Articles tagged Harold Macmillan

Page 40 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, September 1994

The man who played with fire

Hockenheim brought the spectre of fire back to Grand Prix racing. In his first interview for almost two decades, former BRM chief Louis Stanley, who pioneered means of eliminating such risk, recalls the days when safety was a dirty word In his heyday on the Grand Prix circuits Louis T Stanley cut an imposing figure. Tall and corpulent, ruddy of face and silver of hair, his blue blazer and old...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – So, the British Grand Prix is saved. Or is it? – Lewis at Silverstone – a moment to savour – It’s time for Kimi to step up his game again He wasn’t to know it, but DC’s timing wasn’t the best. For some time the word had been that Sebastian Vettel would be partnering Mark Webber in the 2009 Red Bull team, as formally confirmed at Hockenheim, and Coulthard, at 37, had decided that the...

Page 11 of November 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, November 1957

Matters Of Moment

The London Motor Show On October 16th another great Motor Exhibition opened at Earls Court. The opening ceremony was performed by the Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan, M.P. In his speech Mr. Macmillan paid warm tribute to the British Motor Industry on its splendid export record. Such a record is indeed worthy of praise; but let us not be too complacent. The fact is that this is a...

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1950s

Italian pride shines bright at the start of a new World Championship, but 10 years later the British turn F1 on its head – and back to frontBy Doug Nye GiovanBattista Guidotti was a jovial, charming old gentleman. He was a racer right from his toecaps to his fingertips. But he came from a different era. Before World War II he had been a mechanic, tester, and eventually capo collaudatore – chief...

Page 9 of January 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, January 1957

Matters Of Moment

Oats Still Uunrationed Motor Sport is not a political journal, so we cannot be expected to discourse intelligently about the Suez situation, the inflation or deflation of the pound and the ranting of politicians. The rationing of petrol, however, calls for some comment, and even more so the action of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Harold Macmillan, in savagely and immediately raising the...

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