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Page 51 of June 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, June 1958

THE "DAILY EXPRESS" / B.R.D.C. SILVERSTONE MEETING

Collins (Ferrari) Wins International Trophy SILVERSTONE, May 4th THIS year the International Trophy race did not take its usual form of two short heats and a final, but took place over 50 laps of the Silverstone circuit in the form of a non-stop 150-mile race. Open to cars of F1 and F2 the two types ran together for an overall classification with a special sub-division for the F2 cars. Of the...

Page 7 of October 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, October 1949

International Prescott Speed Hill-Climb

Sydney Allard - 1949 British Hill-Climbing Champion Sydney Allard Breaks Course Record (44.26 sec.), Sports-Car Record (47,96 sec.), Wins Three Classes and Final of 1949 R.A.C. Hill-Climbing Championship and Team Prize. Poore's 3.8-litre Alfa-Romeo Second Fastest. Six Class Records Fall. As the above heading indicates, Sydney Allard had a field-day at Prescott on September 11th, securing the 1949...

Page 26 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, July 1950

Raymond Mays Makes Fastest Time At Shelsley Walsh

Outstanding Runs by Poore, Wharton and Betty Haig AT the Shelsley Walsh Meeting on June 10th the sun shone so strongly that the tar on the road melted and fast times were impossible. What with sun-tops, bare midriffs, shorts, and weird head-coverings, quite a "Freiberg" atmosphere prevailed. Curiously, in spite of plentiful petrol, the crowd was about the smallest we have seen at Shelsley---call...

Page 64 of March 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, March 1987

Industrial Ruin

Sir, I wonder how many readers of MOTORSPORT realise that they are witnessing the demise of the British motor industry. With the imminent replacement of the Metro, Maestro and Montego by Honda-inspired models, there will be no wholly British cars in quantity production. Foreign manufacturers may have assembly lines in Britain, but they employ relatively few skilled workers or technical staff. So...

Page 12 of May 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1953

Good sport at Castle Combe

The Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. opened its 1953 season at the splendid Castle Combe circuit on Easter Saturday, when an excellent entry of 89 sports and Formula Ill cars was received. The meeting was run to schedule before quite a nice crowd of spectators and good sport witnessed. Our only complaint concerns the racket worked by the caterers, who not only demanded 1s. deposit on their cups—sensible...

Page 29 of November 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1953

The Final Club Silverstone Meeting of 1953

N. Staffs M.C. Run Many Well-Supported Races October 10th, one of the lovely autumn days which we enjoyed in the early part of this month, saw the North Staffs M.C. holding the last of the Club Silverstone Meetings of 1953. Very large fields were a feature of almost all the races but, notwithstanding, the meeting terminated just after 4 p.m., having commenced at 11.30 a.m. The seven-lap scratch...

Page 39 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, June 1953

Hawthorn and the "Flying Horse" 100 per cent. Successful at Silverstone

Parker Wins 500-c.c. Race for Kieft A huge crowd saw Hawthorn do exactly what Ferrari intended him to do at Silverstone on the occasion of the Daily Express B.R.D.C. International Trophy Meeting on May 9th. He won his heat and the final of the International Trophy with the Formula II Ferrari and the Production Sports Car Race in a 4.1-litre Ferrari America, which he had not even sat in before...

Page 4 of October 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1949

Accidents Mar the Blandford Trophy Meeting

Shillito (Riley) Wins the Formula II Race, Dryden (Cooper) the 500-c.c. Race One's sympathy is extended to the W. Hants and Dorset C.C., whose ambitious race meeting at Blandford Camp on August 27th was marred by serious accidents. The organisation was first-class, the races run off promptly and the Press service excellent, but unfortunately three serious accidents occurred. In the third race...

Page 48 of July 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1955

Sporting Weekend Abroad

Whitsun. The number of motor races being held in Europe increases every year and at Whitsuntide this year things reached a complete impasse, for there were five events of equal importance due to be held on Whit Sunday. These were the Eifel Races at Nurburgring in North-west Germany, the Grand Prix des Frontieres at Chimay, in Belgium, the Grand Prix Supercortemaggiore at Monza, the 12 Hours of...

Page 45 of May 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, May 1955

Brands Hatch On Easter Monday

In almost perfect racing weather Formula III racing and sports cars were assembled at Brands Hatch and an excellent series of events took place. The first race consisted of four 10-lap heats and three finals for 500 c.c. cars followed by a race for J.A.P.-engined cars; events for 1,200 c.c. and 1,500 c.c. sports cars were then run and the afternoon's racing ended with the unlimited sports-car...

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