Articles tagged Ryder

Page 36 of August 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, August 1986

On the other side

One thing that little Mr Ecclestone and his Formula One Constructors Association has brought into the world of Grand Prix racing is collective organisation and we recently witnessed a prime example. For some years now we have had Grand Prix races in Canada and the United States and they have been arranged to take place on consecutive weekends, sometimes the United States being first, sometimes...

Page 62 of November 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, November 1988

Veteran to classic

VCC "Six Days" The Midland Section of the Veteran Car Club was rewarded with more than 80 entries for its commendable week-long reenactment of the 1904 Hereford Small Car Trials. Commencing on the correct day, outside the same hotel, the Green Dragon, on August 29, the out-and-home run involved ascending and descending Dinmore Hill. Before this we found Eastmead cheerfully working on the...

Page 68 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, October 1986

Fragments on forgottten makes No 71: The New British

Readers of Motor Sport  are very co-operative in keeping me in touch with odd items of motoring history which appear from time to time in unexpected places. Thus we were recently sent a cutting from a paper with the splendid title of the Black Country Bugle dealing with the short-lived New British light-car. The paper had devoted nearly a page to this forgotten car but its Editor generously gave...

Page 54 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1972

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters VCC Mid-Wales Spoke Rally (Sept. 17th-23rd) This rally, so-called because it took in daily tours spoking out in different directions from Llandrindod Wells, on every day except the Wednesday, which was rest-day, and the last Saturday when driving-tests were held in the new car park, had an entry of six veterans and 23 Edwardians, although two of the latter, a...

Page 70 of May 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, May 1976

Munich Masterpiece

BMW introduce the 6-series coupe' For such an expensive car, BMW's trendsetting, six-cylinder, two-door coupe series, from 2.5CS to 3.0CSi and CSL, enjoyed extraordinary success, selling 45,000 examples, helped by its image as the touring car racing King of Europe. Production ended last December, rather prematurely we thought, until we were introduced to its 6-series successor in Munich and...

Page 36 of November 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, November 1948

Club News

Club News WE HEAR John Bellingham writes from Ottawa that a Naval type found a 1920 RollsRoyce "Silver Ghost" at Halifax and drove it the 6,000 miles to Vancouver and back with no other trouble than that caused by old tyres—apparently the car was hired to him for about a dollar a month I Bellingham inquires whether it is possible to "convert a Hudson to a Railton," as he has access to cheap...

Page 48 of February 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, February 1976

The things they say. . .

"Lord Ryder must believe in Father Christmas if he believes that his talk to Leyland's shop floor and management in Birmingham is going to ensure full protection and no strikes.",—Philip Turner in Motor last December, in a feature headed "Will the last Man out please switch off the lights!" * * * "Most Chrysler cars are worthy but fuddy-duddy, with a design emphasis on 'me-too-ism'. Their most...

Page 22 of March 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1934

THE R.A.C. RALLY

THE R.A.C. RALLY ENT RI ES for the R.A.C. Rally closed on Monday, 5th February, with the record total of 400. The Regulations provided for this number as the maximum that could be accepted, but actually nearly 450 entries were received by the R.A.C. It has been necessary therefore, to return the surplus with regret at the inevitable disappointment which will naturally be felt by these intending A...

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The 1975 Jaguar XJ5.3C

W.B. is a little off the mark in saying that the XJ.12 coupe was unquestionably the correct British car for coverage in this Anniversary issue. In fact the original intention had been to feature Jaguar's new sports coupe, code-named XJ27, Which British Leyland had proposed to announce at the end of July. Labour problems and the Ryder upheavals quashed that idea when the release date was retarded...

Page 38 of July 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, July 1937

ODD SPOTS

ODD SPOTS Amongst the latest owners of the H.R.G. is E. K. Farley, who formerly drove in trials with a Singer. His car has the new bodywork with separate bucketseats. H.R.G. owners are multiplying exceedingly, but Godfrey smilingly assures us that they are still remembered by their Christian names ! W. J. Cox, of the Ryder Cup golf team, has taken delivery of a 2-litre M.G. saloon. Lady...

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