(NEC, October 18th)
So, the Cavalcade concluded - incidentally, the Midland Motor Museum ran Wright's 1951 Frazer Nash in it as well as their Mercedes-Benz - my next task was to go to the NEC Motor Show, in satisfactorily multi-cylinder style in the glass-roofed Editorial Rover 3500 (it has recently been Skyported, of which more next month). A press ticket did not enable one to park very near the...
A Personal Triumph for Castellotti
In spite of popular alarums and excursions the Mille Miglia took place on April 28/29th in exactly the same form as past years, and the only differences in the route were two new by-pass roads: at Pineto, on the Adriatic coast, and San Quirico, shortly before Siena.
Of the 427 entries, only 54 failed to turn up in the Piazza Vittoria in Brescia for the official...
A.C. ACE Stand 135
The well-known Ace continues to elude our road testers and also continues without change except that disc brakes are now standard equipment and the Ace engine develops 102 b.h.p. at 5,000 r.p.m., although the Bristol engine is more popular.
Prices : Ace, £1,836; Ace-Bristol. £2.197.
ALFA-ROMEO GIULIETTA SPRINT SPIDER AND 2000 SPIDER Stand 152
The Pininfarina designed open body...
The Vintage Sports Car Club hold its annual Speed Hill-climb at the B.O.C.'s Prescott Hill on May 13th, following its Edwardian and Light Car Rally the previous day. The results of the rally were :-
Vintage Light Cars:
First-Class Awards: Winder (1924/8 Humber) and Miss Stocken (1924 Trajan).
Second-Class Award: Dighton (1928 Humber).
Third-Class Awards: Peerless (1924 Trojan) and Edwards (1922...