Articles tagged Langley

Page 15 of January 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, January 1970

American Comment

ANDRETTI concluded the most successful season in his career in appropriate fashion last month by driving his STP Hawk-Ford to victory in the final USAC race of the year, the Rex Mays 300 at Riverside. Al Unser, too, finished the year on a high note, driving his Lola-Ford to second place, 37 seconds behind Andretti, after having won the two previous USAC events. The same, unfortunately, could not...

Page 6 of July 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, July 1934

ENGLISH SMALL CARS SWEEP THE BOARD AT LE MANS

ENGLISH SMALL CARS SWEEP THE BOARD AT LE MANS GRAND PRIX D'ENDURANCE WON BY CHINETTI (ALFA ROMEO). TH E Sarthe circuit has been since its inception the testing ground of the British sports car, and this year in the small classes our constructors have brought off a series of successes quite comparable to those of the Bentley of former days. Aston Martins showed a fine turn of speed and stamina...

Page 84 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, August 1984

Readers' letters

Another Fling Sir, Although there was a question mark following the title "Final Fling" to Mr Boyle's letter in the June issue of MOTOR SPORT I think it somewhat of a pessimistic heading. Why? because I too, over three score and ten am soon to start looking for a replacement for the car I purchased when I was over 70. Mr Boyle made the same choice of a vehicle for use in retirement as I did, a...

Page 36 of December 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1959

The R.A.C. Rally

Tough 2,000 mile event around Great Britain ruined by protests. This year's R.A.C. International Rally started from Blackpool with 131 competitors (15 non-starters). A feature of the event was the pains taken by the R.A.C. to avoid interference with the public as the cars passed through built-up areas, but, on the other hand, the crews had to spend three nights out of bed, starting at Blackpool...

Page 6 of July 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, July 1933

THE LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE

THE LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE Alfa-Romeos take first three places in Grand Prix d'Endurance. Aston Martin a close second for 9th Rudge-Whitworth Cup. AFTER a spirited four-sided battle, from which Chiron was later eliminated, the Alfa-Romeo driven by Sommer, last year's winner, and Nuvolari, ace of Grands Prix, won the Grand Prix d'Endurance at a speed of 81.39 m.p.h., a record speed for 24 hours on...

Page 6 of June 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, June 1933

The Second Donington Meeting.

he Second Donington Meetin MANY NON-STARTERS AND RETIREMENTS DETRACT FROM INTEREST. TWO ACCIDENTS AND MANY THRILLS. GOOD DRIVING BY E. R. HALL (M.G.), K. HUTCHINSON (BUGATTI), AND H. J. ALDINGTON (FRAZER NASH). WHEIST it was announced that no fewer than 51 cars had been entered for the races to be held at Donington Park on May 13th, everyone looked forward to a very good afternoon's sport. As it...

Page 57 of October 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, October 1963

Floating on fluid for 10,000 miles

The Editor's experiences with a Morris 1100 In Motor Sport for August 1960, under the heading "Riding on Rubber for 10,000 miles," I gave my experience of Morris Mini Minor motoring over that distance, the title of the article emphasising the then-novelty of riding on rubber springs, as well as enjoying the novelty of a transverse power unit with the gears in the carter or crankcase, and front-...

Page 3 of May 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, May 1942

Power plants for flying machines

Some very early history [So many of us have to do with flying these days that some early history will not come amiss, and Cecil Clutton, in the article that follows, certainly writes as a true historian. – Ed.]  "And flying machines are possible, so that a man may sit in the middle, turning some device by which artificial wings may beat the air." – Roger Bacon, 1214-1292.) Roger Bacon may perhaps...

Page 32 of April 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1936

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HARROW C.C. The Chilterns Trial of the Harrow C.C. resulted in a win for Mrs. A. E. Moss, driving her new and very exciting, short-chassis Marendaz Special. On Easy Hill only this car and W. E. C. Greenleaf's Ford Ten made successful ascents. In the timed tests S. G. E. Tett's Balilla Fiat was fastest in the reverse up Maiden's Grove, and on the roundabout and acceleration test on Lewknor,...

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