Articles tagged Petre

Page 17 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1936

INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WON AT 91 M.P.H.

INTERNATIONAL TROPHY WON AT 91 M.P.H. A I-SECOND WIN IN THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY. "B. BIRA " AND RAYMOND MAYS BOTH DRIVING E.R.A.S IN A THREE-HOUR BATTLE. A GALLANT DRIVE BY DOBBS ON A 2-LITRE UNSUPERCHARGED RILEY INTO THIRD PLACE. The 1936 International Trophy must stand out as one of the best and most exciting events staged at Brooklands. An entry of forty-two formidable cars faced the starter...

Page 23 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, May 1938

THE EASTER B.A.R.C. MEETING

THE EASTER B.A.R.C. MEETING GREAT DUEL BETWEEN DOBSON AND "BIRA." OLIVER BERTRAM WINS AN OUTER-CIRCUIT RACE AT 117.26 M.P.H. BABY FIATS EN MASSE. H. T. H. CLAYTON HAS A CLOSE CALL. BROOKLANDS, Easter Monday, 1938, will be remembered by Tucker Clayton and A. P. Hamilton as long as they live. Clayton, driving Plerning's narrow single-seater M.G. Midget, was struck in the tail by Hamilton's 2-seater...

Page 15 of March 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, March 1942

RUMBLINGS

Grand Marques CECIL CLUTTON'S comprehensive article on the evolution of the racing car from 1895 to 1908. which appears in this issue, will be digested with interest by those who study the history of racing, and will be found a compact source of reference in connection with the early development of the racing car. As a sequel to his painstaking compilation, Clutton has drawn up an analysis of...

Page 43 of September 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, September 1935

"HEAVY METAL"

"HEAVY METAL" Sir,—I have just read your July Editorial and report of the B.A.R.C. Whitsun Meeting, and beg to comment further on the subject, in view of the publication in the same issue of my letter advocating a return of the " Heavy Metal" at Brooklandsand the fact that it is not much use advocating the return of big cars if, as you maintain, they cannot race at the track in safety ! Surely...

Page 7 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, February 1939

GOOD OLD DAYS AT BROOKLANDS

GOOD OLD DAYS AT BROOKLANDS CONTINUING SOME RAMBLING REMINISCENCES OF A REGULAR BROOKLANDS HABITUE BEFORE reverting to the old photograph album which has inspired these memories, I must record that I have been taken to task by a reader for two inaccuracies in my first article. The first was that I included the Wolseley Viper among the number of "chaindriven aero-engined monsters," whereas in...

Page 32 of April 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1937

RUMBLINGS

For the Outer Circuit Sometimes you may visit Brooklands and learn nothing of interest, whereas another visit will reveal something very unexpected. Running out of fuel on the Railway Straight last month E. W. W. Pacey had the misfortune to do likewise and the imposing singleseater Pacey-Hassan-Special duly stopped just behind our Frazer-Nash. Thus it came about that we knew, before a lot of...

Page 36 of June 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, June 1937

CORONATION DAY AT DONINGTON. A Grand Slam for Austin

CORONATION DAY AT DONINGTON. A Grand Slam for Austin Those who were so unpatriotic as to journey to Donington Park on Coronation Day were rewarded with some very good racing, in spite of the drizzle that grew worse as the day wore on. Quite a lot of important things happened. In the first place, Capt. Bemrose, President of the Derby and District M.C., opened the new club-rooms behind the Press...

Page 9 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, April 1947

The Development of the Racing Austin Seven

Part II [Last month we dealt with the Austin Seven racing history from 1928 to 1930. This concluding instalment covers the period 1931-1939 and embraces the famous twin o.h.c. cars. — Ed.] Early in 1931 Sir Malcolm Campbell took with him to Daytona, when he went out to attack the land speed record, a 4-speed Austin Seven with fairly normal racing bodywork. Daytona Beach did not prove very...

Page 32 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, June 1936

THE RELAY RACE

THE RELAY RACE SMALL ENTRY BUT PLENTY OF ENTHUSIASM IN L.C.C. EVENT. WON BY C. M. ANTHONY'S TEAM OF ASTON-MARTINS AT 87.91 M.P.H. The Relay Race, organised each year at Brooklands by the Light Car Club, has come to serve both as an amusing event for the amateur driver and a stepping-stone to more serious racing. This year unfortunately there was a heavy falling-off of entries, with only thirteen...

Page 26 of August 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, August 1936

E.R.A.s REPEAT SUCCESS IN NUFFIELD TROPHY

E.R.A.s REPEAT SUCCESS IN NUFFIELD TROPHY WON AT 68.5 M.P.H. BY C. E. C. MARTIN, WHO ALSO SCORED WITH THE ALFA IN THE SENIOR HANDICAP DOBSON AND WHITEHEAD ALSO ON E.R.A.s FINISH SECOND AND THIRD " BIRA " DOES GREAT THINGS ON A SIDE-VALVE AUSTIN At the July meeting at Donington a triple bill was presented, the most important item of course being the Nuffield Trophy for cars up to 111-,-litres....

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