Articles tagged Fred Frame

Page 22 of October 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, October 1933

NEWS FORM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH. The Elgin and Weidenhoff Races. " p"RED " SHAFER and Fred Frame shared the victory honours at the revival of the famed Elgin Trophy Road Races in Elgin, Illinois, on August 26th, the first strictly road racing event held in the United States in 13 years. An enthusiastic crowd of 29,000 cheered the return of this popular form...

Page 13 of December 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, December 1932

MOTOR SPORT THE CAR AND THE CINEMA By A FILM FAN.

MOTOR SPORT THE CAR AND THE CINEMA By A FILM FAN. FROM the very earliest days of the Cinema the automobile—especially the racing car—has had an obvious appeal for the producer. In his search for " thrill-making " material speed was an easy first choice, and the hero was forced to make hair-raising pursuits of the villain sometimes on horseback, at other times in an aeroplane, occasionally on an...

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A lifetime with the Offenhauser

"MY GOING to work for Harry Miller was an act of God!" With these words, Leo Goossen described the beginning of a remarkable career as America's foremost designer of racing engines. Goossen had left a promising position as protégé to Walter L. Mart, Chief Designer of Buick Motor Company, to go west to New Mexico. A tuberculosis spot had been found and the only answer was a change of climate....

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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. K.ELLY PETILLO, the tiny California Italian crack, drove his 4-cylinder Miller Special to victory in the 200-mile National Championship race at Los Angeles on December 30th, defeating a fine field of big-time drivers, in one of the most thrilling title races in years. The race was slashed to 196 miles, due to heavy fog that drifted over the two-mile course in the closing laps...

Page 38 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1934

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. LOUIE MEYER WINS ASCOT ROAD RACE AND OAKLAND 250-MILES CLASSIC WITHIN A WEEK— INDIANAPOLIS HUMS WITH PRE-RACE ACTIVITY. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH THE 1928-29-33 National Racing Champion, Louie Meyer, has inaugurated his 1934 season with two brilliant victories in long, gruelling stock car races in California. Meyer was fourth in his first start of the...

Page 47 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, April 1934

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. Stubblefield Wins Gilmore Gold Cup Road Race. R10 0A racing in California, absent for over 17 years, returned to Los Angeles on February 18th and was accorded an enthusiastic welcome by an attendance estimated at above 80,000 at the first annual Gilmore Gold Cup Classic. This race was run over a 250-mile distance, 131 laps of an intricate, winding, exceedingly_ rough course....

Page 15 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, July 1933

Louis Meyer wins Indianapolis at record speed

Meyer joins Tommy Milton in winning race for second time. Four killed in many accidents. Stock Studebakers 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th. By our American correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH DRIVING with brilliant skill and consistency, Louis Meyer, 29-year old Californian, swept down the finishing straight of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway late in the afternoon of May 30th, winner of the 21st...

Page 16 of July 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, July 1934

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. "WILD BILL" CUMIVIINGS WINS INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE CLASSIC — THREE DRIVERS ESCAPE DEATH IN TERRIBLE CRACK-UPS—ROSE, DRIVING BRILLIANTLY, IS SECOND. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH ATTRACTED by a field of crack racing drivers unsurpassed in the history of the track, thrilled by an entry list of racing machines of practically every known type now racing in the...

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THE 1932 AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

THE 1932 AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. In the U.S.A. the A.A.A. holds a championship every year, points being awarded for places in all the big races. In 1932 the result was as follows : 1, Bob Carey, 815 points ; 2, Fred Frame, 710 points ; 3, Howard Wilcox, 610 points ; 4, Russel Snowberger, 440 points ; 5, Bill Cummings, 430 points. In the last race of the year, at Oakland, Bill Cummings set up a...

Page 17 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1933

Rumblings

mumbiings c,0 OAUERGES Whitsun at Brooklands. COMING in the middle of the hot spell, the third Brooklands meeting took place for once in weather almost more sunny than was comfortable. Fortunately the followers of motor racing are not expected to conform to the Ascot tradition of wearing top hats and morning coats, however hot the weather, and short-sleeved jumpers and straw and panama hats were...

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