Announcement by Andre Components
The entire shareholding of the old-established company of Andre (Components), Ltd., the shock-absorber and component manufacturers, has been purchased by Lieut.-Col. Hugh Simmons. Mr. Len Harris, who has been associated with the company for close on thirty years, will remain as director and general manager.
Sothsea M.C. President’s Trophy Trial (Oct. 18th)
President’s Trophy (Best Performance of the Day): C. H. Chappell, 18 marks lost
S.M.C. Trophy (Next Best Performance): M. R. B. Cannon, 20 marks lost.
Ansell Trophy (Best Performance by Member of Promoting Club): R. W. Faulkner, 24 marks lost.
First-Class Awards: M. H. Lawson and H. Sweeney, each 28 marks lost.
The first annual general meeting of the Rapier Register, which was held near Bromsgrove on September 27th, resulted in the attendance of what must be a record number of Lagonda Rapier and Rapier cars. It was resolved to concentrate on the continued expansion of the present comprehensive technical advice, service and spares register. Full details are available from the Hon. Sec., G. D. Speight, 473, Manchester Road, Sheffield, or the Asst. Hon. Sec., E. M. Lane, 123, Whyteleafe Road, Caterham, Surrey.
A Rover Club?
P. A. Brooke, 7, Carrsvale Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, would like to hear from vintage Rover owners, especially those with 9/20 and flat-twin air-cooled Eights, with a view to forming a club.
Sir, The Bahrain Grand Prix 2012 marks a new low in the fortunes of Formula 1. Never has the cynicism of its rulers been laid bare so clearly. A virtually…
Le Mans has changed!
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Readers' Letters, May 1984, May 1984
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