Articles tagged Parnell

Page 98 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, November 1978

An Afternoon with an Aston Martin DB3S

The Deputy Editor airs the Midlands Motor Museum's Works Team car When I announced to a couple of Aston Martin enthusiast friends that I was to drive an Aston Martin DB3S - an ex Team car at that - they said knowledgeably: "A better car on the road than the circuit, you know." They may well be right, for the DB3S was less highly strung than some of its thoroughbred sports/racing contemporaries,...

Page 31 of November 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, November 1955

Oulton Park

Stirling Moss Wins Oulton Park Gold Cup Race for Maserati and Sets New Lap Record Hawthorn is Second on Lancia/Ferrari's First Appearance in this Country. German Cars Dominate Production Saloon Car Race. Morgan Beats All-Comers in Production Sports-Car Race. Boshier-Jones First in 50-Mile F. III Race. (Further pictures in Pictorial Review centre-spread.) Oulton Park is a true road circuit and...

Page 11 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, December 2004

AM's Le Mans pedigree

1935: Charles Martin/Charles Brackenbury steer their Ulster to third overall. In doing so they win the Biennial Cup, the result of which is based on back-to-back performances at La Sarthe, and the Index of Performance. 1950: DB2s (above) finish first and second in class by coming home fifth and sixth overall; George Abecassis/Lance Macklin (19) finish ahead of team-mates Brackenbury/Reg Parnell (...

Page 26 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, May 1951

CLUB AFFAIRS

CLUB AFFAIRS ** • Citroen owners in the Exeter area have formed the Devon Citroen Owners' Club. Hon. Sec. : E. J. Taylor, " Glenroyd," Hills View, Barnstaple, Devon. * * * The annual general meeting Of the North Midland M.C. was held on March 19th, at the Devonshire Arms Hotel, Baslow. The following club officers were elected :— Chairman : It. C. Costigan. Vice-Chairman : J. Seaman. General...

Page 11 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, November 1946

Impressions of the Paris Salon

Specially gathered for "Motor Sport" by Marcus Chambers. Panhard.- 2-cylinder flat twin, air-cooled 594-c.c., developing 15 h.p., 4speed, front-wheel-drive, 56 m.p.h. Power-to-weight ratio, 19 kgs. per h.p. Valves closed by torsion bar. Cast aluminium chassis. J. P. Wimille Car. — Whilst striking to the eye, it is doubtful if the design of the double-curved Plexiglas windscreen is practical,...

Page 67 of May 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, May 1961

The Easter Goodwood Meeting

Surtees First in Glover Trophy F.2 Race in Yeoman Credit Cooper, Setting a New F1 Lap Record Moss (Cooper) Wins in Inter-Continental Lavant Cup Race and Sports-Car Race with a U.D.T. Lotus THE weather could hardly have been more miserable on Easter Monday morning, but the men got out their duffle-coats, the girls gay umbrellas, and a crowd of 45,000 set off for Goodwood, over roads rendered...

Page 9 of September 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, September 1946

The Ulster Races

"Bira" victorious again. Splendid showing of Reg. Parnell's 16-Valve Maserati. Hillis (Talbot "90") wins Handicap Race. Racing again in Ireland — good news and good racing. The Ulster A.C. staged handicap and 1 1/2-litre scratch races over the Ballyclare circuit and, rightly, immense crowds went to watch. The R.A.C. insisted, wisely, on two heats and a final for the handicap, and these races were...

Page 22 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1967

The Belgian Grand Prix

Grand Prix Reality Spa, Belgium, June. 18th Unlike the French, German and English national clubs, the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium have no doubts about the status and location of their Grand Prix. It takes place on the magnificent "National Circuit of Francorchamps" in the wooded hills above the town of Spa, and it represents Grand Prix racing at its best. The entry list was very similar to...

Page 33 of September 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, September 1957

Bank Holiday at the Crystal Palace

Keith Hall (Lotus) Has a Day Out The sinuous 1.39-mile Crystal Palace circuit, in grounds which saw motor shows and competitions in the very early days of automobilism seems guaranteed to produce close racing and many incidents, perhaps because its straights are too short to allow fast cars to gain much ground -- this is a driver's circuit, and a true road circuit to the extent that trees and...

Page 14 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, October 1951

B.R.M. at Monza

This eye-witness account is published so that those who were not present can see the impression created by the two green cars. We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of this correspondent - ED. FIRST thing was a telegram to the Milan Club to say that the channel ferry had delayed the B.R.M. They arrived Wednesday night with the two transports presented by Austins and the Commer workshop van....

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