Articles tagged Howard Davies

Page 16 of January 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 1991

Rally review - Lombard RAC

To casual watchers, November's Lombard RAC Rally probably seemed little changed from the previous year. Apart from a shift of headquarters from Nottingham to Harrogate, and some differences in the actual special stages used, the style was just the same. Indeed, it was as it has been for some years; stately homes and private estates on the Sunday, followed by forest roads on the weekdays. But...

Page 9 of July 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, July 1926

THE SENIOR RACE

THE SENIOR RACE. THE PIECE DE RESISTANCE OF THE T.T. WEEK. AFTER two thrilling curtain-raisers in the form of Junior and Lightweight Races, the blue riband of the motor-cycling world, the 1926 International Senior Tourist Trophy Race, was awaited in a fever of excitement and anticipation. As in Wednesday's race, the intrepid Ghersi caused tremendous anxiety among the British aspirants to premier...

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THE TALE OF THE T.T.

THE TALE OF THE T.T. Messrs. J. A. Prestwich & Co., Ltd., of Northumberland Park, London, N.I7, of J.A.P. Engine fame, have recently issued a very interesting little booklet entitled "The Tale of the " T.T.," which deals with the full history of the Tourist Trophy Races. The J.A.P. engines have figured very prominently in the series of races since the time when C. R. Collier won in 1907 at an...

Page 26 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, May 1996

And the Banned Played On

Turning the British Rally Championship over to Formula Two cars worked a treat - until a horde of four-wheel drives turned up. Rob Aherne reports on the Rally of Wales Let's play a game. Look down the list of top 20 finishers on the Vauxhall Rally of Wales, the opening round of the Mobil 1/Top Gear British Rally Championship, and work out how many are eligible to score points. The answer, in...

Page 7 of June 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, June 1926

WHO WILL WIN ?

WHO WILL WIN? Being Premature Prophecies on the 1926 Tourist Trophy Races. By L. A. H. T is yet early to attempt any serious review of the prospects of this year's T.T. Races, but by the time these notes appear, practising will have commenced, and readers will be able to judge for themselves whether our remarks are worth heeding or not. To begin with, let us study the entry lists ; what a...

Page 5 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, May 1996

The Death of Innocence

It is common practice not to award number 13 in the start list for any form of motorsport. On the Tour of Corsica, there has been no number four since 1986. Twice running, the driver of car number four - a Lancia on both occasions, as it happened had been killed. Rallying went about its business after the death of poor Attilio Bettega, but the demise of Henri Toivonen and his codriver, Sergio...

Page 12 of May 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1927

HERE AND THERE

HERE AND THERE. Dixon in the T.T. Considerable interest has been evinced as to that famous rider, F. W. Dixon, and his mounts in the Tourist Trophy races. Dixon had entered in both Senior and Junior events, but the name of the machine was not mentioned and many rumours were afloat. It is now authoritatively stated that Dixon will figure on H.R.D.'s. He will be riding in both Junior and Senior...

Page 24 of March 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 2000

They're back and this time it's serious

Jaguar might have concentrated on sports and saloon car racing in the past but now it want just one thing: to reach the very top of Motor Racing. Mark Hughes meets those who took Jaguar to goly in the past and assesses its chanced in the harsh world of Formula One On this, the eve of Jaguar's Third Coming, there might seem to be little of much relevance in its sports car programmes of the 1950s...

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Rally review: McRae of sunshine

Despite setbacks during the early stages of the event, Colin McRae fought back to take a second consecutive victory on home soil. In so doing, the Scot becomes the UK's first outright world rally champion Hard on the heels of that great commotion which followed Spain's Catalunya Rally, after which the works Toyota Castrol Team was not only deprived of all its points for 1995 but disallowed from...

Page 18 of June 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1926

SHORT NOTES

SHORT NOTES AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF MACHINES COMPETING IN THE TOURIST TROPHY RACES. A .J.S For 1926 this firm have made no startling alterations in the design of their T.T. machines. The bicycles are to all intents and purposes standard G.R.7 (350 c.c.) and G.io (500 c.c.) models as supplied to the public. The only deviations from standard concern the very large petrol tanks holding 3/ gallons of...

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