Reports of Recent Events

MAIDSTONE & MID-KENT M.C. MARGATE RALLY (June 24th)

BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY FOR MARGATE CORPORATION CHALLENGE TROPHY : S. G. E. Tett (1,496-c.c. H.R.G.).

SECOND BEST PERFORMANCE FOR SUNBEAM CUP : G. D. Parker (2,660-c.c. Jaguette).

LADIES' CUP : Mrs. Ruffer (1,498-c.c. Alfa-Romeo).

BEST PERFORMANCE BY MAIDSTONE AND MID-KENT MOTOR CLUB MEMBER : R. W. Cookson (1,486-c.c.

Javelin).

VINTAGE S.C.C. SILVERSTONE RACE MEETING (June 24th)

(See also "Vintage Veerings," page 397)

Results

THREE LAP SCRATCH RACE. NON-VINTAGE SPORTS CARS :

1st : O. Moore (O.B.M. 1938), 69.83 m.p.h.

2nd : R. F. Peacock (F.N.-B.M.W. 1939).

3rd : Mrs N. Binns (Riley 1935).

THREE LAP SCRATCH RACE. VINTAGE SPORTS CARS :

1st : R. W. Hogg (Bentley 1929), 65.58 m.p.h.

2nd : W. H. Stout (Bentley 1930).

3rd : J. M. Burn (Frazer-Nash 1929).

FOUR - LAP HANDICAP RACE. VINTAGE CARS :

1st : L. Heyward (Austin Special 1930), 62.75 m.p.h.

2nd : J. A. Williamson (Bentley 1923).

3rd : P. Towle (Vauxhall 1925).

FOUR - LAP HANDICAP RACE. HISTORIC, VINTAGE AND NON-VINTAGE RACING CARS :

1st: R. L. West (Austin 1932), 51.83 m.p.h.

2nd : A. E. Chevell (Alvis).

3rd : J. Willment (Bugatti Special 1931).

1908 G.P. ITALA TROPHY RACE. EIGHT - LAP SCRATCH RACE. VINTAGE RACING CARS:

1st : J. W. Rowley (Delage Special 1927), 76.24 m.p.h.

2nd : J. C. Byrom (Bugatti Special 1930).

3rd : C. Clutton (Delage 1923).

 

BO'NESS NATIONAL SPEED HILLCLIMB (June 24th)

This event. Coonled towards

II ill-Climb Championship. ltain romic the course slippery and Ken 1V1uut ccl is Cooper 2,000 beat Poore's " 3.8 " Romeo by 0.6 see. The only new record was Buckle'r's 'l.2.53 see, in t he class for supercharged sports cars of 751 1,100 c.c., beating the old record hy 1.27 sec.

R.A.S.C. REST AND BE THANKFUL SPEED HILL-CLIMB (July 1st)

FASTEST 1151E OF It. I). INs)re (Alfa•Romeo),

SE5C70.N6Use le'A.STEST.---K. Wharton (096-cm. Cooper), 57.64 'see. THIRD FASTEST. --Raymond Slays (BALA.), -58.32 .1111• A 8CI.1.1110N CHALLENGE CUP FOR BENT TIME irg AN MEMBER.-R. P. Haticlow (996-cm, ('ooper), 64.35 See:

Tim FREW CHALLENGE CUR FOR BEST PERPORMANCE RV A LADY.-Mrs. E. Allard (4,370,cx.. Allard), 71.05 sec. THE HUTCHISON CHALLENGE CUP FOP. THE BEST PERFORMANCE By A SCOT LIVING IN SC0TLAND.-M. It. ChastIels ((Ihassels Special), 61.89 see. (1.ass Winners:

Up TO 500 : C. R. Hunter (Cooper), 04.39 see.: 2nd : B. K. Swan (Cooper), 04.34 see.; 3rd : J. Potts (Cooper), 65.06 sec.

