Articles tagged Leston

Page 30 of December 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, December 1955

Sicilian Sojourn

Britain Pays a Conquering Visit to an Island In previous years the Paris Salon has ended my summer travel and I have usually headed north from the French capital and returned to a cold, damp England and winter hibernation. This year, however, the Sicilian nobleman, Vicenzo Florio, decided to organise his fabulous Targa Florio race on October 16th and the Automobile Club of Syracuse planned to run...

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Vanwall Victory In "Daily Express" International Trophy Race, Driven By Moss At Record Speed

Connaughts Second and Third. Ferraris Retire. Sports-car Successes by Cooper-Climax and Aston Martin. Russell Wins 500-c.c. Race, Jaguar the Touring-car Event. Lap Records Shattered The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone is one of the highlights of the British racing season and this year, organised by the B.R.D.C. on May 5th, it provided good entries, plenty of variety, and...

Page 28 of June 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1957

The XVII Pau Grand Prix

Behra Gives a Fine Demonstration Run Pau, France (B.P.), Easter Monday. Last year was the first occasion since 1935, apart from the war years, that the Pau Grand Prix did not take place, and the reason was that the French Inspectorate of Circuits, who flapped around after the Le Mans accident, deemed the circuit unsafe. In spite of a full-length Grand Prix having been held every year without any...

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Peter Collins Runs Away With Maserati-Dominated "Daily Express" International Trophy Race at Silverstone

Parnell Wins Sports-Car Race for Aston Martin. Hawthorn's Mark VII Jaguar Takes Touring Car Honours. Bueb (Cooper) Leads the 500s. Horrible weather for practice gave way to a beautiful day at Silverstone on May 7th and an enormous crowd gathered for the "Daily Express"-sponsored B.R.D.C. International Trophy Meeting, a day of varied, interesting competition. The great teams of Mercedes-Benz,...


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