Articles tagged Automobile Association

Page 44 of January 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, January 1931

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IH IE ik IE (IdJ II-1 E IR E By /atrzsizaft" That Radiator Strip. THE popular fashion for a chromium plated strip running down the centre of the radiator has met with criticism in certain quarters. It has often been said that use is ornament, and that ornament without use is unwarranted artistically. On most cars where this radiator strip is fitted it serves no purpose whatever and artistic...

Page 98 of December 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, December 1981

"One Hundred Years of Motoring- An RAC Social History of the Car"

"One Hundred Years of Motoring — An RAC Social History of the Car", by Raymond Flower and Michael Wynn-Jones. 224 pp. 10 1/2" x 7 1/4" (The Publications Manager, Box 92, RAC HOW, Lansdowne Road, Croydon, CR9 6HN. £13.95). The Automobile Association having produced a very good history of its origins, endeavours and activities, one had hoped this might be the Royal Automobile Club's companion...

Page 48 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, September 1933

What Do You Know About Car?

What Do You Know About Cars ? Report on Problem No. 6. THE series of questions dealing with motor-racing history proved to be beyond the capabilities of any of our readers. Of course the trouble was that most of the subjects were of pre-war date, and the best of memories are apt to be rather vague over events which happened 20 or 30 years ago. Reference works of motor-racing during that period...

Page 16 of June 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, June 1933


PROSPECTS OF GOOD RACING IN THE ISLE OF MAN THE ENTRY LISTS CLOSE WITH A FIELD OF 19 CARS IN THE MANNIN BEG AND 13 IN THE MANNIN MOAR. AN excellent entry has been received for both the Mannin. Nloar and the Mannin Beg Races to be held at Douglas, Isle of Man, on July 12th and 14th. The list was officially closed on May 15th, but in addition to those given below there are several provisional...

Page 3 of November 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, November 1944

"Those were the days"

Lionel Martin looks back Soon the war will be over and we must look forward. Meanwhile it is pleasant to look back, and in this interesting contribution Lionel Martin describes some of his experiences in the very early days, and throws yet more light on the origin and development of the Bamford and Martin Aston-Martin.--Ed. The Editor has paid me the very high compliment of asking me to write...

Page 74 of October 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, October 1975

Letters from Readers

N.B. — Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. — ED. The AA Replies Sir, In your September issue Dr. John D. Schofield seems to have missed the point concerning the "Square Wheel" award. The Drive readers who entered the competition (which was announced a year ago in the Summer '74 issue) were people with legitimate...

Page 13 of December 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, December 1925


to assist him before this, Lieut. Kidston's first appearance in a big continental event. Space need not be given to a.reiteration of his exploits at Brooklands, the familiar duels between the Grand Prix Bugatti and the Leyland Thomas having become regular features of the racing on the track, but Lieut. Kidston recollects the thrill when, immediately behind Major Coe at the Whitsun Meeting, he saw...

Page 46 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, March 1931


Us HAVE REAL AIR RACE is a peculiarity of the human mind that the value of things is enhanced in recollection with the passing of time. We talk of "the good old days " in referring to events that may have occurred five, ten, twenty or any number of years ago, and are filled with a feeling of regret that things are not what they were. It is the antique complex, and often, if we would analyse our...

Page 44 of November 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, November 1931


The A.A. and Aviation. SINCEthe Automobile Association has extended its activities into the realm of aviation it has shown itself to be a body which is as helpful to the flying man as it has been to the road user, and the equivalent of those services which motorists have grown to regard as a matter of course are now available for the air pilot. Visitors arriving by 'plane at a flying meeting, for...

Page 33 of December 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, December 1931


ITEMS OF INTF,RhST FROM VARIOUTS SOITRCES A Hill Climb Venue Wanted. T • irE Light Car Club are desirous of organising a speed hill climb or a series of speed hill climbs during the 1932 season, but so far in spite of an intensive search, no suitable venue has vet been secured. yet been John Yule, the honorary secretary of the club, has written to MOTOR SPORT asking if we can help in the matter,...



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