501 cm. TO 1,100 C.C. 1-1,4L-Ist : K. Wharton (Cooper), 37.04 see.; 2nd : P. J. Collins ((ooper), 61.51 see.; 3rd : IL T..11addow (Cooper), 64.35 see.

501 C.C. To 1,100 c.c.$1(1.--Ist .1. R. Cartnicluml (M.G.), 68.30 see.; 2nd : Ted.laind (Lund Special), 70.51 sec.; 3rd : C. D. F. Buckler (Buckler), 73.53 sec.

1,101 C.C. TO 1,5.00 CM. IT/S.-1st : Ian Hopper (Hopper Special), 70.17 sec.; 211(1: J. Maher (Fisher), 71.80 sec.; 3rd : T. 11. D. Christie (H.R.G.), 71.87 SOC. 1,101 0.0, TO 1,500 : P. S. Hughes (Axis), 73.19 sec.; 2nd: N. A. Kennedy tStaponak)

871517 sec. :1 s5 ; 3rd : Mrs. Soitt-MoncrielT (11nott0: 1,001 cm. To 3,1)00 cc'. : B. H. Davenport (ON. Spider). 64,02 21s1: J. 0. (libbon

(0imistro), 68.13 sm.; 3rd : A. Reid. (Omega), 71.23 See.

1,301 P.C. To 3,000 c.c. S,(C.1st : Raymond Mays ((1124..61t0.A.e.i)... 58.3'2 sec.; 2nd : .1. S. Fry (14.11.A.). OvEtt :1,000 cm. 1:/s.--Ist : Sydney Allard (Allard), 09.07 see.; 2nd : A. J. 11310erworth

07.97 see.; 3rd : le. S. ',Mort c CIlicrill. 0s.70 see. OVER 3,000 C.c. : R. 14 15s,re (Alfa

Romeo), 07.60 Sec.; 211(1 .51. It. l'hassels ((Ihassels), 61.89 sec.

M.M.E.C. SILVERSTONE RACE MEETING (July 1st) r

HIGHT-LAP Scrum( RACE (ItAi r I NO CARS Up To 75)) c.c.):

1st : F. Truman (497-c.c. Bardon-Turner), 69.9 m.p.h. 2nd : D. A. Clarke (497-c.c. ('ooper-J.A.P.). FIVE-LAP SCRATCH RACE (SPORTS (Ass up TO 1,100 EX. 700 c.c. SIC.):

1st J. C. Winhy (039-e.e. 14.(;.), 65.93 m.p.h. 2.11,1:I.. 01h4s (1,057-c.c. Riley). TEN-LAP SCRATcH ItAcE (RACING CARS UP TO 1,5)10

1st G. N. Richardson (1,4s8-c.c. ERA., Sic.) in.ii.h. 2nd : 11. E. Br:Mock (1,)00-c.c. Cooper). FIVE-LAP SCRATcil RAcE (SeofiTs CARS UP To 1,500C.C. 1,100 1st : Mrs. N. Binns (1.496-c.c. Riley), 68.34 Imp.h. 2nd 4 G, A. Haddock (1,4964.M. 11.11.(1.). TEN-LAP SCRATCH RACE (RACING CARS OVER 1,500 C.c.):

Sat: (3.5. Shillito (1,088-e.c: Riley). 76.79 rn.1).h. (only finisher). FIVE-LAP SCRATCH RACE (SPORTS CARS VP TO :3,000 0.C. WS., 1,500 C.(. S/C.):

1st : G. Tyr&(1,908-cc. lerater-Nash-11.51.W.), 73.68 M.p.h.

211(1: It. Chevell (2,600-c.c. Alvis). SIX-LAP HANDICAP RACE (RACING ('ARS):

1st : B. F. Tolman (497-e.c. Bardon-Turner), 69.32111.1).h.

