Articles tagged Richard Brown

Page 91 of August 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, August 2004

Miscellany

So extremely popular have been MGs that a great number of books have covered their design, development, the different models and their racing and rally successes. I have 26 on my bookshelves and that is only part of it. Haynes has now included another, MGB by David Knowles. It covers the MGC and MGB GT V8, with data on each, but is mainly a vivid colour kaleidoscope on miscellaneous items,...

Page 14 of September 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, September 1967

German Grand Prix

Tenacity reaps the reward Nürburgring, Germany, August 6th. During the three weeks since the last Grand Prix most of the teams had been very busy, either stocking up with cars and engines, or carrying out test programmes at Goodwood, Silverstone, Zandvoort or the Nürburgring itself, and most teams arrived in good time for the first practice, on Friday morning. Brabham and Hume had the two 1967...

Page 40 of November 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, November 1976

The Monotrace

Sir, Further to the article on the Morgan Monotrace I would like to point out that there were connections with Morgan of Malvern. The Monotrace was in fact designed by H. F. S. Morgan in .about 1923 but probably never had the courage to offer it in England. None were made here but Morgan had motoring connections with France (DarmontMorgan) and so this design went to France, being bought by a man...

Page 33 of March 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1976

Around and about

Ferrari Cars Thanks to the generosity of Maranello Concessionaires Ltd. Great Britain, the firm who keep all those exciting Ferrari cars on display in the showrooms on the Egham-by-Pass to the west of London, we were able to look in on a test-weekend at Paul Ricard where Lauda and Regazzoni were putting a Formula One car through its paces, fitted with the new regulation low-profile bodywork and...

Page 38 of October 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, October 1992

Rocket Man

Richard Brown wants to be the first man to break the Sound Barrier on land. He's designing his own rocket car and engine to do it... Richard Noble's Land Speed Record has stood for nine years, since he propelled Thrust 2 to 633.468mph across Nevada's Black Rock Desert on October 4 1983. But if 27 year-old Englishman Richard Brown has his way, it won't stand much beyond its 10-year anniversary....

Page 33 of February 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, February 1950

Club News

We Hear A. F. Wright has acquired a 1928 Amilcar Grand Sport which he intends to keep as near to original condition as possible. Out in Johannesburg Jeffs Watson has a two-cylinder G.W.K. two-seater believed to be of 1911 vintage, which was apparently exported in 1912 and which survives in very good condition, taking part in a recent Safety Week Procession driven by Mrs. Watson. L. N. Borra hopes...

Page 81 of August 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, August 2001

STEEP THRILLS

STEEP THRILLS SHELSLEY WALSH IS 96 THIS YEAR. BUT ITS ORGANISING CLUB, MIDLAND AC, HITS THE EVEN TON. PAUL FEARNLEY AND FOUR LEGENDS OF THE HILL JOIN THE PARTY STEEPED IN HISTORY AND STEER SHELSLEY Walsh, population 31, is a haven. A place where mobile 'phones are often joyously free from signal. A place upon which the Gods have smiled. Shelsley Walsh, cheek by jowl with Shelsley Beauchamp,...

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