Articles tagged District Motor Club

Page 28 of October 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1925

Round the Clubs

Round the Clubs NORTH LONDON MOTOR CYCLE CLUB. The second part of the season was inaugurated with a social rim on Sunday, September 6th. The destination was Clacton-on-Sea ; and the participants met at the Alexandra Palace at 10.30 a.m. At Enfield more members joined the party, which proceeded by way of Epping and Chelmsford to a secluded spot a few miles before Colchester, where a picnic lunch...

Page 14 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, August 1934

FAST MONITORING AT DONINGTON PARK

FAST MOTORING AT DONINGTON PARK ECCLES (BUGATI1) LAPS AT 69 M.P.H. DIXON WINS FIRST 25 MILE RACE AND CRASHES WHEN IN THE LEAD OF THE SECOND. THE Derby and District Motor Club is to be congratulated for its efforts to improve further the standard of racing at Donington. Prize money to the extent of £100 was offered in the two 25 .mile handicap races and each attracted forty entries, the majority...

Page 8 of August 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, August 1991

Letter to readers

A Little History Dear Reader, In 1989 Maurice Hamilton wrote a readable and straightforward history of the British Grand Prix, going back to the first race to carry that title. It was a race held on an artificial road-type circuit laid out on the Brooklands Motor Course and organised by our Royal Automobile Club in 1926. The following year the RAC again organised a British Grand Prix at...

Page 42 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, June 1953

Association of North - Eastern and Cumberland Car Clubs

At a meeting held on April 11th at the Lambton Arms hotel, Chester-le-Street, and attended by representatives from Burnhope, Cumberland, Hartlepools. King's College, Middlesbrough and Newcastle Clubs it was agreed to form the Association of North-Eastern and Cumberland Car Clubs. Dr. Brass of King's College Club and Mr. R. B. Horn of Newcastle Club were elected Chairman and Secretary,...

Page 15 of May 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, May 1953

Club news

We hear... Osca engines may be used in the Gordon Bedson-designed Formula ll Kieft, if there is a Formula II Kieft. Coventry Climax are said to have a 200-b.h.p. V8 twin, o.h.c., petrol-injection, 1954 G.P. engine on the drawing-board. Dennis Poore, after severing his connection with Connaught, did not drive at Goodwood. The 750 Club has been urging its members to write to their M.P.s over the...

Page 32 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1993

Formula One Grands Prix

Dear reader, I am writing this on the eve of the European Grand Prix, to be held at Donington Park on Easter Sunday. By the time you read it, the race will be over and the next Grand Prix will be in full swing. Nothing stops the pace and pressure of motor racing, as many people have found out to their cost. Due to circumstances beyond my control, the Grand Prix at Donington Park may well be my...

Page 28 of May 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, May 1930

Club News

Oita/lewd LIGHT CAR CLUB. Despite a very showery day, there was quite a good turn-out of members for the Light Car Club's opening rally at the Salisbury Hotel, Barnet. The rally was preceded by a map-reading competition in which members had to follow a set course marked on a map, identify a number of roadside " clues " and give the mileage of the route ; the winner proved to be J. F. de Lattre,...

Page 29 of September 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1933

HERE AND THERE

HERE AND THE F Flag Signals in Car Races. Some to Some misunderstanding appears to exist regarding the correct flags to be employed for signalling to competitors in motor car races and speed events. For the information of Clubs promoting such competitions, the R.A.C. states that the following are the official signals and must be used at all events of this character :— Yellow Flag: Stop instantly...

Page 41 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1977

Donington Park racing

Once again Tom Wheatcroft is going to try and get motor racing going again on the revised Donington Park circuit, with the first meetings scheduled for this spring. Twice in the past it has looked as though racing was going to start, but unforeseen legal hassles and planning problems have held things up, so let us hope that it is a case of third time lucky. At the moment the plans are that the...

Page 46 of January 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1990

Maserati V8 R1: Interesting but Unsuccessful

Maserati V8 RI: Interesting but Unsuccessful /N 1934 a new Formula for Grand Prix racing began, with the barest minimum of rules, so that designers had a fairly free hand. The car had to be weighed without fuel, oil, water and tyres and the weight could not be more than 750 kilogrammes (1650 lbs). The thinking behind this limit was that it would control engine size to somewhere around 234 to 3...

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