2nd : 0. lUulford (Riley). FIVE-LAP SCRATCH RAcE (SPORTS CARS OVER 3.000 ex. u/s,, 1,5)0 c.c. SIC..): 1st: 0. (lace (3,996-e.e. Darracql, 74.16 m.p.h. 2nd : 0. M. Crozier (7,982-c.c. Bentley). S1X-LAP IIANDIcAlt RACE (SPORTS ('ARS): 1st : 11. W. Jacobs (1,06-e.e. s2,'.),74.14

21s1 : 3,. Ilibbs (1,(187-c.c. Riley). SIX-LAP II ANDIcAlt RACE (SPORTS CARS): 1st.: D. (1. Taylor (3,486-C.c. $.S.) 6.8.00 m.p.h. 211,1: 0. A. tuddock (1.490-ce. 11.13(.). TwELvit-LAt HANDICAP RACE (CIA)SED CARS):

: O. I'. Sweenoy (03:1-ex. rord), 45.79 m.p.h. 1:tsi : 1,. S. Rion:m.1s. (Two finishers.)

THE G.P. OF THE A.C.F., RHEIMS (July 2nd)

1.st : Fangio 3,530, Romeo), 104.83 m.p.h.

21111: FgioIi (Alfa-RA,Ineo).

3rd : Whilelmtd (Ferrari).

Fastest lap : Fangio. at 112.35 m.p.h. 2-13TRE ItAcE :

1st : Ascari (Ferrari), 98.54 m.p.h.

211d .: Simon (Simea-Cordini).

3rd : Most' (II.W.54.).

Fa.stest lap : AScarl. at 100.5 m.p.h. 500 0.c. RACE :

1St : Bottoms (3.11.8.-Norton), 81.7 m.p.h.

2nd : Jonsson awyteJ.A.P.).

3rd : Dryden (Cooper-Norton).

Fastest lap : Ilob,tolns, at 82.15 m.p.h.

500 CLUB SILVERSTONE MEETING (July 8th)

Itm•E 7 wilcs):

1st : D. Parket (Parker Special). 72.0 111.31.11.

2nd : G. IL Wickert (Cooper). 3rd : K. B. Carter (Cooper), TinticE-LAr 115er. (7 miles):

: A. B. Rogers (Cooper), 70.3 In.101.

2nd : K. Watkins (Cooper).

3rd : B. F. 'lotion (Barden-Turner). TEN-LAP RACE (23.3 mil(s) :

1st : K. It. Carter (Cooper), 73.3 111.1).11.

2nd : G. H. Wiekon (Cooper).

3rd : A. 13. Rogers (Cooper). TEN-LAP RACE (23,3 .miles):

1st : B. Parker (Parker Special), 68.7 in.p.h.

2nd D. F. Trumma (1.ktrden-Thrtier).

300 : W. '1'. Grose (GtoSe 500). 100-MILE RACE:

1st : K. Watkins (Cooper), 68.0 111.9.11.

2nd : A. C. Rippen (Cooper).

3rd : It. W. Messenger (Messenger Speelal).

4th : J. F. Westcott (Cooper).

5th : It. E. Carter .((:ooper). (No °MY ,finisherL)

LEINSTER TROPHY RACE (July 8th)

Tom Cole and Sydney Allard competed, but both retired. HANDICAP 1C.\ 1st : 1'. (7:11611 (1,27.e.e. Iona Speiial), 1 lir. 22 min. 25 SVC., 6'4.87 tit.p.h.; Muslim') : I credit lap, 49 min. 2nd : '1'. Large (1,250-cm. 513:.), 11a. 22 min. 25.6 sec., i18,86

handimp : I credit lap, 49 min. 3rd : C. Vard (1,230-c.e. 31.13,), I hr. 22 min, 36.8 gee.. 68.42 m.p.h.; handicap : I credit. lap, 49 min. 4111: R. Mattock (I,496-e.c. Atalanta Special). 1 hr. 24 min. 38 sec., 66.61 m.p.h.; handicap : I lap, 3 mln.

scontS CARS (SCRATCH).-I8t T. Large (1.200-8.e. 51.1I.). 6.'486 m.p.h.; 2nd : C. vtod (1,230,e.c. 115.42 m.p.h.; 3rd : 0. Wore (2,000-c.c. 0.B.51.1. FORUITLA LIBRE (SILRATOR). -1St Ponrys..1,ylibe

(2.0-litre Alfa-Ito:m.o. se.), 75.02 m.p.h. TEAM ra122.-The 1i ?.th Motor ltaeing Club.

