Articles tagged Crawford

Page 15 of August 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, August 1958

The Monza 500-mile race

Europe has a bit of a go MONZA, ITALY, June 29th. WELL, well! After all the fuss and furore caused by certain members of the Union of Professional Racing Drivers last year about the 500-mile track race at Monza, a select little bunch of members of that moribund organisation, the U.P.P.I., turned up at Monza to take part in this year's track race. Last year they tried to be movie actors, T.V....

Page 71 of October 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, October 1968

Letters from Readers

Safety Belts Sir, I was once more astounded to read your comments on safety belts. You state in "On the Road": Issigonis has said that, like me, he has had no use for safety belts, having made a very safe car in which the driver should be able to dodge the incidents". If this is so, why do the works rally Mini-Cooper and most other top rally teams all use full harness aircraft-type belts? Why are...

Page 15 of November 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, November 1999

HECTOR OR EMILIO?

HECTOR OR EMILIO? SIR, Further to Mr Crawford's letter in the September edition concerning who was the last privateer in Formula One, Hector Rebaque did indeed race on into 1979, eventually running his own Penske-built Rebaque HR100. I am, however, not so sure he is the last privateer in to compete in the World Championship. I have a recollection of Emilio de Villota trying to qualify a private...

Page 22 of August 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, August 1967

Back to their Birthplace

Wolverhampton, July 2nd. Once again summery weather graced the return of S.T.D. Register members' Sunbeams to Wolverhampton, where these fine cars were built prior to the Rootes take-over. This year 29 were due to return to their birthplace, but not all of them made it; Carter's fast 1934 Twenty tourer, for example, was prevented from leaving Devon due to a duff gearbox. However, a very good...

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