th. Southport M.R.C. Speed Meeting. 16th. Standard Car Owners' Club. Reliability Trial. 17th. Brighton and Hove M.C.,...

Page 62 of March 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 1981

Monte-Carlo Rally

Audi's new 4-w-d Quattro (above) astounded everyone by its early performances but a leter collision with a bridge put Mikkola out of the running.  Therier's Porsche 911SC (below left) is fettled in the Monaco service area; Toivonen's Sunbeam Lotus (below top) lost time when a human jack of spectators dropped the car during a wheel change; Darniche's Stratos (below bottom) couldn't achieve the...

Page 15 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, May 1967

Matters of moment

PEUGEOT'S SAFARI Thanks to the publicity boys, the Monte Carlo Rally is still the biggest "plum" a rally-conscious manufacturer can win. All praise to B.M.C. for producing little cars that put down so much power through their front wheels that they were invincible in this event. But the toughest rally in terms of car-bashing high speed is the E. African Safari, which a weekly contemporary...

Page 34 of March 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1981

Rally Review

Monte-Carlo Rally They say that the most ferocious animal in all Africa is neither cat nor ape but the friendly-looking little honey badger who will often take on enemies many times its strength and weight and usually come off best. Just as size has no bearing on fighting spirit in the animal world, so the same may be said of motor cars when pitted against each other in competition. Large overall...

Page 14 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, March 1952

Evolution of the Allard

Sydney Allard's first Allard, the famous CLK5, was built in 1939. It was evolved from a crashed Ford V8 saloon. The chassis was cut down, normal Ford suspension, rod-operated brakes and welded Ford wheels retained, while the body had a GP Bugatti tail, and the steering box was also Bugatti. The engine was a standard 30-hp V8. Incidentally, Warburton later acquired it and today it still exists....

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