Articles tagged E.R.A. Club

Page 33 of April 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, April 1938


BODIES AND RULES AND THINGS ON CLUBS AND CREDIT for the good management of motoring sport rests with a number of leading organisations, and full and unstinted praise is due to them for the high status of the sport and the authenticity of its Internationally accepted records and race-results. First and foremost in bringing about this happy state of affairs is the A.I.A.C.R., which originated in...

Page 7 of December 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, December 1938


THE TREND OF RACING-CAR DESIGN BEING THE ANNUAL SURVEY OF PROGRESS MADE IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF RACING CARS DURING THE PAST SEASON THIRTY-EIGHT has been a year of considerable interest in respect of racing-car design progress, because the change in the International Formula resulted in the construction of new road-racing cars of vastly differing type to those which suited the previous...

Page 29 of February 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, February 1937


THE TYPE 45, 2-LITRE FRAZER-NASH-B.M.W. SALOON. When, some years ago, the Aldington brothers introduced the Frazer-NashB.M.W. to British Sportsmen they did all of us a very good turn indeed, inasmuch as this marque combines so many good qualities in one vehicle as to offer a solution to all those persons who have occasion to travel far and fast and wish to do so with comfort, refinement, and...

Page 17 of January 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, January 1942


That E.R.A SOME more light is thrown on what has come to be known as the mystery of the cycle-shop E.R.A. in the form of a letter from A. Rivers-Fletcher. chairman of the E.R.A. Club. Last month FlightLieut. Harry Mundy effectively blew-up the idea that the Nottingham owner haq. a " hush-hush " E.R.A. engine, pointing out that the unit so labelled was actually designed in 1932 and never assembled...

Page 20 of March 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, March 1938

Club news

etal/laced U.H. & U.L.M.C. The annual Cotswold Trial, which has earned a high place as one of the better trials embracing sensible hills and attracting a varied entry, was run off on February 6th. There were thirty-one entries, including A. F. Seroggs (touring Trojan), I. K. Nixon (Austin Seven), J. H. Plevy (Gwymie), G. N. Mansell and C. A. N. May (M.G.$), N. V. Terry (Frazer-NashB.M.W.), J...

Page 18 of January 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, January 1944

Club News

etidi WE HEAR . . . . " Bira " has been seen in the uniform of a I, lt/Lieut., A.T.C. Harold Pratley would be glad to help anyone in the Liverpool district with work on sports or racing cars, to " keep his hand in" in his spare moments. his younger brother is a L.A/C. in the R.A.r. . out in Inaia, and is believed to have in hand a in. to the foot model of the o.h.v. Austin ; he would be glad to...

Page 21 of January 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, January 1939


etia /Iowa VINTAGE SPORTS-CAR CLUB COTSWOLD TRIAL, NOVEMBER 27th This annual invitation event attracted twenty-six entries, including four teams entered by the Vintage, Harrow, United Hospitals and Bugatti Owners' Clubs. The placing Was in this order, the Vintage carrying off the S. C. H. Davis Cup by one mark. The team consisted of Miss Barbara Marshall's assorted G.N., Denyer's stout Lea-...

Page 13 of June 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, June 1939


Sir, HELP WANTED I wonder if any of your readers can put me in touch with anyone who has a Straight Eight Supercharged Front Drive Alvis as raced by this firm several years ago. I am, Yours etc., S. BROADBENT. Auto-Port Ltd., Elstree, Herts. Sir, Readers will have noticed, and I hope, deplored the modern fashion of decrying the British made product in the car world, as in others. People spend...

Page 9 of October 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, October 1938


Big Stuff CfiCIL CLUTTON tells me the engine of his famous Itala came down for the first time in his experience before the Shelsley Meeting, because it was suffering a seized little-end. On rending the machinery asunder, the con-rods were seen to be offset by reason of huge kinks in their middles, the crankshaft webs to be of H-section, and the journals almost identical in diameter to Austin...

Page 31 of February 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, February 1936


THE E.R.A. CLUB Nearly forty people were present including several ladies. The Chair was taken by Mr. A. F. Rivers Fletcher, and it was unanimously decided to form a Club under the name of the E.R.A. Club, its objects being to assist in every possible way E.R.A. Limited, in their endeavours to uphold Britain's prestige in International Motor Racing. The subscription to be „t1 per annum with a...



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