Articles tagged Members' Banking

Page 30 of October 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, October 1938

A VINTAGE DAY AT BROOKLANDS

A VINTAGE DAY AT BROOKLANDS ELGOOD'S 4k-LITRE BENTLEY AVERAGES 110.3 M.P.H. FOR AN HOUR DURING M.C.C. HIGH SPEED TRIALS. SIR LIONEL PHILLIPS'S LEYLAND-THOMAS DOES 106.7 M.P.H. THIS year's M.C.C. Members' Day at Brooklands was a vintage day with a vengeance. Two one hour high-speed trials were held round the outer-circuit. These are extremely instructive events, offering excellent competition to...

Page 6 of May 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1936

MOTOR SPORT

THE BROOKLANDS EASTER MEETING RAIN CAUSES POSTPONEMENT OF EASTER MONDAY FIXTURE. OUTER CIRCUIT THRILLS. " UNKNOWN " WINS £100 MOUNTAIN RACE. l3rooklands was a dreary place on Easter Monday. Rain fell steadily from a gre57 sky, without a hint of relenting. Meanwhile hopeful spectators turned up in surprising numbers and the car parks gradually filled. R. J. Munday went out with the Leyland-Thomas...

Page 22 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, December 1936

Club news

etta• /lewd BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB The Welsh trial attracted nineteen The Welsh trial attracted nineteen starters in spite of the start being so far from town. Pen-y-Bryn is a tricky hill with three-quarters of a mile of slippery surface, which eaussd four failures. Treveriog was not troublesome and the whole entry sailed up, and Glynceiriog stopped only one car, though it had some nasty bends. The...

Page 23 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, May 1938

THE EASTER B.A.R.C. MEETING

THE EASTER B.A.R.C. MEETING GREAT DUEL BETWEEN DOBSON AND "BIRA." OLIVER BERTRAM WINS AN OUTER-CIRCUIT RACE AT 117.26 M.P.H. BABY FIATS EN MASSE. H. T. H. CLAYTON HAS A CLOSE CALL. BROOKLANDS, Easter Monday, 1938, will be remembered by Tucker Clayton and A. P. Hamilton as long as they live. Clayton, driving Plerning's narrow single-seater M.G. Midget, was struck in the tail by Hamilton's 2-seater...

Page 65 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, March 1995

Film Review

BBC 2, in The Last Machine, featuring early cinema films, made the point that then accuracy was not important, but that today it is. A view apparently not shared by BBC 1, judging by its Sir Henry Birkin motor-racing drama for its Heroes and Villains series. Rowan Atkinson, who is considered funny as "Mr Bean", just managed not to appear ridiculous as the aristocratic racing baronet, but W...

Page 13 of November 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, November 1945

The Late Gordon Brettell's Single-Seater Racing Austin Seven

As this issue is by way of being an Austin Seven number, there is interest in recalling details of the late E. G. Brettell's racing car of this make, especially as it will probably be raced by the late owner's brother in the future. This car was based on the Marquis de Belleroche's "Ulster," the tailless body of which was put on a touring chassis. The Monaco Garage, Ltd., of Watford, were...

Page 9 of November 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, November 1936

LOTS FOR LITTLE

LOTS FOR LITTLE THE 24-LITRE OPEL CREATES A GOOD IMPRESSION THE Opel, German-built and introduced to this country by the great liGeneral Motors Corporation, is creating great interest just now amongst prospective purchasers of well-finished, comprehensively equipped cars of good performance. We recently tested the 21-litre during a long week-end and were very favourably impressed. The 21litre...

Page 72 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, October 1995

Whitney Straight - Racing Driver

I find it astonishing that, whereas books have been written about so many racing drivers, from those of the pioneer days, through the interim periods, to the present day, nothing has appeared, so far as I can recollect, about Whitney Straight, or Earl Howe' for that matter. So, although it is scarcely possible to do full justice to any driver in a magazine article, the young American driver was...

Page 6 of February 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, February 1945

SCRAP-BOOK

SCRAP-BOOK FROM time to time readers' scrapbooks are loaned to the Editor and have the effect of making him wish that lie had been more industrious in his youth and had commenced one. The latest to come to hand is one compiled in his schooldays by I. M. Clark, who, incidentally, was at school with Whitehead, Gerald Sumner and Watson, the Talbot driver. The cover bears a coloured picture of...

Page 7 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, February 1939

GOOD OLD DAYS AT BROOKLANDS

GOOD OLD DAYS AT BROOKLANDS CONTINUING SOME RAMBLING REMINISCENCES OF A REGULAR BROOKLANDS HABITUE BEFORE reverting to the old photograph album which has inspired these memories, I must record that I have been taken to task by a reader for two inaccuracies in my first article. The first was that I included the Wolseley Viper among the number of "chaindriven aero-engined monsters," whereas in...

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