Articles tagged District Motor Club

Page 4 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, July 1997

People power returns to 'People's Palace"

Racing cars and motorcycles turned the clocks back at Crystal Palace on Whitsun Bank Holiday Monday, when Sevenoaks and District Motor Club and Bromley Council hosted a Sprint to commemorate 25 years since the last race meeting at the popular South London venue. The success of the sprint on a 600 yard section of the old circuit, using North Tower corner has inspired the club to run it annually. "...

Page 31 of March 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, March 1925

Round the Clubs

Round the Clubs ULSTER M.C.C. The annual meeting of the Ulster M.C.C. is always an event of outstanding importance in motor cycling trials in Northern Ireland, and this year there was an added interest by reason of the phenomenal success of the club during the past season. The membership of the club is now 16o, compared with 140 a year ago ; and tlig following figures speak for themselves : Funds...

Page 37 of May 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, May 1981

Club News

Cooper Car Club Plans are afoot to form a Club or Register for owners and enthusiasts for Cooper cars and the many derivatives. Already support has come from Cooper drivers of old like Eric Brandon and Alan Brown. The activities of John Cooper and his father range from simple JAP engined 500s, through big sports cars to Formula One cars, as well as various road cars. Co-ordinator for this...

Page 140 of January 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 140, January 2011

Bill Boddy

First year at DoningtonIf your elghteenth-century deer park ls proving hard to maintain, there's only one thlng to do with it... Brooklands was well established after its opening in 1907, but between the wars there arose the feeling among motor racing enthusiasts in Britain that we should follow Continental countries and have a road circuit. Some attempt was made to this end with the Campbell...

Page 37 of August 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, August 1950

CLUB AFFAIRS

CLUB AFFAIRS The Bodutin and District Motor Club lut,s existed in the past mainly for organising motor-eyele grass track events, but with the advent of lite St. Austell Speedway, tins form of sport has been abandoned. Motor-cycle and car enthusiasts in the arca have had four meetings in as tuan2., weeks and the club will now eater for both, types of vehicles with trials, scrambles and social...

Page 49 of November 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, November 1979

Around and About

The Jones Collection Alan Jones is more than just a brilliant Grand Prix driver, he is a real enthusiast for motor cars, on or off the track. Jones turned up at a mutual friend's house whilst we were there the other weekend in his new Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 and by coincidence a Press Release arrived from Mercedes a few days later telling us about his acquisition and detailing the personal...

Page 10 of February 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, February 1933

CAR RACING AT DONNINGTON PARK

CAR RACING AT DONNINGTON PARK MOTOR cycling enthusiasts in the Midlands are already well acquainted with the 2+ mile road circuit at Donnington Park. The owner, Mr. J. G. Shields, J.P., arranged the first motor-cycle race meeting there on WhitMonday, 1931, and for two-wheelers only a few alterations and additions were needed to the existing drives. Last year, at the Whitsun Meeting, Mr. Shields...

Page 76 of June 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, June 1977

Donington Re-born

Pre-War nostalgia enveloped the pleasant parklands of Donington Park on May 6th as the gloriously throaty roar of MultiUnion II and an Alfa Romeo 2.9 Tipo B Monoposto and the deep rumble of a less-fitting 1914 Grand Prix Mercedes reverberated across the undulating Leicestershire motor racing circuit. The noises were more than just another echo of the past released from the Aladdin's cave of the...

Page 105 of October 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 105, October 2009

New sprint bid for Crystal Palace

Racing cars will return to the famous Crystal Palace circuit in May 2010 if organisers can secure the funding for work on the track surface and safety barriers. Providing backing can be found, Sevenoaks and District Motor Club will organise a sprint event on the weekend of May 30/31, with both historic and modern racing cars, including classes for alternative fuel and electric vehicles. The club...

Page 45 of July 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, July 1924

Round the Clubs

The Surbiton Motor Club. The Surbiton Motor Club came into existence four years ago, and its membership numbers round about 200 each year. Many well known personalities in the motor world are connected with the Surbiton Club, Professor Low, as President, being supported by a strong body of officials comprised of some of the most experienced men in competition organisation. Many valuable trophies...

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