Articles tagged Johnny Hannon

Page 24 of January 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1934

Rex Mays Wins at Ascot.

NEWS FROM AMERICA BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETFIER-SMITH Rex Mays Wins at Ascot. THE sensational 22-year old , Rex Mays, driving his neat little Hispano Special, has displaced Ernie Triplett in the contest for the Pacific South West A.A.A. Championship, and has gained a most popular position with the thousands of motor race lovers in California. Mays captured three races during...

Page 38 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1934

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. LOUIE MEYER WINS ASCOT ROAD RACE AND OAKLAND 250-MILES CLASSIC WITHIN A WEEK— INDIANAPOLIS HUMS WITH PRE-RACE ACTIVITY. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH THE 1928-29-33 National Racing Champion, Louie Meyer, has inaugurated his 1934 season with two brilliant victories in long, gruelling stock car races in California. Meyer was fourth in his first start of the...

Page 30 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, September 1934

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH BILLY WINN, intrepid Kansas City driver, was the winner of the late July race over the dirt track at Harrington, Delaware, outspeeding a fine field of dirt track drivers. Lloyd Vieux, of Los Angeles, was killed in a crack-up at Atlanta in July. Ab Jenkins, famous record breaking star, was all set early in August for his...

Page 32 of August 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, August 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH. CHAMPIONSHIP automobile races are always rare in the United States during the summer months. Interest in the A. A. A. sporting events, however, has remained at high-pitch this season due to the many non-Championship races of sterling calibre staged on the various smaller dirt tracks of the nation. Chet Gardner, young Johnny...

Page 23 of December 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, December 1934

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. REX MAYS LEADS PACIFIC COAST CHAMPIONSHIP RACE—MAURI ROSE, AL THEISON INJURED—WARM FIGHT ON FOR EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIP—SNOWBERGER WINS RACE. HOILY contested races for the annual A.A.A. sectional championships held the major interest in the States during last summer and early autumn. Rex Mays has a clear lead for the Pacific Southwest Championship, and appears certain to win the...

Page 25 of November 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, November 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. BILLY WINN, BOB SAIL AND REX MAYS WIN IMPORTANT EARLY FALL CONTESTS. JOHNNY HANNON BADLY INJURED. NO A.A.A. Championship races were held during the early Autumn season in America, but many Fair events, and the weekly Pacific Coast races held the interest of motor racing enthusiasts. Young Rex Mays, sensational Riverside, California, driver passed Ernie Triplett in the contest...

Page 35 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH. Ernie Triplett Injured. ERNIE TRI PLET TT the brilliant Los Angeles racing star, won the Pacific Southwest Divisional A.A.A. Championship for both 1931 and 1932. This year Triplett held a magnificent lead for this honour over all contenders until the night of July 26th when he was the victim of a terrible crack-up on the...

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