Articles tagged Frank Hallam

Page 32 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 2006

The powerhouse that Jack built

Jack Brabham was due to retire as a driver – until his astute choiceof Repco as engine builder gave him another F1 title. Paul Fearnley tells all Ferrari was the clear pre-season favourite. Team leader John Surtees wasn't so sure, however: he was less than thrilled with the new 3-litre V12, hardly enamoured of team manager Eugenio Dragoni and adamant that a Formula One season only truly began for...

Page 33 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1933


THE WHIT-MONDAY BROOKLANDS MEETING GOLD STAR WON BY C. BRACKEN BURY (BUGATTI). LADY DRIVERS COMPETING IN "MIXED" RACES FOR THE FIRST TIME. SCRATCH CARS OUT OF THE PICTURE Trit B..A.R.C. Meetings at Brooklands show little signs of waning popularity among drivers, in spite of a certain amount of dissatisfaction, for so many entries were received for the racing on Whit-Monday that the programme had...

Page 25 of August 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, August 1933

The Empire Trophy won by Count Czaikowski(Bugatti)

The Empire Trophy won by Count Czaikowslii (Bugatti) PRELIMINARY RACES GO TO M. B. WATSON (M.G. MIDGET) AND FRANK HALLAM (ALVIS). R. T. HORTON (M.G. MAGNETTE) BREAKS THE 1,100 c.c. LAP RECORD AT 115.55 M.P.H. FOR, one reason or another the British Empire Trophy Meeting at Brooklands organised by the British Racing Drivers' Club failed to attract a really representative entry of track-cars....

Page 32 of November 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1935


SOME OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES SEEN AT OLYMPIA Fashions in sports coachwork have gone full circle and once again at Olympia one saw on every sports-car stand cars with definitely open bodies, usually of the two-door type. Ingress and egress had been well studied, upholstery was in nearly all cases comfortable without being " floppy," windscreens, hoods and side curtains were of practical type, and...

Page 107 of June 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 107, June 1997


A reader is anxious to know whether an Austin 7 Ulster owned by his brother was ever raced at Brooklands by Frank Hallam, the Bimingham motor dealer, before he took to driving Alvis cars, from 1927 onwards. Sadly, Reg Nos of competing cars were not always declared on entry forms , and those of the BARC appear to have been scrapped after each season. (I have those only for 1938/39; if all had...

Page 16 of March 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, March 1966

Competition Notes and News

News from Ferrari Due to various delays the factory Ferrari team was not ready in time to take part in the 24-hour Race at Daytona Speedway in Florida, but since then the Maranello Prototype cars have been announced. The works Ferrari team for the long-distance classic races will comprise 4-litre V12-cylinder models, designated 330P3. following on the P1 and P2 cars of previous years, and 2-litre...

Page 27 of August 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, August 1932


SHELSLEY AGAIN Earl Howe fails to lower Von Stuck's Shelsley Record by 1 secs. after a Magnificent Climb. RAIN MARS PROCEEDINGS. GREAT excitement had been predicted for the 1932 Shelsley Walsh Open Hill-Climb, To begin with, next year the length of the hillwill be increased, so that this year's event was the last chance available of breaking Stuck von Villiez's wonderful record of 42 2/5th sees....

Page 45 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, March 1931


Handicapping. Great Britain holds the World's speed records for land, air and water and I am not alone in believing that this speed supremacy is of immense value to our motor and engineering trade. If we are to expand this trade, however —and expansion is the only hope for the motor industry—I consider motor racing essential for all sizes of cars. We are practically the only big nation in the...

Page 47 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, September 1933


PROSPECTS FOR THE "FIVE HUNDRED." Thirty Four Entries at Second Closing Date for B.R.D.C. Race on September 16th. 0N numbers alone the 500 Miles Race for 1933 is assured of success, for at the second closing date no fewer than 34 cars had been entered. This race has secured a permanent position of popularity with cars and drivers alike, and the British Racing Drivers' Club has every reason to...

Page 59 of May 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, May 1970


A TALE OF TWO PANHARDS I HAD not been on Safari since 1966, when I stalked a magnificent specimen of low-chassis Daimler Double-Six 50 in distant Somerset. But my interest in automotive white elephants has not abated. Consequently, try as I did, I could not suppress my curiosity when rumour had it that species of the family Société des Anciens Etablissments Panhard et Levassor had migrated to...



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