Articles tagged Harry Miller

Page 36 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, February 1979

Vintage Postbag

Ballot in the 1921 GP Sir, I was interested for two reasons to read G. L. Easterbrook Smith's letter concerning Ralph de Palma's Ballot in the 1921 Grand Prix dc l'ACF at Le Mans and his quotation from Peter de Paolo's description of the race in his book. Firstly, I owned for a short period the car that has recently been so carefully restored by Mr. Humphrey Milling and, secondly, when I was in...

Page 41 of April 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, April 1938

CONTINENTAL NOTES AND NEWS

CONTINENTAL NOTES AND NEWS By AUSLANDER A Touch of Melodrama The Mercedes-Benz and Auto-Union trials of new cars and drivers at Monza have been conducted in an atmosphere of a motor-racing story in one of the more lurid schoolboys' papers A system of barricades and sentries was used by the Mercedes people to keep out unwanted rubber-necks, who were thus unable to get near the cars while they were...

Page 65 of November 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, November 1981

Brooklands Miller

Sir, I was interested in the article entitled The Brooklands Miller in the current issue, and Icon, perhaps, add some information concerning the history of this car. On its arrival at Brooklands its performance was very poor, but the trouble was eventually traced to the cam of the Delco contact breaker which was intended for a six not an eight cylinder engine! When this had been changed the car...

Page 83 of November 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, November 1983

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

The Ford V8 as a Racing Car A Remarkable Facet of Between-Wars Indianapolis History The Ford Motor Company has won so many races and other competition events that it is permissible to look back on an ambitious racing effort that did not come off. In this context, although it is sometimes thought that Ford had to turn to motor racing and rallying in order to live down the reputation of a utility-...

Page 12 of February 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, February 2005

Obituaries

Milt Minter -- Porsche hard charger One of North America's most popular road-racing talents died on December 23 after losing his battle with cancer. He was 71. Minter was a professional driver for much of the past 50 years. Born and raised in Sanger, California, he served as a radio-man in the US Navy for four years before he began racing in 1957: the consummate all-rounder, he would go on to...

Page 26 of January 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, January 1937

DIRT TRACK RACING IN AMERICA

DIRT TRACK RACING IN AMERICA Writing about American racing-cars for a British public is at best a considerable assignment, for in order to make the subject at all intelligible to all the readers, it becomes highly necessary to cover much ground already well known to many. However, as I have seldom seen in English motoring papers articles which would give a. picture of what American racing...

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