V-E-V Miscellany

In conjunction with the Jubilee celebrations there is to be a vintage and veteran car run from Stratford to Birmingham on June 26th. Civic dignitaries will flag-off the entrants from the Stratford Motor Museum and the Lord Mayor of Birmingham will greet them at Colmore Row, Birmingham, where the vehicles will be on static display Details from: Festival Services, 1251, Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham. The RSAC is holding its annual Veteran and Vintage Run on August 21st, with BP sponsorship. The pre-I940 cars will go to Ingliston circuit from Glasgow for a parade at the race meeting and will that proceed to Edinburgh, to take part in the International Festival Cavalcade. Entry forms are now available from thc RSAC, 11, Blythswood Square, Glasgow, 02 4A6. The Easr Anglian Daily News carried recently a story about a 1924 4-litre Rochet-Schneider Million-Guiet saloon which was originally kept at their French villa by the owners of Clacton Pier but which, surviving the German occupation during the war, was shipped to England in 1950. With only 20,000 miles of usage, the car has been seen in British a. Dutch vintage-car rallies but has since been laid up, along with the owner's 1912 Mors, for some time. The car is not for sale; it is thought to be the only one of its kind in this country, where only three other cars of this make are known, anyway.