Articles tagged Joseph Lucas Ltd.

Page 17 of January 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, January 1948

Rumblings

The B.R.M. Every enthusiast will wish Raymond Mays the best of luck with his new British Grand Prix team. On December 3rd a luncheon was held at Claridge's to announce the establishment of the British Motor Racing Research Trust, set up by an important group of firms in the Motor industry to assist Mays, who has formed Automobile Developments, Ltd., to foster a cause which, in his own words,...

Page 6 of December 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, December 1948

Accessories at Earls Court

Accessories at Earls Court Far from providing relief from the "madding crowd," the gallery stands at the Motor Show attracted as much attention as the other exhibits. Amongst exhibits of special interest to MOTOR SPORT readers, Automotive Products, Ltd., showed how the new Percolator Micronic oil filter could be adapted to any engine either for full or by-pass filtering. They also showed the...

Page 48 of April 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, April 1966

New Lucas Components

Joseph Lucas Ltd. announce the following new equipment of interest to competition drivers :— Formula One Racing Equipment : The Formula One Electronic Ignition System has a sparking rate of up to 5,000 sparks per second triggered from pole pieces fitted to the fly-wheel. In the course of an average Grand Prix, the petrol injection equipment has to deliver some 5,000,000 carefully metered shots of...

Page 15 of April 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, April 1940

Rumblings

Advanced Design OF recent years, sports-cars of advanced design, that is to say, of the roller-bearing, twin o.h.c., hand-assembled sort, have been equalled, if not overshadowed, in performance by more sober designs, having more simple valve gear, and of less specialised construction generally. We have often argued that this is mainly so only because the commercial demand for the specialised...

Page 86 of November 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, November 1986

V to C: Odds & Ends

The Journal of the Vintage Motor Cycle Club, now in its 40th year and with over 5,200 members, was full of pictures of machines competing in its varied events, including grass-track racing in the old style, and those of motorcycles at this year's Brooklands reunion including "Titch"Allen replica of the supercharged Triumph with which Wicksteed took the 500 cc lap-record. Lemeup's 1926 1,000 cc...

Page 24 of June 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 1962

Records

Once upon a time the RAC published an annual book of all the World and International Class records standing at the end of each year and it was possible to subscribe for periodical supplements giving details of fresh records as these were ratified by the FIA. As record-breaking became less frequent this useful service faded away, since when it has been difficult to assess the latest position. Now...

Page 28 of March 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, March 1967

The B.M.C Rally Legend

Considering the fantastic amount of publicity their many rallying successes have brought them, most people will already know that the B.M.C.Competitions Department is situated only yards from the production lines of the M.G. car factory in Abingdon, that the team boss is Stuart Turner and that the four successful drivers are Timo Makinen, Rauno Aaltonen, Paddy Hopkirk and Tony Fall. Past drivers...

Page 13 of May 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, May 1958

The 20th International British Empire Trophy Meeting

Moss wins with works Aston Martin and equals Gerard's record Held on April 12th at its now traditional venue, the most excellent 2.76-mile road circuit at Oulton Park, Cheshire, the 20th International British Empire Trophy race provided an unexpectedly easy win for Stirling Moss, in a works-entered 3.9-litre DBR2 Aston Martin, after mechanical trouble had eliminated the only effective opposition...

Page 29 of March 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, March 1939

LUCAS WORKS VISITED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

LUCAS WORKS VISITED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN On Wednesday, March 1st, during the Royal Visit to Birmingham, Her Majesty the Queen visited the main factory of Joseph Lucas Ltd., and slant a considerable time inspecting many departments and processes covering electrical equipment manufacture, including coils,. and distributors, dynamos, starters,, instrument panels, and switchgear. On arrival at...

Page 18 of November 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, November 1956

Some accessories at Earls Court

Automotive Products Ltd. Improved suspension joints and automatic transmissions are on view and oil and fuel filters. Stand 369. Avon India Rubber Co Ltd. The Avon Winter Safety tyre is on view together with the HM Airseal, which has no tube. Stand 205. Bosch Ltd. New exhibits are the P 11S sparking pings designed for motor-scooter engines and the M 11S range which has been introduced for the...

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