Articles tagged Peter Walker

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,...

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Best of three?

In 1955 the Jaguar D-type, Ferrari 750 Monza and Aston Martin DB3S all contested the Goodwood Nine Hours. But which is best? It’s a tough choiceBy Andrew Frankel As the crowds arrived at Goodwood on August 20, 1955 for the Nine Hours endurance race, few if any of the fans knew that it would be the last long-distance, day into night race held at their beloved track – at least, until the circuit’s...

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National Prescott hill-climb

Poore makes fastest time and wins Staniland Trophy Willis and Collins break class records Prescott was blessed with fine weather on the occasion of its National Meeting on September 10th. Some of the interest was stolen by the fact that Poore had already obtained an unassailable lead in the R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship and by the poor entries, some classes attracting only one competitor....

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Motor Sport Pictorial Report

Goodwood Brighton Prescott Farnborough Real Racing. — Reg. Parnell's Maserati (1) and Peter Walker's type E.R.A. (16) during their immense duel in the Woodcote Cap at Goodwood. Walker drove the E-type magnificently, losing to the Italian car by a mere 1.4 seconds, and both drivers had the crowd on its toes. Memorable Birthday. — Stirling Moss, on his 20th birthday, winning the...

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The Evolution of Modern Small Car Engines

Last year the Automobile Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers instituted a Symposium on the Design of Small Mass-Produced Motor Car Engines. The following is a summary of these. Ford: Mr. R. A. S. Worters, Assistant Chief Engineer, Engine and Transmission Engineering, of Ford Motor Company Ltd., Dagenham; Essex, commenced his paper by saying that the Ford Anglias and Prefects of...

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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 27 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1954

Fixtures For April

R. — Restricted Event. C. — Closed Event. C.I. — Closed Invitation Event. N. — National Event. I. —International event. 3rd. — Midlands M.E.C. Rally, Midlands. C.I. Armagh & Dist. M.C. & C.C. Trial, Armagh. C. Wirral 100 M.C. Sprint, Rhydrnwyn. C.I. Eastern Counties M.C. Race meeting, Snetterton. C. Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race meeting, Castle Combe. C.I. S. Wales A.C. Hill-climb,...

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MATTERS OF MOMENT

MATTERS OF MOMENT THE B.R.M. AT GOODWOOD It was gratifying that the B.R.M., driven by Reg. Parnell, won both its races on the rain-soaked Goodwood circuit during the last 11.A.R.C. meeting of 1950. As this was the car's first public appearance after its Silverstone fiasco, everyone naturally tried to learn as much as possible from its behaviour. What, then, did it all add up to'? Parnell covered...

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Letters from readers

Write to: Motor Sport, Somerset House, Somerset Road, Teddington, Middx TW11 8RT, Great Britain. E-Mail (please include address): motorsport@haynet.com The Editor reserves the right to edit all letters E-Type Tales Sir, Keith Howard's article on the ERA E-Type in the February issue revived many memories. Ken Flint and Vern Edwards ran Autospeed Garage in Garston near Liverpool where I spent...

Page 28 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, July 1986

HSCC Brands Hatch

Fast becoming one of the highlights of the racing calender is the two day HSCC meeting held on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit. There is so much variety which, allied to a full programme of races and generally very good grids makes it just the sort of meeting to take non-enthusiast friends for a first taste of the sport. It was unfortunate that the rains came on the Saturday but if you're...

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