Articles tagged Talbot Darracqs

Page 47 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, March 1979

The Editor looks at the legand of the invincible Talbot-Darracos

One of Louis Coatalen's great interests was motor racing and when he became Chief Engineer of the STD organisation he was able to indulge this whim to the full, perhaps at the expense of the share-holders. Naturally, he set his sights on winning the Grand Prix. In 1912 his small cars, based on the standard Sunbeams, had given the bigger cars a fright. In 1913 Coatalen's side-valve GP Sunbeam had...

Page 18 of August 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 1935

YOUR CAR GIVES AS GOOD AS IT GETS

YOUR CAR GIVES AS GOOD AS IT GETS give ii THE NEW ESSO PETROLS give you a new thrill in acceleration, more miles per gallon, and better climbing than ever. They are a revelation in anti knock. Esso Ethyl, for example, gives knockless running in engine: of the highest compression, and astonishing top gear performance in all cars. Sold in three grades : Esso Ethyl, Esso High Test and Esso Benzol...

Page 41 of April 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, April 1962

Vintage Sports and Racing Salmsons

Vintage Sports and Racing Salmsons by John McLellan SALMSON PUBLICITY PORTRAIT of ti 1928129 production Grand Pri:s Model with metal body and balloon tyres. IT is easy E0 forget that the vintage period in motoring lasted only a decade and that many of the now legendary marques were introduced, flourished, and declined during a shorter period than the production run of some of today's popular...

Page 10 of December 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, December 1932

Records at the Track.

Records at the Track. The "records week" idea at Brooklands Track did not attract so large a number of potential record-breakers as was expected, but what was lacking in quantity was made up + for by quality. We have already described G. E. T. Byston's records on the Riley "6," and R. G. J. :Nash's Test-Hill record on the Frazer Nash "Terror." Since then, however, some fresh attempts have been...

Page 35 of January 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, January 1983

Sunbeams at Indianapolis

I have prevailed upon Mr. Anthony S. Heal, the great authority on anything appertaining to Sunbeam cars and STD affairs, particularly the racing endeavours of Louis Coatalen, Sunbeam's celebrated Chief Engineer, to write this erudite article about Sunbeam racing undertaken a long way from home, at America's Indianapolis Speedway, between 1913 to 1921, as a preliminary to what I hope may be a...

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