THE VINTAGE SPORTS-CAR CLUB
Sir, The Vintage Sports Car Club appreciate the references which you make to the Club in your magazine, but in your
January issue you publish, on page 17, information which is not absolutely correct. I refer particularly to the statement that "affiliation to the Vintage Sports Car Club proper costs 1/-."
The true facts are these: Anyone joining the Vintage Sports Car...
CORONATION DAY AT DONINGTON. A Grand Slam for Austin
Those who were so unpatriotic as to journey to Donington Park on Coronation Day were rewarded with some very good racing, in spite of the drizzle that grew worse as the day wore on.
Quite a lot of important things happened. In the first place, Capt. Bemrose, President of the Derby and District M.C., opened the new club-rooms behind the Press...
THE BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS
Good Sport in Spite of Torrential Rain. Whitney Straight makes
Fastest Time, Earl Howe and Oliver Bertram Equal Second. AFTER the consistently fine weather of this summer, it was appallingly bad luck for the Brighton and Hove Club that Saturday September 16th, should have been a day of driving, tor
rential rain. Last year, it will be remembered, a crowd considerably in...
The Chilterns Trial of the Harrow C.C. resulted in a win for Mrs. A. E. Moss, driving her new and very exciting, short-chassis Marendaz Special. On Easy Hill only this car and W. E. C. Greenleaf's Ford Ten made successful
ascents. In the timed tests S. G. E. Tett's Balilla Fiat was fastest in the reverse up Maiden's Grove, and on the roundabout and acceleration test on Lewknor,...
Perhaps readers of your "Vintage Postbag" columns will be interested to see the enclosed photograph of a 1929 Clyno 9-h.p. fabric saloon, PK 6411, and to learn something of its history. I believe that 1929 was the last year that Clyno cars were in production.
The car was bought new (price £160) in February 1929, and extreme care was exercised during its running-in period. After four months...