Articles tagged H. W. Cook

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LETTERS from READERS

Sir. My interest in the Sport—purely as a spectator—goes back to just after the last war. I followed the Sport in the weekly journals very closely, but was only able to get to Brooklands to see races, except in a few eases which provided some high lights : notably the last hill climb at Kop in 1920, when G i ve(:11 's Bugatti (ex-Mays) ran amok and did some damage. At this meeting Freddie Dixon...

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Clubs news

Ulster A.C. The July issue of the Monthly Review contains a good report of the County Down Trophy Race from various aspects together with several very excellent photographs. Those who were at the race and have not seen a copy should write for one—we can find no price on the cover, but no doubt club funds are open to fortification! The story of the teddy-bear that never looked other than straight...

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GREAT RACE

GREAT RAC] BE (Continue7i (rot KG MAR MET QUES Novemther issue) Before many weeks were past, however, the 44-litre Bentley took its first honours in a French 24-hour race. A contest of this nature was held on the road circuit at Montlhery on 15th August. The "44 " appeared as the single representative of the marque. Competition was not very keen, and driven by Clement and Duller it scored an easy...

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SORRY!

SORRY! We notice in your article for the Coronation Trophy Race, in the May issue of MOTOR SPORT on page 200, the following words are included. . . and shortly afterwards Mays retired with serious engine trouble and weakening brakes." This statement is strictly untrue in as much as he did not retire through engine trouble. We would point out that the official reason for the retirement was faulty...

Page 20 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, September 1934

MOTOR SPORT

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS JOHN COBB RAISES THE LAP RECORD TO 140.91 M.P.H. AND BECOMES BROOKLANDS 1934 CHAMPION —NEW MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT RECORDS BY RAYMOND MAYS AND H. W. COOK ON E.R.A.'S AND BY PAT DRISCOLL (AUSTIN.) ALTHOUGH the skies were overcast and there was more than a hint of rain in the air, the regular Brooklands spectators who turned up on August Bank Holiday were rewarded by...

Page 8 of December 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, December 1939

VETERAN TYPES- No. XX

VETERAN TYPES No. XX A 1919 INDIANAPOLIS STRAIGHT-EIGHT BALLOT [A DESCRIPTION OF CECIL CLUTTON'S 1921 3-LITRE GRAND PRIX BALLOT APPEARED IN JULY 1937 "MOTOR SPORT," SO IT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO RECOUNT THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH ATTENDED THE PRODUCTION OF ITS PROTOTYPE—THE 1919 5-LITRE BALLOT. ESSENTIALLY A TRACK CAR.—Ed.] AFTER the Armistice in 1918, French motor car manufacturers agreed among...

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DONINGTON'S FINEST MEETING

THREE LONG RACES ATTRACT GOOD FIELDS AND A RECORD CROWD. VICTORIES FOR WHITNEY STRAIGHT (MASERATI) RAYMOND MAYS (E.R.A.) AND C. A. RICHARDSON (RILEY). THE LAP RECORD REMAINS UNBEATEN, BUT IS LOWERED UNOFFICIALLY BY STRAIGHT IN PRACTICE. AGREAT step forward in the evolution of Donington Park road circuit was made on Saturday, October 6th, when a programme of three long races were held. The first...

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THE 1934 RECORD BREAKING SEASON

THE 1934 RECORD BREAKING SEASON ON EXISTING FIGURES-OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS BY AUTO-UNION, MERCEDES-BENZ AND PIERCE-ARROW. AN ALL-ROUND IMPROVEMENT RECORD-BRE:\ N! NIG has been as popular as ever during the past year. No less than 72 World's, and 95 International Class Records have fallen, certain figures being broken again and again during the season. Five records have actually been beaten four...

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