Articles tagged Fred Craner

Page 28 of February 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1949

Obituary

Cotton Henning We regret to report that news has reached us from America, via Charles Lytle, that, following the demise of Hepburn and Horn, another racing driver, Cotton Henning, died last December. At Indianapolis, where Henning was known as "Mr. Racing," he operated the Boyle stable for many years, cars from this organisation winning the 500-Mile Race in 1934, 1939 and 1940. Henning made many...

Page 6 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, December 1936

And Now for a Motor - Racing Boom

And Now for a Motor-Racing Boom For several years past there has been a steady growth of public interest in motor-racing, a trend which has been noticeably reflected by the increased amount of space devoted to the sport in the daily press. This increase in popularity is now to have the very welcome effect of bringing into being two more road circuits, at Brooklands and the Crystal Palace, to...

Page 87 of December 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 87, December 1999

The GP that never was

The GP that never was THE ANNIVERSARY OF ME 1939 DONINGTON Grand Prix that was never held, because war had intervened, was remembered by a news item from the Donington GP Collection, reminding us that but for Hitler this important race would have been held on September 30th 1939. By August 20th Max Seiler, head of the Mercedes Benz racing organisation, had sent in entries for three of the 2962cc...

Page 8 of August 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, August 1991

Letter to readers

A Little History Dear Reader, In 1989 Maurice Hamilton wrote a readable and straightforward history of the British Grand Prix, going back to the first race to carry that title. It was a race held on an artificial road-type circuit laid out on the Brooklands Motor Course and organised by our Royal Automobile Club in 1926. The following year the RAC again organised a British Grand Prix at...

Page 17 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1939

ON THE E.R.A. OUTLOOK

ON THE E.R.A. OUTLOOK ALTHOUGH English Racing Apathy has been painfully apparent in the degree of support -afforded to the E.R.A. Club in its endeavours to financially help the E.R.A. team, I am convinced that the majority of racing enthusiasts in this country do feel a real debt of gratitude to E.R.A. Ltd., for the very splendid way they have upheld British raving prestige during the last three...

Page 5 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, October 1937

THE GERMAN'S GRAND PRIX AT DONINGTON

THE GERMANS' GRAND PRIX AT DONINGTON BERNDT ROSEMEYER WINS FOR AUTO-UNION AT 82.86 M.P.H. MERCEDES-BENZ FILL SECOND AND THIRD PLACES. LANG AND SEAMAN RETIRE. HISTORY was made at Doning,ton on October 2nd. A record crowd, which looked like part of that on Epsom Downs for Derby Day, which the first reports give as 38,000 to 40,000 strong, lined the course to watch the Mercedes-Benz and Auto-Union...

Page 28 of January 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, January 1938

Letters from Readers

MEMORIES OF THE PAST I have enclosed two photographs of two grand old cars which I think are Worthy of reproduction in your journal. One is the 2-litte Miller which the late Count Zbrowski and S C. H. Davis raced in the 1924. G.P. and the other is my own 1922 2-litre G.P. Sunbeam. Both photographs were taken at a hill-climb here a few weeks ago. Allow me to say that MoTOR SPORT is undoubtedly the...

Page 44 of May 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, May 1935

GRAND PRIX CARS AT DONINGTON

GRAND PRIX CARS AT DONINGTON MAGNIFICENT RACING AT THE OPENING MEETING—LAP RECORD BEATEN BY ECCLES AND SHUTTLE WORTH— FINE DRIVING BY DOBBS, MARTIN, RAYSON, EVANS AND SEAMAN—GOOD ORGANISATION AND BIG ATTENDANCE THE Donington season has started with a bang ! If the organisers can maintain the standard of the Opening Meeting on April 13th—and there is no reason why they shouldn't—no one need...

Page 7 of May 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, May 1945

ON THE FUTURE OF THE SPORT

ON THE FUTURE OF THE SPORT THE future of the Sport is terribly difficult to foresee at present, but at least we know that " Jackie " Masters, Leslie Wilson, Fred Craner and H. J. Morgan are reasonably optimistic, so there is every reason to hope for an early resumption of M.C.C. trials, Shelsley Walsh, Donington Mid J.C.C. events after hostilities cease. What many people seem more concerned about...

Page 32 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1993

Formula One Grands Prix

Dear reader, I am writing this on the eve of the European Grand Prix, to be held at Donington Park on Easter Sunday. By the time you read it, the race will be over and the next Grand Prix will be in full swing. Nothing stops the pace and pressure of motor racing, as many people have found out to their cost. Due to circumstances beyond my control, the Grand Prix at Donington Park may well be my...

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