Articles tagged Cliff Davis

Page 16 of May 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, May 1954

B.R.D.C British Empire Trophy Sports-Car Race At Oulton Park

Big Crowd See Alan Brown (Cooper-Bristol) Win at Cheshire Circuit. Heat Winners — Gammon (Lotus-M.G.), Salvadori (Maserati) and Duncan Hamilton (Jaguar) Run in chilly but sunny weather, the British Empire Trophy Race, transported to Oulton Park from the Isle of Man, was a decided success. This road circuit in a beautiful parkland setting offers excellent spectator facilities and real road-racing...

Page 11 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, April 1954

Matters Of Moment

April! The month of April presages the coming of spring and a welcome return of motor-racing. This year there is plenty of racing activity in the month of showers and sunshine. Already we have had the first Club Race Meeting of the B.A.R.C. for sports cars at Goodwood, on March 27th. at which the first points were scored in the 1954 Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy Contest, won last season...

Page 52 of May 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, May 1957

Easter Racing at Goodwood and Brands Hatch

The B.A.R.C. obtained an excellent entry of 127 cars for its International Easter Race Meeting at Goodwood. The programme embraced the appearance of two each of Britain's Grand Prix cars in one race, with the additional interest of a race for the new FII cars and the possibility that these unblown 1,500s might even "mix-it" with the F1 machinery on the twisty Sussex circuit. Saturday practice was...

Page 78 of October 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, October 2003

Breezed in, blown out

With its young millionaire backer, Scirocco looked set to whip up a storm in F1. Gordon Cruickshank explains why it didn't Next time you chive down the Goldhawk Road in West London, stop at the Seven Stars pub and lift a glass to the old truism that if you want to make a small fortune out of motor racing, start with a large one. For it was behind this establishment that large amounts of money...

Page 61 of August 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, August 2012

1962 & '68 Graham Hill

The little grey autograph book was lost many years ago. No great loss. Even as a young child I never quite understood the fascination in collecting a signature. My book contained only two: Peter Purves’, which wasn’t much good because of course John Noakes’ was the one to have; and Tim Piggot-Smith’s. I hadn’t a clue who he was, someone must have pointed me at the actor at some local show or...

Page 86 of April 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, April 2004

A charmed life

Alan Brown, who died earlier this year, wheeled and dealed his way through single-seaters and sports cars. Mike Lawrence remembers the colourful career of a true 1950s all-rounder Alan Brown was a Formula Three champion, the first man to win World championship points for Cooper, and the first to race a Vanwall. He was also a Formula One constructor (the man behind the Emerysons of 1961-62) and a...

Page 32 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, June 1954

Gonzalez' Silverstone

Ferrari, Jaguar and Cooper-Norton Successes at Record-Attendance "Daily Express" Meeting The Intermstional Trophy Meeting at Silverstone, organised on May 15th by the B.R.D.C. for the enterprising Daily Express, opened in heavy rain but from 5.30 a.m. crowds poured into the stands and enclosures until a record crowd of some 120,000 enthusiastic spectators had assembled — proof positive that...

Page 72 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, November 1996

Guide To Historic Sports Racing Cars 1950-1970

Since 1923, when Charles Faroux organised the first Le Mans 24 Hours, it has been the principal aim of serious sports car manufacturers to both compete and win at the classic Sarthe circuit. Other events like the Mille Miglia and Targa Florio were almost, but not quite, of equal importance, but have fallen by the wayside — rightly or wrongly — as victims of hysterical human emotion. Le Mans,...

Page 32 of August 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, August 1953

CLIFF DAVIS WINS BROOKLANDS MEMORIAL TROPHY

CLIFF DAVIS WINS BROOKLANDS MEMORIAL TROPHY Till B.A.R.t. Members' Meeting at Goodwood on July 25th concluded this year's MOTOR SPORT Brooklands Memorial -frophy emu est. It carries a handsome trophy and replica. Itch d by Oscar Moore, and a first prize of £50, 'cc rut prize of E20, and third prize of This time Cliff Davis won by two points (tot al )7), driving his wellknown Cooper-M.G. joy 7'...

Page 29 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, June 1987

Letter from Italy

Brief encounters Dear AH, There is something about Italy. On the way to Imola I was creeping round the Bologna ring road in solid traffic, and not enjoying myself, so I turned off to use the old Via Emilia, rather than the Autostrada. At least there is something to see when creeping along on the ordinary roads, whereas on an Autostrada it is merely tin boxes and lorries, with the occasional...

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