Articles tagged Miles Collier

Page 104 of June 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 104, June 1979

Letters from Readers

N.B. -Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and MOTOR SPORT does not necessarily associate itself with them. -Ed.Bring Back the E-type Sir, I have enjoyed the outpourings of your diminutive scribe D.S.J. for many years, especially with regard to his driving of Jaguars, which have been my own transport for 23 years. However, his comments in the April issue cannot pass unchallenged as...

Page 28 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, August 1994

Glorious Goodwood

Take a stately home, a dedicated team and add the finest seledion of historic racing cars ever assembled, and you have the ingredients for an unforgettable motorsport weekend. Only one thing could have made the second Goodwood Festival of Speed better for me and that would have been the presence of Daniel Sexton Gurney at the wheel of one of his fabulous Eagle Weslakes now owned by Miles Collier...

Page 108 of October 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, October 2004

Bristish aces star at Californian Ferrari festival

Laguna Seca | Aug 13-15 The 31st running of the USA's top historic race meeting drew over 400 entries to California's Laguna Seca circuit. A fifth of the entry was made up of Ferraris, Maranello's finest being the featured marque for 2004. Fittingly, a mouthwatering lineup of 250GTOs graced the event, with estimates putting their number at more than half of the production run. The GTO pack had a...

Page 18 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, April 1933

LETTERS FROM READERS.

LETTERS FROM READE S. THE FAIREY MONOPLANE. SIR,—Re photograph of a Fairey Long-Range monoplane on page 236 in your March edition. Could you tell me what has happened to the top half of the " prop' in the photograph. S. BROAD. Institute of Motor Salesmanship, Ltd., 16-17, Little Portland Street, London, W.1. [The fact that the top half of the propellor is " missing" is due to the fact that its...

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The classic restorers Hall & Hall

Hall & Hall On a windswept Lincolnshire Airflied, once the home of BRM, the Shriek of a supercharged V16 can still sometimes be heard. But there's no supernatural agency at work: 20 years after the team folded, Gordon Cruickshank visits a firm which is perpetuating the legend The instructions say, 'Turn left at Owen's Barn'. There are no signs, just a big black construction looking more...

Page 134 of June 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 134, June 2010

Signed, sealed and reliveried

When I was wittering last month at bygone Formula 1 heroes for talking BS about use of illegal Formula 1 engines, a reader confessed he’d quite enjoyed the piece despite my “agonising detail”. That’s an inconvenience about attempting not only to establish the truth, but also to be seen to be doing so. It’s necessary to consider all evidence to the contrary. And it’s pretty much the same in the...

Page 62 of February 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, February 1976

The Le Mans cunninghams

A chance to view, and ride in, the American challengers of the early 1950s Before the advent of the Ford Motor Company's crushing multi-million-dollar attack on Le Mans in the mid-1960s, victory in the 24-hour French classic had remained exclusively the province of European manufacturers. Chenard et Walcker, La Lorraine, Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Lagonda, Delahaye, Bugatti, Talbot, Mercedes-Benz,...

Page 30 of February 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, February 1934

LETTERS from READEARS

Fords in the Alpine Trial. SIR,—The following fact has only recently been brought to my attention, and I must therefore apologize for commenting at so late a date. In your September issue, however, it is stated that the V-8 Ford team which competed in the Alpine Trial was made up of 1934 models. As you may already know, this is an error. The cars were standard 1933 models, having neither the...

Page 56 of August 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, August 1996

Fabulous Fourth Goodwood

It's now the greatest historic meeting of all, says Alan Cox - but can Lord March's team keep it up? The fourth Goodwood Festival of Speed proved to be yet another outstanding success for both competitors and the public, with Lord March and his small team expanding on the format established in previous years to such effect that the official paying attendance was quoted as 86,000 over the three...

Page 36 of May 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, May 1952

Club news

Congratulations to Schweppes Ltd, for including the leading motor-racing fixtures in their annual Sporting Calendar, the pictures of which are of famous racehorses. L Fisher, 662 Highland Avenue. Buffalo 23, New York, seeks English correspondents. Norman Overton proposes to drive his 1911 Rawlinson Hudson from Chesham to Paris. A 1907 NAG two-seater has been found in Ireland (CJ Kelly, 8 Yealin...

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