Articles tagged Henry de Hane Segrave

Page 69 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, May 1967

Recognition for racing drivers

Sir, Here in the United States we do not pretend to understand your honours system. In fact, we hadn't heard of it until you knighted the Beatles! However, as a member of the large United States automotive scene I can't understand how Colin Chapman of Lotus has failed to be rewarded for his amazing contribution to your export prestige over here, when Jim Clark and Jack Brabham have come home with...

Page 50 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, June 2003

Wolverhampton wanderers

Midlands-based Sunbeam's entry for the 1923 French Grand Prix looked like being the best of the rest — yet the result was a welcome surprise. On the 80TH anniversary of the first-ever British GP win, Bill Boddy looks back This year is the 80th anniversary of a British win in that greatest of European races, the Grand Prix of the Automobile Club of France, as if I could ever forget. It was an...

Page 68 of December 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 1997

The Irving Napier Golden Arrow

The chance find of three Napier engines in the caribbean has brought hope of making a famous record-holder run again. Bill Boddy relates how Segrave's car differed from the machines it beat to take the LSRs As announced last month the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu plans to raise funding to restore to running order the Irving Napier LSR car 'Golden Arrow'. The LSR is very much in the news now...

Page 44 of March 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, March 2001

Opel's hidden gems

There is, and always has been, drama in all sporting events, and especially in motor-racing, both in the old days and since commercialism began to challenge the purely sporting aspect. But this is about a drama not involving a driver, or car, before, during, or after a race — but of a driver and cars that did not race. The make of racing car concerned is Opel, built by Adam Opel of Russelsheim,...


December 2019
Ford vs Ferrari: The Le Mans '66 Film Special



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