Articles tagged Gil Anderson

Page 6 of March 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, March 1940

Sensation from America

LOTS of sensational writings hail from America, and it seems that "Esquire" is not immune. In the issue for June, 1939, there is a long article by Kent Sagendorph, entitled "Hell on Wheels," to which our attention has just been drawn. This article sets out to prove that "race drivers are sissies" and that "the game is getting as innocent as croquet" because nobody gets killed any more. Bob Carey...

Page 35 of January 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, January 1983

Sunbeams at Indianapolis

I have prevailed upon Mr. Anthony S. Heal, the great authority on anything appertaining to Sunbeam cars and STD affairs, particularly the racing endeavours of Louis Coatalen, Sunbeam's celebrated Chief Engineer, to write this erudite article about Sunbeam racing undertaken a long way from home, at America's Indianapolis Speedway, between 1913 to 1921, as a preliminary to what I hope may be a...

Page 46 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, November 1972

Hispano-Suiza versus Stutz

What Really Happened in the Weymann/Moskovics Match Race at Indianapolis—that 24-hour duel in 1928 between a Type 116C and a Black Hawk for a £5,000 wager? ——— You probably remember it—that challenge issued to Charles T. Weymann of flexible fabric-body fame by Frederic E. Moskovics, President of the Stutz Company, that one of his sports Black Hawks could beat a Hispano-Suiza in a twice-round-the-...


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