Articles tagged Bugatti Owners' Club

Page 17 of June 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1949

Obituary

Kenneth Wilfred Bear, whose ex-Abecassis "3.3" Grand Prix Bugatti (running un-supercharged) overturned during practice for the Jersey race, was 43 years of age and leaves a widow and two daughters, to whom the sympathy of the entire sporting world will be extended. No one was more steady or safer-looking in a racing car's cockpit than Bear, and brake failure is thought to have caused the tragedy...

Page 1 of July 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 1, July 1946

Contents

Report of Recent Events ... 141 Circuit Racing at Last ... 143 B.R.D.C. Bulletin ... 147 The Veteran C.C. Southern Rally ... 148 Paris - Bordeaux ... 149 Shelesly Walsh Review ... 151 Bugatti Owners' Club Prescott Hill Climb ... 156 Personality Parade - No. 7 ... 157 Rumblings ... 158 Club News ... 160 Letters from Readers ... 162

Page 10 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, June 1936

RUMBLINGS

Alfas up again There is always something new from Africa, and those two ferocious Grand Prix races, one in Tripoli and one in Tunisia, which took place last month, reveal a new and more healthy situation in big-car racing. After a period of complete, albeit well-deserved, domination by the two German marques, the 12cylinder Alfa-Romeo has at last arrived and the results of the two races show it...

Page 31 of December 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, December 1937

ON THE INFLUENCE OF SLIME-STORMING

ON THE INFLUENCE OF SLIME-STORMING • pRESENTDAY trials are excellent as a pastime, but unfortunately they do not prove anything in particular about car-quality or performance and I rather feel that the interest now displayed and the enthusiasm expended in storming slimy gradients is detrimental to sports-car design in general. I am the last person to throw cold water on the modern trial,...

Page 9 of May 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, May 1946

Monkhouse (Bugatti) Makes F.T.D. at Elstree

Huge entry for V.S.C.C. event. Some very good times. Abecassis's Alta is fastest sports car. The Vintage S.C.C. speed trials at Elstree on Easter Monday over a 1/4-mile of slightly uphill aerodrome runway produced a "Brooklands" entry and attendance. The start was very late, electrical timing had to be abandoned for stop-watch, and the second runs were conducted in a very haphazard manner - one...

Page 147 of July 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 147, July 2013

Simon Arron

The hills are alivePrescott, April 27: the British & Midland championships emerge from hibernation The time of day is immaterial — Brixton never sleeps. Early starts acclimatise you to weaving around its nightclub strays and this morning's foremost exhibit is a young woman teetering on high heels between two lanes of slow-moving traffic. In one hand she has a cigarette, in the other a full...

Page 22 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1947

Club News

We Hear R. W. Pollack knows of ten keen Frazer-Nash owners in the Birmingham area. His own Black burn-engined "Shelsley" Frazer-Nash is being fitted with a Clyde supercharger by Chris. Shorrock. Leslie Seyd has very thoroughly rebuilt the ex-Shakespeare 1913 "12/14" Mors and also has the 1912 14-h.p. Gregoire. L. W. Thomas is building a 2-seater "special", using 3 in. by 16-g. tubular chassis...

Page 17 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1945

Club News

WE HEAR Mr. Sheppard is building up quite a fleet of 2-cylinder Renault cars for future veteran events, and also possesses a 1910 Model-T Ford. Haining is disposing of his rebuilt 1928 "12/50 " Alvis and is completing another, based on a 1931 T.J. chassis. Meanwhile, his 1925 " 12/50 " Alvis motors as well as ever. F/Lt. C. M. Tait, who owned a 1987 14-litre Riley " Kestrel " before the war, is...

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

BRITISH MOTORING FIXTURES FOR 1934

IN addition to the International Sporting Calendar circulated by the R.A.C., the Club has now issued a list of the principal British motoring events in 1934. Whilst every endeavour has been made by the R.A.C. to make the list as complete as possible, a certain number of fixtures, of which no notification has yet been received, will require to be added to this list when the dates have been agreed...

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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