Articles tagged Peter Hooker Ltd.

Page 18 of December 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1942

Club news

We hear…. Robert Waddy was in fine form last month and full of ideas for another special and for hydro-pneumatic suspension after the war. Dick Caesar still has a 3-litre Invicta tourer for sale. His special 6 1/2-litre Bentley and Edwardian Belsize are stored for the duration and he motors in two "12/60" Alvis cars, a 4-seater and a saloon. His scheme, propounded in this paper some time ago, for...

Page 62 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, February 1994

A whiff of old Brooklands

The Young Special When a respected monthly motoring contemporary published a picture of Tom Walker's Young Special at the VSCC Donington Park race meeting last year it bore a caption suggesting that this car has "the double disadvantage of having a Frazer Nash chassis and a one-off engine which was built for Brooklands but never even got off the line there." This caused me to raise an eyebrow (in...

Page 40 of June 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, June 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section devoted to old-car mattersThe Itala TrophySilverstone, April 21st Since this event was run off at Silverstone the VSCC Donington Meeting has happened (see elsewhere), so only a brief report is called for. The entry was down by 14 on 1978, totalling 152, and spectators did not seem quite so numerous. Morley's 24-litre Bentley-Napier was the largest car racing. It has been lightened by...

Page 11 of September 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, September 1942

A Thomas-Special in retirement

Details of one of the four-cylinder card now in New Zealand Some light on what has become of the 1 1/2-litre Thomas-Special racing cars which the late J.G. Parry-Thomas designed and built has been given by a letter written to us by Sgt. G. Easterbrook-Smith, of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, whom readers will remember as a great Ansaldo enthusiast. His letter leaves little doubt that one of the...

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