Articles tagged Harry Knox

Page 55 of January 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, January 1987

Mercedes Mysteries

We have become accustomed to the saying that every other Bugatti was owned at some time by Malcom Campbell and that any 250F Maserati is apt to have been driven by Fangio. This tendency to exaggeration isn't new. As far back as 1903 the Mercedes Sixty with which Jenatzy won the Gordon Bennett race over the Athy course in Ireland became a coveted car, because of the "Red Devil"s spirited driving...

Page 42 of February 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, February 1976

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters Still More About Mercedes A few controversial points have arisen from the article "More About Mercedes" in our issue of last December. It might have seemed that pure benzole fuel would not have been permitted at Le Mans in 1930 in the days when this race was for sports-cars much closer to those you could buy than is the case today. In fact, this was one of the...

Page 40 of January 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, January 1982

The Sixty Mercedes

HAVING written a number of articles on different makes of sports-car, the last of which dealt with the 20 / 70 h.p. Crossley, the thought arose, which was the first sports-car? Several contenders come to mind, and have been cited by others — the 27 / 80 h.p. Prince Henry Austro-Daimler, the Prince Henry Vauxhall, the 15T Alfonso Hispano Suiza, even' the E-Type 30/98 Vauxhall itself. Yet all these...

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