Articles tagged Lee Oldfield

Page 48 of December 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, December 1976

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters From Mr. Roger West, Production Editor of the Industrial Railway Record publications, we have received No. 67 in this series (published last August and available for 75p, from R. V. Mulligan, 3, Cumberland Grove, Great Sutton, Wirral, Merseyside, L66 4XH) about the Spurn Head Railway. What has this to do with Motor Sport? Well, apart from some of our readers...

Page 33 of July 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1937

A RECORD INDIANAPOLIS

A RECORD INDIANAPOLIS SOME DETAILS OF AMERICA'S CLASSIC " 500 " There is something unusually attractive about a ,race which carries on, year after year, with the same track and distance. The Indianapolis 590-mile race, for example, has an almost legendary character, and it must now have the longest unaltered history of any of the present big races. Actually, the surface of the track was greatly...

Page 35 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH. Ernie Triplett Injured. ERNIE TRI PLET TT the brilliant Los Angeles racing star, won the Pacific Southwest Divisional A.A.A. Championship for both 1931 and 1932. This year Triplett held a magnificent lead for this honour over all contenders until the night of July 26th when he was the victim of a terrible crack-up on the...

Page 34 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, October 1937

AMERICA GOES AUTO-UNION

AMERICA GOES AUTO-UNION American racing car design came in for some very adverse criticism after the Roosevelt race, when Nuvolari's AlfaRomeo was victorious and the only Americans in the picture drove •twelve.cylinder Alfas. Yet Lee Oldfield, the well known American automobile engineer and designer, produced a remarkably interesting racing-car to the order of Joel Thorne, a young American...

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