Articles tagged Clark

Page 54 of August 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, August 1990

The Mini Marathon

It may only be three years old, but the Pirelli Classic Marathon has made such an impact on historic motor sport that it seems to have been a permanent fixture for years. With the likes of Moss, Hopkirk, Clark raising the profile already in this country, the likes of Unser, multiple winner of Indianapolis, Gijs van Lennep, double Le Mans victor and Clay Regazzoni, former Grand Prix driver, there...

Page 56 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, June 1980

MINISTER OF SPORT

MINISTER OF SPORT An interview with a very sporting MOTOR SPORT penetrated the corridors of power at the Department of the Environment in order to interview Hector Motto, MP. Officially listed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, with special responsibility for sport. More popularly called Ministcr of Sport. A keen motorist with a strong interest in vintage sports Cars...

Page 49 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, October 1964

29th Tourist Trophy race

Ferrari Beats Ford-Engined Opposition in Prototype Class A.C. Cobra-Fords 1-2-3 in GT category, beating the 250 GTO Ferraris The T.T. has never been certain what sort of race it is supposed to be. This year, at Goodwood, sponsored by the Gallaher Senior Service Group, it was over 130 laps, for sports and prototype sports cars over 1,600 c.c. and GT cars over 2,000 c.c. This promised well, with...

Page 66 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, May 1967

Pau Grand Prix

Pau, France, April 2nd. The race at Pau is one of those that can always stand on its own merits no matter whether it is for Formula One cars or go-karts, for the circuit is pure street racing and remains the same year after year and is always an exacting test of driver and car. Unlike a lot of circuits you have to be right on line to the inch at Pau if you want to lap fast and consistently, or...

Page 20 of December 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, December 1997

Letters from readers

Clark and Chapman Sir, I enjoyed enormously October's article on Jim Clark. As it reveals, the relationship between Clark and Chapman was indeed extraordinary, but not without moments of tension. In the mid-'60s we used Snetterton frequently for testing. Lotus were regular users too. On an April day in 1964 we arrived to do some running-in, and the Lotus transporter was in the paddock. The...

Page 37 of May 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, May 1952

Club affairs

The AC Owners' Club's second annual Novices' Point-to-Point will take place on Sunday afternoon, May 25th, and will be open to anyone who has not previously competed in more than one map-reading event and who did not gain an award in that. The same eligibility also applies to members of crews. Start and finish will be at Ingatestone, Essex (on A12), and the 40-50 mile route white on good roads....

Page 42 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, October 1964

Reflections on the Austrian G.P.

Last year the Austrian Club dealt with a small Formula One race very effectively and efficiently, but making the race a World Championship affair this year stretched their facilities and capabilities rather near the limit. They did not exactly fall down on the organisation, but in some directions they stumbled a bit. When an event is raised from a small Grand Prix to a World Championship Grand...

Page 36 of January 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 1987

Finest Hour

The Connaught Story 1954 saw the introduction of a new Formula One and though it was in essence only the then Formula Two with a mere 500cc increase in permissible engine size, it generated a host of completely fresh designs. For two years the World Championship had been run to Formula Two and though competition was fierce, and there was no lack of variety, in the back of everyone's mind was the...

Page 15 of January 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, January 1935

Club News

0414 110414 .....•?•?••••mmil0111111111111111119pP South Midland Centre A.C.U. The December number of the " South Midland Review " contains two significant articles on current road legislation. First of all the promised increase in insurance premiums is blamed On to the leniency of juries in awarding damages. In the words of the writer, " As it is realised by all concerned that a company with...

Page 11 of July 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, July 1963

The XXII Belgian Grand Prix

Lotus all the way Spa, Belgium, June 9th The second of the 1963 Grande Epreuves took place on the super-fast Spa-Francorchamps circuit, nowadays not such a billiards-table as it used to be, and with patches of new surface where last winter's frost had caused damage. Nevertheless the wonderful circuit retains all its magic and its challenge to drivers who can corner at really high speeds and to...

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