Articles tagged Mac Daghorn

Page 56 of September 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, September 2009

Lunch with... Derek Bell

He’s the English gentleman who’s scored more sports car wins than even he can remember, although no one will ever forget his record at Le Mans and Daytona By Simon Taylor Derek Bell is, quintessentially, an Englishman. He has raced with enormous success in the USA, where he is a popular figure; his wife Misti is American, and he spends much of the year at his waterside house in Boca Raton,...

Page 16 of November 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, November 1966

The Felday cars

1963-1966 F.1. Supercharged 2 1/2-litre FeIday-Daimler hill-climb car—1963 F.2. 2-seater version of F.1—abandoned—1964. F.3. V8 B.R.M.-engined version of F.2—abandoned—1964. F.4. V8 8.R.M.-engined 4-w-d sports car—1965/66. F.5. V8 Ford-engined 4-w-d sports car—Group 7—1966. F.6, V8 Ford-engined 2-w-d hill-climb car—1966. IF you look on Ordnance Survey map 170 and find map reference 516446 you...

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R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship—1963

Our last article on the R.A.C. British Hill-Climb Championship appeared in our July issue and gave the position after the Midland A.C.'s Shelsley Walsh Hill-Climb. Since then five other qualifying rounds have taken place; these being Bo'ness, Rest-and-Be-Thankful, Bouley Bay, Great Auclum and Craigantlet. Bo'ness, organised by the Lothian Car Club on June 22nd, saw Tony Marsh increasing still...

Page 50 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, January 1977

Lola SuperVee

Not so much a formula - more a way of life SuperVee has more to intrigue the casual reader of single-seater regulations in technical and driving terms. From the lightweight, thoroughly tuned engines that can muster 160 b.h.p. from 1-6-litres, to the agile chassis, which offers aerodynamic aids and racing tyres of reasonable width, there's enough to teach any budding World Champion the elements of...

Page 88 of March 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, March 2010

Ollon-Villars

Switzerland may have banned circuit racing in the 1950s, but it still had this gem of a hillclimbBy Ed Foster Ollon-Villars was only used between 1953 and 1971, and yet it remains one of the best-known European hillclimbs. Playing host to one of the few international motor sporting events held in Switzerland at the time, the climb attracted some big names – including a certain Jim Clark – and was...

Page 67 of April 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, April 1969

Men of Promise

A Dozen of Britain's brighter hopes for F.1 Motor Racing is a fascinating combination of man and his machine and should continue so for many years to come although it now seems possible that one day our scientists will be able to programme a computer to drive a racing car. The popular press often seems to be preoccupied by the man and to show a complete disregard for the very interesting machine...

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