Articles tagged Haig

Page 58 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1956

The XXXIII Mille Miglia

A Personal Triumph for Castellotti In spite of popular alarums and excursions the Mille Miglia took place on April 28/29th in exactly the same form as past years, and the only differences in the route were two new by-pass roads: at Pineto, on the Adriatic coast, and San Quirico, shortly before Siena. Of the 427 entries, only 54 failed to turn up in the Piazza Vittoria in Brescia for the official...

Page 31 of April 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, April 1935

Continental Notes and News

ntinental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS. Definitely an Inducement., MOTOR racing as a whole is surprisingly (ree from nationalistic spirit. Not even the Nazis are badly affected by. it, for we find Italians in both of their State-aided racing teams. Mussolini is most prone to demonstrations of patriotic fervour, and the classic telegrams ordering his men to win are renowned. His latest move...

Page 77 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, January 1994

Cars in books

Those readers who saw the BBC TV programme: "K: Kenneth Clark 1903-1963" should need no encouragement to read his book Diaries (Weidenfeld & Nicolson — The Orton Publishing Group Ltd. 1993, £20.00), described as a book that will send a wave of terror through the House of Commons and which is so up to date that it covers Lady Thatcher's contacts with him, to the end of her term as PM, etc....

Page 3 of October 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, October 1946

Brighton Speed Trials

Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) averages 91.3 m.p.h. over the kilometre to make f.t.d. "Bira" (Maserati) runner-up. Sports Alfa-Romeo clocks 70.34 m.p.h. and Mrs. Monkhouse (Bugatti) 76.61 m.p.h. The Brighton and Hove M.C.'s Speed Trials were revived after a lapse of seven years and run off over a lengthened course - one kilometre instead of half-a-mile along Madeira Drive, Brighton, on September 7th. A...

Page 8 of December 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, December 1946

Reports of Recent Events

Bouley Bay Hill Climb Held over a 1,200 yards' twisty course, this event might be termed the "British Stelvio." Unfortunately, in spite of the length of the course, the finish was placed close to a corner, which resulted in Bainbridge crashing the Ansell E.R.A. after making f.t.d. in 55.9 sec., a new record. Bainbridge went to hospital with broken ribs. For 1947 this fault in an otherwise first-...

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