Articles tagged Lance Macklin

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

Stirling Moss in the Mille Miglia

On May 1st motor-racing history was made, for Stirling Moss won the 1,000-mile Mile Miglia, the first time in twenty-two years that this has been achieved by a British driver, and I had the very great privilege of sitting beside him throughout this epic drive. But let us go back to the beginning, for this win was not a fluke on the spur of the moment, it was the result of weeks, even months, of...

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Cowboy, sailor, racer, inventor… and ‘chippie’

Yes, Lance Macklin lived a varied life – and mischief was never far away. But that didn’t stop Moss and Salvadori respecting his ability, as ex-GP driver Howden Ganley explains ”All my life I’ve wanted to run a chippie”. So said Lance Macklin to his young second wife Gill, and thus began a new chapter in the life of a man who had been one of Britain’s leading racing drivers in the 1950s. Lancelot...

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JAGUARS' SWEEPING VICTORY IN THE DUNDROD T.T. Stirling Moss Wins on Distance and Formula, Whitehead Second, Gerard (Frazer-Nash) Third on Formula. Appalling Weather Conditions. THE first post-war Tourist Trophy Race Of the R.A.C., held on the Dundrod circuit. on September 16th, proved this new Course to have enormous possibilities. Although terrible weather conditions prevailed from 11 a.m. that...

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Motor Racing - Bristol Fashion

The racing history of the Bristol 450 is easily told: five races, 11 starts, three retirements, three class wins. It's a story which would be easy to overlook (how many times did DB-Panhards win their class at Le Mans?) except for the style of the way which Bristol went racing. It should be a simple story to tell, but it isn't. For a car with so straightforward a competition history, the Bristol...

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AM's Le Mans pedigree

1935: Charles Martin/Charles Brackenbury steer their Ulster to third overall. In doing so they win the Biennial Cup, the result of which is based on back-to-back performances at La Sarthe, and the Index of Performance. 1950: DB2s (above) finish first and second in class by coming home fifth and sixth overall; George Abecassis/Lance Macklin (19) finish ahead of team-mates Brackenbury/Reg Parnell (...

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Around the houses

News from the main auction houses around the world Scottsdale Car Week is upon us once again and with it come five American sales from five different auction houses. Gooding and Company Not many would deny that Gooding has one of the headline cars of the week. On January 20-21 the American auction house will offer a 1956 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider (above) for sale. Chassis 0650MDTR...

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My Visit To Sebring

by Rob Walker (Continued from the June issue) We arrived just in time for lunch at our hotel, Harder Hall, which is situated on the edge of Sebring, between two lakes and the golf course, and it has the most delightful surroundings. Everybody interested in the race seemed to be staying at the hotel, and the first to greet us was that great character Wacky Arnold, who, amongst other things, is...

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Matters of Moment

Le Mans The tragic accident involving so many spectators which happened in the early stages of this year's Le Mans 24-Hour Sports-Car Race at Sarthe calls for a strong and heartfelt expression of sympathy to all those whose relatives and friends were involved. This, the worst disaster by far in the history of motor-racing, has touched-off some panic and irresponsible opinions in the daily Press,...

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Was the Carrera PanAmericana the greatest road race of them all or simply suicidal folly? Chris Nixon looks back over its five short and bloody years to decide its place in history Originally it was planned as a one-off, but the Carrera PanAmericana grew into an international event that counted towards the Sportscar World Championship before it was abandoned as too dangerous. Open at first only...

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The parade of Anciens Pilotes

The idea of having a demonstration of historic racing cars driven by members of the Club Internationale des Anciens Pilotes des Grands Prix at Silverstone on July 15th, before the start of the British G.P. was an excellent idea, for which credit must go to the C.J.A.P. and the B.R.D.C. But such inaccurate accounts: have been published about it, due to confusion over who drove what car and so on,...



December 2019
Ford vs Ferrari: The Le Mans '66 Film Special



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