Articles tagged L. Leston

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 28 of October 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1956

Aston Martin versus Eurie Ecosses at Goodwood

Tony Brooks Wins the Goodwood Trophy at 88.19 m.p.h. THE last big B.A.R.C. Goodwood Meeting of the year was held on one of the few fine days, September 8th. Unfortunately, the fare provided did not live up to that of previous years, for only a handful of out-dated racing cars competed - with one exception, Salvadori's works prototype F. II Cooper - and otherwise this was sports-car racing, with...

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Salvadori's Goodwood

Three Firsts and Two Second Places by This Driver at Easter B.A.R.C. Meeting, in Connaught, Maserati and Aston Martin Cars An extremely large crowd of some 50,000 attended the International Race Meeting at Goodwood on Easter Monday, when the summery weather set off the picturesque setting, the Paddock thronged with people and the sports-girls more exotic or attractive than ever. Many entirely new...

Page 8 of November 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, November 1952

Reports of Recent Events

Bari G.P. (Sept. 28th) 1st: Landi (2.3 Ferrari). 123.0 k.p.h. 2nd: Cole (2.7 Ferrari).  3rd: Castellotti (2.7 Ferrari).  Avus Meeting (Sept. 28th) 1st: Fischer (Ferrari), 186.6 k.p.h. 2nd : Klenk (Veritas). 3rd : Riess (Veritas). W. Hants & Dorset C.C. Knott Cup Trial (Sept. 28th)  Knott Cup: R. Chappell (Cotton III). Visitors' Cup:  A. E. Rumfitt (Cotton II). Ship Cup: R. W. Faulkner (Paul...

Page 18 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, July 1950


The "500" movement, since it has been elevated to the status of Formula III, is forging ahead at a great pace. Both at Silverstone, where the 500-c.c. curtain-raiser stole the show from the G.P. de l'Europe, and at Goodwood on Whit-Saturday when the 500-c.c. International Trophy Race with £500 in prize monies, was the major event on the card, the "500s" have provided remarkably close and exciting...


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