Articles tagged W.A.S.A.

Page 35 of September 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1936


FAST TIMES IN THE COPPA ACERB° AUTO-UNION. EASY VICTORY ROSEMEYER WI NS BIG RACE FOR FOR SEAMAN IN 1,500 c.c. RACE The Coppa Acerbo races are held annually on the Pescara circuit, and always have an international character. The circuit is roughly triangular in shape, with two fast legs and the third composed of frequent corners and hairpin bends. On one of the straights there is a timed kilometre...

Page 23 of November 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, November 1933

Club News

0(414 /lewd' MID-SURREY A.C. When the competitors assembled at the start of the Experts Invitation Trial at Tiverton on October 7th, the route was as yet a secret. Actually it included the observed ascents of Hatherland, Cloutsham, Kipscombe, Doverhay, Yealscombe and Loxhore. The trial started well, for Ratherland stopped everyone except five competitors, namely C. Ree (Singer), R. Carr (Austin...

Page 35 of December 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, December 1933


Oita lie-ald BRIGHTON & HOVE M.C. THE last event on the Club's calendar was run on October 29th, namely the Chandler Trophy Trial. A good entry set off from a point on the South Downs on the outskirts of Brighton. In order to encourage a more social atmospkere, the trial did not include any particularly severe hills. Instead, the process of elimination was accomplished by means of a brake...

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TRIALS OF 1938 Trials have a very big following and it is of interest to look back and refresh one's memory of the more important 1938 events. To simplify the issue, only the winner of the Premier Prize is quoted, where this indicates best performance irrespective of capacity or club. Where two divisions both represent best performance the joint winners are given. From the following list it is...

Page 8 of January 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, January 1947

"Motor Sport" Photographs

In these hard times many pleasures are denied us, and one of them is the lavish use of the camera, or even of obtaining unlimited printing paper for the reproduction of old negatives. For the latter reason, at present we cannot offer readers a decent photographic service. But it may be as well to mention that we have in our possession several thousand negatives and plates covering, in particular...

Page 30 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, June 1936


THE SCOTTISH RALLY Those who maintain that Rallies appeal to only a minority of drivers should note that for this year's Scottish Rally 176 -entries have been received. The event, which is in its fifth year, takes place from June 1st5th, embracing -six special tests, a road mileage of 262, and a coachwork competition. This year there will be no night section, Tornapress Pass to Applecross has to...

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The cars of Betty Haig

Described to the Editor in a recent interview Late in November I drove out of Hampshire and across the rolling Berkshire downs, bleak under a blanket of grey cloud, to Shellingford, to talk to Betty Haig, grand niece of Field-Marshal the Earl Haig, K.G., G.C.B., O.M., about the cars she has owned, and driven in rallies, races and sprints. As I talked to this keen lady racing motorist in a study...

Page 35 of December 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, December 1935


COTTINGHAM MEMORIAL TROPHY TRIAL The first 1:airicted Trial organised by the Harrow Car Club took place on the 24th November over a familiar course in the Berkhamsted district. 48 entries were received, from the N.W. London, W.A.S.A., Great West, Berkhamsted, and the United Hospitals Clubs, but the team, prize went to the organisers, the Harrow Car Club, The Cottingham Trophy was won by W. L. ,...

Page 19 of August 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, August 1932


IN AID OF GUY'S THE Duke and Duchess of York were present on Saturday, July 2nd, at one . of the best days racing seen at Brooklands this season. The occasion was the Guys Gala and Motor Race Day, organised by the Junior Car Club in aid of Guy's Hospital. An air of gaiety and fashion pervaded the paddock, due, perhaps, to the presence of a Royal Enclosure, and the array of beautiful dresses in...

Page 34 of November 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1952


Elkhart Lake Rally By air mail from the U.S.A. have come some very interesting notes on the Elkhart Lake Rally, held last September by the S.C.C. of America. C. A. West, Chicago Region rally, hill-climbs and trials Chairman, who sends them, describes Motor Sport as the Sports-car " bible " of S.C.C.A members. Incidentally, his father built cars from 1901 to 1909 and no less a person than Fred...



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