Articles tagged David Evans

Page 58 of January 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, January 1997

McRae Storms to his second RAC victory

Porsches were again the cars to beat on the RAC Historic Rally. And again it was Jimmy McRae who came out on the top with his second RAC win in a row. David Evans reports Jimmy McRae paid no attention to the vile conditions on the RAC Historic Rally and won by three minutes from fellow Porsche 911 pilot, Monty Karlan. This was McRae's second successive win on the event, underlining his mastery of...

Page 26 of December 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, December 2013

McRae

Just ColinColin McMaster & David Evans As a 12-year-old schoolboy in 1995 I was allowed one poster on the dormitory wall. There were quite a few featuring supercars (scantily clad women weren’t allowed), but there was only one of Colin McRae – mine. Everyone knew who he was, though, such was his fame after winning the World Rally Championship that year. It’s not often that reading a book...

Page 75 of December 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, December 1989

Club notes and V-to-C miscellany

The Jubilee VSCC Welsh Trial was quite an occasion and last month we gave the provisional results, which omitted to say that P Swinger's 1923 A7 tied with R Felton's 1923 Bugatti for best performance. Or that the Smatcher Trophy was won by D Lee's 1927 Salmson. Southeby's handout on the above event included a list of all the winners in this VSCC Welsh Trial since 1939, and as this is a tough...

Page 48 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, June 1987

Moving Pictures

John Andrews has issued a supplement to Keep Moving, the history of his family and firm of Solomon Andrews, which we have referred to previously. Among its many old photographs is a remarkable one of a wedding reception whose line-up of cars was led by the Talbot landaulette of S Andrews & Sons' Cardiff garage and ten identical sleeve-valve Daimler landaulettes. Other pictures show Emile...

Page 37 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, July 1931

THE INDIANAPOLIS "500."

THE SPORT ABROAD. LOUIS SCHNEIDER, driving a Miller-built racing car called the "Bowes Seal Fast Special" won the nineteenth Indianapolis 500-mile race on Memorial Day, 30th May last. His time for the 500 miles was 5 hours 10 minutes 28 seconds, which gives him an average speed of 96.6 m.p.h., compared with 100.4 m.p.h. attained by the winner last year, and the record speed of 101.1 m.p.h. set up...

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