Articles tagged John R. Cobb

Page 44 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, March 1931

ITEMS OF INTEREST

ITEMS OF INTER1-4,ST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Diesel Car at Daytona. a private cable to Messrs. C. C. Wakefield & Co. Ltd., Mr. C. L. Cummins, the well-known American engineers announces that in the course of a trial officially observed by the Contest Board of the American Automobile Association his Diesel-engined car established a record for this type of vehicle of 100.75 m.p.h. This remarkable...

Page 10 of November 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, November 1934

THE BROOKLANDS SEASON CLOSES

FINE RACING AT THE LAST B.A.R.C. MEETING OF THE YEAR. MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP AGAIN WON BY WHITNEY STRAIGHT. MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT LAP-RECORDS RAISED BY STRAIGHT, RAYMOND, MAYS AND L. P. DRISCOLL. THE closing meeting of the year at Brooklands can always be de pended upon to produce some really fine racing. It may be that drivers are not afraid of bursting their engines, with all the winter before them...

Page 20 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, September 1934

MOTOR SPORT

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS JOHN COBB RAISES THE LAP RECORD TO 140.91 M.P.H. AND BECOMES BROOKLANDS 1934 CHAMPION —NEW MOUNTAIN CIRCUIT RECORDS BY RAYMOND MAYS AND H. W. COOK ON E.R.A.'S AND BY PAT DRISCOLL (AUSTIN.) ALTHOUGH the skies were overcast and there was more than a hint of rain in the air, the regular Brooklands spectators who turned up on August Bank Holiday were rewarded by...

Page 41 of June 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, June 1932

OUR FRONT COVER.

OUR FRONT COVER. THE very fine action photograph which appears on the cover of this issue depicts Sir Henry itirkin and his supercharged 41-litre Bentley, with which he recently covered a lap at Brook lands at 137.96 m.p.h. pt EN LI CARS ON I.O.M. T.T. COURSE. RACING cars will figure for the first time in ten years on the Isle of Man curcuit, the birthplace of British motor racing, during the...

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