Articles tagged Cliff Davis

Page 29 of September 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1953

The National Race Meeting at Thruxon

The National Race Meeting at Thruxton THRUXTON, under the aegis of the Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. and the Wiltshire School of Flying, saw a National Race Meeting held in glorious weather on Bank Holiday, the afternoon's racing being notable for the number of sun-top specials, new lap records and the polished performance of Tony Reit in Rob Walker's smart blue Connaught. The new Thrtuctort airfield...

Page 28 of March 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, March 1956


THE ARGENTINE SEASON WHILE the Northern hemisphere was suffering from ice and snow and freezing winds, way down in Argentina the motorracing season commenced with two World Championship events and a Formule Libre event under warm skies. The first race, on January 22nd. was the Grand Prix of the Argentine, held on the Buenos Aires Autodrome circuit of 4 kilometres to the lap for a duration of...

Page 33 of March 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1990

Within an Ace

THE story of the AC Ace really began in 1919 when John Weller produced his first AC "light six" engine. This was a wet linered six cylinder unit of 1991 cc. It had a chain driven overhead camshaft, and was mainly of aluminium construction. It was essentially this engine that, for nearly 40 years, powered the cars that came out of AC's Thames-Dillon factory, from 1919 until 1956. The AC engine...

Page 30 of November 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, November 1954

Triple Victory for Moss at Aintree

The Daily Telegraph-sponsored, B.A.R.C.-organised Aintree Automobile Racing Company's Meeting on October 2nd was a well-deserved Stirling Moss benefit. The British driver won the Formula III race in Beart's Cooper-Norton and the Formula 1 and Formule Libre races (all were over 51 miles of the three-mile circuit) in his Maserati, and there was no other driver who could get anywhere near him. The...



August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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