Articles tagged Earl Howe

Page 11 of May 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, May 1933

AN HISTORIC MONACO GRAND PRIX

AN HISTORIC MONACO GRAND PRIX ACHILLE VARZI (BUGATTI) AFTER A TENSE DUAL WITH NUVOLARI (ALFA ROMEO) WINS ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING RACES EVER KNOWN MONTE CARLO, Sunday Night. NEVER has there been a more thrilling race! For the whole distance, occupying nearly 3½, hours, the blue and the red, France and Italy, Varzi and Nuvolari, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo, have waged a battle that will live for ever...

Page 25 of October 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, October 1983

Matters of moment

Up the limits The vexed subject of speed-limits is in the news again, as last month's Editorial emphasised. The leading motoring organisations are rightly pressing hard for the raising or abolition of unnecessarily low limits. The Daily Express has been backing them. RoSPA is opposed to a higher Motorway speed-limit in Britain that would bring us into line with most other EEC countries — with a...

Page 55 of October 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, October 1960

VETERAN- EDWARDIAN- VINTAGE

VETERANEDWARDIANVINTAGE A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters STA NDA R DS AT HOME.— Following a precedent. set by the Sunbeam S.T.D. Register with their annual Wolverhampton week-end, it has become fashionable for old ears to return to their place of birth. Here J. Due's 1906/7 30-h.p. Standard leads cars of this make through Coventry's Civic Centre last month, on the .....—.. occasion of the...

Page 11 of June 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1932

The BRITISH EMPIRE TROPHY

The BRITISH EMPIRE TROPHY IN Staging a 100 mile scratch race for ears of unlimited capacity on Brook, lands, the British Racing DriversWlub showed great enterprise but perhaps not sufficient foresight. As a thrilling spectacle the event was a great success. As a race in which the leading cars were called to give their utmost speed, and as an event intended to provide a decisive result, it was a...

Page 38 of October 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, October 1932

THE MONZA GRAND PRIX.

HE MONZA GRAND PRIX. CARACCIOLA WINDS UP A MAGNIFICENT SEASON FOR ALFA ROMEO BY WINNING AT THE TERRIFIC AVERAGE SPEED OF 110.8 M.P.H. THE Monza Grand Prix, organised by Vincenzo Florio, has always' been totally different from other Grand Prix races, in that the meeting is composed of three heats of 100 kilometres length, a repechage of 50 kilometres, in which those who have failed to qualify in...

Page 65 of August 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, August 1996

That Great Little Man Freddie Dixon

Having recalled recently the careers of some well-known British racing drivers, the time is overdue to include Freddie Dixon. Born in 1892, Frederick William Dixon had already deservedly achieved fame in the motorcycle racing field, before he turned to car racing. Starting in 1909, he had won two 7 races, established records innumerable, ridden with great distinction at Brooklands, where he was...

Page 17 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1945

Club News

WE HEAR Mr. Sheppard is building up quite a fleet of 2-cylinder Renault cars for future veteran events, and also possesses a 1910 Model-T Ford. Haining is disposing of his rebuilt 1928 "12/50 " Alvis and is completing another, based on a 1931 T.J. chassis. Meanwhile, his 1925 " 12/50 " Alvis motors as well as ever. F/Lt. C. M. Tait, who owned a 1987 14-litre Riley " Kestrel " before the war, is...

Page 35 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, August 1934

A WONDERFUL FINISH IN THE VICHY GRAND PRIX

A WONDERFUL FINISH IN THE VICHY GRAND PRIX WHITNEY STRAIGHT FAILS TO CATCH COUNT TROSSI BY 5 SECONDS AFTER WINNING HIS HEATETANCELIN HANDICAPPED BY FAULTY BRAKES. THERE is a growing tendency among Grand Prix organisers to run heats-and-a-final, as opposed to 6 single long-distance race. The latest event of this description is the Vichy Grand Prix, held on July 15th, and for sheer excitement any...

Page 23 of January 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, January 1944

BUGATTI CLASSIC No-3.

BUGATTI CLASSICS No. 3 Photograph from the Jack Lawrence Collection Type 51, 2.3-litre, supercharged, twin-cam Bugatti. The single-cam 2.3-litre Bugatti series was rrst produced in 1927 and was classified as Type 358 in supercharged form. In 1931 the Type 51 was introduced. Several of these cars came to this country and were raced by the late Richard Shuttleworth, Earl Howe, and the late C....

Page 66 of August 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, August 2000

Ableseman

Bill Boddy recalls how Dick Seaman was persuaded to buy a 10-year-old Delage and how he used it to defeat the E.R.A.s and Maseratis three times in just three weeks. The late Dick Beattie Seaman, born in February 1912, was undoubtedly one of the greatest British racing drivers until his untimely death after the accident at Spa in a Mercedes-Benz in June 1939. He was dedicated to becoming a...

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