Articles tagged Leamington Spa

Page 31 of March 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, March 1949

Derustit

Those who are faced with derusting problems, even seemingly impossible ones, will be interested in the astonishing restoration processes accomplished by Derustit Ltd. We are given to understand that the directors of the firm are keen sports-car owners and that they are willing to assist in every way possible those who, in process of restoring vintage or veteran cars, come up against the problem...

Page 4 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1988

Club News

The 1988 Coventry Motor Panels Run on September 11 will include a section for historic cars and motorcycles made in the Midlands. The start is from Baginton Airport at 10am, and the route goes via Kenilworth, Balsall Common, Solihull, Hockley Heath, Henley-in-Arden, Stratford on Avon (with lunch-break at Charlecote Park) and Leamington Spa, to the finish at Broadgate, Coventry. Entry forms can be...

Page 93 of December 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, December 1977

F.750 Ladies Race

Sir, In your October issue you were kind enough to reprint a letter I had published in the 750 Bulletin in my search for sponsors for the annual Reliant 750 Formula Ladies Race to be held at Snetterton. I thought you might be interested to know that we were able to secure sponsorship from Templar Tillers of High Wycombe who very generously gave the Ladies £100 for trophies and to offset some of...

Page 17 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, October 1950

"Daily Express" Rally, Nov. 8th-10th

This Rally is being organised by the M.C.C. for the Daily Express. At last we have a real "man's rally" again, for the 1,000 miles have to be covered at a 26 2/3 m.p.h. average, with the exception of 24 m.p.h. average for the communal stage from Chester to the finish at Torquay. This will take quite a bit of doing, at all events at night, especially if fog is encountered, as these speeds are...

Page 45 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, July 1967

Vintage postbag

Tatra cacing cars Sir, Two of the three 1,100 c.c. Tatra racing cars, illustrated in the May issue, actually competed in the 1925 Targa Florio in Sicily and finished 1-2 in their class. Designed by the famous Hans Ledwinka – who died a few months ago – they had air-cooled flat-twin engines, transverse mounted, and a chassis with a central tubular member that carried the power train. The...

Page 68 of August 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, August 1972

White Elephantitis

An Edwardian overhead-camshaft 25/30 MaudslayShot in colour at its old stamping ground I had not been on safari for some time, not, in fact, since May 1970 ("A Tale of Two Panhards") but I had been keeping a hunter's eye open for anything else worth pursuing. The trouble is, white-elephant cars, beasts excitingly big and sufficiently rare not to be commonplace at every Club meet, are, like animal...

Page 18 of March 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, March 2011

The Motor Sport Month - Obituaries

Derek GardnerDerek Gardner — Tyrrell's highly respected Formula 1 designer from 1970-77 — died on January 7, aged 79. Forty years before, Ken Tyrrell offered him the job of designing a racing car fit for World Champion Jackie Stewart. Bentley-driving Derek, reserved and precise, had never designed a car before. Born at Leamington Spa in 1931 and brought up in nearby Warwick he showed an early...

Page 21 of November 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, November 1945

Readers' Sales and Wants

To meet the repeated demands for something on the lines of the old Spare Parts Announcements, we have instituted a system of inexpensive advertisements. Each announcement must be limited to twelve words, plus the advertiser's sufficient postal address, and the charge will be 1s. 6d. per announcement, payable at time of posting. For Sale Grand Prix Bugatti Spares and Service F.O Cleveland Harmer...

Page 54 of July 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, July 1953

229 WEST LANE, N.W.6

229 WEST END LANE, N-W•6 'PHONE HAMPSTEAD 3 4 3 NOTICE.WE ARE STILL SEEKING GOOD SPORTS CARS AND WILL BE PLEASED TO HEAR OF ANY FOR SALE HIRE PURCHASE AND IMMEDIATE INSURANCE. OVERSEAS INQUIRIES WELCOMED FOR SALE-continued M.G. PB BODY, seats, etc. Offers. List. .Green, Sergeants' MeS4, PORthrTy, Llanelli. [8717 750-e.e. AUSTIN 2-seater. Cambridge axle, lightened flywheel. 15-in. wheels, etc....

Page 40 of May 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, May 1972

Around and about

Comment on the Racing and Club SceneWhat's happening in Formula Ford Formula Ford, the category of racing Introduced in 1967, continues to go from strength to strength and, if the early season races are anything to go by, 1972 could be the best year ever for these 1,600-c.c. skinny wheeled single-seaters. This season there are umpteen FF championships but the one everyone wants to win is that...

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