Articles tagged Ted Horn

Page 18 of September 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, September 1949

Book Reviews

"A Racing Motorist," by S. C. H. Davis. (lliffe and Sons Ltd. 216 pages. 10s. 6d.) This book is really Sammy Davis' famous "Motor Racing" of 1932, with many of the rather tantalising gaps in that great book filled-in and many new chapters added, the latter covering the 1934 Le Mans race with an Aston-Martin and the 1935 T.T. in a Singer, which ended disastrously for Davis. The remaining new...

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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. LOUIE MEYER WINS ASCOT ROAD RACE AND OAKLAND 250-MILES CLASSIC WITHIN A WEEK— INDIANAPOLIS HUMS WITH PRE-RACE ACTIVITY. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH THE 1928-29-33 National Racing Champion, Louie Meyer, has inaugurated his 1934 season with two brilliant victories in long, gruelling stock car races in California. Meyer was fourth in his first start of the...

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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. Stubblefield Wins Gilmore Gold Cup Road Race. R10 0A racing in California, absent for over 17 years, returned to Los Angeles on February 18th and was accorded an enthusiastic welcome by an attendance estimated at above 80,000 at the first annual Gilmore Gold Cup Classic. This race was run over a 250-mile distance, 131 laps of an intricate, winding, exceedingly_ rough course....

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A RECORD INDIANAPOLIS

A RECORD INDIANAPOLIS SOME DETAILS OF AMERICA'S CLASSIC " 500 " There is something unusually attractive about a ,race which carries on, year after year, with the same track and distance. The Indianapolis 590-mile race, for example, has an almost legendary character, and it must now have the longest unaltered history of any of the present big races. Actually, the surface of the track was greatly...

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RACING A L'AMERICAINE

RACING A L'AMERICAINE I We asked a friend to supply a review of 1941 American racing—the only motor racing left—and this is what he writes. Next month we intend to deal with this subject editorially, attempting to review the divers midget races of 1941 in detail and to show the vast difference between the racing they get at " nite " in the U.S.A. and the scientific fast motoring contests Europe...

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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. "WILD BILL" CUMIVIINGS WINS INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE CLASSIC — THREE DRIVERS ESCAPE DEATH IN TERRIBLE CRACK-UPS—ROSE, DRIVING BRILLIANTLY, IS SECOND. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH ATTRACTED by a field of crack racing drivers unsurpassed in the history of the track, thrilled by an entry list of racing machines of practically every known type now racing in the...

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Reports of Recent Events

Correction In the final placings of the competitors in the J.C.C. Jersey race, R. F. Salvadori finished 7th and G. E. Ansell 8th. Our report, and certain other reports, mistakenly reversed these positions. *** Hawke's Bay S.C.C Speed Trial Fifty vehicles participated in this New Zealand event, a cinder-car covering the mile in 19.0 sec. on a demonstration run. F.t.d. was made by Haley's Ford V8...

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INDIANPOLIS "500"

THE INDIANAPOLIS "500" LOUIS MEYER (RING-FREE SPECIAL) WINS CLASSIC FOR THIRD TIME. PETROL RESTRICTIONS SLOW DOWN RACING AND GIVE TAME FINISHES With the lifting of the ban on superchargers and the spending of some $100,000 on improvements to the track, it was generally expected that this year's "Five-century Gasoline Derby" would be won at a record speed. However, what was not generally expected...

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Nigel Roebuck's legends

The sad thing is, winning Indy – the driving part of it – is out of all proportion to the fame and fortune The last time I went to the Indianapolis 500, in 1993, there was a particularly popular T-shirt in evidence. Relatively plain on the front, the legend on the back read, ‘And Mario’s slowing down’. Spectators at the Speedway had heard veteran track announcer Tom Carnegie say those words many...

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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. Ar an American Automobile Association Contest Board meeting in late January plans were perfected for the 1934 Indianapolis race and the Championship season. The 45-gallon petrol tank rule was adopted for the 500mile race, being the only major change from rules announced last year. The limit on petrol is intended to bring improved design in streamlining, more efficient...

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