Articles tagged Romeo Giulietta

Page 52 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, February 1994

Catch the Blue Train

In Seattle lurks a unique Bentley and a host of other exotica A friend of mine is a dyed-in-the-wool motor racing enthusiast, as well as a great fan of unlimited hydroplaning. Thus, when he started talking casually about the 'Blue Train' over dinner in Seattle's Metropolitan Grille last November, I wasn't altogether surprised. But with him, you never quite know. Surely he didn't mean the real '...

Page 33 of June 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, June 1955

Variety at Ibsley

Salvadori Wins Two Races at Excellent W. Hants & Dorset C.C. Race Meeting The W. Hants & Dorset C.C. held its fifth Ibsley Race Meeting, on April 30th, as it is fully competent to do, and offered, as usual, some delightfully varied racing. Ibsley circuit, near Ringwood, has some fast corners and four reasonably-long straights in a lap distance just short of two miles. In practice on a wet...

Page 53 of July 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, July 1957

Brands Hatch Racing (June 9th)

Formula II Lotus and Cooper Teams with Twin-cam-engine Cars Fight for Leading Places Warmer weather arrived on June 9th for the B.R.S.C.C. meeting at Brands Hatch when drivers and spectators alike looked forward to a few hours of pleasant sport. The customary schedule of events included Formula II and Formula III racing and sports cars. Formula III types were off to a good start early in the...

Page 80 of May 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, May 1973

Compulsory seat belts

Sir, Re: compulsory wearing of seat belts . . . I agree entirely with Mr. J. C. Armstrong (March issue) and am so glad he has cancelled his membership of the AA, for I have cancelled my standing order for one of your weekly contemporaries (having been a fairly regular reader for nearly 40 years) for the very same reason. My wife (26-1/2 years driving and no mishaps) and myself (41-1/2 ditto)...

Page 55 of July 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, July 1962

Book reviews

"The Mad Major," by Major Christopher Draper, D.S.C. 231 pp. 8,3/4 in. x 5,3/5 in. (Air Review Ltd., Letchworth, Herts. 25s.) Published to coincide with his 70th birthday, this autobiography of "The Mad Major," who is notorious mainly for his flights under bridges—he began by flying a Sopwith 1,1/2-strutter under the Byfleet bridge at Brooklands in 1913, went beneath Tower Bridge in a D.H. Puss...

Page 30 of January 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1961

Cars I Have Owned

In which F. J. A. Hobbs, of H.W. Motors, looks at the cars he has owned and known from the angle of an enthusiast with motor trade facilities. My motoring career really started when as a very small boy I thought of nothing else, and I still have a copy of The Autocar Show Report 1919 bought for me when I was five. It was some years later before I had a chance to actually ride in a car, a 1913...

Page 14 of April 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, April 1960

GRAN PREMIO SIRACUSA

GRAN PREMIO SIRACUSA A Good Victory for Ferrari SIRACUSA, SICILY, March 39th. AS in 5959, the Grand Prix at Syracuse in Sicily was limited to Formula z and was held on Saturday afternoon, practice being on the afternoons of Thursday and Friday. An entry of 18 cars was received and on the first day of practice all but two appeared, these being Masten Gregory with the Camoradientered ex-Behra...

Page 4 of October 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1998

Matters of moment

I will remember for some time the sense of joy that swept through the office the day we found out that Alain Prost was prepared to talk to us about Ayrton Senna. As you can perhaps imagine, this was no small matter for Prost and he made clear his misgivings about breaking his silence from the start. That was all some time ago. Formula One team bosses are never the easiest characters to track down...

Page 33 of February 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, February 1983

My year's motoring

The Editor looks back on the cars he drove during 1982 Before I embark on another look-back at the cars I was allowed to road-test last year, it should be clearly emphasised that since Motor Sport has had a Group Features Editor I have been relieved of the necessity to undertake the full assignment of road-test cars that come our way for assessment and therefore that this traditional summing-up...

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Another new Grand Prix car

The de Tomaso Making a brief appearance during practice for the Italian Grand Prix was the latest car from the small factory in Modena run by Alessandro de Tomaso. This Argentinian came to Europe some years ago, in the days of Fangio, Gonzalez, Marimon, Mieres and so on, and stayed in Modena while he raced sports Maseratis and later sports Oscas. He appeared at Silverstone on one occasion for a...

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