Articles tagged Tony Bolt

Page 40 of September 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, September 1954

The Formula 1 Connaught

A New 2 1/2-Litre Alta-engined British G.P. Car, with All-Enveloping or Normal Bodywork, to be Built for Private Owners At Goodwood during the afternoon of August. 12th a select assembly of Pressmen and enthusiasts who had taken the trouble to drive down to the Sussex circuit at the invitation of John Webb Press Services, saw Rodney Clarke drive a few sedate laps in the prototype 2 1/2-litre Alta...

Page 37 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, June 1953

Motor Racing Returns to London

RoIt (Connaught) Wins L.C.C./B.A.R.C. Coronation Trophy at New Crystal Palace Circuit. Motor racing returned to London Road Circuit, at the Crystal Palace, on Whit Monday, when upwards of 50,000 well-behaved and enthusiastic people enjoyed a slick meeting run by the B.A.R.C. for the London County Council. It was fitting that this meeting should be held so near to Coronation day, for the first...

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Outstanding British successes at Spa

Leslie Johnson and St. John Horsfall win the race outright in the 1948 2-litre Aston Martin.  H.R.G.s  take the Team Prize  --  all on Dunlop Tyres. British cars scored a series of significant and valuable victories in the Belgian 24-Hour Race at Spa. Leslie Johnson and St. John  Horsfall, handling a new Aston Martin with the recently introduced push-rod ohv 2-1itre engine and coil-spring i.f.s...

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Matters of Moment

On With The Show! By publication date of this enlarged issue of Motor Sport, the 37th S.M.M.T. International Motor Exhibition will be in progress at the fine hall at Earls Court. There is much of interest there, although a dearth of new models. Certainly there is no stagnation in design of engine, transmission or chassis, whether you are regarding the products which our "Big Five" (B.M.C., Ford,...

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Books for Christmas reading

"Lost Causes of Motoring," by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 224 pp. 8-3/4 in. x 5-5/8in. (Cassell and Company, Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London. W.C.1. 30s.) In the positive flood of motoring books which have marked the fading of an eventful 1960 a very few stand out from the others and are worth acquiring at all costs, even if this means buying them. Such a book is "Lost Causes of Motoring," the...

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THE VITH R.A.C. BRITISH GRAND PRIX Ascari (Ferrari) Holds off Maserati Opposition. Full Supporting Programme. UNDER showery conditions the Daily Express Meeting at Silverstone on July 18th, organised for the R.A.C. by the B.R.D.C., was run off promptly before a vast crowd of spectators. Ominous rain clouds passed over the circuit with nothing worse than a heavy shower a quarter of an hour before...

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Lap Records Fall at Castle Combe

The Final Castle Combe Race Meeting, held in glorious autumnal weather by the Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. on October 3rd, was notable for excellent racing, a record crowd, judging by the congestion at the exit afterwards, many new class lap records, a new circuit record of 89.77 m.p.h. established by Ken Wharton (B.R.M.), who beat Gerard's old E.R.A. record by 3.52 m.p.h., and a nasty accident...

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HWM wins the "Daily Express" International Trophy

Record crowd sees a very full programme at Silverstone. Lewis-Evans (Cooper) beats Brown and Moss in 500-cc race. Type C and Mk VII Jaguars take Production Car Honours. New 89.29 mph Lap-Record by Fischer's 4-cylinder Ferrari. Hawthorn's misfortune in the final Britain responded warmly to Formula II racing when the BRDC organised the International Trophy Race Meeting for the Daily Express at...

Page 36 of May 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, May 1952

Club news

Congratulations to Schweppes Ltd, for including the leading motor-racing fixtures in their annual Sporting Calendar, the pictures of which are of famous racehorses. L Fisher, 662 Highland Avenue. Buffalo 23, New York, seeks English correspondents. Norman Overton proposes to drive his 1911 Rawlinson Hudson from Chesham to Paris. A 1907 NAG two-seater has been found in Ireland (CJ Kelly, 8 Yealin...

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The Easter Goodwood meeting

Gonzalez wins the Richmond Trophy convincingly in "Thinwall" Ferrari. Outstanding driving by "Mike" Hawthorn in new Cooper-Bristol. Moss dominates Half-Litre Race in his Kieft. Goodwood was the Mecca of 50,000 motor-racing enthusiasts on Easter Monday. The weather, after a brief shower in the morning, was ideal, the racing as instructive as it was exciting. The new chicane had been slightly eased...



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100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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