Articles tagged D. Parker

Page 18 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1954

Second B.A.R.C. Members' Meeting At Goodwood

The second Members' Club Meeting at Goodwood was held in bright sunny weather on May 1st. The racing was keen, which led to a certain amount of farming and one attempt to remove the brick wall in the chicane, but no personal injuries were received. The meeting was the second round of the 1954 Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy. The leaders are as follows: R. Watling-Greenwood (R.W.G.) ... 12...

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Goodwood 500-c.c. Lap Record

The B.A.R.C. announces that an investigation of the timekeepers' records reveals that Eric Brandon was incorrectly credited with a lap of 1 min. 42.8 sec. The correct reading was 1 min. 47.8 sec., the error being due to the misreading of a figure. The fastest lap in this race was in fact shared by L. Leston (Leston Special) and R. G. Bicknell (Revis) with 1 min. 46.8 sec. (80.90 m.p.h.). This is...

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Rumblings

Two Specials Recently we were able to inspect two promising Smith Specials. One of them had, only the day before, won one of the 500-c.c. car races at Brough, in the hands of D. Parker, who found the course loose and dusty. This car is one which C. F. Smith ran at Silverstone last year, and it will be seen at this venue again, in Parker's hands, on May 14th. The other car is Smith's new 1,000-c.c...

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Salvadori's Goodwood

Three Firsts and Two Second Places by This Driver at Easter B.A.R.C. Meeting, in Connaught, Maserati and Aston Martin Cars An extremely large crowd of some 50,000 attended the International Race Meeting at Goodwood on Easter Monday, when the summery weather set off the picturesque setting, the Paddock thronged with people and the sports-girls more exotic or attractive than ever. Many entirely new...

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1950 British Grand Prix race report - Farina wins Grand Prix d'Europe

  Glorious Weather for Their Majesties Visit. Alfa-Romeos 1, 2, 3 in R.A.C. G.P. de l'Europe. Won by Farina at 90.95 mph, Parnell Third. Coopers Meet Their Match in 500cc race won by Aikens' Iota at 79.29 mph. Record Crowd Sees Farina Lap at 94.02 mph. Before a record crowd, estimated at over 150,000, Dr. Giuseppe Farina won the G.P. de l'Europe at Silverstone on May 13th, driving a 1½-litre Alfa...

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Goodwood Autumn Meeting

Hawthorn Wins Woodcote Cup and Goodwood Trophy Races in Thinwall Ferrari -- and sets a new 94.53 m.p.h. Lap Record In perfect weather, before a good but not a record crowd of spectators, Mike Hawthorn showed the Goodwood clientele his superiority as a driver, winning both the big races in G. A. Vandervell's Thinwall Special Ferrari, and setting fresh race and lap records. It was a magnificent...

Page 12 of May 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1953

Good sport at Castle Combe

The Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. opened its 1953 season at the splendid Castle Combe circuit on Easter Saturday, when an excellent entry of 89 sports and Formula Ill cars was received. The meeting was run to schedule before quite a nice crowd of spectators and good sport witnessed. Our only complaint concerns the racket worked by the caterers, who not only demanded 1s. deposit on their cups—sensible...

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The B.A.R.C. Autumn Meeting

Goodwood closed its 1954 season on a strong note, for many interesting cars were present at the International Meeting on September 25th, which was graced, moreover, by fine weather. Of the competitors, Wharton returned to drive a B.R.M., although his Dunlop-disc-braked Maserati non-started, Stirling Moss drove a sports Lister-Bristol, Masten Gregory, fresh from his fine showing at Prescott,...

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Poole Open Speed Trials

Many Exciting Incidents on Excellent New Course. Hutchison's Alfa-Romeo makes F.T.D. Allard the Fastest Sports Car. The West Hants & Dorset C.C. put on Open Speed Trials at South Lytchett Manor, near Poole, on September 6th, the excellent new 1/2-mile course being loaned by Sir J. V. E. Lees, Bt, D.S.O., M.C. The event was run for charity and the Mayor of Poole was one of the stewards, which...

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Hawthorn and the "Flying Horse" 100 per cent. Successful at Silverstone

Parker Wins 500-c.c. Race for Kieft A huge crowd saw Hawthorn do exactly what Ferrari intended him to do at Silverstone on the occasion of the Daily Express B.R.D.C. International Trophy Meeting on May 9th. He won his heat and the final of the International Trophy with the Formula II Ferrari and the Production Sports Car Race in a 4.1-litre Ferrari America, which he had not even sat in before...

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