Articles tagged J. Paul Getty

Page 59 of August 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, August 1963

Now we know

Sir, Bob Burnard, one of our most promising sports car drivers, raced with considerable skill and generalship in several events last season to win the Veedol Motor Racing Competition and its major award, the most advanced Formula Junior Racing car obtainable, a Lotus 27. Since then, discounting two appearances early in the year with his Ace-Bristol, now sold, Bob Burnard (and his racing car)...

Page 58 of July 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, July 1977

Cars in Books

A reader drew my attention to "You Are Not Sparrows" by Wing/Comdr. J. C. Carr, DFC. It was published by Ian Allen in 1975 but for some reason they did not send me a review copy, which is surprising, because this light-hearted book, describing the author's very extensive flying experiences from the time he joined the RAF in 1929, learning on Avro 5045, to the war, would interest many of our...

Page 19 of August 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, August 1961

Rumblings

A new oil The elite of the motoring press assembled at Sutton Place near Guildford (built 1520-30 by Sir Richard Weston, 15th and 16th century furniture, 17th-century Belgian tapestries, old masters, home today of 69-year-old J. Paul Getty) last month to learn about Veedol oil, well-known to Continental rally drivers, and now available to British motorists. After coffee in the 30-ft. high Great...

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