Articles tagged S. Moss

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Rally Review

"The most magnificent motorcade in history" is how the Daily Express describes its London-Sydney Marathon which will begin from London's Crystal Palace at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 24th. I am not at all sure whether such a description is justified, for one could hardly expect streamers of ticker-tape to descend from skyscrapers upon cheering crowds in the middle of Afghanistan or halfway across...

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Rob Walker Equipe Wins Again MONTE CARLO, May 18th. THE organising committee of the Automobile Club of Monaco deserve full marks for not pandering to the present-day ideas of the F.I.A. in turning Grand Prix races into " sprint-type ” events, for they kept the XVI Monaco G.P. to a traditional full-length G.P. of 100 laps of the tiny, narrow, 3.145-km. street circuit. On the other hand they...

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The Racing Mechanics

Continued from the March Issue ”Alf" Francis In order that there shall be no misunderstanding at the outset, the writer would like to make clear that he has never met the subject of this present article, and, to show how the years pass, when your Editor 'phoned the other day and said in a commanding time, "What about 'doing Francis?", he replied with what dignity be could muster, "Bill, I'm so...

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Gerard does it again

At Stanmer Park. But his E.R.A. crashes beyond the finish. Poore's Alfa Romeo Runner-up. Cooper's Cooper "1,000" fastest unsupercharged car. Delays hold-up the meeting. A new course is always of interest, especially in this country, where sprint events are our only solace. The four-fifths of a mile course at Stanmer Park is situated in picturesque surroundings in the best old-time speed trial...

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Hants & Berks M.C. Speed Trial

Wharton beats the big cars  This event, graced by perfect weather and impeccably organised, was held at Neil Gardiner's Burghfield Common estate on July 25th. The course, embracing five banked corners, had been lengthened since 1947 to make it a full quarter-mile. Few drivers were able to get out of second gear, but the faster cars averaged over 37 m.p.h.  Interesting cars included Browne's...

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B.R.D.C British Empire Trophy Sports-Car Race At Oulton Park

Big Crowd See Alan Brown (Cooper-Bristol) Win at Cheshire Circuit. Heat Winners — Gammon (Lotus-M.G.), Salvadori (Maserati) and Duncan Hamilton (Jaguar) Run in chilly but sunny weather, the British Empire Trophy Race, transported to Oulton Park from the Isle of Man, was a decided success. This road circuit in a beautiful parkland setting offers excellent spectator facilities and real road-racing...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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