Jack Brahham and Denis Hulme continued their domination of the 1966 Formula Two season with the Brabham-Hondas, the team leader using a new car which is the prototype of his 1967 cars. Most of the regular F.2 contenders went to Sweden for the 30-lap race and played the usual game of "try and catch the Honda.".
30 laps-60 kilometres
A Dramatic Race Full of Incidents. Lola Takes Team Prize, Again Vanquishing Lotus
The 1959 R.A.C. Tourist Trophy Race, which ran for a period of six hours and the results of which decided the Sports Car Championship, can be considered either a fiasco or very successful, depending upon the point of view. The ragged start, the disastrous fire in the Aston Martin pit and the fact that Ferrari never...
A craftsman in metal
Motoring sport is full of backroom boys, quiet men who get on with their favourite job of assisting in the success of others, don't expect the praise and glory to be showered upon them but fill with inner pride and contentment when their charges do them proud. These are the men without whom motoring sport would fade into a shadow, dedicated men who work long hours not just to...
A Pageant of Speed
Silverstone, Northamptonshire, May 14th.
The annual day of racing on the Silverstone circuit, organised by the B.R.D.C., started off at 10.30 a.m, on a bright and sunny morning with a 35-lap race for sports cars, the majority of which were using large American V8 engines. The entry was mostly of Group 7 FIA 2-seater racers, with the addition of a few homologated Group 4 sports...
A car for the sporting bachelor
For many years the Rootes Group has had a sensible approach to development, introducing sporting versions of its cars as and when saloon models have reached the necessary pitch of efficiency. Thus the fast rugged Sunhenm Mk. III was introduced the open sports Alpine some years ago. and now the Sunbeorn Rapier, which has grown out of the Hillman Minx and which had ...
British Cars Dominate the Big Race
Splendid Debut of G.P. Aston Martin. Moss' Narrow Escape in B.R.M. Supporting Races won by Moss (Aston Martin DB4), Salvadori (Cooper-Maserati), Bueb (3.4 Jaguar) and Ashdown (Lola)
Between 80,000 and 90,000 people assembled for the B.R.D.C. International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone on May 2nd.
All the races were fast, sprint contests and the 50-lap...
The Australian Championship
This winter the regular series of races run in New Zealand and Australia were held to a new Formula limiting engine capacity to 2½-litres, which meant that all competitive machinery was powered by Coventry-Climax 4-cylinder engines, producing racing not unlike that experienced in Europe in 1959-60. Bruce McLaren took out two special Cooper cars, built for this season,...