Articles tagged Lee Bible

Page 56 of July 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, July 1981

The Inside Story of the Irving-Napier "Golden Arrow"

In April 1976 we published intimate information about the unsuccessful Sunbeam "Silver Bullet" Land Speed Record car and as we have also looked at the 200 m.p.h. twin-engined "1,000 h.p." Sunbeam of 1927, about which a contemporary has also published  much data, and some years ago Motor Sport gave a "mechanics' eye view" of the 400 m.p.h. Railton Special, it now seems opportune to consider the...

Page 51 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, April 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. THREE AMERICANS TO CHALLENGE ENGLAND'S SPEED SUPREMACY AFTER having been absent from competition for the world's one mile speed record for five years, it now appears that the United States will make a determined effort to wrest the record from Great Britain in 1934. Three famed figures in the American motor-racing world intend constructing machines for this purpose. They are...

Page 45 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, September 1963

Book reviews

Ian Allan's Veteran and Vintage Series. 8 1/2 in. x 5 3/4 in. (Ian Allan, Craven House, Hampton Court, East Molesey, Surrey. 6s. each.) This new series, indicative of the fact that this well-known publisher of transport books has entered the automobile-book field, contains the following titles: "British Cars—1896-1914," by P. D. Matthews; "European Cars—1896-1914," by T. R. Nicholson; "Commercial...

Page 94 of June 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, June 2005

WB miscellany

Salt Lake record breaker  --  Bill Boddy remembers Ab Jenkins, America's Mormon long-distance recordman David Abbot (Ab) Jenkins was highly respected in the USA as a long-distance record-breaker, both pre- and post-war, who set challenges for British drivers. A staunch Mormon, he was made Mayor of Salt Lake City. From bicycles the young carpenter, who was to develop his own building company, went...

Page 42 of September 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, September 1993

Heavy browsing

$85 for a postcard? Madness? Possibly, but sometimes you just have to let your heart rule your head "Hey, this is the Samson V16!" "Did you know that Troy Ruttman and Jim Rathmann are due here tomorrow to sign autographs" There is a special atmosphere at the Annual Indianapolis Auto Racing Memorabilia Expo Swapmeet that regularly supports the Indianapolis 500. It is located downtown, at the...

Page 6 of May 1929 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1929

SEGRAVE KNIGHTED. THE KING HONOURS WORLD SPEED RECORD HOLDER.

SEGRAVE KNIGHTED. THE KING HONOURS WORLD SPEED RECORD HOLDER. THE wonderfully successful expedition from which Major H. 0. D. Segrave has recently returned has been brought to a fitting climax by the fact that His Mejesty The King has been pleased to confer a Knighthood upon our national hero. His Majesty sent the following telegram to Major Segrave :— On your arrival home I send you my hearty...

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