Articles tagged Eileen Ellison

Page 13 of August 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1963

The Brooklands Re-Union (June 29th)

Following in the tyre tracks of Rex Judd, whose splendid idea the Brooklands Re-Union of Weybridge racing motorcyclists was, Dudley Gahagan and William Boddy, Editor of Motor Sport, decided that so many people—drivers, mechanics, journalists and spectators—have such happy memories of the old Motor Course that the car side, too, should have its Re-Union. This duly took place at the "Hand &...

Page 76 of October 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, October 1994

Kay Petre - a tribute

The advertisement for my History of Brooklands says it is about "the days when men were men, which reflected their will to win". Maybe: but it is also about many women drivers, most of whom also did pretty well. I loved 'em all, metaphorically speaking, none more so than Mrs Kay Petre, who died recently. This petite, very attractive, dark-haired girl had her first taste of racing at Brooklands in...

Page 5 of October 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, October 1936

SHELSLEY IN A CLOUDBUST

SHELSLEY IN A CLOUDBURST The Midland A.C. was certainly very unlucky this year, for September 12th must have been one of the wettest days Worcestershire has known for a long time, and apart from the fact that a wet road surface is more detrimental to Shelsley than to any other event, rain at this venue has other bad effects. The" paddock "in the orchard becomes a morass, the path which spectators...

Page 31 of March 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, March 1935

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News The Will of Mussolini. SO Tazio Nuvolari has responded to the call of his country ! The greatest driver of all time has officially signed up with the Scuderia Ferrari, and will lead the" National "team of Alfa-Romeos during the coming season. it certainly seemed a bit queer to find two Frenchmen in the first three of the Ferrari personnel, and Mussolini finally decided...

Page 30 of July 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, July 1948

Club News

We hear... Richard Chichester and Major Lambton made valiant efforts to drive a 1923 American-built "Silver Ghost" Rolls-Royce home to England from Jerusalem, including flying to this country and back again with the required 7.00 by 21 Dunlops. Out in Australia John Hill is carefully rebuilding a single-seater 1925 Riley "Redwing," while at home Albert Coleman is doing likewise with an early...

Page 41 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1977

Donington Park racing

Once again Tom Wheatcroft is going to try and get motor racing going again on the revised Donington Park circuit, with the first meetings scheduled for this spring. Twice in the past it has looked as though racing was going to start, but unforeseen legal hassles and planning problems have held things up, so let us hope that it is a case of third time lucky. At the moment the plans are that the...

Page 33 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, September 1934

THE KLAUSEN HILL CLIMB

THE KLAUSEN HILL CLIMB pROBABLY the greatest hill climbing event in the world, the "Klausen " this year attracted a fine entry of the leading cars and drivers. There were works entries from Auto Union, Maserati, Mercedes Benz and Zoller ; stable entries from Brianza., Cazaux, EystonPenn Hughes, Ferrari, Genovese, San Giorgio, Subalpina, Toni and Whitney Straight, and a representative number of...

Page 2 of March 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 2, March 1943

The Motor Racing Brains Trust

Rivers-Fletcher and Bill Capon put over a very original form of motoring entertainment at the Rembrandt Hotel on January 31st, when they got five august persons to form themselves into a Brains Trust to handle questions sent in by enthusiasts, with Cecil Clutton to keep the "brains" up to scratch. The Brains Trust on this occasion comprised Peter Monkhouse, Laurence Pomeroy, Peter Berthon, Leslie...

Page 21 of April 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1935

A DAY OF FAST MOTORING

A DAY OF FAST MOTORING TWO ENTHUSIASTS SHOW THAT THE DAY OF THE AMATEUR RACE-DRIVER IS NOT YET PAST. MOTOR racing with an inexpensive car can be made to pay for itself, provided one is prepared to , tackle the job in the right way. That is a statement which should bring fresh hope to those who only have sufficient money to go in for the game in a small way. We had it last month on the authority...

Page 21 of July 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, July 1937

WHY NOT A MOTORING GARDEN PARTY?

WHY NOT A MOTORING GARDEN PARTY? On May 9th, at Heath Row Aerodrome, the Royal Aeronautical Society held their annual :Garden Party, attended by almost everyone who is anyone in British Aviation. In spite of the very unfortunate weather Flt.-Lt. Chris Staniland gave an astounding display of aerobatics with the Fahey P4/34 light bomber, while R. G. J. Nash and R. 0. Shuttleworth, likewise not...

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