Articles tagged Donaldson

Page 26 of March 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, March 1933

club news

Oita /lewd THE RILEY MOTOR CLUB. THE annual Twenty-four Hour Reliability Trial held by the Riley Motor Club is the most important and popular event in the club's calendar. It is to be held this year on June 23rd and 24th, and certain details of its scheme are already available. On this occasion there will be fifteen starting points in the United Kingdom, including such centres as Liverpool,...

Page 21 of September 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, September 1947

Club News

We Hear Group-Captain Tom Evans would appear to possess a most interesting motor-car, in the form of his Centric-supercharged, ex-Donaldson O.E. "30/98" Vauxhall, and, moreover, 'tis said that he has actually made the hydraulic front brakes work superbly! Those pessimists who consider that all the "discoverable" veterans have been found should note that a year ago a 1914 Bebe Peugeot in brand new...

Page 15 of February 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, February 1947

Club News

We Hear J. N. Morton is proposing to install a 3-litre Bentley engine in a 1925 Sunbeam chassis, and E. Hopewell Ash reports that he is using a 1922 Jowett 2-seater which he acquired last Easter, and which ably takes his family and much luggage from Ruislip to the coast on a handful of revs, the whole way. We learn that Penn's Riley which ran at Cofton Hackett last year, and which we said looked...

Page 85 of December 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 85, December 1994


Across Africa and Beyond, by James Wheildon and Paul Davies. Navigator Books, £12.50 If you like reading about motoring adventure you can obtain from Brickwood Enterprises, 76 Victoria Road, Surbiton, Surrey, this 171-page story of how James Wheildon and Paul Davies completed the 1988 London-Sydney Marathon in a 1930 Talbot 75, a challenge arising from an advertisement in MOTOR SPORT in 1985. The...

Page 78 of April 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, April 1983

The Air Speed Record

Motoring enthusiasts should be conversant with the LSR, but are probably far less familiar with the ASR, if the World's Air Speed Record was ever thus condensed. So a short study of it may not come amiss. The LSR was of much interest, especially during the developing 1920s, when the newspaper-reading public was kept well aware of the activities of Sir Malcolm Campbell, Parry Thomas, Sir Henry...

Page 31 of June 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, June 1926


Doings," a long, winding lane nearly a mile in length, with every kind of surface and difficult gradients. The nine observers stationed there had full cards. A secret check at the end of this section on the first circuit proved to be wisely planned. Another point which caused a lot of anxiety was Hayne Water, a splash with very little water, but possessed of an atrocious bottom. Results were as...

Page 28 of March 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, March 1983

The Swedish Rally

The quality of a restaurant may often be judged by the number of its patrons, or the popularity of an airline by its occupied seats, but to use patronisation level alone as a yardstick for the measurement of quality is by no means reliable, and certainly cannot be applied to rallying. Every event organiser strives to attract a full entry list containing as many leading names at the top of the...


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