Articles tagged Peter Reece

Page 37 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, June 1953

Motor Racing Returns to London

RoIt (Connaught) Wins L.C.C./B.A.R.C. Coronation Trophy at New Crystal Palace Circuit. Motor racing returned to London Road Circuit, at the Crystal Palace, on Whit Monday, when upwards of 50,000 well-behaved and enthusiastic people enjoyed a slick meeting run by the B.A.R.C. for the London County Council. It was fitting that this meeting should be held so near to Coronation day, for the first...

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Letters from readers

N. B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with therm — Ed."Independence, or not?" Sir, With reference to your Editorial for the May issue, I would like to take you to task as regards your plea for i.r.s. I for one, with not a little experience in the Motor Trade, would like you to think back about some of the engineering...

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Three policeman, one rally car and an icy hill climb..

While the Monaco Grand Prix and Le Mans 24 Hours became accepted highlights of the road racing summer season, over many decades the depths of winter were absolutely dominated by the Monte Carlo Rally. With multiple starting points in major European – and UK – cities, the event used to be so dominated by deep snow and fiendish ice that one unusually mild edition attracted the memorable magazine...

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Lunch with... Jack Sears

The epitome of the Gentleman Racer, Jack Sears also possessed a steely edge that he put to good use on the race track – but he always saw himself as a team playerBy Simon Taylor Nowadays “Professional” tends to mean doing something properly, and “Amateur” can mean the opposite. But, back in the days of Gentlemen and Players, you’d only be a Player, and get paid for taking part in a sport, if you...

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Brookland's cars

Sir, Having just read volume III of "The Story of Brooklands" with great enjoyment, I thought you might be interested to hear of the whereabouts of some of the cars mentioned therein. The Lace TT Invicta is owned by a Mr Pearson here in Liverpool, and still sports its pointed-tail extension and "Brooklands" silencer. The "white" Riley is now owned by Dennis Done, of Chester, and having been...

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Sports and High-Performance Cars at Earls Court

The Agent and the Engineer Were walking hand in hand; They wept like anything to see The cars on every stand. "if all but OURS were cleared away."  They said, "it WOULD be grand.'' * A.C.   Stand No. 130 The A.C. exhibits will comprise the Ace and Aceca models, the A.C. saloon not being on the stand. These cars have the Tojeiro-like chassis of tubular-ladder type, providing all-round independent...

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B.R.D.C British Empire Trophy Sports-Car Race At Oulton Park

Big Crowd See Alan Brown (Cooper-Bristol) Win at Cheshire Circuit. Heat Winners — Gammon (Lotus-M.G.), Salvadori (Maserati) and Duncan Hamilton (Jaguar) Run in chilly but sunny weather, the British Empire Trophy Race, transported to Oulton Park from the Isle of Man, was a decided success. This road circuit in a beautiful parkland setting offers excellent spectator facilities and real road-racing...

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Looking back with Jack Sears

Probably the most difficult single decision ever to confront a racing driver is the question of the most timely moment to cease active participation in the sport. Once the choice has been made, most either sever all their connections with the sport or find that it is impossible to totally divorce themselves from such a compulsive activity and busy themselves either in team management or general...

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Triple Victory for Moss at Aintree

The Daily Telegraph-sponsored, B.A.R.C.-organised Aintree Automobile Racing Company's Meeting on October 2nd was a well-deserved Stirling Moss benefit. The British driver won the Formula III race in Beart's Cooper-Norton and the Formula 1 and Formule Libre races (all were over 51 miles of the three-mile circuit) in his Maserati, and there was no other driver who could get anywhere near him. The...

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