Articles tagged Hamilton

Page 15 of April 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, April 1926

THE INTERVER-'VARSITY HILL CLIMB

THE INTER-'VARSITY HILL CLIMB. Good Displays by Amateur Car and Motor Cycle Competitors at Henley Park. THE organisers of this event, which is perhaps the premier amateur motoring event held in this country, were doubly fortunate this year, first in obtaining the use of an excellent course on private ground at a time when such courses are practically unknown, and secondly, being favoured with...

Page 58 of November 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, November 1955

Club News

British Motoring Club, Rhineland — Summer Rally (September 18th) Wherever a British community exists, a car club is sure to exist also. In the Rhineland, the British Motoring Club has a membership of over 600 and in recent years has earned for itself quite a reputation in both the social and the sporting fields. In the Summer Rally of the B.M.C.R. on September 18th, the 62 starters included 14...

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Reflections

Kimi's move to Ferrari recalls other feisty driver pairings; Shell film rekindles the bravery that the old Spa demanded, and Brundle goes back to the Fifties with boot polish For the majority of Formula 1 fans, I like to think, that fortnight encompassing Spa and Monza remains the core of any Grand Prix season. As long-time enthusiast Clive James remarked in his column in the Telegraph, “When the...

Page 44 of December 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, December 1933

MOTORING SPORTSMAN

MOTORING SPORTSMEN (NEW SERIES) VII. WHITNEY STRAIGHT THIS series so far has been devoted to drivers of mature years who have piled up a long experience at the wheel. Now it is the turn of the younger generation, and Mr. Straight's successes of the past season fully justify our choice. His marked success on the Mountain Course with the Maserati, a car which even Birkin admitted needed all his...

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BROOKLANDS EASTER MEETING

BROOKLANDS EASTER MEETING FINE PERFORMANCES ACHIEVED UNDER DIFFICULT CONDITIONS AUSTIN'S HIGH SPEED ALTHOUGH this was not the first event held this year at the track, one never feels that the season has really started till the B.A.R.C. have held their first meeting, which in this case had the added attraction of being the Easter event, and drew a very good atten dance. The weather over the whole...

Page 47 of April 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, April 1983

Rolls-Royce claims

Some full-page advertisements have been placed in The Times newspaper by Rolls-Royce Motors Ltd. and anything Rolls-Royce does is news, naturally. So far, however, the only comment on these rather unusual advertisements has been in The Times. The first of these layouts seems to have broken out on January 18th last, against the heading "You know all those stories about Rolls-Royce?", after which...

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Book reviews

Alfa RomeoFrom 1910 to 2010Maurizio Tabucchi A century is a large slice of history to fit in a book, especially when it is such a packed century as the story of Italy’s greatest marque. (Other contenders are available.) Tabucchi’s book does not feel rushed, yet it manages to relate not only the mechanical story but also the politics and personalities who influenced the firm, lightening the text...

Page 72 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, September 1990

Turkish Spitfires

Sir I was absolutely fascinated by Mr Hamilton's account of his Le Mans exploits in C-type Jaguars (July 1990). I am, however, slightly puzzled by his remarks with regard to his days as a Spitfire pilot, taking part in sweeps and scrambles. I seem to remember reading a book, many years ago, written by Mr Hamilton himself, or by a biographer, when he was serving in the Royal Navy as a Lieut/...

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Les Vingt Quarte Heures du Mans, 1956

Scotland wins economy race Le Mans (Sarthe) July 29th. The most outstanding thing about the 1956 Le Mans 24-hour race was the fact that it was run under an entirely new set of rules, and in consequence could not count towards the manufacturers' championship. This meant that it had to stand on its own and rely on tradition for its success. Every year the Le Mans race is controlled by hundreds of...

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1934 RACING CARS

1934 RACING CARS 4.-THE M.G. MAGNETTE, K.3. THE ban on road-racing in Great Britain has prevented the general public from taking the interest in motor-racing which is found in Continental countries, and it is not surprising that since the Sunbeam Motor Company ceased to participate in foreign events, no F,nglish racing car capable of taking part in Grand Prix events has been made in a 13ritish....

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