Articles tagged John Read

Page 4 of September 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1994

The month in MOTOR SPORT

July 18: Co-driver Mark Brickstock succumbs to injuries sustained, the previous day, in a single-venue stage rally at Snetterton. 19: David Brabham escapes unhurt after rolling his Simtek during a Silverstone test. 20: British Rally Championship entrants vote to exclude 'kit cars' from the 1995 series. 22: Michel Ferte/Michel Neugarten (Venturi) win the BPRO four-hour race at Spa. The Frenchmen...

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Racing engines for Formula Two

While the British-based Grand Prix teams wait anxiously to see if this is the year when the Italian and French 12-cylinder engines finally trounce the incredibly successful eight-cylinder Ford Cosworth engines in Formula One races, a similar situation is unfolding in the European Formula Two Championship. When the championship was started in 1967 the FIA regulations called for 1.6-litre...

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Club News

We hear... Flt.-Lt. Protheroe now has his Type 37 Bugatti on the road after its major "blow-up" at the 1947 Gransden meeting. It now has full-pressure lubrication, and new valve end-caps of KE 226 and its owner uses it as a completely reliable hack, finding its performance distinctly refreshing after ownership of a F.I.A.T. 500 and a 4-1/2-litre Bentley. He also has the ex-Marcus Chambers' single...

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RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS The Volvo t2.2.S has a fine reputation for high quality and now that it is available with the new 1780 c.c. 90-b.h.p. BI2 engine and disc front brakes it has a very good A VERY GOOD performance as well. It is becoming an MOTOR CAR All-Right car here, for Tim Carson, Secre INDEED tary of the Vintage S.C.C., seems to have discarded a .series of Citroens, 30198 Vauxhalls and post-Bentley...

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News from Australia

News from Australia BEFORE this war we were apt to think that sports cars could only be truly appreciated in this country, where the roads possess such fascinating variety and even a main road journey necessitates driving every inch of the way. This island seemed to offer the very best motoring conditions, and some of us, at all events, felt that the Swiss could keep their sinuous alpine climbs,...

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