Articles tagged Joe Ashmore

Page 20 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 1947

Parnell's Maserati Wins First Post War British Race

Chiron Second —Mays Third. Sommer Does Best Lap at 91.28 m.p.h. Specially reported for Motor Sport by "Aramis" This first British-organised road race, although, owing to the peculiarities of our Government, having to be held in the more enlightened Channel Islands, was a terrific success as a race. It was unfortunately marred by certain administrative mistakes, which are the more regrettable as J...

Page 66 of December 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, December 1980

The Toyota Crown 2.8 Super Saloon

ROAD IMPRESSIONS The Toyota Crown 2.8 Super Saloon MANY years an Ineone in Australia who had close anion rinse with Rolls-Royce aeronautical products, and therefore knew good engineering when he encountered it. told me how satisfied he was with a big Toyota six-cylinder saloon, at a time when the Japanese penetration into Europe had scarcely begun. I have ever since been interested to know more...

Page 76 of April 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, April 2004

Sea, sand and superchargers

With road-racing banned in mainland Britain, such events could only be organised offshire. Bill Boddy recalls Jersey's lively but short-lived attempt to turn itself into a car racing haven Jersey, where people went for sea air, tax avoidance or motor racing. It seemed very odd that this could happen there; in the Isle of Man and in Ireland, yes, but not on what was officially British soil....

Page 35 of May 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, May 1948

Gerard's E.R.A. wins Jersey race

From the Maseratis of Abecassis and Parnell Gerard drove his E.R.A. non-stop --  not pausing to refuel  --  to win the Jersey race at an average speed of 87.33 m.p.h. Abecassis worked his way into second place with his recently acquired six-cylinder Maserati; Parnell was third, electing to drive his Maserati and to let Fred Ashmore handle his E-type ERA., and "Bira," after an early stop to...

Page 8 of March 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, March 1937

A correction

Sir, I have read with interest your January number of Motor Sport but I must draw your attention to certain errors, in particular re M.G. twin-cam heads mentioned on page 72 where you state these were turned out by Bellevue Garages and L. E. W. Pomeroy, whereas they were designed by myself and Pomeroy, made and fitted by M. A. McEvoy Ltd., and sold to Evans, Connell and Briault respectively....


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