Articles tagged Whitney Straight Maserati

Page 27 of April 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1978

The International Trophy

Silverstone, March 19th This year saw the running of the thirtieth International Trophy race at Silverstone, the first one in the present series being held in 1949, which Alberto Ascari won with the then new and exciting short-wheelbase Ferrari with supercharged V12 engine of 1 1/2-litres. However, the International Trophy as a major British race started long before that, in 1933 to be exact,...

Page 122 of February 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 122, February 2009

A sight for sore eyes

Vision Express founder Dean Butler has put his fortune to good use – with a collection of classic cars and a restoration business in Cincinnati By Damien Smith The directions were excellent, and it’s just as well. You’d never spot Zakira’s Garage from the road. Yes, here’s another humble motoring business that doesn’t go in for the big image. Perhaps it’s better that way, because behind the doors...

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Club News

We Hear News of the fate of two more veteran racing cars is to hand from the pen of S. A. Gibbons, of Wanganui, New Zealand. He reports that a pre-1914 G.P. Vauxhall, said to be Hancock's, was imported by W. J. Scott, of Christchurch, about 1913 and raced in hill-climbs and at beach events very successfully in the early days of the Kaiser War. It thereafter changed hands many times and round...

Page 71 of March 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, March 1986

The lying camera

The above heading refers not to the occasional electrical idiosyncrasies of the Canon camera I now use, which sometimes causes me to pine for the old Rolleiflex (even if, as older readers may recall, it did not always fit into the cubby-hole of the car I was driving!) but to how photographs can be made to lie. I once tried to order from a weekly motor magazine a fine picture of racing cars on the...

Page 35 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, October 1986

Connaught

The Early Years On 23rd October 1955, Tony Brooks won the Syracuse GP in a Type B Connaught. It was Britain's first GP victory for over thirty years and it's impossible to convey to those who did not live through that time what it meant to British motor racing and the ordinary enthusiast. A green car had won at last. It had beaten the aces of a crack Continental team. It was not impossible after...

Page 20 of May 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, May 1936

THE EMPIRE TROPHY AT DONINGTON

THE EMPIRE TROPHY AT DONINGTON SEAMAN WINS A HARD-FOUGHT FIGHT ON HIS MASERATI, WITH FAIRFIELD (E.R.A.) CLOSE BEHIND. "BIRA" PROMINENT IN EARLY STAGES. MONOPOSTO ALFA-ROMEOS DROP OUT WITH MECHANICAL TROUBLE The British Empire Trophy race, organised at Donington over 100 laps of the 2.55 mile circuit, proved a most exciting and successful curtain-raiser to the season's long-distance events. " B....

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