Articles tagged K. McAlpine

Page 18 of May 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, May 1954

Easter At Goodwood

The Bank Holiday Meeting of the B.A.R.C. promised to be a first-class occasion but, although it was held in sunshine before a record crowd of 55,000, it fell short of that promise. Alberto Ascari and Baron de Graffenried failed to appear, there were many non-starters, and the big race of the day, over 21 laps, had five finishers, only four of whom completed the full distance, while the result was...

Page 17 of October 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, October 1947

Shelsley Walsh Hill-Climb

Raymond Mays nearly equals his record for the Hill. Outstanding Climbs by Gerard's E.R.A., Hutchison's and Poore's Alfa-Romeos. Bolster's E.R.A. and Johnson's Darracq. Fastest unblown time by "Bloody Mary" Those who did not attend Shelsley Walsh on September 27th missed an excellent meeting. Practice times gave great promise of high speeds if the course remained dry on the morrow — which it did....

Page 26 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, July 1950

Raymond Mays Makes Fastest Time At Shelsley Walsh

Outstanding Runs by Poore, Wharton and Betty Haig AT the Shelsley Walsh Meeting on June 10th the sun shone so strongly that the tar on the road melted and fast times were impossible. What with sun-tops, bare midriffs, shorts, and weird head-coverings, quite a "Freiberg" atmosphere prevailed. Curiously, in spite of plentiful petrol, the crowd was about the smallest we have seen at Shelsley---call...

Page 31 of November 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, November 1950

The first Big Bristol M.C. &L.C.C. Race meeting at castle combe

The First Big Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race Meeting at Castle Combe Brian Shawe-Taylor Wins Formula Libre Race in his E.R.A. and Sets Record Lap. Stirling Moss Wins Three Races in Unsupercharged Cars, Peter Collins Wins 500-c.c. Race. T.w. Bristol Club held its first big race meeting at the 1.84-mile Castle Combe circuit on October 71.11. The racing was some of the best we have seen this year...

Page 6 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 1947

Gerard's E.R.A makes f.t.d at Summer Prescott Meeting

Rodney Clarke's "3.3" G.P. Bugatti breaks Sports-Car Record. Mrs. Darbishire (Riley) raises her own Ladies' Record Many Class Records Broken Gerrard's white 2-litre twin-rear-tyred E.R.A. made fastest time at the Summer Open Prescott Speed Hill-Climb. Cornering carefully, he clocked 47.35 sec. His first run occupied 48.13 Sec.; his second run was a distinct improvement, and .68 sec. faster than...

Page 8 of June 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, June 1948

Gerard breaks May's record at Prescott

The Course Record and three Class Records broken at highly successful May Meeting Beautiful weather graced the May Meeting of the B.O.C. at Prescott, and F. R. Gerard, fresh from his Jersey victory, now driving his 2-litre B-type E.R.A., with twin Dunlop 4.75-18 tyres on the rear wheels, at last broke the course record held by Raymond Mays' D-type E.R.A. since July, 1939.  The new figure is 45.67...

Page 14 of August 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, August 1955

1955 British Grand Prix race report - Moss has his chance

  For the first time since 1948, the British Grand Prix did not take place among the green fields of Buckinghamshire but instead was organised in the industrial north-west of England, on the Aintree circuit just outside the port of Liverpool. With the postponement of the French Grand Prix, the various teams had almost a clear month in which to prepare for the British round of the World...

Page 19 of September 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, September 1951

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events XIV ALPINE RALLY (July 13th-2Ist) ALPINE CUPS (NO MARKS Losr) F. Landon (750-e.c. Renault) ; B. Angelvin (1,100e.c. Simea) ; J. A. Gott and U. W. Gillespie ( t,s(10-ex, ft,11.().): 11. Intif and K. Wintertauten: (2-litre Frazer-Nash); le. Pinch (2-iitre Lancia) ; NVistlan and Mrs. Witstom (2)litre Ashne Martin); E. WailSworth net c. oorhishley (2)-111re Healey); 1....

Page 32 of September 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, September 1950

J.C.C. Mayers (Lester-M.G.) Wins "Motor Sport" Brooklands Memorial Trophy

J. C. C. Mayers (Lester-M.G.) Wins "Motor Sport" Brooklands Memorial Trophy at Third B.A.R.C. Goodwood Members' Meeting Peacock and Jacobs Runners-up 1;.A.H.C. staged mad her very co,Hyalde I '1'1 C Members Meetat Goodwood on August. 12th. The iffegralinja a is run through most expII itiously aod !he rain held off until raciic, was over. .1. C. Miyers, a newcouter to the Sport, emunwnced the day...

Page 12 of October 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1947

The International Prescott Meeting

Raymond Mays' E.R.A. makes F.T.D. in 50.12 sec. and Secures British Hill-Climb Championship. Rain Prevents Record Climbs. Splendid Runs by Brandon's Cooper 500 and Oliver's G.P. Bugatti. After magnificent weather for all the sprint meetings held since the end of August, rain came to Prescott to reduce times at the International Meeting on September 14th. Nevertheless, a considerable crowd of...



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