Articles tagged Cox

Page 23 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, June 1954

Vintage Silverstone

The Club Silverstone season was opened on May 1st by the V.S.C.C., when a record attendance was achieved. In the One-Hour High-Speed Trial a good field, divided into classes, circulated with varying degrees of speed and reliability. Most of the cars qualified. The vintage Aston Martins of Edwards and Mennell were driven well, the former leaning out on corners. A. E. Griffin's 1929 12/50 Alvis "...

Page 18 of December 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1940

Letters from Readers

I wonder if you could spare a little in the correspondence colwnn on of a lonely airman ? I am up here for some time and have touch with most people interested the sport. Could anyone with a for a chat on motoring sport round at the address given ? I shall be more than delighted to see Thanking you in anticipation and wishyou all the best. I am, Yours etc., DENNIS W. BATEMAN. AC2, Bateman, c/o 25...

Page 22 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1949

The Remaining Easter Events

Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Lulsgate Race Meeting The day's sport at Lulsgate was just the thing that club members and their friends crave, and it is difficult to see why more such meetings cannot be held on similar disused airfields. The organisation was first class, even to public address and a beer tent, the racing most interesting, and they even had fencing to keep onlookers from the fastest...

Page 36 of September 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, September 1972

Schneiders

Last month in a stop-press report of the MAC/VSCC Shelsley Walsh hill-climb, which precluded personal proof reading, I wrote of Rowley's 1913 5.6-litre Schneider, describing it correctly as a Th. Schneider. But a lino operator, believing he was being helpful, made this into "Thomas Schneider" and thus perpetuated a nonsense over my initials, to which no writer takes kindly; I am quite capable of...

Page 17 of November 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1954

The N. Staff M.C. Silverstone Meeting

(October 9th) A long series of successful 1954 Club Race Meetings at Silverstone circuit concluded on October 9th with the N. Staffs M.C. meeting. A long series of handicap and scratch seven and ten-lap events for sports cars and racing cars were contested, the last race finishing in the dusk, with Baxter's C-type Jaguar's lamps ablaze. One accident occurred, when Hiess, driving the ex-Stoneham...

Page 7 of July 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, July 1987

Renault 5 Elf Turbo Cup

By the time this championship had reached the third round, at Silverstone, Barrie Williams had extended his lead to 43 points, to Dave Cox's 30, with Charles Tippet third. Williams won this race at 83.99 mph, but David Gibson set fastest lap at 85.40 mph. Practice had seen a multiple crash, after Gibson's Graham Goode-prepared Renault had laid oil on the road. Richardson was taken to hospital...

Page 11 of February 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, February 1949

Charles Goodacre on Austin Racing Cars

A very interesting lecture, illustrated by lantern slides, was given by Charles Goodacre, ex-Austin racing driver, to the 750 Club on January 5th. Goodacre had a great deal to do with the development of the "works" Austin racing cars and, although he apologised for any errors consequent on having to think back a great many years, his talk was not only extremely interesting, but his replies to...

Page 21 of January 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, January 1946

Letters from Readers

Sir, Capt. John Moon, in his interesting article on the Jeep, stated that a few with four-wheel steering were made. Actually, only 50 A4s, four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, were made in 1941. They simply had a normal front axle assembly at the rear, with the steering of front and rear axles effected and coupled by a steering transfer box. Possibly the technique required for handling this...

Page 34 of September 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, September 1974

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters VSCC at Prescott, August 11th: The Vintage SCC was lucky with the weather for its once-a-year hill-climb at the Bugatti OC course at Prescott, the meeting being run off without incident before a slightly smaller "gate" than last year. Once again Alan Cottam's A-type fue-injection, de Dion-axled Connaught made FTD, although it did not better its own VSCC...

Page 7 of November 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, November 1987

BW's 5 Series

Barrie Williams has emerged the winner of the generously-sponsored Renault 5 Elf Turbo Cup. After taking the Philips Pole Premium award, Williams won in the rain at Oulton Park at 73.78 mph, from Philips and McGovern. Cox failed to start after overturning his Renault in avoiding the spinning Moss (no relation!) in practice, but only two retired from the field of thirty. Kay won the £180 Michelin...

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