The Daimler & Lanchester OC, which incorporates the Lanchester LD 10 Register, is making an effort to recruit more members to its already active organisation (Secretary John Ridley, The Manor House, Trewyn, Abergavenny, Gwent NP7 7P5). In the January issue of its magazine, The Driving Member, it listed 34 enrolled since last October, whose cars range from a 1924 Lanchester 21 to a 1978 Daimler Double Six, and include seven Daimler SP250 sports cars.
The British Salmson DC makes a point of putting servicing data on the inside covers of its monthly Newsletter. If you need this, membership would seem to be advisable. The editor is Steve Higginbottom, 168 High Street, Winslow, Buckinghamshire MK18 3DQ, and present membership is around 50.
The 1986 Yearbook of the Aston Martin OC is a very impressive publication, running to 76 magazine-size pages. It not only reports in text and pictures the highlights of the last season, but contains an erudite 19-page illustrated article on the origins of the B & M Aston-Martin, researched by Alan Archer.
International Alvis Day this year is scheiduled for May 17 and will he held at Duxford airfield.
We are informed by MJ Mutch that the means of padlocking the steering of his 8.3 hp Renault is definitely an original fitting.
The Wessex Trophy in the VSCC’s Wessex Trial was won by R Low’s trials-type 1929 A7, in a tie with C Pipkin’s 1929 A7. The Edwardian Trophy went to Hickling’s Dodge, the Andrew Blakeney-Edwards Trophy to C Rides’ Riley 9, and First Class Awards were won by W Uglow (HRG), M Garfitt (FN-BMW), T Threlfall (Ford), H Monro (30/98) and T Llewellyn (Bentley).