Articles tagged Irwin

Page 71 of October 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, October 1967

Weather affects first Canadian Grand Prix

Weather affects first Canadian Brabhams again supreme Grand Prix TORONTO, CANADA, August 27th AS part of the Mebrations for thc Canadian Centennial Year, the F.I.A. sanctioned a Formula One race to take place on the 3.956-km. Mosport circuit justoutside Toronto. The Canadian Grand Prix looks as if for the time being it May be just a " one-off " race for it is not included in next y.car's calendar...

Page 54 of June 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, June 1967

B.R.D.C. "Daily Express" trophy

Silverstone, April 29th. Altering the date of the Monaco Grand Prix this year brought it uncomfortably close to the B.R.D.C. "Daily Express" meeting at Silverstone, with the result that the entry list was somewhat sparse. Neither the works Cooper-Maserati nor Eagle teams were present, while B.R.M., Lotus and Ferrari were represented by a single car apiece. The entry was further reduced when the...

Page 28 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, July 1967

Dutch Grand Prix

Team Lotus return Zandvoort, Holland, June 4th A very full and complete entry was received for the seventeenth Dutch Grand Prix held on the sandy Zandvoort circuit and it was notable for the number of brand-new Grand Prix cars that were ready for first practice; either brand-new models of existing designs, modified versions or entirely new designs. The Brabham team had four cars in all, a brand-...

Page 22 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1967

1967 Belgian Grand Prix report

1967 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix: Grand Prix Reality Spa, Belgium, June. 18th Bob Anderson in a Brabham BT11-Climax Photo: Motorsport Images Unlike the French, German and English national clubs, the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium have no doubts about the status and location of their Grand Prix. It takes place on the magnificent "National Circuit of Francorchamps" in the wooded hills above the...

Page 49 of June 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, June 1968

Formula Two Pau G.P.

Pau, France April 21st One of the quirks of the International calendar is that the Formula Two races at the Nurburgring and Pau often clash, and as the Pau race is longer established it usually receives the better entry. This year, however, there are so many Formula Two cars that both races were well subscribed with the French organisers picking the 14 cars they thought best, this number being...

Page 10 of August 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, August 1967

Three Formula Two Races

Rouen (July 9th) Most of the star Grand Prix drivers were taking part in this race, except for Gurney who does not approve of top league drivers playing in a lesser league, so that Ferrari's first sortie with his new car and new driver had little chance of shining. This was Jonathan Williams' first Formula Two race in any car, so he was left rather breathless by Clark, Hill, Stewart, Brabham,...

Page 52 of September 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, September 1980

Vintage Prescott

Sunday, August 3rd In contrast to the last three years, the VSCC's annual pilgrimage to the Cotswolds for their Prescott Hillclimb was blessed with good weather, resulting in some fine climbs and a number of new records for the short course. The very full entry list encompassed cars from 1903 to 1939 (or 1957 if one includes the solitary post-war competitor) from 747 cc to nearly 13-litres and...

Page 38 of October 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, October 1967

BOOK HOLIDAY AT BRANDS HATCH

BANK HOLIDAY AT BRANDS HATCH THE 13.R.S.C.C.„ with the financial backing of Guards Cigarettes, put on an enjoyable series of races on I Ioliday Monday, under warm skies and watched by a large crowd of spectators. Main event of the day was a Formula Two event, run in two warm-up Heats, of so laps each, and a Final of 40 laps, and Brabham, Rindt, Hill, Attwood, Stewart and Irwin flew back to...

Page 42 of November 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, November 1967

UNITED STATES G.P.

UNITED STATES G.P. Team Lotus lucky WANKINS GLEN, N.Y., October 1st. FOR the seventh time the Grand l'rix of the United States was run on the 3.7-kilometre Watkins Glen circuit. With no starting money but a prize money pool of over too,000 dollars, paying 20,000 dollars first place and 2,803 dollars last place, all expenses for the round trip from Europe being paid by the organisers, this year's...

Page 47 of March 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, March 1965

Rolls-Royce history

Sir, I am most interested (and not a little amused) at the comments made by Mr. Bird. Could I be allowed to make a few observations on some of the points he raises ? (1) The World's first 6-cylinder car. For the record, contemporary authorities were reasonably unanimous in accepting the Spyker brothers of Amsterdam as being the first in this field. It was a most remarkable effort for 1902, with...

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