Articles tagged Naylor

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Rex Judd's Brooklands' re-union

On the evening of April 27th another of Rex Judd's re-unions of Brooklands' motorcycle riders took place, appropriately, at the "Hand and Spear," Weybridge, close to the Track that is now out-of-bounds to those who wrote its history. It was at this hotel that Robert Louis Stevenson stayed while writing "Treasure Island," inspiration coming to him as he walked on Weybridge Heath and over the Locke...

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Bank Holiday racing at the Crystal Palace

JK Hall (Lotus-Climax) wins August Trophy Race. GA Naylor's 1934 Lagonda Rapier wins two races. The BARC was fortunate on August Bank Holiday, because torrential rain in the morning ceased in time for the afternoon programme of racing which they organised at the Crystal Palace for the LCC. Feature of the:afternoon was the August Trophy Race for 1,100-cc sports cars without superchargers, run in...

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The 23rd BARC 23rd Members' Meeting

The BARC staged its third Members' Sports-Car Race Meeting of 1956 at Goodwood last month. The races, contested in dull but dry weather, were not especially exciting, possibly because a new rule was in force whereby any driver who spun was disqualified. Only PH Ashdown (Lotus-Climax) suffered under this ruling, when he lost control at St Mary's Corner on the last lap of the third race. Another...

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FOUR FORDS "MOTOR SPORT" Tests the Discbraked Zephyr Overdrive Convertible, the Latest Taunus 17M 4-speed Saloon, Anne Hall's Tulip Rally Anglia and an Allard Shorrock-supercharged Anglia LAST year, although our road-test curriculum was a full one, I drove but one Dagenham Ford car, and that to sample its optional disc front brakes rather than the car itself. This is a state of affairs that might...

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THE XX ITALIAN GRAND PRIX A Very Active Race THIS year the Italian Grand Prix took the title of the Grand Prix of Europe, for what it is worth, and the organisers reverted to the to-kilometre combined road and banked track circuit at Monza, which was used in 1955 and 1956. In this arrangement the wide part of the track in front of the pits and grandstands is divided into two lanes by conical...

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8 Clubs at Silverstone (June 1st)

The annual race meeting of the 8-Clubs organisation was, as usual, a great success, 13 five-lap races and two ½-hour High-Speed Trials being run off most commendably to time-table. Handicapping was in the capable mind of Charles Bulmer and the considerable crowd which attended must have gone home feeling that if G.P. drivers were on strike the non-professionals at least were having a jolly good...

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1960 British Grand Prix race report - A lucky win for Brabham

  Amid the jollifications of the fiesta of motoring that the B.R.D.C. organised at Silverstone on Saturday, July 16th, there took place the British Grand Prix, the 13th in the series, and Great Britain's contribution to the 1960 World Championship races. Presumably, because most of the competitors in the GP were Silverstone habitues, the time for practising was not very long and on Thursday...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The first London-Brighton Run for historic commercial vehicles (May 13th) Those using Clapham High Street on the morning of Sunday, May 13th, saw a most unusual sight, as a great many old commercial vehicles assembled at the Museum of British Transport for the first London-Brighton Run of the HCVC. An extremely good and representative entry travelled via...

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Vanwall Victory In "Daily Express" International Trophy Race, Driven By Moss At Record Speed

Connaughts Second and Third. Ferraris Retire. Sports-car Successes by Cooper-Climax and Aston Martin. Russell Wins 500-c.c. Race, Jaguar the Touring-car Event. Lap Records Shattered The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone is one of the highlights of the British racing season and this year, organised by the B.R.D.C. on May 5th, it provided good entries, plenty of variety, and...

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Peterborough M C Race Meeting, Silverstone - (September 15th)

Dry windy weather prevailed for the Peterborough M.C. race meeting at Silverstone, one of the last of the season. A large number of cars turned up and no serious mishap occurred to mar the occasion. A five-lap handicap race for vintage ears started the ball rolling. There were six non-starters, leaving 19 gallant men to carry out the proceedings. P. A. Lazarus in the fume old Talbot 105 made off...



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