Articles tagged Wakefield Company

Page 45 of November 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, November 1932

SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY HOW A MODERN LUBRICATING OIL IS MADE. THE average motorist little realises the complex processes necessary to refine and blend a modern lubricating oil. It is a work which calls for the expert scientist. The chemist is the keyman of the industry. Oil must be specially prepared to suit the individual requirements of every type of industry. In addition to the grades of Castrol...

Page 31 of January 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, January 1935

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS. Mystery Man. DURINC; the winter months one can only write about the plans of drivers with extreme caution. After a spate of reports and counterreport's it is finally announced that So-and-So has signed a contract with Such-and-Such a Stable. Splendid ! we say, and a paragraph to that effect is immediately dispatched to the printer. The day after the...

Page 19 of January 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, January 1934

IS THE DIESEL THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE?

IS THE DIESEL THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE? Two expert's views on the subject. been investigating the special problems Diesel WITHIN the next few years, Diesel cars will reduce the cost of motoring to half or one-third its present figure," is the opinion of G. E. T. Eyston, who recently set up a world's record in a Diesel racer at Brooklands. "Thanks to its economy, the Diesel engine is now widely...

Page 28 of February 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1934

2,400 SERVICE STATIONS

2,400 SERVICE STATIONS By the end of 1933—less than nine months after the first station was opened —no fewer than 2,432 Castrol lubrequipment stations were in operation in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Of these 2,177 are in England and Wales. Scotland has 139 stations and Northern Ireland 116. The Wakefield Company are shortly to bring out a new and revised edition of their service...

Page 51 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, October 1950

CASTROL SALES EXECUTIVE RETIRES

CASTROL SALES EXECUTIVE RETIRES A pioneer of the motor industry. Mr. Rowland G. Boodwin, Manager .5 Castrol Motor Sales Departtic retire after 12 years 'nerviee with the Wakefield Company. Ile h Sumeeded by If r. C. E. It. Millidge, ram has been his assistant for some years.

Page 24 of June 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 1933

MEN BEHIND THE SCENES.

MEN BEHIND THE SCENES. No. 2. Mr. E. a. ANDERSON. GENERALLY known as "Andy," Ernest John Anderson is quite one of the most popular figures at Brooklands Track-and in fact at any place where sporting motorists foregather. His career is an example of ability reaping its proper reward. On leaving the Essex County High School he went straight into the service of the Wakefield Company. After three...

Page 9 of January 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, January 1932

THE R.A.C. RALLY. 1,000-MILES EVENT FOR NEXT MARCH.

THE R.A.C. RALLY. 1,000-MILES EVENT FOR NEXT MARCH. THE rally type of event has long been popular on the Continent, and it certainly provides a welcome and refreshing change from the more normal reliability trial, in that considerable choice of route is open to the competitors. The event which is to be organised by the R.A.C. and will be run at the beginning of March next, is to be over a...

Page 14 of February 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, February 1937

BRITISH FIRM'S RECORD SALES

BRITISH FIRM'S RECORD SALES An announcement, made in London by the Wakefield Company, that the demand for their patent oil during 1936 exceeded all previous figures, forms significant evidence of the increasing popularity of motoring in this country. " Not only are there more cars licensed," said an official of the company, " our figures show that cars are used more consistently throughout the...

Page 8 of July 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, July 1949

The Castrol Company's Jubilee

There is a story told that during the desert campaign of the recent war a motor racing enthusiast with the Eighth Army found a tin of Castrol R. He took it back to his headquarters where his mates lit a stove and poured some of it on the lid to obtain the famous blue haze and pungent smell that was the very essence of pre-war Brooklands, the Isle of Man and the Ards circuit. For wherever men...

Page 68 of December 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 1997

The Irving Napier Golden Arrow

The chance find of three Napier engines in the caribbean has brought hope of making a famous record-holder run again. Bill Boddy relates how Segrave's car differed from the machines it beat to take the LSRs As announced last month the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu plans to raise funding to restore to running order the Irving Napier LSR car 'Golden Arrow'. The LSR is very much in the news now...

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