Articles tagged E.R.A. Club

Page 22 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, December 1936

Club news

etta• /lewd BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB The Welsh trial attracted nineteen The Welsh trial attracted nineteen starters in spite of the start being so far from town. Pen-y-Bryn is a tricky hill with three-quarters of a mile of slippery surface, which eaussd four failures. Treveriog was not troublesome and the whole entry sailed up, and Glynceiriog stopped only one car, though it had some nasty bends. The...

Page 5 of March 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, March 1939

HAVE YOU WRITTEN TO US YET?

HAVE YOU WRITTEN TO US YET? Last month we made an appeal to MOTOR SPORT readers to write and let us know whether—and to what extent—they would be prepared to support a National Grand Prix Fund, Owing to the exigencies of printing, it is necessary to write this article some time before the issue in which it is to appear will be on sale. In consequence, it is impossible to form any accurate opinion...

Page 14 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1938

"BIRA" TWICE BEATEN

" BIRA " TWICE BEATEN SENSATIONAL RACING AT THE CLOSING CRYSTAL PALACE MEETING FURTHER ENHANCES ALTA PRESTIGE IN spite of torrential rain, the last Crystal Palace Meeting was immensely enjoyable. It is now a confirmed fact that one does not notice the slowness of the Palace circuit and that Harry Edwards's short races go down very well. The meeting was very fully televised and Dick Seaman started...

Page 29 of April 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, April 1964

The E.R.A Club Dinner

The newly-formed E.R.A. Club had a very nostalgic assembly of pre- and post-war E.R.A. drivers at its first dinner, at the Public Schools Club in Piccadilly on March 2nd. Organised by the Hon. Sec., Barry Eastick, himself an ex-E.R.A. owner, A. F. Rivers-Fletcher took the chair and Raymond Mays and Humphrey Cook were guests of honour. Mays delivered a moving speech, recalling how he had initiated...

Page 27 of March 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, March 1937

FORWARD FERODO

FORWARD FERODO At the E.R.A. Club dinner, Raymond Mays said that he was doing 150 m.p.h. before braking for the Fork turn on the Mountain Circuit at Brooklands, and that this course is the fiercest test of brakes in the world, as after ten fast laps they are nearly red-hot. Mays Chooses Ferodo brake linings. Readers will have noticed the interesting series of advertisements on the front cover of...

Page 22 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, September 1937

Club News

etia• lelawd ........?••1111111111119/ N.W. LONDON MOTOR CLUB At a recent Committee Meeting it was decided to make certain changes in the arrangements for the Fourth Annual Inter-Club Team Trial for the Sporting Life Team Trophy to be held on Saturday, the 9th October. It is felt that these changes will make the Trial more attractive and interesting to the competitors. The start of the Trial will...

Page 25 of August 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, August 1938

THE E.R.A. CLUB

THE E.R.A. CLUB Sir, 'This is an open letter to all those interested in Britain's prestige in motor racing. Owing to the wonderful generosity of Humphrey Cook, the E.R.A. concern came into being and put England On the map in the 1 I-litre class. The very existence of these cars would not have been possible except for his tremendous sportsmanship. In order to assist him the E.R.A. club was formed...

Page 17 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1939

ON THE E.R.A. OUTLOOK

ON THE E.R.A. OUTLOOK ALTHOUGH English Racing Apathy has been painfully apparent in the degree of support -afforded to the E.R.A. Club in its endeavours to financially help the E.R.A. team, I am convinced that the majority of racing enthusiasts in this country do feel a real debt of gratitude to E.R.A. Ltd., for the very splendid way they have upheld British raving prestige during the last three...

Page 31 of April 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, April 1950

Sideslips by "Baladeur"

Some time ago, I remarked, in an unguarded moment, that one day I should have to write an article on "Racing Cars Which Never Appeared." It was a rash move, since, as I might almost have expected, a reader has taken me up, with the suggestion that "one day" should be now; in fact, that I had better get on with it. It is a large subject, and I can hardly hope to do justice to it in a short article...

Page 37 of December 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1937

THE FLOWER OF THE GLOUCESTER

THE FLOWER OF THE GLOUCESTER ONLY TWO CARS CLIMB ALL THE HILLS BREAKHEART WELL NAMED THEtwenty -sevei4 Ii London Gloucester Trial was promoted by the North-West London Motor Club on December 4th, aini bad weather lent even greatcr severity to one of the stiffest courses that a big event has seen. Only two drivers, out of a total of seventy-seven starters, came through with a clean sheet. These...

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