Articles tagged Trophy

Page 108 of March 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, March 2014

Forever with blue genes

Alan Mann Racing’s cars are famous for being cloaked in red and gold – but a strong association with Ford, now as in period, is equally symbolic. With the team on the verge of scaling back, we took a lingering glance at a fleet that will soon partially be dismantledWriter: Gordon Cruickshank Photographer: Matthew Howell It fits, somehow. Henry Mann, son of 1970s racing team boss Alan Mann, has a...

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HSCC Brands Hatch

Fast becoming one of the highlights of the racing calender is the two day HSCC meeting held on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit. There is so much variety which, allied to a full programme of races and generally very good grids makes it just the sort of meeting to take non-enthusiast friends for a first taste of the sport. It was unfortunate that the rains came on the Saturday but if you're...

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CLUB NEWS

Oita lie-ald BRIGHTON & HOVE M.C. THE last event on the Club's calendar was run on October 29th, namely the Chandler Trophy Trial. A good entry set off from a point on the South Downs on the outskirts of Brighton. In order to encourage a more social atmospkere, the trial did not include any particularly severe hills. Instead, the process of elimination was accomplished by means of a brake...

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Another VSCC "Welsh"

Over the weekend of October 10th/11th the Vintage SCC held another effective piece of entertainment for its members, embracing Concours d'Elegance, driving tests, a road section, and the Welsh trial, attracting a total entry of 93. In the trial the most popular car was the Austin 7 (16), closely followed by 14 30/98 Vauxhalls, the former make augmented by a Heavy 12 and a 20, the latter by a 14/...

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1936 IN RETROSPECT

1936 IN RETROSPECT SUPREMACY OF THE AUTO-UNION. ROSEMEYER THE EUROPEAN CHAMPION. FRANCE IN THE DOLDRUMS The year 1936 will go down in . motorracing history as a season of triumph for Auto-Union, the car, and for Rosemeyer, the driver. In the results of the big International Grand Prix their names occur in first place with almost monotonous regularity—in much the same way as did Mercedes-Benz and...

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Bugatti O C Prescott

The Bugatti Owners' Club can be relied upon to produce a fine collection of sporting carriages, but an International meeting at Prescott is an occasion when even this illustrious club surpasses itself. On entering the paddock a row of multi-coloured Bugatti's confronted one, as did the E.R.A.s, which were also present en masse. Coopers, both 500 and 1,100 cc abounded, with rather fewer Loti and...

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Italian blood, British heart

The unique BRP-run 250GTO is the car Moss was meant to race at Goodwood, but that Innes Ireland took to victory – which makes driving it today both a thrilling and a worrying prospect Just imagine for a moment that it’s the spring of 1962. The telephone rings and your friend and employer on the other end asks you to fly to Italy and make your way to Maranello, where you are to collect a brand new...

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editorial notes

EDITORIAL , NOTES. More Manx Mutterings. T T is difficult to restrain oneself on the subject of the I Isle of Man, or more particularly on the subject of the Tourist Trophy Course, and the races that are, or might be run thereon. We have just returned from another visit to this excellent spot, and in spite of having poured out an effusion on road racing only last month, we cannot resist the...

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Morntane Engineering Ltd.

Motor Sport visits a North London haven for pre-War Aston Martins The sensation for A.C. Bertelli when he visited the North London premises of Morntane Engineering Ltd. last year must have been akin to travelling back in a Time Machine, to those sometimes fraught days at Aston Martin, Feltham, where his fertile brain produced that classic series of 1 1/2-litre overhead camshaft AMs between 1926...

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Hawthorn cars on parade

The life of Mike Hawthorn, Britain’s first World Champion, will be celebrated at Oulton Park on Saturday June 14 in the annual VSCC Hawthorn Memorial meeting. To mark the 50th anniversary of Hawthorn winning the 1958 title, the VSCC is gathering together a number of ex-Hawthorn cars, either to race or take part in a lunchtime parade. During the racing, the Hawthorn Spanish and Memorial trophies...

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