Articles tagged Rene Dreyfus

Page 44 of October 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 2011

"Nowhere was as rewarding as the Nurburgring"

"Nowhere was rewarding as the „ iirburgring STIRLING MOSS Wnetner el a 7ormu a 1 or sports can tne cna enge of tne \ordscn dfe made oved and feared n equa measure BY NIGEL ROEBUCK always keep a-hold of Nurse, for fear of finding something worse'... It was somewhat after his time, but Hilaire Belloc might have been writing of the neue Niirburgring. When first we went there, in 1985, it's fair to...

Page 25 of May 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, May 1997

Mad Ronald

Ronnie Peterson was not just fast but spectacular with it - a racer whose sublime car control overcame his weaknesses as a test driver, as Nigel Roebuck remembers "Mad Ronald," Mike Hailwood used to call him. Twenty and 30 years ago, Grand Prix racing may have been infinitely more perilous than now, but it lacked the hard edge of today, and friendships between the drivers were the norm. In...

Page 12 of December 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, December 1939


Confinenta_ Notez arma News A fact to which we have got to resign ourselves with the best grace possible is that motor-racing is harder hit by war than most other sports. Football, horse-racing, boxing, golf—all these have been started up again in a more or less modified form, but the likelihood of our seeing any motor-racing in any of the belligerent countries either this winter or next season...

Page 20 of July 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 2007


Cleare facts Sir, I write with regard to the photograph of the Kremer CK5 to be sold by Coys at Brands Hatch on May 21. The car shown is CK5-01 – but it is the modified Richard Cleare car of 1985. It first raced Le Mans in 1982, entered by the Kremer Brothers, painted white and numbered five, as seen in the photograph.  Sold to Richard for 1983, it was raced at Monza, Silverstone and Le Mans...

Page 33 of April 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, April 1990

Veteran to Classic - Arnolt-Bristol

Wacky-Bristol The Arnolt-Bristol was the brainchild of a shrewd American entrepreneur known as Stanley Harold Arnolt, or 'Wacky' as he preferred to be called. In keeping with the great American ideal 'Wacky' was a self made man. He had a peculiarly perceptive insight into the trends and market demands of the future, and was able to make his fortune by anticipating the industrial demands that the...

Page 6 of August 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, August 1932


CARACCIOLA WINS THE GERMAN G. P. ALFA-ROMEO WIN UNLIMITED AND 1,500 c.c. CLASSES. M.G. MIDGET'S EASY VICTORY IN 800 c.c. CLASS. THE Niirburg Ring, on which the German Grand Prix was run on July 17th, has come to be regarded as the most difficult road race circuit, with the exception of the Targa Florio, in the world. In the course of its length of 14 miles the road takes on many different aspects...

Page 8 of May 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, May 1934

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS The " Acceleration Record." IT will be remembered that right at the end of last season a duel accured between Cobb on the Napier-Railton and Ruesch on a 3 litre Maserati for the world's standing start kilometre record. In the end Cobb gained the honours with a time of 25.27 secs., and a speed of 88.52 m.p.h. All the winter Hans Ruesch has nursed his...

Page 60 of April 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, April 1968

The Maserati 8CTF and 8CL Cars

The year 1938 saw the beginning of a new Grand Prix Formula with a supercharged capacity of 3,000 c.c. and naturally the German teams of Auto-Union and Mercedes-Benz built new and advanced cars for the first season. At the Tripoli G.P. early in the season a lone Maserati 3,000 c.c. appeared and was driven by Count Carlo Felice Trossi and it went incredibly quickly, making second fastest lap at...

Page 7 of August 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, August 1935


ALFA-ROMEO and E.R.A. SHARE DIEPPE HONOURS Dreyfus and Fairfield win their races. Many British visitors at a highly successful meeting ITHE Circuit de Dieppe has been ad mired for a number of years by many British motor-racing followers, for it provides the spectacle of real Continental roadracing within easy reach of these law-ridden shores. At no time in its history, however, has the organising...

Page 32 of December 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, December 1932


HE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Results of Italian, French and German Grand Prix Races give victory to Alfa-Romeo In the August issue of MoToR SPoRT we published the results of the International Championship of the three Grand Prix races of Italy, France and Germany, in so far as it applied to individual drivers, the result being 1, Nuvolari ; 2, Borzacehini ; 3, Caracciola ; 4, Dreyfus. Now the...



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