Articles tagged Tribune

Page 8 of March 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, March 1951


SPORTS CAR RACING IN AMERICA An Attempt to Analyse the Position, with a Digression Concerning Sports-Car Racing in E urope AMERICA is taking an increasing interest in sports-car racing. Up to now, however, she has not staged any long-distance classic events and, were it not for the dollar sales which result from the successful participation of British cars in her events, they would be of no more...

Page 41 of December 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, December 1958

A Wet Brighton Run

Protection of varying kinds from the rain on November 2nd. Mrs. Fotheringham-Parker's 1903 8-h.p. Renault, hood up. and G. E. Solomon's. 1904 6-h.p. umbrella up, in the early stages of the R.A.C. Veteran Car Run, followed, as they cross Westminster Bridge, by E. J. Wilde's 1904 10/12 Tony Huber, the crew of which just got wet! On their way – Dr. J. W. E. Fellows, whose 1904 7-h.p. Pope-Tribune...

Page 36 of August 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, August 1955

Silver Jubilee Rally of the V.C.C

The International Rally which marked the Silver Jubilee of the Veteran Car Club took place from July 6th.-10th. It consisted of rallying in pre-1917 cars from starting points at London, Cambridge, York, Chester and Bristol to Stratford-upon-Avon on the first two days, converging by two routes to Cheltenham on July 8th, from whence the competitors rallied to Longbridge for driving tests on the...

Page 74 of December 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, December 1994


As much of a British Institution as Trooping The Colour, Changing The Guard or the Queen Mother's Birthday Appearances, the VCC/RAC Veteran Car Run from Hyde Park to Brighton occupied a great many owners of pre-1905 cars, crews and onlookers on November 6. To those surprised that this massive event does not take place in a warmer month of the year it has to be explained that November is...

Page 34 of December 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1964

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

The R.A.C Veteran Car Run – the editor goes to Brighton in a 1903 twin-cylinder Panhard-Levassor The Brighton Run, this year's the 68th Anniversary of the original Emancipation Day Run, was an event not to be missed. For the past five years Lord Montagu of Beaulieu has generously enabled me to drive a veteran from his World-famous Montagu Motor Museum and as on four occasions I have taken a...

Page 38 of December 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, December 1955

The R.A.C. / V.C.C. Commemoration Run of Veteran Cars

The Editor Has a Successful Journey in C. F. South's 51-Year-Old Two-Cylinder Tony Huber. Excellent Police Control Ensures a Clear Run This year's Brighton Run marked the Silver Jubilee of the Veteran C.C. and was held in pleasant weather, following slight dampness early on, and was in every way a success. Before any personal comment on it is made, the very greatest praise must be bestowed on the...

Page 25 of August 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, August 1973

1973 British Grand Prix race report - A momentous occasion

  There may be a lot of things wrong with the Silverstone airfield circuit, but one thing is definite, it is not a "Mickey-Mouse" circuit. Flat it may be, wide it may be, and fast it most certainly is, but at the lap speeds of today, it produces almost knife-edge situations and calls for a finesse in driving and a skill to go with bravery that sorts out the top Grand Prix drivers. If you are...

Page 54 of January 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, January 1991

Brighton Backtrack

As stated last month, this year's Veteran Car Run was a great occasion. Although 79 of the pre-1905 cars were withdrawn before the start and another six were non-starters, that still left the remarkable number of 392 veterans to face the road to Brighton. It was pleasing that the Chief Constable of Sussex, who permitted an entry of 400 this year, rode on a 1904 Sunbeam. Transport Secretary Cecil...


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