Articles tagged Lewis

Page 23 of September 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, September 2014

Reflections with... Nigel Roebuck

The thoughts of chairman Lauda, why politically correct is incorrect In a changing world there is always Niki Lauda, and thank the Lord for that. As Formula 1 ties itself in ever more convoluted knots, a chat with Lauda is always refreshing, not least for the reassurance that one is not alone in being dismayed by the showbiz path on which F1 appears increasingly set. A few minutes with Niki and...

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Matters of moment

Following our revealing interview with FIA president Jean Todt last month, you may recall that we posted a copy of our ‘Formula 1 manifesto for change’, printed in our April issue, to Luca di Montezemolo. The Ferrari chairman has taken it upon himself to cajole the major players to discuss the future of Grand Prix racing, and we couldn’t resist giving him a nudge towards our ideas to shake up the...

Page 5 of June 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, June 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Mille Miglia Placings Placings in the Mille Miglia 1,000-Mile Sports Car Race, which was won by Biondetti and Selani in a 2-litre Ferrari, are given below. Britain was well up, for Wisdom and young Geoffrey Healey won the touring category outright in a Healey, while the Bristol saloon of Count Lurani and H. J. Aldington was third and Donald Healey's Healey saloon fourth in this class. Retirements...

Page 110 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 110, June 1994

Electric accomplishment

The urge to build and improve electric cars is breaking out again, under environmental pressures. If the government continues the present new war on drivers, speed may soon be regarded as so criminal that pootling along at milk-float pace until the batteries give out will be avidly encouraged by politicians. Somehow. I cannot see myself ever commuting in an electric vehicle. However, to mark this...

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Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE MODEL-T FORD RALLY AT BEAULIEU (Sept. 25th) LAST year a model-T Ford annniversary Rally waas organised by the Montagu Motor Museum and in the meantime the T-Register has formed, so this year they rallied to Beaulieu for a Concours d'Elegance judged by William Boddy, Editor of MOTOR SPORT, Mr. M. Beaumont, and Mr. Lewis, Editor of the Ford Times. A pity...

Page 7 of August 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, August 1948

Outstanding British successes at Spa

Leslie Johnson and St. John Horsfall win the race outright in the 1948 2-litre Aston Martin.  H.R.G.s  take the Team Prize  --  all on Dunlop Tyres. British cars scored a series of significant and valuable victories in the Belgian 24-Hour Race at Spa. Leslie Johnson and St. John  Horsfall, handling a new Aston Martin with the recently introduced push-rod ohv 2-1itre engine and coil-spring i.f.s...

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XXIX Gran Premio D'Italia

A Fine Motor Race MONZA, September 7th. Practice was due to be held on the afternoons of Friday and Saturday preceding race day, but as always happens before the Italian Grand Prix, there was lots of activity throughout the week, Ferraris testing on one day, Maserati another, then B.R.M. and then Vanwall, while down at Maranello Ferrari was busy working away on his brake problems and at Modena...

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48th French Grand Prix

A Race of Surprises Rouen-Les Essarts, July 8th. Every five years the Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. leaves the Reims circuit and is held at Rouen-Les-Essarts, having done so in 1952, 1957 and now in 1962. The Rouen circuit does not have the amenities nor the grandness and atmosphere of Reims, but the circuit itself is one of the best in Europe from the point of view of driving and spectating. All the...

Page 47 of January 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, January 1961

Letters From Readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. Ford, VW and Matters of Policy Sir, Having read Mr. Morgan's letter on the Ford Anglia (November MOTOR SPORT) with one cynical eyebrow raised, and a mental picture of a large ham-fisted man with a leaden right foot, I felt compelled to offer a few words of praise for...

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Club News

We Hear Birkett motors in what appears to be normal 1928 Austin Seven "Chummy," except for outsize rear tyres, until the bonnet is opened, when a downdraught carburetter, four-branch exhaust manifold and Scintilla Vertex magneto are revealed; the car also has a close-ratio four-speed gearbox. Leslie Seyd has restored to original order the 1912 "12/15" Mors tourer once owned by Shakspeare. The...

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