Articles tagged Shelby

Page 14 of October 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, October 1955

The Ulster Tourist Trophy

A Hard-Fought Victory for Mercedes-Benz  Belfast, September 17th. For the first time the Ulster T.T. became a straightforward, simple race, in which the first car to cover 84 laps of the Dundrod circuit would be adjudged the winner of the Tourist Trophy, presented by the R.A.C. In the past, complicated handicapping systems have invariably resulted in lack of public interest as well as lack of...

Page 30 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, April 1954

Surprise Victory In Sebring 12-Hour Race

Moss and Lloyd Succeed in 1 1/2-litre OSCA One of the greatest surprises in many years of racing took place in the 12-hour sports-car race at Sebring, Florida. This was the first 1954 event counting towards the Sports-Car Championship and therefore was attended by the Lancia and Aston Martin teams. The lone Cunningham entry was a CR4, driven by Cunningham and Johnston. The major modification...

Page 24 of March 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1968

Alan Mann Racing

When Ford (England) go racing this season with competition versions of the new Escort and a Cosworth V8-powered Group 6 coupé, the cars will be run by Alan Mann from his Byfleet factory. Some people will wonder why Team Lotus are not running these aspects of Ford racing, but with the Grand Prix team, Formula two and Group 4 sportscar racing, the Norfolk firm have more than enough to do. The...

Page 21 of May 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, May 1957

Continental Notes

Passing through Modena recently, a call was made on the Maserati factory to have a closer look at the two Gran Turismo 3,500-c.c. cars that appeared at the Geneva Motor Show. The very pretty Allemano coupe was devoid of its engine and sundry other parts so that one could study the mechanical details more easily, and it came as rather a surprise to find that most of the car was produced outside of...

Page 9 of August 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, August 1959

1959 British Grand Prix race report - A walk-over for British cars

  As now seems traditional the British Grand Prix never rests in the same place two years running, and this time it was the B.A.R.C. who organised the race, using Mrs Topham's Aintree Stadium for the venue. The entry was a strange one for a World Championship meeting, for the Ferrari team were prevented from appearing by labour disputes in Italy, though the Scuderia Centro-Sud managed to get over...

Page 54 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, October 1995

The numbers game

Unravelling the mystery of various Maserati 250Fs… The Maserati 250F is everyone's favourite '50s Grand Prix car. It was not a landmark design in terms of technological development, but it was as successful as any in its era, and above all it epitomised the aesthetic appeal of a Grand Prix car in the last days before designers discovered that racing cars worked better with their engines behind...

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