Articles tagged Goldie Gardner

Page 46 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 1984

The Other Cars of Brian Lister

"In the fifties," says Brian Lister, "you still had two distinct types of successful racing car designers. There were the designer / artists, such as John Cooper and myself, people with an engineering background who designed intuitively, and the designer / scientists such as Colin Chapman. I happen to have been involved in racing at the right time and when we had to make the decision to quit, in...

Page 74 of July 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, July 1975

Letters from Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and MOTOR SPORT does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. MG-C and Jaguar Spares Sir I was concerned to read your article entitled "MG-C and Jaguar Spares" in the May issue of MOTOR SPORT and in particular your comments on the so-called disposal of parts for various non-current Jaguar and Triumph models. All the models you refer...

Page 74 of November 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, November 1970

Cross flow heads and Stags

Sir, Having been a frequent "Boddy-Knocker", I find myself agreeing with him on nearly every page of October's issue, so I thought I'd celebrate the phenomenon with a letter. I was recently Asst. Clerk of the Course at a race meeting at Castle Combe, and was lucky enough to be loaned a Triumph Stag as a course car. I indulged myself with one fairly rapid lap at the end of the day on a damp track...

Page 82 of May 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, May 1972

New Sports Car Centre

Mrs. Goldie Gardner, whose late husband broke Class G records in 1939 driving an MG, was guest of honour at a recent reception to mark the opening of the L. F. Dove (M. & R.) Ltd., Sports Car Centre in Croydon, Surrey. Goldie Gardner's record-breaking K model MG was on display together with the one-off McLaren M6 GT and other well-known models, and to announce the winner of a customer...

Page 33 of January 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, January 1973

Vintage Postbag

Singer History Sir, Although the correspondence on the team Singers was closed a couple of months ago, may 1, for the sake of future historians, be allowed to correct one or two mistakes that arose? In Mr. Montgomery's interesting letter ( July issue) he mentions J. E. S. Jones as the owner of one of these cars. This should he A. W. Jones, who raced the car before and after the war. J. E. S....

Page 26 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, February 1939

Letters from Readers

fetteii,a1&ltt *,acleit THE TALBOT DARRACQ EIGHT sir, The letter of Mr. Rivers Fletcher in the December issue describing his Talbot Eight interested me very much indeed. In 1922 my father bought the first Talbot Darracq I..;ight, chassis No. D1, which was, I think, identical to your correspondent's car, except for the radiator. The car was then some months old and had been used by a "learner...

Page 101 of March 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 101, March 2006

Simon Taylor's Notebook

The Segrave Trophy is not as well-known now as it used to be, but it still recognises human courage and endeavour Henry O'Neal De Hane Segrave was one of those Boys' Own heroes who occur from time to time in motorsporting history. Aged 17 he was in the trenches of World War I and was badly wounded. Invalided home, he wangled a transfer to the Royal Flying Corps and was twice shot down. When the...

Page 40 of August 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, August 1953


WE HEAR Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret have graciously accepted membership of the " Order of the Road." Their fleet of cars now carry the insignia of the Order, a six-sectioned crimson coloured circular badge. The Royal Family thus demonstrate their very real interest in the work of the Order which has been firmly sustained since its foundation in 1928. King George VI...

Page 23 of August 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, August 1951


Holiday, Busman's, Editor, for the Use of BY which unwieldy title regular readers will be aware that, for my own satisfaction and your posSilile pleasure, I am about to discourse on a further variety of vehicles that I have driven during brief and not so brief spells of exchanging pen for steering wheel. First, then, was it modern Morris Oxford saloon, taken over one humid Friday in July from a...

Page 30 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, April 1992

Bexhill's extravaganza

Doing anything on May Bank Holiday? Fancy a day out at an undersung motoring event that attracted a crowd of around 25,000 last year? What is it? Another truck racing Somethingorother Prix? Anything to do with Nigel Mansell? Actually, no, it's the third annual running of a commemorative event at Britain's first international motor sporting venue . . . Bexhill-on-Sea. The Bexhill 100, to give it...



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