Articles tagged Solex Ltd.

Page 28 of February 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1949

Obituary

Cotton Henning We regret to report that news has reached us from America, via Charles Lytle, that, following the demise of Hepburn and Horn, another racing driver, Cotton Henning, died last December. At Indianapolis, where Henning was known as "Mr. Racing," he operated the Boyle stable for many years, cars from this organisation winning the 500-Mile Race in 1934, 1939 and 1940. Henning made many...

Page 24 of January 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1927

TUNING CARBURETTORS FOR COMPETITION EVENTS.

TUNING CARBURETTORS FOR COMPETITION EVENTS. The " Solex " Carburettor. THE " Solex " carburettor occupies a deservedly popular place as the standard equipment for a large number of different makes of sports cars, and has achieved many notable successes in international racing events. Perhaps its most prominent feature is the remarkable degree of accessibility the construction affords, which in...

Page 25 of March 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, March 1955

Rumblings

Budget Day What will Budget Day bring to ease the motorists' heavy burden ? In a little more than a month we shall know the best, or the worst. We are due for kinder treatment for the motor car is no longer a luxury, yet its users are savagely taxed. Petrol is sold at a fantastic price, doe to the 2s.6d. per gallon tax extracted from a class of the community which already pays for a driving...

Page 18 of January 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, January 1957

Book Reviews

"Motor Racing Management," by John Wyer. 152 pp., 8 in. by 55/16 in. (The Bodley Head, 28, Little Russell Street, London, W.C.1. 18s.) John Wyer, who served an apprenticeship with Sunbeam in Wolverhampton and later joined Solex Ltd., has since the war been a familiar figure in motor-racing circles as the conscientious competitions-manager of the David Brown racing organisation. He has recently...

Page 39 of April 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, April 1951

THE 1934/5 RILEY NINE " MONACO "

Some Hints and Tips Relating to a Popular Model THE numerous remiests for information On pre-war ears has prompted Inc to record lily experienees of a 19:S5 Riley Niue "Monaco' saloon for the benefit of new owners and those unable to obtain a handbook. Although similarly placed I was fortunate in being able to borrow one and make notes of the more important subjects, which have been supplemented...

Page 16 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, October 1950

The Accessories and Components Section

Details follow of the exhibits of those exhibitors who have submitted details to Motor Sport:— A.C. SPHINX Stand 312 Sparking plugs, plug-cleaning machinery, air-cleaners, air-silencers, fuel pumps, oil filters, instruments, thermostats, radiator caps, fuel filters, etc., will attract the enthusiast to this stand.A.C.-Sphinx Spark Plug Co., Dunstable, Beds. AUTOCAR ELECTRICAL Stand 340 On this...

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