BRISTOL M.C. & L.C.C. CASTLE COOMBE RACES (July 8th)

:irons (Us LT To 1,000 c.c. Ws. or ,50 (%o. Itch : J. M. Sparrolige (1,092:c.c. )horgan); 211.1: A. M. H. Mallock (1,0814%0. Austio,:Ford). tier's stwet! : 02.5 m.p.h.

SPouTs CARS 1,101-1,500 C.C. CM or 851-1,100 C.O. A. Ituddoelt 41,400-e.e.

2nd : J. M. Sparrowe (1,095-e.O. Morgan). 'Winner'q sisicd 04.s m.p.h. (hr (110 Csits 1,501-2,000 CM. Ws. on 1,101-1,50o

lot: T. A. 1). Crook (1,971-4,.e.

'Sash! ; 2041 G. A. Ruddork (1,495-r.c. 11 .1'. ). WirunT's speed : 73A)9 m.p.h. Scowl's CARS OVER 2,000 OM. OR OVER 1,51.0

A. D. Crook (1,971-0.e. Fray:A'. Nash) 2nd : W. ti. Nay (3,017-e.o. Allard, Winner's speed : 72.15 m.p.h. SA1.00.14 CARS OF UNLIMITED CArAcrri• (Sepal:doe award (or. ttars up to 1,500 c.c.).--Ist It Damming (2,443.c.c. lfealey) ; Lod : T. A. H. Crook ( 1,1.171 -ex:. Bristol). P. J. Iiallagher (MA.)

won the 1,500-c,e. class. Winner's SIA•ef I : ((3.5 mph. RACE FOR " SPECI A LS HAVC. NEVER BEEN TaX/cD on li.:14:13.? on PUBLIC WU WAN'S (capacity unlimited with weeparate award for cars up to 1,000 cc.. Ih; J. Ilendle (1,030-Le.C.. Special) ; :net : .1. Makin (497-c.c. -Minden

.1.A \Vilifier's speed : 54.3 m.p.h. RACING CA RS TO INTER.NAT10.NAL F0111110..1 Ill. lc,l , H. C!. (400.e.c. Iota Titter Kitten

II); 2ial : Millintaoa (41,4)-t!.e. union). Winnurs, 11.11.5

SAND RACES AT REDCAR (July 8th)

STRAD.; FIT Mcc.E$: 1,500 0.0. (1350 0.0., 5/0.).-184 : J. H. 1.4iforsi:

(746-c.c. sic.), 71.43 m.p.h.; .2nd : P. B. Reece (072.c.c. Singer). 2,5000,0. (1,500 0.e., (h/C.),-.1st : J. U. Walton (1,1101-t.e. 11.W. Alta), 73.47 m.p.h.; 2nd: F. (1,172-e.e. I'll .N. 3neekilI 1,5001,0,, Walton (1,011 0.W. Alta), 74.07 m.p.h.: 2tld Lai"'

(746.c.c. s,:c.).

