Articles tagged Charles Neill

Page 108 of June 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, June 2007

Spottiswoode: a wild one

Memories of a fast, successful, but frequently over-enthusiastic regular at the Brooklands Track, and his red Type 35 Bugatti ​ With the proximity of the Brooklands Centenary celebrations in June it seems appropriate to remember a driver who was well known and successful there and at other speed venues. I have in mind Alexander Ninian Spottiswoode whom I used to see racing at the Track.  I am...

Page 9 of September 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, September 1946

The Ulster Races

"Bira" victorious again. Splendid showing of Reg. Parnell's 16-Valve Maserati. Hillis (Talbot "90") wins Handicap Race. Racing again in Ireland — good news and good racing. The Ulster A.C. staged handicap and 1 1/2-litre scratch races over the Ballyclare circuit and, rightly, immense crowds went to watch. The R.A.C. insisted, wisely, on two heats and a final for the handicap, and these races were...

Page 7 of October 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, October 1944


THE ULSTER BRAINS TRUST THE first Of ii, series of Combined Motoring and Motor Cycling Film Shows and Brains Trusts was held at the Grand Central Hotel, Belfast, on the afternoon of Sunday, August 20th. The 130 enthusiasts who .attended included many well known in Irish Motor Sport before the war. Many members of ILM. Forces, who had read of the meeting in the motoring press, also attended. The...


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