Articles tagged Neil Corner

Page 58 of June 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1972

GKN Daily Express International Trophy

Fittipaldi wins after Hailwood retires Silverstone, April 23rd. In years gone by the Silverstone International Trophy meeting was THE non-championship Formula One event of the season. The entry was often comparable with almost any Grand Prix and Silverstone's fast circuit provided some fierce and memorable battles. It just isn't like that any more and this year's event attracted the smallest...

Page 93 of June 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, June 1985

Letters:

Maserali 250Fs Sir, The May issue of Motor Sport contains a report on the recent VSCC meeting at Silverstone. In it you compare the performance of Neil Corner's "proper" (as you term it) 250 Maserati with that of my own 250F and the similar car owned by Nick Mason. This very clearly implies that my car is, therefore, not "proper". In the context of historic cars this can only be taken to mean...

Page 31 of February 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, February 1981

Summers' Cars

It was while reading, ten years ago, that very entertaining book about life at Rolls-Royce by the late Mr. W. A. Robotham (Constable, 1970), that I came to realise what an enthusiastic motorist the late Mr. R. F. (Dick) Summers had been. It is in this book, "Silver Ghosts and Silver Dawn", that the description appears of the series of match-races staged on a private road in their steel works in...

Page 5 of September 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, September 1991

Around and about

Motor Sport Formula One Meet We are delighted to announce that Motor Sport will be sponsoring the HSCC's final championship round at Silverstone on Saturday, September 28. One of the very best historic meetings of the year, it features a 15-lap race for pre-'85 Formula One cars. Entries already include the only Osella racing in this country, and Don Wood's unique DFV-engined Minardi M185. Other...

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Video

Video: HGPCA Historic Race of the Year (56 minutes, HGPCA, c/o Totnes Motor Museum, Totnes, Devon. £49.95). October's 50th anniversary of the last Grand Prix at Donington Park was marked by an adventurous promotion by the Historic Grand Prix Cars Association — nothing less than a 100-mile race, the most demanding challenge most of these cars had faced since their youth. The race was very...

Page 54 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, September 1992

On Your Marques...

There can be no debate that, in only two years, the Christie's Historic Festival at Silverstone has firmly established itself as the world's foremost historic meeting. This year, its reputation was enhanced still further, a crowd of over 27,000 providing solid endorsement of the event's appeal and popularity. That the event should have overtaken other well-established meetings such as the...

Page 24 of December 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, December 1968

On The Road

The Renault 16TS • B.R.D.C. Clubmen's Championship • A 700-c.c. Estate Car • Bugatti O.C. Coppa Costantini Meeting A few years ago someone whose name escapes me thought up a happy comparison between three great motor-car producers, saying that the French Government owned Renault, no one owned Volkswagen and that Fiat owns Italy. Certainly State ownership of the great Renault concern, once a proud...

Page 38 of September 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, September 1969

Veteran—Edwardian—Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters Another one lost.—This 1899 Daimler Phoenix racing car has been bought by Daimler-Benz A.G. for their Stuttgart Museum. Only surviving example of five, its first owner was Count Eliot Zborowski. In 1901, over lunch in his Richmond Hill home according to Mercedes-Benz, he sold it to a Mr. Coventry of Monkton Park, Chippenham. This gentleman ran this fearsome...

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Return to splendour

The announcement that the VSCC hopes to have an Auto Union actually racing at its Richard Seaman Trophies Meeting at that so appropriate circuit Donington Park, is exciting news which should draw in the spectators. The car is one of the D-type Auto-Unions found in the USSR by Mr and Mrs Karassik, and bought recently by a new owner, after restoration by Crosthwaite & Gardiner in 1993. It would...

Page 30 of August 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1973

Silverstone snippets

All those other races. The Formula 3 event was resolved by two heats on Friday and a final on Saturday morning, which was won by Tony Rouff in a GRD. The saloon car race was won by Gardner in the SCA Freight Chevrolet Camaro, the JCB Historic race by Neil Corner in his Aston Martin, and the Formula Atlantic race by John Nicholson in his Pinch (Plant) Ltd.Lyncar...

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