Vintage Diary

Church of Wimborne St. Giles’ Rally, June 4th.—Traction engine rally supported by vintage and veteran cars and motorcycles. Home Park, St. Giles’ House, Dorset. Arrival time, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details from R. B. Coles, Wimborne St. Giles, Wimbome, Dorset.

Fleet & Dist. Carnival “Transport Throughout the Years” Concours d’Elegance. June 19th.—Car, motorcycle and commercial vehicle classes. Assembly, Views Meadow, Fleet, 1 p.m. motorcycles, 2 p.m. cars. Entry fee, 7s. 6d. per m/c. class, 10s. per car class. Details from D. Vincent, 18 Kings Road, Fleet, Hampshire (Fleet 20).

English Riviera Concours d’Elegance, Paignton, June 26th.—Class for vintage and veteran cars. Details from : J. Ali Khan, 338, Torquay Road, Preston, Paignton.

Gala Day of Motoring, Debden, June 19th, in aid of R.A.F. Benevolent Fund and St. John’s. Includes veteran and vintage concours and parade. Entry forms from : A.J. Beagle, 71, Links Avenue, Gidea Park, Essex.

V.-E.-V. Odds and Ends.

A Somerset breaker is reported as harbouring half a dozen Austin 7s, two Trojans, a Standard Avon, a bull-nose Morris and an Essex Super Six coupe. The racing McEvoy Star may soon undergo restoration. On the subject of Daimlers, a Light Straight-8 with Charlesworth body, used by an old lady, for shopping, has changed hands after 10,000 miles for £150, and someone else has bought a 1937 4-litre straight-8 with Windover body, owned by a country doctor, for £50.