Articles tagged Waite

Page 36 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, September 1977

The Racing Cars of Jack Bartlett

Described to the Editor in a recent interview Before the war Jack Bartlett was well known in the sporting motoring circles as the London used-car dealer who supplied the better-class, properly turned-out, sports cars, from his premises at 27a Pembridge Villas, Notting Hill. Some very exciting machinery passed through his hands, and his clients numbered many famous racing personalities and fast...

Page 50 of May 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, May 1971

Pat Driscoll looks back

The well-known pre-war Austin works driver interviewed by the Editor L. P. Driscoll, "Pat" Driscoll of the Brooklands days, was 70 last year. A bit of a party was arranged for him by his Hayling Island Sailing Club friends; the menu for the occasion was bedecked with a picture of a racing car and the journalists were reminded that Driscoll is very active and a man well worth seeking out. I had...

Page 9 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, April 1947

The Development of the Racing Austin Seven

Part II [Last month we dealt with the Austin Seven racing history from 1928 to 1930. This concluding instalment covers the period 1931-1939 and embraces the famous twin o.h.c. cars. — Ed.] Early in 1931 Sir Malcolm Campbell took with him to Daytona, when he went out to attack the land speed record, a 4-speed Austin Seven with fairly normal racing bodywork. Daytona Beach did not prove very...

Page 6 of April 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, April 1932


BROOKLANDS EASTER MEETING FINE PERFORMANCES ACHIEVED UNDER DIFFICULT CONDITIONS AUSTIN'S HIGH SPEED ALTHOUGH this was not the first event held this year at the track, one never feels that the season has really started till the B.A.R.C. have held their first meeting, which in this case had the added attraction of being the Easter event, and drew a very good atten dance. The weather over the whole...

Page 17 of May 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, May 1925

the b.a.r.c. easter meeting

THE B.A.R.C. EASTER MEETING—continued. THE New AUSTIN SEVF:N RACER DRIVEN BY CAPT. WAITE CAUSES INTENSE INTEREST. third. The winner's speed was 78.05; not very high for this race. The last race was the 8th on the programme, being the 32nd 85 m.p.h. Long Handicap. The Limit car, a Salmson, driven by Mr. J. Dunfee, got well away and was closely followed by Capt. Waite (Austin n). It was never...

Page 31 of June 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, June 1930


THE J.C.C. DOUBLE TWELVE WELL ORGANISED EVENT PROVES A TRIUMPH FOR BRITISH CARS THIS year's Double Twelve was chiefly remarkable for the overwhelming triumph of the British sports car. In every class, both of price and engine size, British cars put, up wonderful performances, and produced a welcome answer to the pessimists who have been complaining that we cannot hold our own with continental...

Page 3 of August 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, August 1930

The way of things

datiete Phoenix Park. FOR the second time the Irish Grand Prix races have been run, and it will be generally conceded by those who were fortunate enough to witness the two days' events that they left little to be desired in the way of spectacular driving and interest. Apart from the fact that, with a representative number of famous Continental drivers, the entries were such as to make the races...

Page 5 of March 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, March 1947

The Development of the Racing Austin Seven

Right from its inception the Austin Motor Company, Ltd. raced their amazing "Seven" and by the outbreak of war it had been so far developed that, in "twin-cam'' form, it was one of the most advanced British racing cars, second, in many people's opinion, only to the E.R.A. This article outlines the development of the racing Austin Seven from 1923 to 1930, and the concluding instalment will deal...

Page 4 of May 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, May 1926


THE EASTER MEETING OF THE B.A.R.C. The Car Racing Season Opens with an Exciting Meeting. EXCELLENT racing was witnessed at Brooklands by a crowd estimated at between 20,000 and 25,000 people on Easter Monday, when the track season commenced with a very successful meeting. No one could possibly complain about the lack of thrills, for J. D. Barclay almost went over the top and regained control...

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THE J.C.C. PRODUCTION CAR RACE. ADAY of few thrills, but not altogether lacking in interest, was the generally expressed verdict on the Production Car race. Previous pessimistic views that the" Production "part of the race would be evaded extensively were not borne out, for most of the cars seemed to be reasonably standard and the efficient scrutineers eliminated the only doubtful entries on the...



August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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