10 Mills SPoRTs CAR RAcz.-Ist I. F. C5nninglelna1,0147-c.c..Itiley)„.50.0; m.p.h.: 2nd.: J. 11. B.

Oxon (2,443-e.c. (ealey) ; 3rd : Dr. J. Waugh (2,443.c.e. Beale). ). Nit 00 trstsnomi MkaimItS' gECTION.lot : A. 1,172-CA.. 12a9010. 55.5030.1014 211d B. V. 11Ils,A11 I,1S5-c.c. 10Wc1.1 .1.o.11111 50115111) ; SrI: C. 11. Lainb.'11B:

20 5111.4:0 BANN, 1X1 : 'mud (0.!47.e.r. Lund srecialL no.67 A. M. ca1der ; I:ro,”

BRIGHTON & HOVE M.C. RALLY AND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE (July 8th and 9th)

Trsv:

BEST PER] ',A:7.1 1:. kt•I 81411/01. 0110 OA Rs 1 v To 1,100 c.c. • A. Westwood

Dint:: CARS vr To. 1,500 c.c.-E. G. SrCIICC` (Fraybentos Sitetial). CtoS20 CARS Vr TO 1:500 F. Peacock

(Ford).

kloRico CAlts omit 1.500 c.,.. W. S. White (Ford). Cos, ocins

PREsilatt . AWARD. M1107 M1111 Trouliv.-Mrs.

Lotery mom Wraith).

G.P. DE BARI (July 9th)

1st: Farina (Alfa-Romeo), 2.hr. :14 ruin. 240 we., 78

Fangio (Alfa-RomOa), 2 hr. 35 min. 13.0 sec. Stirling Moan (lT.W.M.), 211r. 30 MM. 56.2sec.

PLYMOUTH M.C. STANDARD PRODUCTION CAR TRIAL (July 9th)

MI ',summit Timpii Y. 1:. MIT.). 66 mark8, P.M.c. 01.15-0, 55 marks•

S”.41i 1.10. 54 marks. SEcosn-CtAss. 14,1fflo moiTi.: Ten), 53 marks,

Team AwAttn. -K rs. It, Manua.

M.G. CAR CLUB (Scottish Centre) DRIVING TESTS GYMKHANA (July 9th)

BEST AGGREGATE : lot,.1 Mcii ; 2nd, W. K.

Sb.,wart (11.11.0.); (M.0.). ItonvtnuaL TWIT WINNERS were : 1st Test, M. (MAL) ; 2nd Test, A. 11. R.. Craig (MM.); 3rd Tod, W. K. Stewart 111.11.0.) ; 4th 'feet, .1. McKie (M.B.).

BUGATTI O.C. PRESCOTT SPEED HILL-CLIMB (July 16th)

Mis,i I i,•t t y broke the ladies'

hy Mrs. Darbishire (Riley) by te king 49.04 see. in her .000. A. 13. Rogers (Cooper) brokc I Ice 5000-hAe:s. weli7NERsrecord held by .1. tc,c-ct (Cooper) by 0.24 see. SPoRTS CARS TO 1,500 CM. N0N-310.-J. Cooper

(Cooper), 53.50 sec.

ftRORT$ CARS Cl' To 1,500(1.0. Bern (Amilear), 51.39 we. SPORTi3 CARS. 1,501-3,000 0.0. Nort-8/0.-1L. F. . Peasoelt (11.11.W.), 53:24 see:

givltre Cam, 1,501.3,000 0.0. Walters (.00gattI), only runner, 54,21 sec.

Stionin Cana nvtit 3,000 c.o.-0. Warburton (Allard), 49.34 sec. Acts0 CARR ur To 500 B. Mogen (Cooper). 47.94 See, a.1(53.,!.920, tweAie. t a, 501-1,100 0.c.-11 Brandon (Cooper) 11-A0124.0 CIEs. 1.101-1.500 Cooper (Cooper),

48.80 sec.

RACING CARS, 1,501-2,000 C.C.-P. Mould (Bugatid). only runner, 48.28 sec.

RACINO WAS OVER 2,000 0.C.-R. D. Poore (AlfaRomeo), 41161 sec. If t.d.).

NORTH-WEST LONDON M.C. "COVENTRY CUP" TRIAL

It has Mac been decided t turn II. C. Roberts (Allard) receives a Firsi,-Class Award instead of a SecondClass Award and that two additional Second-Class Awards are being given to D. W. Price (Price Special) and 0. PentOny (MOrris Special).