Articles tagged Clark

Page 88 of January 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, January 2004

Track test - Mugello

Sicily’s Targa Florio had a considerably faster, more mountainous cousin over on the mainland. Paul Fearnley scales the Futa Pass – and much more Photography by Malcolm Griffiths/LAT Tazio Nuvolari competed here just once. He didn’t know the circuit and had little time in which to practise. His car was not the fastest in the race... Stop. I know what you're thinking — but this time there was no...

Page 61 of April 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, April 1991

Historic 91 -- The Historic Car Club

All Revved Up The Historic Car Club was established in 1966, with the intention of "organising races for owners of internationally famous types of car, manufactured and raced between 1945 and 1955". Today, the scope of the Club has increased somewhat, to the point where it offers probably the widest range of championships for historic cars in the UK, with series for cars ranging from standard and...

Page 11 of June 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1964

XXII Monaco Grand Prix

B.R.M. Sweeps the Board Monte Carlo, May 10th. Being the first of the Grand Prix classics for 1964 all the leading teams had hopes of fielding their latest cars all ready, tried and proven, but in fact only B.R.M. and Brabham were in this happy state of affairs. The Bourne team had their two 1964 cars, with stressed-skin chassis, simplified front suspension with inboard-mounted coil springs,...

Page 68 of June 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, June 1963

IV Imola Grand Prix

Walk-over for Clark Imola, April 21st. Every year there are motorcycle races held on the Imola circuit, but not since 1956 has there been a car race, and that one was something of a classic event for it was the first time the Italian sporting world sat up and took note of the name Lotus. It was a sports-car event in which Osca and Maserati were the main contenders and Cliff Allison caused quite...

Page 25 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, September 1963

Solitude Grand Prix

Stuttgart, July 28th A circuit that is made up from normal everyday roads, with climbs that bring an ordinary saloon down to 2nd gear, descents that make normal people apply the brakes, an 160 m.p.h. straight, corners from 30 m.p.h. to 130 m.p.h. and a length of 11.417 kilometres, all in a glorious wooded valley, is one that deserves a visit no matter what the type of racing is that is being held...

Page 28 of February 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1965

11th South African Grand Prix

Clark wins first 1965 World Championship race By moving the date of the South African Grand Prix forward by one week, the race became the first Championship Event for 1965 instead of the last event of 1964.This meant that there was no South African Grand Prix for 1964. The race was held as in previous years over 85 laps of the East London circuit which is just outside the town and lies along the...

Page 42 of September 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, September 1974

Looking back with Phil Hill

One of the most regular features of the past twenty-five years' Grand Prix racing has been the periodic rise and fall of Ferrari fortunes, peaks of success being relatively few and far between since the advent of the 1-1/2 -litre unsupercharged Formula One at the start of 1961. With the Italian team currently enjoying a welcome renaissance with its flat 12-cylinder 312B3s, a visit to Dijon-...

Page 6 of October 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, October 2003

Continental notes

Jenks on Monza '67 Thinking that the worst of the traffic in central Europe would have died down at the beginning of September I made the mistake of cutting through Switzerland on my way from England to Italy. That was a mistake as the Swiss government must have thought the same and sent its army on manoeuvres. Once in Italy, the sun came out and the whole tempo speeded up, as it always does on...

Page 72 of May 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, May 1990

Advertisment Feature

The Donington Collection is the result of one mans love for a sport that has thrilled him since the mid 30's, when as a spectator at the Donington Grand Prix's he witnessed the giant German cars powering themselves to victory. For Tom Wheatcroft, founder of the Donington Collection, the love affair had begun. The beginning was the purchase of an ex-Peter Whitehead 1951 Ferrari in 1964, bought...

Page 27 of July 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, July 1964

More Penalties at Goodwood

The B.A.R.C. held a closed race meeting at Goodwood on May 30th, a very hot Saturday afternoon. There were nine races in all, run in quick succession. A 10-lap scratch race for Formula Three cars started the programme and this saw an easy win for Bob Banting in the latest Lotus B.M.C. Chris Irwin (Merlyn Ford) came home in second place but in the final reckoning he was penalised one minute for a...

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