Articles tagged Tom Cole

Page 57 of July 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, July 1990

"Play Up and Play the Game!"

Thirty seven years ago Jaguar won Le Mans for the second time. At the wheel was one of motor racing's most colourful characters Duncan Hamilton. He and Tony Rolt drove their legendary C-type to the finish in record time; they had led for most of the race, had set the distance record in the twenty second hour and were the first to win at an average of over 100 mph. The winning car, Jaguar X120C...

Page 22 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1947

Club News

We Hear R. W. Pollack knows of ten keen Frazer-Nash owners in the Birmingham area. His own Black burn-engined "Shelsley" Frazer-Nash is being fitted with a Clyde supercharger by Chris. Shorrock. Leslie Seyd has very thoroughly rebuilt the ex-Shakespeare 1913 "12/14" Mors and also has the 1912 14-h.p. Gregoire. L. W. Thomas is building a 2-seater "special", using 3 in. by 16-g. tubular chassis...

Page 8 of March 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, March 1951

SPORTS-CAR RACING IN AMERICA

SPORTS CAR RACING IN AMERICA An Attempt to Analyse the Position, with a Digression Concerning Sports-Car Racing in E urope AMERICA is taking an increasing interest in sports-car racing. Up to now, however, she has not staged any long-distance classic events and, were it not for the dollar sales which result from the successful participation of British cars in her events, they would be of no more...

Page 52 of September 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, September 2003

Old Glory's Goodwood

American cars and drivers played a small but intriguing role in the history of the circuit. Paul Fearnley picks out the transatlantic highlights — and lowlights Goodwood is quintessentially British; there's nothing quite so red, white and blue as the South Downs. There is, however, a tinge of Stars and Stripes within that... It was the effervescent, Paris-born, card-carrying American (when it...

Page 8 of August 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, August 1950

Reports of Recent Events

MAIDSTONE & MID-KENT M.C. MARGATE RALLY (June 24th) BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY FOR MARGATE CORPORATION CHALLENGE TROPHY : S. G. E. Tett (1,496-c.c. H.R.G.). SECOND BEST PERFORMANCE FOR SUNBEAM CUP : G. D. Parker (2,660-c.c. Jaguette). LADIES' CUP : Mrs. Ruffer (1,498-c.c. Alfa-Romeo). BEST PERFORMANCE BY MAIDSTONE AND MID-KENT MOTOR CLUB MEMBER : R. W. Cookson (1,486-c.c. Javelin). VINTAGE S...

Page 6 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1947

Reports of Recent Events

Hants and Berks M.C. Blackwater Trial A fairly happy-go-lucky event divided into saloon and open-car classes this trial was rendered unexpectedly difficult by the thaw. The entry, as seen assembled at the start at the "Ely," was a varied one in spite of this being a closed event. Denyer blotted his copybook on Good Earth, unexpectedly coming to rest in his famous Lea-Francis, but Yeats and...

Page 15 of October 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, October 1948

WET COURSE SLOWS DOWN INTERNATIONAL PRESCOTT MEETING

WET COURSE SLOWS DOWN INTERNATIONAL PRESCOTT MEETING P. D. C. Walker (E.R.A.) Proves "Rain Master" on Magnificent Fastest Run THE weather gods were cruel indeed to the B.O.C. on September 12th. Practice day enjoyed perfect conditions, and was enlivened by the astonishing Freikaiserwagen unofficially beating Gerard's course-record, by Leslie Allard equalling Whincop's sports-car record, and, alas...

Page 35 of November 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1950

Club news

Club News WE HEAR The ex-works " Rubber-Duck " Austin Seven single-seater that went ottt to New Zealand now has a Ford engine installed. Cat folk are rightly intolerant of railways, but it must go on record that railwaymodellers seem to know more about motoring matters than you might suspect. At all events, photographs in the October Model Raihcay News showed that J. It Ahern, F.R.P.S., owner Of...

Page 72 of November 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, November 2001

Devoted to speed

Very few car builders have competed in as many different motorsport arenas as Sydney Allard. From trials to drag-racing, he did it all. Bill Boddy recalls a true enthusiast Although Sydney Herbert Allard became a manufacturer of sportscars carrying his name, he was first and foremost an enthusiast who enjoyed all forms of competition driving. Born in 1910 in the London suburb of West Norwood, he...

Page 34 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1950

Allard Victory In U.S.A.

Tom Cole, an Allard "J12" fitted with Cadillac engine in a club meeting at Westhampton Airport, U.S.A., recently won the 30 miles race and was second to a Ferrari in the 100 miles event. . The results were: 30 miles race: 1st. Allard "J2"; 2nd, Ford Special; 3rd, XK Jaguar.

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