Articles tagged Leiningen

Page 13 of December 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, December 1934

LOOKING BACK ON 1934

LOOKING BACK ON 1934 A MAGNIFICENT RACING SEASON—GREAT INCREASE IN SPEEDS AND ROAD HOLDING—GERMAN CARS PROVE ALL-CONQUERING IN THE CLOSING G.P. RACES —RECORDS AT BROOKLANDS, DONINGTON AND SHELSLEY. GRAND PRIX RACING. N0 matter how severe may be the attitude towards motor racing in official British quarters, there is no doubt that on the Continent the sport has had , a triumphant season during...

Page 45 of May 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, May 1933

The fiat Suspension.

The Fiat Suspension. Following the appeal lodged by the Italian R.A.C. against the suspension of all Fiat cars all over the world in competitions, it now transpired that the cause of the bother was an unofficial trial by a firm in Spain. It looks now as though the matter will soon be adjusted for good. French G.P. Entries are already being handed in for the French G.P. to be held on Monthlery...

Page 19 of September 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, September 1935

Nuvolari the master

Classic victory in the German G.P. Von Brauchitsch’s proverbial bad luck. Disappointment of vast crowd There have been many examples of the glorious uncertainty of motor-racing, but none more striking than the last lap of the 1935 German Grand Prix. To the 250,000 spectators who lined the Nurburg Ring a German victory was a foregone conclusion, and yet Nuvolari snatched the lead from von...

Page 41 of July 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, July 1935

E.R.A. VICTORY IN THE EIFELRENNEN

E.R.A. VICTORY IN THE EIFELRENNEN FOUR E. R. A. 'S IN THE FIRST FIVE FINISHERS. BIG RACE WON BY CARACCIOLA (MERCEDES-BENZ) AFTER A GREAT TUSSLE WITH ROSEMEYER ( AUTO-UNION). M. G. AND ASTON-MARTIN ALSO WIN RACES. THE E.R.A. has taken the Continent by by storm! Last month four t,soo c.c. models took part in the Eifelrennen on the difficult Nurburg Ring, Germany, and at the end of the race were in...

Page 7 of May 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, May 1931

The Grand Prix of Monaco

The Grand Prix of Monaco TWENTY-THREE : DASHING DRIVERS STRUGGLE FOR PREMIER PLACE IN TORTUOUS TOWN CIRCUIT: : OUIS CHIRON, driving one of the new 2,300 c.c. Bugatti racers with two overhead camshafts, 4 won the third Grand Prix of Monaco, on Sunday, 19th April, covering the 198i miles course in 3 hours, 39 minutes, 9* seconds, at an average speed of 54.1 m.p.h. Less than four minutes behind him...

Page 38 of October 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, October 1956

THE EDITOR CONTEMPLATES

THE EDITOR CONTEMPLATES THE GENIUS OF Dr. PORSCHE DR. Ing.h.c. Ferdinand Porsche, G.m.b.H., who died in his 76th year early in 1951, was an exceptionally versatile designer and engineer. Amongst the striking cars be designed can he numbered the 28/30 Austro-Daimler introduced in 1907, the 28/32 Maja developed from it, the classic " Prince Henry " o.h.c. Austro-Dainder, various successful aero...

Page 58 of December 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, December 1986

Chatting with Cholmondeley Tapper

The Editor meets a well-known pre-war racing driver I was delighted when I met Mr. T.P. Cholmondeley Tapper, whom I had so often seen driving in pre-war motor races, at last summer's Brooklands Reunion. The other day I drove from Wales to his home in Oxfordshire to have a further talk with him. Before the war the British racing motorist was a pretty insular person, racing mainly at Brooklands and...

Page 33 of February 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, February 1936

Continental Notes

Continentall Notes anci Neva. By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Teaming Up One by one the. teams and scuderias are shaping up for the rapidly-approaching season. Mercedes-Beaz were the first to settle their drivers, Caracciola, Fagioli, Chiron, Von Brauchitsch and Lang. Auto-Union has altered its policy to the extent of having a first and second team, the former consisting of Varzi. Stuck and...

Page 51 of February 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, February 1981

Book Reviews

"The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited" by David Weguelin. 288 pp. 10 1/2" x 12 1/2". (White Mouse Editions Ltd., 50 Porchester Terrace, London W2 3TP. £35.00). This quite splendid book to commemorate the history of the ERA voiturettes that upheld British prestige in pre-war International motor racing must rank as the best of all one-make racing-car productions. It is dedicated to the...

Page 38 of June 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1931

THE GRAND PRIX BORDINO

THE GRAND PRIX BORDINO Victory for Achille Varzi on the new Bugatti ACHILLE VARZI, the champion of Italy, driving one of the new Bugatti racers with the 2,300 c.c. double overhead camshaft engine won the seventh race over the Circuit of Alexandria, now known as the Grand Prix Bordino, which was run on Sunday, 26th April. Two other Bugattis driven by Minozzi and von Morgen were second and third...

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