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Page 80 of January 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, January 2009

Junior highs and lows...

As an IRL driver coach, Al Unser Jr has found a way to leave his problems behind and give something back to the sport in which he’s achieved so much By Gordon Kirby Through the height of CART’s Indycar World Series, Al Unser Jr was one of the men to beat. He won the championship twice with Galles-Kraco Racing in 1990 and Penske in ’94, was title runner-up three times and won 31 races, including...

Page 41 of February 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, February 1980

A pioneer Welsh-built monoplane

As "The Diaries of an RFC Officer" are arousing a gratifying amount of interest and as Motor Sport once covered mechanised sporting events in the air as well as on land and water, I thought that a little more reporting with an aeronautical flavour would not come amiss. So last year I drove in the comfort and fuel-stringency of a new FWD Opel Kadett to Cardiff, to investigate a very early Welsh-...

Page 99 of December 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, December 1981

"Wings over Brooklands-The story of the Birthplace of British Aviation"

"Wings over Brooklands — The Story of the Birthplace of British Aviation," by Howard Johnson. 157 pp. 10" x 7". (Whittet Books Lid., The Old Mills, Weybridge, Sur, KT13 8LD. £8.95). This keenly-anticipated book, when it arrived, was a partial disappointment, saved by some excellent pictures, and the plans of Brooklands Aerodrome as it was area-1932 forming its end-papers. I had hoped to learn all...

Page 18 of June 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1952

Cars I have owned, by CG Grey

CG Grey will be remembered by the older readers of Motor Sport as the Founder and, until 1937, Editor of The Aeroplane.  He started that paper in 1911 and achieved world-wide fame for his outspoken, authoritative and always entertaining views on all aspects of aviation. I was an avid reader of The Aeroplane until Charles Grey retired from the editorial chair, and it may be that, unconsciously, I...

Page 30 of January 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1969

V.E.V. Miscellany.

It was amusing to see, in a recent Newsletter of the Veteran Car Club, advertisements for a 1932 Hillman Minx and a 1938 Armstrong Siddeley. Number two of a Doncaster Gazette publication called "Old Doncaster", available for 3s. from 10, North Bridge Road, Doncaster, contains contrasting pictures of scenes in that city over the past 60 years. There is a view of the factory in which Cheswold cars...

Page 44 of May 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, May 1932

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ROOKLAN IS AS A FLYING CENTRE WHERE KINDRED SPIRITS MEET. NE does not have to delve very deeply into history to discover that in years gone by aviation and the sport of motor racing were closely linked together. Men who had devoted their energies to improving the efficiency of the automobile, and who had achieved, prominence by their accomplishments in design and racing were, when the time...

Page 62 of November 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, November 2005

Born to run

Michael Andretti and Al Unser Jnr carried their fathers' lndycar rivalry into a new generation. David Malsher tells their stories The parallels are obvious: Al Unser Jnr and Michael Andretti, sons of Indycar legends and born within a year of each other, each take the CART title and a great many wins and both step out of their fathers' shadows to become legends in their own right. But it's the...

Page 13 of November 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, November 1926

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i'l,-"V-^1,0.-"WwledwNedw1P"V-"\e"`"\eone1 MOTORING SPORTSMEN. Mr. George Newman. By THE EDITOR. MR. GEORGE NEWMAN, who is known throughout the industry as a successful trader and a keen sportsman, comes from a family that has long been associated with the call of the open road. His father and grandfather were famous in their day, as horsemen, and besides achieving great success in coaching...

Page 100 of November 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 100, November 2001

Rolls-Royce's rivals

Rolls-Royce's rivals There is great interest in the history of Rolls-Royce, especially when Sir Henry Royce was responsible for its perfection and it was an all-British car. Through the assistance of Peter Baines, Secretary of the R-R EC, I am able to divulge some more details of how Henry Royce compared his productions with other, possibly mildly rival, makes. He did not ignore the notable...

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