Articles tagged Competitions Committee

Page 28 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1947

Shelsley Walsh

We have received a letter from Mr. Leslie Wilson pointing out that the Shelsley Walsh hill-climb is run by the Competitions Committee of the Midland Automobile Club and that, personally, he is not responsible for the banning of sports and Edwardian cars at the next meeting.

Page 11 of December 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, December 1944

On a mild disturbance in the Midlands

During February 1944, that wartime-formed body, the Midland Motoring Enthusiasts' Club, published, in the motoring Press, an invitation to the secretaries of the various motoring clubs to attend a meeting at which it was proposed to discuss a scheme which the MMEC had formulated in an attempt to reorganise the Sport after the war, and generally further motorists' interests. Twelve clubs were...

Page 15 of December 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, December 1945


The New M.G. There have been many announcements of new modes, but the first post-war sports car comes from the M.G Car Company, Ltd., of Abingdon. Based on the pre-1939 T.B. Midget, the new car is known as the T.C. Midget. It has a rather wider body and improved weather protection, but is typically a product of Abingdon. The 1,250-c.c. 66.5 by 90-mm. engine has a compression ratio of 7.5 to 1 and...

Page 19 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, March 1952

Reports of recent events

S.M.M.T. Formulae The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders announce that agreement has now been reached by car manufacturers on the definitions of production touring and production sports cars which should be considered eligible for production car races, rallies, etc. The definitions were drafted by a Sub-Committee of the Society's Car Section Committee under the chairmanship of WH ...

Page 26 of March 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, March 1933

club news

Oita /lewd THE RILEY MOTOR CLUB. THE annual Twenty-four Hour Reliability Trial held by the Riley Motor Club is the most important and popular event in the club's calendar. It is to be held this year on June 23rd and 24th, and certain details of its scheme are already available. On this occasion there will be fifteen starting points in the United Kingdom, including such centres as Liverpool,...

Page 11 of May 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, May 1954

Matters Of Moment

The R.A.C. Annual Club Conference This year the Annual Meeting between delegates of the motoring cubs and the Competitions Committee of the R.A.C. took place in Pall Mall on March 26th. That it was a peaceful gathering, whereas these meetings in the past have been inclined to be stormy, indicates that the Competitions Committee is apparently coping effectively with the difficult task of...

Page 21 of April 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1950


Lulsgate It is excellent news that the West Country is to have another club race meeting this year. The Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. will organise another day's sport at Lulsgate aero-drome on April 15th. Last year this was one of the most enjoyable of the smaller race meetings, so its inclusion in this year's calendar is very welcome. The meeting will be a closed invitation one, open to the B.A.R.C...

Page 11 of March 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1945


TWELFTH "REMBRANDT" AMMIER extremely successful enthusiasts' gathering happened, thanks to A. F. Rivers-Fletcher and his wife, at the Rembrandt Hotel on e February 11th, some 150 persons attending the lunch and the "To Start You Talking "feature. E. C. Gordon England was in the chair, and he reminded us what good fun motor racing was, and suggested that, quite apart from national prestige,...

Page 11 of April 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, April 1925


THE TOURIST TROPHY RACES 1925. A number of interesting points in connection:with:the forthcoming T.T. Races were settled by the Competition Committee of the A.C.U. at its last meeting. The qualifying lap times for each race were fixed as follows : New Time. Old Time. Senior 45 min. 50 min. Junior ... 50 •• 66 „ Lightweight... ... 55 ,. 70 . Ultra-Lightweight ... 70 ,. 75 Sidecar ... 65 „ „ The...

Page 7 of May 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, May 1945


ON THE FUTURE OF THE SPORT THE future of the Sport is terribly difficult to foresee at present, but at least we know that " Jackie " Masters, Leslie Wilson, Fred Craner and H. J. Morgan are reasonably optimistic, so there is every reason to hope for an early resumption of M.C.C. trials, Shelsley Walsh, Donington Mid J.C.C. events after hostilities cease. What many people seem more concerned about...



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