Articles tagged Clark

Page 25 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, November 1951

VINTAGE VEERINGS

VINTAGE VEERINGS OUR particular interest. in vintage, i.e., pre-1931 ears of the better sort., is from the sporting angle, that is, the ownership of suds ears 1-dy enthusiasts who derive enjoyment from theta and from perhaps using t hem iii eompetition events contliwd to vehicles of this era. BILL, what With the allocation of new cars to the home market limited next year to only 80,000, and the...

Page 86 of June 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, June 2008

Second to none

F1 success was slow to come, but in F2 the spectacular Jochen Rindt set the benchmark – even for Clark and Stewart By Paul Fearnley It was the ‘Summer of Shove’ – for Jim Clark at least. All-of-a-sudden Cosworth DFV shove. Most powerful engine, world’s best driver and most advanced car – the just-bolt-it-on-the-back, still-a-bit-twitchy Lotus 49: no contest. From June 4, when he dominated the...

Page 50 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, October 1964

Reflections on the T.T

The T.T. has been a peculiar affair. It began in 1905 as a genuine attempt to have a race for touring cars, even to the drastic measure of insisting that vast wooden boards be carried upright behind the driving compartment to simulate the drag of a landaulette body. Arrol-Johnston, Rolls-Royce, Rover and Hutton won these I.O.M. contests. Then the thing became a race for true Grand Prix cars (or,...

Page 77 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, July 1995

Brother's pride

Thirteen years after opening to the public, the Schlumpf brothers’ secret hoard has been regrouped. Bugattis remain centre-stage, but D McK has been inspecting the post-war racing machiner also on view. Thousands of words have been written over the past twenty years about the Musee National de l'Automobile — the infamous Schlumpf Collection — at Mulhouse in Alsace, France. The unique collection...

Page 11 of October 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, October 1962

XXXIII Italian Grand Prix

Grand slam for B.R.M. MONZA, September16th This year the Automobile Club of Milan made two major changes to the Italian Grand Prix, both of them admirable ones. The first was to abandon the concrete banked track and hold the Grand Prix on the road circuit only and the second was to increase the race length to almost 500 kilometres. A total of 31 cars was accepted for the qualifying sessions, of...

Page 117 of November 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 117, November 2004

Simon Taylor's notebook

HSCC Roadsports is one way you can go historic racing without a millionaire's budget, or a trailer The generally accepted wisdom is that if you go motor racing it will cost you, and if you go motor racing in an old car it will cost you a lot. At the major historic meetings, priceless cars arrive in huge transporters operated by hired hands who maintain and mend. The owner just turns up to drive,...

Page 63 of June 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, June 1963

15th International "Daily Express" Trophy Meeting

A motor racing feast Silverstone, May 11th An estimated crowd of 100,000 people watched an interesting day of motor racing organised by the B.R.D.C. at the Silverstone circuit and nobody could have gone home feeling they had not had their money's worth. The racing opened with a 25 lap G.T. race in which Parkes was favourite according to practice times, his driving of John Coombs' white 1962 GTO...

Page 30 of June 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, June 1963

Aintree 200

Aintree, April 27th. Entries for the annual Aintree 200 race came from the usual British works teams and private owners with no intervention from abroad. B.R.M. sent two cars for Hill and Ginther, both being 1962 chassis with modified engines, Team Lotus brought two cars for Clark and Taylor, Clark's being the car with which he won the Pau and Imola G.P.s with short-stroke Climax fuel injection...

Page 66 of November 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, November 1990

Power and Glory — Volume 2: 1952-1973

by William Court. 319pp. 11 1/4" x 9 3/4" Patrick Stephens Ltd, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 2RQ. £55.00 The long awaited second volume of William Court's Power And Glory, his in-depth History of Grand Prix Motor Racing, has now been published by Patrick Stephens Ltd. It follows the previous William Court style, with erudite observations on the drivers and the cars, by this enthusiastic,...

Page 46 of April 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, April 1968

Australian Racing

After the visiting drivers and teams had journeyed from New Zealand to Australia, leaving the locals to enjoy some National racing, the Tasman series got under way again with a 100-mile race on the two-mile track at Surfers Paradise near Brisbane on February 11th. The organisers had a very ''head-in-the-sand" outlook and objected to the Team Lotus cars looking like cigarette packets, which was...

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