Articles tagged Robin Hanson

Page 11 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, May 1937

E.R.A. WINS THE EMPIRE TROPHY RACE

E.R.A. WINS THE EMPIRE TROPHY RACE VICTORY FOR RAYMOND MAYS WITH THE 1,100 CM. CAR AT 62.96 M.P.H. The B.R.D.C. opened the British racing season with the Empire Trophy Race at Donington on April 10th, when the race was attended by a crowd variously estimated at from 12,000 to 15,000, a larger attendance than Donington has ever had before, and a very fine augury for the 1937 season. A very fine...

Page 6 of June 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, June 1937

E.R.A.AND THE SUNSHINE AT SHELSLEY

E.R.A. AND THE SUNSHINE AT SHELSLEY RAYMOND MAYS'S NEW RECORD. A SPLENDIDLY ORGANISED MEETING. Perhaps Leslie Wilson's luck has changed, for with the commencement of the new timing methods at ShelsleyWalsh Hill Climb cante really good weather conditions, a thing very necessary but, alas, all too rare at our premier speedhill climb. This year eliminating runs were held in the morning, the...

Page 15 of August 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, August 1939

EUROPE'S FASTEST ROAD RACE

EUROPE'S FASTEST ROAD RACE MULLER (AUTO-UNION) WINS FRENCH GRAND PRIX, BRITISH DEBACLE IN 1,500 c.c. RACE. TERRIFIC speeds in the French Grand Prix thrilled a huge crowd at Rheims, where the triangular road circuit is now the fastest in Europe. Indeed, the speeds reached this year at Rheims almost vied with those in the Tripoli Grand Prix, in spite of three sharp corners on the French circuit....

Page 11 of November 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, November 1937

"BIRA" MAKES HIS BOW

" BIRA " MAKES HIS BOW VICTORY IN IMPERIAL TROPHY RACE AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE WITH HIS E.R.A. THE LAP RECORD SET TO 58.63 M.P.H. BY ARTHUR DOBSON (E.R.A.). EXTREMELY CLOSE FINISH. THE last meeting of the season at the Crystal Palace had a hang-over, as it were, of the glamour of Donington the previous Saturday, because Dick Seaman was to do an exhibition run with a Grand Prix Mercedes-Benz and the...

Page 30 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, November 1938

TAZIO NUVOLARI WINS DONINGTON'S GREAT RACE FOR AUTO-UNION

TAZIO NUVOLARI WINS DONINGTON'S GREAT RACE FOR AUTO-UNION IMMENSE CROWDS SPECTATE AT A THRILLING RACE. LANG (MERCEDES-BENZ) AND SEAMAN (MERCEDES-BENZ) SECOND AND THIRD. WELL, the Crisis blew nicely away and the German teams returned to Donington for the postponed Formula Grand Prix, run on October 22nd instead of on October 1st. It was easily the greatest British race ever held. It was started by...

Page 18 of December 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1942

Club news

We hear…. Robert Waddy was in fine form last month and full of ideas for another special and for hydro-pneumatic suspension after the war. Dick Caesar still has a 3-litre Invicta tourer for sale. His special 6 1/2-litre Bentley and Edwardian Belsize are stored for the duration and he motors in two "12/60" Alvis cars, a 4-seater and a saloon. His scheme, propounded in this paper some time ago, for...

Page 9 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, May 1937

E.R.A. WINS THE CORONATION TROPHY RACE

E.R.A. WINS THE CORONATION TROPHY RACE PAT FAIRFIELD'S SUCCESS AT OPENING CRYSTAL PALACE MEETING. SLOW SPEEDS. On April 24t1i the first meeting was held at the new Crystal Palace Road circuit, watched by some 80,000 people, probably a record crowd at 'a long car race in this country. E.R.A. cars were .outstandingly successful. The first heat for the Coronation Trophy, limited to 1 -litre cars,...

Page 41 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1977

Donington Park racing

Once again Tom Wheatcroft is going to try and get motor racing going again on the revised Donington Park circuit, with the first meetings scheduled for this spring. Twice in the past it has looked as though racing was going to start, but unforeseen legal hassles and planning problems have held things up, so let us hope that it is a case of third time lucky. At the moment the plans are that the...

Page 15 of August 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, August 1937

THE CAMPBELL CIRCUIT MEETING AT BROOKLANDS

THE CAMPBELL CIRCUIT MEETING AT BROOKLANDS H. HADLEY WINS THE BIG RACE FOR AUSTIN THE first of the long-awaited shorthandicap B.A.R.C. meetings over the Campbell circuit road-course was held at Brooklands on July 10th. In spite of big prize-money the entries were not quite so good as expected and the assembly of -spectators was definitely below par, although the fullness of the Fixture List in...

Page 38 of June 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1990

At The Palace

No, not that palace — the Crystal Palace, London's only motor racing circuit which has never been as well documented as Brooklands or Donington. It all started in 1927, with motorcycle racing in the extensive grounds of the one-time great glass palace at Sydenham in SE London. This was organised by two entrepreneurs, F E Monkford and C L Smith, starting that May. The narrow winding course with...

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