Articles tagged Flying Club

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Bill Boddy

A life in the fast lane Family wealth allowed Dick Shuttleworth to pursue his passion for racing and flying, while his adventurous streak occasionally led him into trouble with the law Richard Shuttleworth (or Ormonde) was born in July 1909, educated at Eton and served with the Lancer Regiment. His parents, Colonel Frank and Dorothy Clotilda Lang, had been presented to King Edward VII and...

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Lunch with... Lord March

Simon Taylor takes luncheon with the man whose love of history and a good party have created the world’s finest historic events Photograpgy: James Mitchell Goodwood House, with its flinted Palladian façade and copper-topped towers, is strangely calm this morning. Just 11 days ago, the Festival of Speed filled these grounds with 150,000 paying spectators: yet already the circle in front of the...

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Veteran Types

Veteran Types TN an article which appeared in "MOTOR SPORT" some half a dozen years ago, Mr. Lionel Martin ascribed the first appearance of the real sports car to the introduction of the 30/98 h.p. Vauxhall in. 1914. While I entirely agree that the real definition of a sports car does not include racing cars fitted with wings and a windscreen, nor on the other hand touring models modified by...

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Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters, both current and contemporary Fifty Years of a Nobody's Motoring Back in the dim ages, as far as my memory serves me, my first recollection is of a de Dion Bouton which my father used to take out on our country roads, by himself, despite the fact that he was very unpopular with various friends, who still rode in their carriages, because the horses would leap...

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Matters of moment

It happens on March 13th What does? Why, the opening of the 1983 F1 racing season, with the Brazilian Grand Prix, of course! We can expect a very interesting and competitive year, with the additional bonus of seeing how the new racing cars with flat bottoms turn out, it being a fact that these are regarded as a good aspect of such cars, whatever you think about them on girls. . . . Whatever the...

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BROOKLANDS ACTIVITIES

BROOK LANDS ACTIVITIES THE aerodrome has been afflicted with fog and cold weather, but in spite of this, work has proceeded steadily whenever possible. Improvements to the Aerodrome. The new snack bar is proving very popular, and is more or less besieged during the " rush-hours "when food is a popular item. It is a great convenience to those who do not wish to spare the time for a full meal, for...

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The Swedish Grand Prix

The Six-wheelers Win Anderstorp, Sweden, June 13th Although the manipulators behind the scenes of Formula One racing have managed to bring about a degree of uniformity to most things, almost to the point of dullness, they have yet to remove all the variety from the circuits on which the Grand Prix races are held. After the seemingly unreal atmosphere of racing round the streets of Monte Carlo,...

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THE BROOKLANDS--NEWCASTLE RACE

THE BROOKLANDS-NEWCASTLE RACE Annual Event Held Over from the Brooklands Air Display, Won by Hon. R. WESTENRA (Gipsy Moth). RIGINALLY intended to be flown during the Brooklands Air Display last June, the annual Brooklands to Newcastle Air Race had to be postponed owing to the exceedingly bad weather which prevailed on that day. Fortunately, the morning of the race was fine, with a slight wind...

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Chasing Ghosts

Not pursuit along dusty roads of a bevy of 40/50 hp Rolls-Royces, simply a glance-back at some off-beat motoring history. First, during the weekend of August 15th/16th, at the Open Days of the Fairboume 15"-gauge seaside railway near Dolgellau (see Motor Sport for June, page 732), something came about that I had long wanted to see. Two prized possessions of Count Louis Zborowski's, which he owned...

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