Articles tagged David Good

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R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship—1963

The R.A.C. British Hill-Climb Championship season commenced on April 27th with the Severn Valley M.C.'s Hill-Climb on the lengthened 900-yd. course. Tony Marsh, driving his 1 1/2-litre, twin o.h.c. supercharged Marsh-Climax, snatched the Championship class from Phil Scragg's 2.5-litre B.R.M., Marsh clocking fastest time of day at 37.03 sec., against Scragg's 37.25 sec., Peter Westbury's 2.6-litre...

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Wiscombe Park (April 6/7th)

Opening the Wiscombe Park Hill-Climb on April 6/7th was a two-day event organised by the Aston Martin Owners' Club. The Saturday was devoted solely to Club members with pre-war Aston Martins opening the proceedings with a close battle for first place being waged between Tony Riseley (1932 International) and Derrick Edwards (1935 Ulster); the decision finally going to Edwards by a tenth of a...

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1967 British Grand Prix race report - Team Lotus Dominate

The choice of the R.A.C. fell on Silverstone this year, so with the help of the BRDC and most of the country's motor clubs the British Grand Prix was held on the wide-open spaces of the airfield circuit. Entry was by invitation and all the big teams were represented along with more than the usual number of private owners, some newcomers being given a chance to try their hand at Grand Prix racing...

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Great Auclum (August 11th)

Great Auclum, the eighth qualifying event for the R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship, saw the Jersey/Italian Renato (Tico) Martini backing up his phenomenal Bouley Bay win with an outright win in the Championship category, breaking the hill record on both his ascents and beating Arthur Owen's 2½-litre Cooper-Climax by 0.47 sec. Martini's car, if one could give it that name, is based on go-kart...

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Three hill-climbs

Bouley Bay The jersey M.C. and L.C.C.'s Hill-Climb event on July 27th enticed a large number of competitors from the mainland. The main event, which counted towards the National Championship, saw a local competitor, Mac Daghorn with the ex-Boshier-Jones Cooper, beat such well-known exponents as Tony Marsh (F.1 Lotus), Arthur Owen (Cooper) and George Keylock (Cooper). Notable absentees were David...

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The E.R.A Club Dinner

The newly-formed E.R.A. Club had a very nostalgic assembly of pre- and post-war E.R.A. drivers at its first dinner, at the Public Schools Club in Piccadilly on March 2nd. Organised by the Hon. Sec., Barry Eastick, himself an ex-E.R.A. owner, A. F. Rivers-Fletcher took the chair and Raymond Mays and Humphrey Cook were guests of honour. Mays delivered a moving speech, recalling how he had initiated...

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Some October Sprints

Weston-Super-Mare Speed Trials (October 10th) Uunfortunately the last day of a remarkably dry summer ended the day before the Burnham-on-Sea M.C.'s speed trials along the Marine Parade. This enjoyable event, cars running in pairs along a rather bumpy curving half-mile in sight of the sands, was last held ten years ago; we hope they will be held every year in future during Weston's holiday season...

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Road test report on -

A Pleasing Anglo-Swedish Sports Coupé — The Volvo P 1800 Volvo cars from Sweden are very conscientiously made and accurately assembled, as readers of Motor Sport’s account of a visit to the Göteberg plant (June, 1960) will know. That they go extremely well and possess desirable features of design and equipment has also been made clear in our road-test reports of the 122S and 122S/B18 saloon...

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Up The Stairs

Most enthusiasts are usually worn out after touring the car stands at Earls Court and seldom go up the stairs to the Accessory Stands where much of the major development in the Motor Industry takes place. On Press Day we took a trip round the incomplete stands and found much of interest. On the Armstrong stand was the interesting Selectaride shock-absorber system which gives electrical control...

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R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship—1963

Our last article on the R.A.C. British Hill-Climb Championship appeared in our July issue and gave the position after the Midland A.C.'s Shelsley Walsh Hill-Climb. Since then five other qualifying rounds have taken place; these being Bo'ness, Rest-and-Be-Thankful, Bouley Bay, Great Auclum and Craigantlet. Bo'ness, organised by the Lothian Car Club on June 22nd, saw Tony Marsh increasing still...

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