Articles tagged Mauri Rose

Page 103 of November 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, November 2011

Iron man made in Indy

His dominant win in a heat-stricken Indianapolis 500 confirmed Bill Vukovich as one of US racing’s greatest stars – and helped usher in the roadster era When the flag waved to start the 1953 Indianapolis 500 it was already an infernally hot and humid day with the temperature in the mid-30s centigrade. At the time part of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was still paved in the original bricks,...

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Indianapolis outlook

IT is pleasant, in a troubled Europe, to reflect that the annual 500-mile race is due to take place as usual at the Indianapolis track in America on the 30th of this month. The U.S.A. is now fully engaged in the war effort necessary to end for all time Nazi aggression, but in the midst of such an undertaking the classic "500" is to be held. Although we hold no brief for American racing in general...

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Recent results

Unfortunately, reports of Tripoli and Indianapolis were crowded out of the issues in which they should have appeared, but for those who keep their back copies for reference purposes, here are the results in brief. ..-Litre Tripoli G.P. Ntivolari withdrew his works Maserati as not potent enough to win. Villoresi's Maserati led for one lap and then Farina's improved straight-eight AlfaRomeo led. On...

Page 22 of October 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, October 1934


ABJENKINS, after setting several nternational class records last year, • announced early in 1934 that he would attempt to better his 24-hour record during the summer months. The announcement created wide interest here and abroad, but few motor experts conceded Jenkins a chance of shattering his own mark of 117 miles per hour by the almost incredible margin of 10 miles per hour. Roaring over the...

Page 38 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1934


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. LOUIE MEYER WINS ASCOT ROAD RACE AND OAKLAND 250-MILES CLASSIC WITHIN A WEEK— INDIANAPOLIS HUMS WITH PRE-RACE ACTIVITY. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH THE 1928-29-33 National Racing Champion, Louie Meyer, has inaugurated his 1934 season with two brilliant victories in long, gruelling stock car races in California. Meyer was fourth in his first start of the...

Page 37 of February 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, February 1990

Maserati V8 RI - Part Two

Maserati V8 RI Part Two LAST month we left all four V8 RI Maserati Grand Prix cars in the United States of America. They had proved totally uncompetitive in Grand Prix racing, unable to match the challenge of the W25 Mercedes-Benz and the V16 Auto Union, either in maximum speed or general performance. The two Frenchowned cars, that of Philippe Etancelin (4503) and "Raph" (4504) had taken part in...

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Louis Meyer wins Indianapolis at record speed

Meyer joins Tommy Milton in winning race for second time. Four killed in many accidents. Stock Studebakers 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th. By our American correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH DRIVING with brilliant skill and consistency, Louis Meyer, 29-year old Californian, swept down the finishing straight of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway late in the afternoon of May 30th, winner of the 21st...

Page 16 of July 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, July 1934


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. "WILD BILL" CUMIVIINGS WINS INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE CLASSIC — THREE DRIVERS ESCAPE DEATH IN TERRIBLE CRACK-UPS—ROSE, DRIVING BRILLIANTLY, IS SECOND. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH ATTRACTED by a field of crack racing drivers unsurpassed in the history of the track, thrilled by an entry list of racing machines of practically every known type now racing in the...

Page 32 of August 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, August 1933


NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH. CHAMPIONSHIP automobile races are always rare in the United States during the summer months. Interest in the A. A. A. sporting events, however, has remained at high-pitch this season due to the many non-Championship races of sterling calibre staged on the various smaller dirt tracks of the nation. Chet Gardner, young Johnny...

Page 53 of July 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, July 2001

All guts, no glory

Ray Harroun won the first ever Indy 500, right? Well, yes and no. In fact it was a man by the name of Ciaus Patschke who proved the sting in the tale of the Marmon Wasp. Spencer Riggs salutes a modest hero, 90 years on Ninety years ago, on the eve of the inaugural 1911 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, Howard C Marmon faced a dilemma. As president of the Indianapolis based Nordyke & Marmon Company...



August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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