By coincidence, some sequels to recent articles have come to light. For instance, surely the G Hitchon who ran a 3-litre Bentley and a Beardmore in North Country speed events in the mid-1920s must have been related to Alfred Hitchon, who much earlier made Globe and Weller cars, as featured in Forgotten Makes articles in Motor Sport in recent months? It is also interesting to note that at the same time H R S (later Sir Henry) Birkin, whose anniversary was commemorated recently, was racing the little-known Birkin-Comery, and, on one occasion, a 3-litre straighteight Sunbeam, in sand races.
But the biggest coincidence of them all is that the Sequeville-Hoyau light car which I discovered at a S Farnborough garage during the war and wrote up in those desperate days of trying to fill the pages of the war-time Motor Sport, has come to light in Northamptonshire fifty years later. It is the same car, chassis no 12, of this rare make, just as I saw it all those years ago, except that its aerofoil running boards have disappeared. Its early history is sought. Our informant also tells me that, as a change from the monster hybrid aero-engined cars now being built, he has in hand a smaller edition of the breed, using a 1921 ABC Scorpion engine from a Flying Flea in a chain-driven GN chassis, for which axles, wheels and other parts are sought. Letters can be forwarded. W B