Articles tagged Mike Anthony

Page 94 of March 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, March 2005

A law unto himself

Family fur business in the winter, motorsport come the summer. Mike Anthony tells Anthony Pritchard about his racing days, in which he was courted then taken to court by Colin Chapman "I came out of the Army in 1947 and bought a Jag SS90," Mike Anthony recalls. "When I bought it I thought it was an SS100 — I didn't even know that there was an SS90. I modified its cylinder head and beat a lot of...

Page 107 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 107, December 2004

Costin Lister-Chevrolet

Costin Lister-Chevrolet The Costin-bodied Lister-Chevrolet now raced successfully by Julian Bronson was a 1959 car originally registered •TUF 1 It was built for Mike Anthony. who raced it at Aintree and Goodwood. The car was initially fitted with a 5.5-litre Chevy. but also raced in period with a Jaguar motor. Anthony sold it to Mike Pendleton. who converted it to 34 -litre Jag power when the...

Page 20 of July 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 2012

Early Lotus is sold on

One of the best-known Lotus 10s is now in the ownership of seasoned racer Malcolm Paul after he acquired it from the family of the late historic racer Adrian Hall. The car registered TCD 13' was first owned by Mike Anthony, a friend of Colin Chapman, and has raced regularly ever since 1955. Hall owned and raced it for around 15 years until his death last September. "We've left Adrian's name on...

Page 83 of August 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, August 1986

The Roads of the 1920s

Resuming the O.J. "diaries" of those times, we left him after he had tested, and been notably impressed with, an Alvis, in 1925. Whether it was the pleasure that driving that Alvis gave him, I do not know, but shortly afterwards Owen John was pontificating about the beauties of Britain and the fun to be had in really exploring it, which was open to anyone with a car. As for learning to drive, O.J...

Page 23 of October 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, October 1961

BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS

BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS Car E.T.D. by Parker's H. K.-Jaguar Special. Allard Dragster Beaten by Three Pre-1914 Motor Cars IT is traditional that in September the Brighton National Speed Trials take place over the historic Madeira Drive,and it would be most unfortunate if this fixture were to disappear from the calendar. This year weather conditions were perfect but the event rather dragged, for the...

Page 14 of March 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, March 1999

Season's Meetings

Sir, It was very interesting to hear my iconclasm produced such a response. Even on reflection, I stand by the points made in my original letter in which I suggested the sacred cow of Goodwood merited some critical analysis. Kirk Rylands' response illustrates my concern precisely. Kirk suggests the meeting was an occasion to stand comparison with Henley, Ascot or Wimbledon. With the possible...

Page 22 of May 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1957

19th B.R.D.C. British Empire Trophy Race

Oulton Park, April 6th. In contrast with previous arrangements for the British Empire Trophy at Oulton Park, this year, the fourth occasion on which this race has been organised by the B.R.D.C., the trophy was awarded to the fastest driver of the day and not on a class handicap basis. After some discussion the Club's Committee decided to go ahead with the event in spite of the limited gate money...

Page 65 of October 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, October 1992

V-To-C Miscellany

When the Wolseley Hornet Special Club re-enacted the 1932 LCC Brooklands Relay Race at Silverstone on July 26, it was able to get three drivers who had driven in this race to take part. Mort Morris-Goodall was in Nick Mason's Aston Martin LM7, brought to the event by Alan Archer; this is the actual car Mort drove in the Relay Race, and he wore the same red shirt he had worn sixty years before....

Page 25 of July 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, July 2004

Matters of moment

Team Lotus to celebrate its first win The 50th anniversary of the first victory for Team Lotus is to be celebrated in an event at the Hethel test track in Norfolk on Sunday July 18. Around 20 Formula One cars from the company's history will be demonstrated, while many former drivers and team personnel are expected to attend. Team Lotus was created in 1954 by Colin Chapman and first entered a...

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