Articles tagged Dennis Poore

Page 98 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, November 1978

An Afternoon with an Aston Martin DB3S

The Deputy Editor airs the Midlands Motor Museum's Works Team car When I announced to a couple of Aston Martin enthusiast friends that I was to drive an Aston Martin DB3S - an ex Team car at that - they said knowledgeably: "A better car on the road than the circuit, you know." They may well be right, for the DB3S was less highly strung than some of its thoroughbred sports/racing contemporaries,...

Page 40 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, September 1994

The man who played with fire

Hockenheim brought the spectre of fire back to Grand Prix racing. In his first interview for almost two decades, former BRM chief Louis Stanley, who pioneered means of eliminating such risk, recalls the days when safety was a dirty word In his heyday on the Grand Prix circuits Louis T Stanley cut an imposing figure. Tall and corpulent, ruddy of face and silver of hair, his blue blazer and old...

Page 143 of August 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 143, August 2014

From the archives with... Doug Nye

Phoenix in waiting A distinctive 1960s racer is coming under the hammer, but will need lashings of TLC I will declare an interest. I offer consultancy advice (often justifiably ignored) to auctioneer Bonhams, whose Goodwood Festival of Speed sale includes some real rarities. Among these are the (hopefully) still restorable remains of a uniquely significant ex-Jim Clark sports-racing car – the...

Page 58 of November 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, November 2008

Best of three?

In 1955 the Jaguar D-type, Ferrari 750 Monza and Aston Martin DB3S all contested the Goodwood Nine Hours. But which is best? It’s a tough choiceBy Andrew Frankel As the crowds arrived at Goodwood on August 20, 1955 for the Nine Hours endurance race, few if any of the fans knew that it would be the last long-distance, day into night race held at their beloved track – at least, until the circuit’s...

Page 21 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, October 1950

National Prescott hill-climb

Poore makes fastest time and wins Staniland Trophy Willis and Collins break class records Prescott was blessed with fine weather on the occasion of its National Meeting on September 10th. Some of the interest was stolen by the fact that Poore had already obtained an unassailable lead in the R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship and by the poor entries, some classes attracting only one competitor....

Page 17 of November 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1950

BRANDS HATCH CLOSES DOWN

BRANDS HATCH CLOSES DOWN Alf Bottoms' J.B.S. Has a Day Out at Closing Meeting of 1950. Elizabeth Store Wins Ladies' Race. THIB racing at Brands Hatch on October 14th, the last 500 Club Daily Telegraph Race Meeting of the season, was really first class. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Itolt and Dennis Poore were spectating and admitted to being altogether fascinated. The Paddock presented two intriguing new...

Page 49 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, October 1950

Club News

Club News WE HEAR Another I 5.9-h.p. is in use in the Itirmitighant-Coventry area as a greengrocer's light. -truck. Can any one run it to earth forii s? David S. Boston has acquired the t,X** White Mouse, ex-ProtIteroe singh-seat1'1' Austin-Seven, A reader luts discovered a Calthorpc tourer with four good tyres in a Bromley garage mill is busy getting it on the road. Cecil Clarion lias replaced...

Page 14 of October 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, October 1955

The Ulster Tourist Trophy

A Hard-Fought Victory for Mercedes-Benz  Belfast, September 17th. For the first time the Ulster T.T. became a straightforward, simple race, in which the first car to cover 84 laps of the Dundrod circuit would be adjudged the winner of the Tourist Trophy, presented by the R.A.C. In the past, complicated handicapping systems have invariably resulted in lack of public interest as well as lack of...

Page 52 of September 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, September 1973

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted To Old-Car Matters Looking back at VSCC Silverstone The second VSCC Silverstone Meeting was plagued by heavy rain showers, which was unfortunate, because there was a record entry and because the wet track was directly responsible for the Bentley-Napier leaving the course and being badly damaged, with David Llewellyn being slightly injured. The traditional races at this meeting...

Page 13 of November 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, November 1958

Rumblings

Get those used-car prices down Indignation is rising at the absurdly high prices frequently asked for interesting but old cars and even for cars which are old without being particularly interesting. Some dealers appear to think that any pre-war car is a vintage vehicle and worth the earth; the majority believe that desirable old cars will command exorbitant prices. Last month in MOTOR SPORT two...

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