Articles tagged R. G. Bicknell

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Second B.A.R.C. Members' Meeting At Goodwood

The second Members' Club Meeting at Goodwood was held in bright sunny weather on May 1st. The racing was keen, which led to a certain amount of farming and one attempt to remove the brick wall in the chicane, but no personal injuries were received. The meeting was the second round of the 1954 Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy. The leaders are as follows: R. Watling-Greenwood (R.W.G.) ... 12...

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Goodwood 500-c.c. Lap Record

The B.A.R.C. announces that an investigation of the timekeepers' records reveals that Eric Brandon was incorrectly credited with a lap of 1 min. 42.8 sec. The correct reading was 1 min. 47.8 sec., the error being due to the misreading of a figure. The fastest lap in this race was in fact shared by L. Leston (Leston Special) and R. G. Bicknell (Revis) with 1 min. 46.8 sec. (80.90 m.p.h.). This is...

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Easter At Goodwood

The Bank Holiday Meeting of the B.A.R.C. promised to be a first-class occasion but, although it was held in sunshine before a record crowd of 55,000, it fell short of that promise. Alberto Ascari and Baron de Graffenried failed to appear, there were many non-starters, and the big race of the day, over 21 laps, had five finishers, only four of whom completed the full distance, while the result was...

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Racing Cars Again At Castle Combe

Leston's Cooper 1,100 Beats the Water-Cooled Racing Cars. Gammon's "Homemade" Lotus-M.G. Vanquishes Latest Sports Connaught. Salvadori's 2-litre Maserati Shows the Way Home to the Ecurie Ecosse 3 1/2-litre XK120C Jaguar Racing cars appeared again to herald the start of the 1954 season at the splendidly-run meeting of the Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. at Castle Combe on April 3rd. The programme opened...

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Goodwood Autumn Meeting

Hawthorn Wins Woodcote Cup and Goodwood Trophy Races in Thinwall Ferrari -- and sets a new 94.53 m.p.h. Lap Record In perfect weather, before a good but not a record crowd of spectators, Mike Hawthorn showed the Goodwood clientele his superiority as a driver, winning both the big races in G. A. Vandervell's Thinwall Special Ferrari, and setting fresh race and lap records. It was a magnificent...

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Hawthorn and the "Flying Horse" 100 per cent. Successful at Silverstone

Parker Wins 500-c.c. Race for Kieft A huge crowd saw Hawthorn do exactly what Ferrari intended him to do at Silverstone on the occasion of the Daily Express B.R.D.C. International Trophy Meeting on May 9th. He won his heat and the final of the International Trophy with the Formula II Ferrari and the Production Sports Car Race in a 4.1-litre Ferrari America, which he had not even sat in before...

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CLUB NEWS

CLUB NEWS WE HEAR At the end of July, H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by the Duke of Richmond and Gordon, inspected British Le Mans cars at Goodwood Circuit. Afterwards many of the Le Mans drivers attended the Gold Cup race at the other Goodwood circuit. Club secretaries should note that H. V. Canning, the proprietor of the White Cafe, Railway Approach, Twickenham, Middlesex, is willing...

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The B.A.R.C. Whitsun Meeting

Peter Collins Makes Fastest Lap, at 93.3 m.p.h., in the Thinwall Ferrari, Outclassing the B.R.Ms. Bicknell's Revis Runs Away with the 15-lap 500-c.c. Race. Jimmy Stewart's Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar Wins the Johnson Trophy Sports-Car Race. During an unpromising holiday weekend Goodwood had rain only for the last two races. But the attendance fell from 55,000 at Easter, when Ascari had been expected, to...

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Matters of moment

  Easter Champions Easter saw some interesting racing at Goodwood, when a record B.A.R.C. crowd, estimated at 50,000, was present. The "stars" were hardly in the ascendant and Stirling Moss and Reg. Parnell, like the sun, were soon eclipsed. Moss was beaten to it in his Cooper by Alan Brown and R. G. Bicknell in the 500-c.c. Earl of March Trophy Race, over a course on which his Kieft was formerly...

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