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Page 66 of August 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, August 1987

Veteran to classic

Party for an ex-President A very enjoyable party was given by former VSCC president Kenneth Neve at Oulton Park circuit on June 12, to commemorate the fifty-first year of his participation in vintage motoring competitions. He has competed with 30/98 Vauxhall, Type 35A Bugatti and Rolls-Royce and, of course, the 1914 TT Humber which was present, just back from a class-win at Colerne. Naturally,...

Page 137 of September 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 137, September 2011

Shedding light on the Sunbeam

Shedding light on the Sunbeam THE SUNBEAM TALBOT DARRAQ REGISTER (STD), which wasformed in 1950, isstill thriving . In December 1949 and January 1950, Motor Sport published an article by J Coombes and J VVyer, titled 'Sunbeams Between the Wars', which brought much attention to the importance of these Wolverhampton-built cars and led to the birth of the first meeting of the Sunbeam Register....

Page 92 of May 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, May 2006

Masterworks of the past

We have received some stupendous books about historic racing cars and their history recently. All credit to their industrious authors: but let us not overlook some equally magnificent works from the past. For instance, TASO Mathieson's Grand Prix Racing 1906-1914: the pictures are black and white but give absolutely splendid coverage of this fascinating period. Nor should the enormously complete...

Page 31 of September 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, September 1925

Round the Clubs

SHEFFIELD AND HALLAMSH1RE MOTOR CYCLE AND CAR CLUB. The Club's annual 24-hour trial to Holyhead and back was held on July 11 and 12. The route was Buxton, Knutsford, Chester, Colwyn Bay, Conway, Carnarvon and Holyhead. On the return journey secret checks were taken in the following four zones :— Holyhead to Conway, Holywell to Hawarden, Tarvin to Northwich, and Buxton to Fox House Inn. The...

Page 32 of April 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1936

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HARROW C.C. The Chilterns Trial of the Harrow C.C. resulted in a win for Mrs. A. E. Moss, driving her new and very exciting, short-chassis Marendaz Special. On Easy Hill only this car and W. E. C. Greenleaf's Ford Ten made successful ascents. In the timed tests S. G. E. Tett's Balilla Fiat was fastest in the reverse up Maiden's Grove, and on the roundabout and acceleration test on Lewknor,...

Page 32 of January 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, January 2013

Events of the month

Eco Targo Florio: Sicily, Italy In May 2012 I received a letter out of the blue from Sandro Binelli, Chairman of MAC Group, inviting me to take part in a new historic presentation of the Targa Florio. The Porsche museum from Stuttgart then decided to enter five historic cars, including a 1958 356 1600S Speedster for Hans Herrmann and a 1956 356 1600 Speedster for me. We would share three...

Page 45 of September 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, September 1931

THE THAMES INTERNATIONAL MEETING

THE THAMES INTERNATIONAL MEETING THE arrangements for the Thames International Motor Boat Meeting were, as on previous occasions, in the capable hands of The Sussex Motor Yacht Club, whose officials can not only organise a meeting that will run without a hitch in spite of the water being in constant use by commercial craft, but can also choose, in a particularly notorious summer, two consecutive...

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