Articles tagged Aston Martin Owners Club

Page 68 of December 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 2014

Feast of endurance

Synonymous with Gulf, GT40s, 917s and Le Mans wins, JW Automotive is a racing legend. We spoke to director John Horsman about life under ‘Death Ray’ John Wyer and the racing heritage underpinning the team’s successes Writer: Simon Arron There had been no job advertised, but he applied for one anyway. At the time John Horsman was an engineering student at Cambridge and often spent his weekends...

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Club News

The 1988 Coventry Motor Panels Run on September 11 will include a section for historic cars and motorcycles made in the Midlands. The start is from Baginton Airport at 10am, and the route goes via Kenilworth, Balsall Common, Solihull, Hockley Heath, Henley-in-Arden, Stratford on Avon (with lunch-break at Charlecote Park) and Leamington Spa, to the finish at Broadgate, Coventry. Entry forms can be...

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Dudley Coram

Sadly we must report, too, the death of Dudley Coram, Executive President of the Aston Martin Owners Club, who ran a motor business with Gordon England in the 1930s and raced with him at Brooklands. Dudley became the most stalwart force behind the AMOC after he, Mortimer Goodall and Richard Stallebrass had reformed the Club after the War. He wrote an excellent book on Aston Martin, was...

Page 66 of April 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, April 1991

Historic 91 -- Triumph TR

Triumph TR -- The Historic English Clubman The more enlightened of the Historic race organisations welcome a grid of TRs for one simple and straightforward reason -- it's always a full grid! For a 'one make' Championship it has been a remarkable success story. This purely TR Championship has gathered momentum since its inception in 1984 and has been sustained by the enthusiasm and dedication...

Page 93 of July 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, July 1988

Bathurst 1987/1988

Those who have seen on television the classic Bathurst saloon-car races in Australia will welcome No 6 in the year-by-year series of books from MRP of Croydon. Bathurst 1987/88 was published prior to the settlement of the appeal against the exclusion of the works Ford Sierras from the 1987 James Hardie 1000 results, but tells the whole story otherwise, in 160 pages illustrated with really good...

Page 27 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1954

Club News

Morgan 4/4 Club A Photographic Rally was held on February 14th, starting from Lichfield. The competitors each had a set of photographs, of which the map references were required, and two check points, at which they had to estimate their own time of arrival. The course of 58 miles took competitors round Rugby, Hamstall-Ridware, Roshston, Harlaston, Shenstone and back to the finish at the Swan...

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Club news

A test-day at Silverstone on April 13 heralds the start of the eleven-round Gordon Russell Inter-Marque Championship (for which Aston Martins, Ferraris, Jaguars, ACs and Porsches are eligible) at Oulton Park on April 23. Regulations and registration forms can be obtained from Jim Whyman of the Aston Martin Owners Club as 1A High Street, Sutton, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2RB. Made up of a...

Page 59 of July 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, July 1993

The Crystal Palace

To any enthusiast living in London or the Home Counties in 1936 there was news to make them very excited. Motor racing was flourishing at Brooklands track, and had been going for a long time, as had the Shelsley Walsh hillclimb in Worcestershire, while in the Midlands Donington Park was well underway. But all these things were far beyond the compass of a pedal bicycle, and if your parents did not...

Page 68 of September 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, September 1995

Crowd-pleaser

The paddock alone would make a visit to Coys worthwhile; add a full two days of top-class historic racing and a phalanx of famous drivers and you end up with an unmissable meeting. From the spectators' viewpoint and the social angle, the 1995 Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone was another overwhelming success, boosted by Mediterranean weather conditions and some close racing. However, from the...

Page 38 of November 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, November 1972

Rumblings

• Crystal Palace.—A very successful, but rather sad, race meeting was held on the Crystal Palace circuit by the Aston Martin Owners Club on September 23rd, for it was the last meeting to be held on the London circuit. The Greater London Council, for reasons best known to themselves, have decided that London no longer needs a motor racing circuit in S.E.19 and the Crystal Palace racing circuit is...

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