Articles tagged Dunlop

Page 26 of May 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, May 1985

Mass and lckx Win Economy Run

Early last year there was a terrible shemozzle in the sports car world when FISA decided at short notice to "do a deal" with the American IMSA organisation. They scrapped the proposed fuel economy rules for a start, requiring a 15% reduction in the amount available for a 1,000 kilometre event, to 510 litres, and the works Porsche team was so upset that it withdrew its cars from Le Mans. All that...

Page 94 of May 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, May 2014

The dinosaurs' last roar

The rear-engined revolution was in full swing at Indy by 1964, but the stars weren’t yet in alignment. Thus were the traditional roadsters permitted one final lap in the Brickyard’s spotlight...Writer Paul Fearnley Two-fifths of the American population watched The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964. Beatlemania had turned transatlantic: John, Paul, George and Ringo – plus Jim Clark. More than...

Page 40 of July 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, July 1960

XVIIIth Grand Prix of Monaco

Moss is Supreme Monte Carlo, May 29th. Being the first major Grand Prix of the European season, everyone was out in full force and the entry list was one of the most interesting seen for some time. The B.R.M. team had three of their 1960 rear-engined cars, with Bonnier, Gurney and Graham Hill as drivers; Cooper had their two 1960 ears in the hands of Brabham and McLaren, these new cars looking...

Page 8 of October 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, October 1941

MORE ABOUT CLASS I

MORE ABOUT CLASS I We have seen too many doubtful projects sponsored by reputable papers, so that we have no wish to be dogmatically optimistic about Class I " Specials." But as the subject seems of universal interest, we see no harm in publishing these general observation3 from Joe Lowrey's pen. We are still anxious to review possible designs. But we have no intention of giving one each month,...

Page 4 of August 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, August 1938

ON THE FINDINGS OF THE R.A.C.

ON THE FINDINGS OF THE R.A. C.— -Continued from page 806 recommendations, be called upon to sanction routes for all clubs holding trials in their area in accordance with the official calendar. We do, in consequence, suggest that if, as we believe has actually happened, the M.O.T. has agreed to accept the R.A.C.'s proposals for the future conduct of trials, that it ensures that the County Councils...

Page 51 of January 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, January 1981

Some Eyston Papers

A Glimpse Behind the Pre-War Record-Breaking Scene I have always had the greatest admiration for the late Capt. G. E. T. Eyston, OBE who although he achieved considerable success as a racing driver, made record-breaking his main activity (see Motor Sport for October, 1974). Some fascinating glimpses behind the scenes have come to light in the form of letters and papers left by Ernest Eldridge,...

Page 13 of June 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, June 1946

The Genius Lanchester

Earlier this year Dr. F. W. Lancheter died in Birmingham at the age of 77. Thus it is opportune to review the history of the company which Dr. F. W. and his brothers formed at the very beginning of the Industry. In doing so one encounters such genius of design, such sanity of purpose and such perfection of detail as to engender a feeling of pride that cars bearing the name of Lanchester emanated...

Page 20 of December 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, December 1944

Letters from readers

Sir, Thrusting aside a morbid temptation to sub-title this an "Xmas Xtravaganza," I take up my pen—not because I have any particular pearls of wisdom to impart, but solely through force of habit. At Christmas time I seem always thus to be fired with the urge to write upon motoring matters, possibly because of the depressing lack of turkey and plum pudding, more probably because of the equally...

Page 19 of October 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, October 1957

Miniatures News

The outstanding development in the world of miniatures is the introduction of their V.I.P. Model Roadways by the well-known scale model firm of Victory Industries (Surrey) Ltd. The 1/18th-scale model vehicles with electric propulsion made by this company are well known to Motor Sport readers, the range of beautifully-finished, realistic car models comprising M.G. TF, M.G. MGA, Austin-Healey,...

Page 39 of December 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, December 2012

TWO-STROKE TERRORS

TWO-STROKE TERRORS Mat Oxley YEARS AGO A NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GAVE bith to a crazy kind of tyre-shredding, piston-meting motorcycle. The Formula 750 series was designed to give the latest 750 four-stroke road bikes somewhere to play, safe from the marauding two-stroke Grand Prix machines that had come to dominate all forms of bike racing. F750 would allow Triumph to show off its booming...

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