Articles tagged Harrison

Page 40 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, January 1950

Further Evidence . . .

The 1908 Austin Mystery, or the Case of the Abbott Photographs So great has been the interest aroused by the recent correspondence on the 1908 Grand Prix Austins that we are glad to be able to publish further evidence, in the form of a letter from 221b, Baker Street, written by Dr. Watson, who says:— I heard Holmes drive away in the cab to Kings Cross and resigned myself to a few days alone in...

Page 48 of March 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, March 1991

Veteran to classic -- Jowett Jupiter

The Little Beauty " I must take you to task over a statement which you made in the December 1990 issue of Motor Sport in the Triumphant Trio article when you stated 'after all, where else are you going to get an everyday sports car which takes you to a race meeting, is partially stripped, etc, etc.' Well the Jowett Jupiter is one such car. . . . My particular Jupiter, which I have owned since...

Page 25 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, May 1949

Highly Successful Brooklands-Type Racing at Goodwood

Reg. Parnell's 4 CLT/48 Maserati Wins Three Races, including the Richmond Trophy, and Sets the Lap Record to 87.1 m.p.h. Folland's Ferrari and Kennington's Cisitalia Successful on their First Appearance. Stirling Moss has Easy Victory in his V-twin Cooper. Whitehead's Great Drive. The B.A.R.C. Meeting at Goodwood in the ideal weather that prevailed on Easter Monday was motor-racing at its best....

Page 9 of November 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, November 1944

Mercedes memoirs

Edward L Mayer has owned nothing but Mercedes-Benz cars. Here, at the request of the Editor, he recalls some of the more outstanding. I suppose there is a number of motorists who, during their motoring career, have always liked the same make of car. I have always, during my many years of driving, had Mercedes cars, and have had a great deal of pleasure in handling the large sporting and racing...

Page 76 of June 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, June 1970

THE HISTORY OF THE 1914 FRENCH GP MERCEDES TEAM CARS

Car. No. 1.—Driven in the GP by Sailer. On show in Mercedes concessionaires in Paris on outbreak of war. Requisitioned by military authorities. Saved from active service by Baron Petiet, Inspector of Motorised Troops. Believed to have been purchased in 1934 by Daimler-Benz after Sailer discovered it in the Baron's possession while at Montlhéry with the Mercedes-Benz team for the French GP. Car No...

Page 41 of December 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, December 1930

THE SPORT AFLOAT

Miss England II. THE future career of Miss England II has for some time been a matter for conjecture, but it has now been definitely decided that she will appear again to represent Britain. and that her pilot will be Mr. Kaye Don. Once the decision had been arrived at that the boat should be repaired and once more placed in commission. the question of a pilot to replace the late Sir Henry...

Page 7 of June 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, June 1950

1950 British Grand Prix race report - Farina wins Grand Prix d'Europe

  Glorious Weather for Their Majesties Visit. Alfa-Romeos 1, 2, 3 in R.A.C. G.P. de l'Europe. Won by Farina at 90.95 mph, Parnell Third. Coopers Meet Their Match in 500cc race won by Aikens' Iota at 79.29 mph. Record Crowd Sees Farina Lap at 94.02 mph. Before a record crowd, estimated at over 150,000, Dr. Giuseppe Farina won the G.P. de l'Europe at Silverstone on May 13th, driving a 1½-litre Alfa...

Page 42 of January 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, January 1931

THE SPORT AFLOAT

OUTBOARD motor boats are entirely different from other racing outfits like cars or motor cycles, because they have to be more or less bought in parts, much fitting and assembling having to be done by the owner. It is essential that the fittings be just right, and of practical value if one is to stand a chance in competitive racing. The following notes here and in later issues have been gathered...

Page 12 of December 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, December 1946

BRDC Notes

In recent months a large number of enquiries have been received from would-be members of the British Racing Driven' Club. It is pointed out that, normally, membership is confined to gentlemen who have competed in an open motor road-racing event or taken a first, second or third place award in a Brooklands Automobile Racing Club's Meeting. Every candidate must be proposed by one and seconded by...

Page 33 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1934

CLUB NEWS

Oita /Leto' .......•??•?•111111111111/r TALBOT OWNERS HOLD THEIR FIRST EVENT. Thirty-one cars took part in a reliability trial and speed test organised by the newly formed Talbot Owners' Club, and this first fixture was voted a great success. Starting from the Saracen's Head Hotel, Beaconsfield, Shillingridge Wood was the first obstacle. The surface was deeply rutted, and several competitors,...

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