Articles tagged Whittaker

Page 48 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, September 1977

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters VSCC Hawthorn Trophy Meeting (July 30) By the time this issue is published the Cadwell Park VSCC meeting will be over, so this is a review, not a report. The second VSCC Silverstone races had 180 entries, sunshine, and an excellent attendance. The main 15-lap Hawthorn Trophy scratch contest between the historic racing cars was a tour de force for Simon...

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Around and About

Tourist Trophy, Silverstone September 18th is the chosen date for Britain’s only qualifying round in the European Touring Car Championship 1977. A series dominated by BMW’s big coupes since the withdrawal of the Ford Capris, Silverstone will mark the first anniversary of Leyland Cars’ efforts to displace the Munich straight sixes with Coventry V 12s. Yes, the troubled Jaguars will be out once...

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Pre-war Austin Sevens

The Vintage Austin Register, 750 M.C. and Cambridge Vintage A.7 Club have made valiant attempts to bring together pre-war Austin Sevens. But did you know that more than 20 such cars had a police escort through Birmingham to the Austin Motor Company recently? They belong to members of the Pre-War Austin Seven Club, formed a year ago. It has some 70 members. Sec.: G. Stafford, 124, Whittaker Road,...

Page 28 of September 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, September 1936

THE HUNDRED-MILE RACE AT SOUTHPORT

THE HUNDRED-MILE RACE AT SOUTHPORT After weeks of unpleasant weather the Saturday of August 8th dawned without a cloud in the sky, and a hot sun, tempered by a cool breeze from the sea, lit up the vast expanse of sand at South port. Very early, vans of outwardly ordinary aspect but actually carrying extremely valuable racing-cars, began to arrive at the Palace Hotel, where the Southport Motor...

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Veteran — Edwardian — Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE V.S.C.C. OULTON PARK RACE MEETING (June 25th) PERHAPS the best of the Vintage S.C.C. race meetings, this fixture fell on the last Saturday in flaming June, so naturally it poured with rain most of the day. This did not spoil the sport, and some very good racing took place. Practice produced some unfortunate eliminations. Seddon's Lagonda Rapier collided...

Page 30 of August 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1937

CLUB NEWS

ettao letawd ...??•?11?10PIP MIDLAND A.C. The 3..ladrestield Speed Trials had to be cancelled due to lack of entries— another reflection on the unfixedness of the fixtures. But that will not happen in the case of the next Shelsley-Walsh Hill-climb on September 11th. J.C.C. In connection with the Brooklands Members' Day of July 3rd, F. N. Crane (M.G.) gains a standard award, and Miss P. McOstrich...

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VSCC Oulton Park Race Meeting

The Vintage SCC held its first meeting at the shortened 1.65-mile Oulton Park circuit on June 14th, when many competitors expressed their dislike of the new sharp righthand corner after the Cascades. The concrete kerb on the outside of this corner was also criticised, and it was responsible for Freddie Giles tearing the sump-plug out of the Cognac Special and Peter Morley pulling the n/s rear...

Page 43 of June 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, June 1972

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car MattersVSCC Silverstone meeting (April 29th) The vintage SCC encountered a very watery day for their first race meeting of 1972, so that the absence of simple covered bays in the Silverstone Paddock, such as were provided at Brooklands 65 years ago, seemed a scandal and my personal grievance on these occasions is that the once so useful Press box in the Paddock is,...

Page 19 of June 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, June 1937

Club News

etta /1.4 KENT AND SUSSEX L.C.C. The first of the 1937 series of the always excellent Lewes speed trials was held on May 8th. Spectators arrived in plenty, many specials were being exercised and there were some fast runs, indeed the only thing missing was a spot of sunlight to warm and brighten this delightful spot on the downs above the sea. J. Lemon Burton made the fastest run of the afternoon...

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Entries for the Monte Carlo Rally

Entries for the Monte Carlo Rally. REPORTS of intense cold, blizzards and the like have in no way discouraged the Rally-minded, and entries, which of course reach a crescendo just before the closing date of December 24th, have been coining in well. Several English drivers, including Lord de Clifford, the President of the British Competitors' Club, will attempt the difficult journey from Athens,...

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