Articles tagged Charlie Dodson

Page 7 of June 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, June 1939


ANOTHER BIG VICTORY FOR " BIRA " INTERNATIONAL TROPHY RACE WON AT 77+ m.p:h. ITALIAN CARS FIRST, THIRD AND FOURTH. THE BROOKE-SPECIAL SECOND. E.R.A.'s OUTCLASSED THE J.C.C. International Trophy Race, handicapped on the famous three channel system which makes this race virtually a scratch race in appearance, was contested in sun and torrential showers over the combined road and track course at...

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A Johannesburg Stable

By J. G. M. Hindle Thr following notes and photographs are sent as likely to be of interest to Motor Sport readers, and to show that a few enthusiasts and cars of the right type still survive in this part of the world. The snaps were taken at a recent Christmas gathering at my place, eight miles out of Johannesburg, which is generally regarded as a gathering point for vintage-minded folk for...

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Letters from Readers

N.B. - Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. - Ed. Unbeatable Jaguar Sir, Having read with much interest the correspondence on the subject of the Jaguar XJ-S I thought I would add my experience. I have owned two XJ-S - my first was RHD Chassis No. 15 and on that car I covered 42,000 miles. I experienced a few niggling...

Page 6 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1937


MASERATI WINS THE B.A.R.C. CAMPBELL TROPHY RACE VICTORY FOR "B. BIRA." RAYSON'S SPLENDID DRIVE. LORD HOWE INJURED. Before the first scratch road-race over the new Brooklands road-course on May 1st the experts 'mew that brake troubles would be prevalent, particularly amongst the Alfas, and they knew the Himotore would be a handful but, also, they expected E.R.A. to win. It is now history that...

Page 15 of October 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, October 1938


" BIRA " WINS AGAIN E.R.A. s DOMINATE THE B.R.D.C. ROAD-CIRCUIT RACE. POOR RAYMOND MAYS! TALBOT WINS OUTER-CIRCUIT RACE AT 111.17 M.P.H. ON September 17th we had two entirely new races at Brooklands, staged by the B.R.D.C. to replace the 500-Mile outer-circuit handicap. The first was a 50-mile outer-circuit, handicap, handicapped B.A.R.C. fashion by " Ebby," and, although we have had such fifty-...

Page 11 of March 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1935


The Club Bore Defeated. NE of the reasons why many people go on the Monte Carlo Rally is to get an experience of snowy conditions, and to tell their friends at home all about it, and it was a real disappointment to return to England and to have their best stories capped by being told : " Oh, but we had quite a lot here." However, drivers and crews made up for lost time at an informal dinner held...

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1925-1975:Moss drives seven significant racing motor cars

When the Brooklands Gazette was started in July 1924 Great Britain was well respected in Grand Prix racing, with the works Sunbeam team having won the French Grand Prix in 1923 and their supercharged 6-cylinder cars being very competitive in 1924. By the time that the magazine title was changed from the Brooklands Gazette to MOTOR SPORT, in August 1925, Segrave had won another Grand Prix for...

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Britain is Supreme in International Motor-Cycle Racing

C. Posthumus reminds us that Britain is Supreme in International Motor-Cycle Racing A survey of our past and present success in the Two-Wheeler Field, in which, for example, since the Kaiser War British motor-cycles have won the 500-c.c. French Grand Prix no fewer than sixteen times. In search of a distinctive British motor-racing feat, we can quote Segrave's victory with the Sunbeam in the 1923...

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Reg Parnell Outdrives Italians at "Daily Express" B.R.D.C. Silverstone Meeting

1950 4½-litre Ferrari Leads Latest Alfa-Romeos in Rain Jaguar Wins Production Car Race, Mk. V Coopers Hold Off Iota Challenge in 500-c.c. Event. Although the hoped-for battle between the official Ferrari and Alfa-Romeo teams fizzled out with the withdrawal of the former, Silverstone on May 5th saw Reg. Parnell's 1950-type 4½-litre Ferrari seriously challenge Fangio's Alfa-Romeo in its heat and...

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THE B.A.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING MAYS AND " BMA " (E .R.A.$) WIN THE BIG RACES. MANY A.R.P. SMOKE SCREENS FAST WORK BY CHRIS STANTLAND GLORIOUS weather greeted the Show Time Brooklands Meeting. Everyone was talking of the Mountain Championship and of whether Alta would again vanquish E.R.A. Mr. Bradley deserves credit for the rapid changes made from circuit to circuit. The gates into the finishing...



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