Articles tagged Patterson

Page 50 of June 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, June 1963

The Midland Motor Museum

On May 29th another museum was opened. This is the Midland Motor Museum at Measham, of which Lord Montagu is Chairman and which is owned by a company formed by David Wickens, Chairman of Measham Motor Sales. The Museum is housed in a fine new building, able to accommodate 80 vehicles and with natural lighting front glass panels in the roof. High doors enable commercial vehicles to be driven in,...

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Spa 24 hours

A British win at last July 1st 1979, that is the date the Belgian ministry of public works has set for the completion of the 7 km./4.3 miles track that will replace the current public 14.1 km./8.7 miles of public road that comprise the current Spa-Francorchamps track. With this in mind it seemed as though the July annual 24-hour race for saloon cars had bowed out on a fitting note in 1978, with...

Page 52 of May 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, May 1982

A matter of identity

An attempt to solve a classic motor racing problem "A maze of legend has grown up about the destiny of those five Mercedes cars, at least three of which are known to survive . . a whole chapter could easily be filled with them, which does nothing but bear out Mark Twain's old aphorism about the fragments of the True Cross" — William Court, in "Power and Glory". THE 1914 French Grand Prix at Lyons...

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Ice cool for Alex

Whilst Colin McRae was spending much of his mid-year time on the other side of the world, the other rallying members of the family were deeply involved in preparations for the Cyprus Rally, the final co-efficient 20 round of the European Championship and certainly the one which has the greatest endurance factor. As the last major qualifier of the series it rarely attracts drivers who are chasing...

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Veteran – Edwardian – Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The V.S.C.C. Richard Seaman Trophies, Oulton Park Race Meeting (June 24th) One of the highlights of the vintage year is the Vintage S.C.C.'s Race Meeting in the delightful setting of Cheshire's OuIton Park road circuit, and last June, on the hottest day of the year so far, the racing and the Parade of the Pre-War Racing Drivers combined to make this a...

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MERE MALE WINS

MERE MALE WINS N. V. TERRY (FRAZER-NASH B.M.W.) SUCCESSFUL IN WOMEN'S A. & S. A. COTSWOLD TRIAL As a general rule the annual Wakefield Trophy series of trials, run by the Women's Automobile and Sports Association, is open only to women drivers, but in recent years the women have been " at home" to a few invited clubs in one of the events. This year the invitation event, in which men drivers...

Page 167 of July 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 167, July 2004

Miscellany

Anyone who feels affection for pre-war Austin 7s should attend the 42nd National Rally at Beaulieu on July 4, when the grounds are filled with every sort of A7. Organised by the 750MC, entry forms are available from Neil Carr-Jones, 112 Mailing Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2RJ. The following weekend, July 8-10, the Austin Centenary will be celebrated at Caton Park, southwest of Birmingham. On...

Page 49 of June 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, June 1963

To Brighton in a Foden Steam Wagon

Last year the Historic Commercial Vehicle Club held its first London-Brighton Run, which I reported after going through as passenger in Rootes' 1909 solid-tyred Commer Type WP3 omnibus. This year I felt I should travel on a steam wagon and a ride on Messrs. T. T. Boughton & Sons' 1928 Foden was immediately forthcoming. This wagon (No. 13138) was rebuilt some years ago at the suggestion of Mr...

Page 35 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1933

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.

NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. By our American Correspondent T. MERIWETHER-SMITH. Ernie Triplett Injured. ERNIE TRI PLET TT the brilliant Los Angeles racing star, won the Pacific Southwest Divisional A.A.A. Championship for both 1931 and 1932. This year Triplett held a magnificent lead for this honour over all contenders until the night of July 26th when he was the victim of a terrible crack-up on the...

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A UNIQUE SOUVENIR A NOVEL IDEA WHICH GIVES A NEW

LEASE OF LIFE TO THE AUTOGRAPH HUNTER. THE WHITE SQUARES OF A CHEQUED FLAG USED AS THE LEAVES OF AN "ALBUM" SOME DRIVERS AND THEIR CAREERS WE have recently had the opportunity of examining something quite new in souvenirs. It is a chequered flag as used on the American speedways, with the black and red "Gilmore Lion" emblazoned across the centre. Each white .square of the flag Contains the...

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