Articles tagged Donald Healey

Page 20 of July 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 1975

Obituary

T. G. H. Moore, JP, CP It is with the deepest sense of regret that we record the passing of T. G. Moore, Tom to his friends, and T.G.M. to MOTOR SPORT, which he owned from 1929 until he parted with it to the present Proprietor at the end of 1936. It must be made clear that this relinquishing of the journal was not an indication that fast cars had become of diminishing interest to T.G.M.; it came...

Page 22 of March 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1933

letters from readers

Appreciation. SIR,—I am writing to say how much I appreciate MOTOR SPORT. In the February issue I found Mr. T. G. Moore's account of their adventures In the Monte Carlo Rally especially interesting, and of the regular features, the Continental Notes and Rumblings by " Boanerges." Wishing you every success. G. DENNE-BOLTON. 42, Dartmouth Square, Dublin, S.W.8. American Views. SIR,—In the January...

Page 17 of September 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, September 1931

The Coupe des Alpes

The Coupe des Alpes /T is a very good sign that British manufacturers are taking a greater interest in continental trials, as an event like the Coupe des Alpes is absolutely unrivalled for testing out cars, not only of the sports variety, but also touring cars. A car which will function satisfactorily for long periods on the main roads of this country will not always behave so well under the...

Page 5 of June 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, June 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Mille Miglia Placings Placings in the Mille Miglia 1,000-Mile Sports Car Race, which was won by Biondetti and Selani in a 2-litre Ferrari, are given below. Britain was well up, for Wisdom and young Geoffrey Healey won the touring category outright in a Healey, while the Bristol saloon of Count Lurani and H. J. Aldington was third and Donald Healey's Healey saloon fourth in this class. Retirements...

Page 30 of December 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, December 1957

Rumblings

The Guild at Goodwood This year's Test Day at Goodwood circuit, organised for the edification of its members and foreign guests by the Guild of Motoring Writers, was an unqualified success. A great variety of British-built cars was available for the journalists to fling round the course for three uninhibited laps and many famous personalities in the overseas motoring journalistic firmament, some...

Page 13 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, May 1947

The Reminiscences of Reggie Tongue

A most absorbing account, by the well-known racing driver, of the cars which have served him both in races and on the road. My first real, interest in motor cars began at a time when my father used to recount stories to me of the Bentley Boys at Le Mans. A time when British motor racing was supreme. How I admired, as a boy, the stories of Birkin, Sammy Davis, Woolf Barnato, Benjafield, Duller,...

Page 78 of July 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, July 2008

Cowboy, sailor, racer, inventor… and ‘chippie’

Yes, Lance Macklin lived a varied life – and mischief was never far away. But that didn’t stop Moss and Salvadori respecting his ability, as ex-GP driver Howden Ganley explains ”All my life I’ve wanted to run a chippie”. So said Lance Macklin to his young second wife Gill, and thus began a new chapter in the life of a man who had been one of Britain’s leading racing drivers in the 1950s. Lancelot...

Page 15 of September 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, September 1947

Real Performance

Donald Healey has done it again! Taking a standard Healey aerodynamic saloon out to Milan at the time when Lt.-Col. Gardner and Count Lurani were attacking records on the Milan-Como Autostrada, he had the car timed by the Milan A.C. Using normal pump fuel, with a compression ratio of just under 7 to 1, and with standard 5.75 x 15 tyres, this Healey saloon covered a kilometre at a mean speed of...

Page 33 of December 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, December 1946

Club News

We Hear It seems that the prices of the older secondhand cars are dropping a bit, so less-affluent enthusiasts may get their chance this winter. Recently an A.C. Anzani 2-seater for £40, a coupé of the same breed at like price, a "14/40" 1924 Sunbeam, and several "12/50" Alvis have been in the market. A reader bought a little-used 1921 Crossley for less than £40, and Packman, now with B.O.A.C.,...

Page 9 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, March 1952

Matters of moment

Allard's great victory Belatedly, because Motor Sport is a monthly, but none the less sincerely, we acclaim Sydney Allard's great victory in the Monte Carlo Rally. First ever to win through from Glasgow and first British car to win this great winter test and adventure since Donald Healey did so in 1931 with an Envicta, the Allard triumph. is as convincing as it was well-deserved. Weather...

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