Articles tagged Hampton Court

Page 9 of June 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, June 1926

T.T. TIT-BITS.

T. T. TIT-BITS. The Rex-Acme machines for the Junior and Lightweight races are almost identical with those used last year, which is not surprising considering the remarkable success that attended Handley's efforts. For the Senior race, however, a most interesting machine has been evolved, fitted with an entirely new design of twin Blackburne engine. This machine will, of course, be ridden by W. L...

Page 26 of March 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, March 1955

Book Reviews.

"A.B.C. of British Cars," by John Dudley. 72 pp. 4 in. by 6 in. (Ian Allen, Ltd., Craven House, Hampton Court. 2s.) This is a useful annual reference work to the cars of the British motor industry, having the merit of being inexpensive and of pocket size. It covers only British cars, however, not cars available on the British market, and thus Citroen, for instance, is omitted. A list of prices...

Page 8 of January 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, January 1941

Cars I have owned

 [THIS TIME BY CECIL CLUTTON, WHO INCLUDES SOME OF COL. CLUTTON'S CARS. HIS FATHER IS, OF COURSE, A VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE VINTAGE S.C.C., AND ONE OF THE KEENEST OF MOTORISTS.—ED.] IT is with some hesitation that I follow upon the fascinating articles which have already appeared in this series— more especially remembering Mr. Cooper's delightful "Scuderia Impecuniosa."  Furthermore, my pen has...

Page 24 of March 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1925

SPORTS MACHINES ON TEST.

SPORTS MACHINES ON TEST. A RUN ON A 680 c.c. ZENITH. By A.A.R. IAM going to permit myself to indulge in a complete 2eulogy on this machine, for it is impossible to criticize any important point in the performance or structural details of the bike. One can usually indulge in a mild grouse concerning such things as front brakes, tool-bags and the like, but even here I am stumped. I tried to...

Page 36 of March 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, March 1961

Book Reviews

"Automobile Year-1960-1961," edited by Ami Guichard. 220 pp. 12¾ in. x 9¼ in. (Editor S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne, Switzerland. English edition 52s. 6d.) This luxury publication, now in its eighth year, forms a fine addition to the bookcase besides being an excellent source of reference to motor cars, motor racing and motoring year by year. The generous use of art paper and colour illustrations puts...

Page 5 of March 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, March 1941

Cars I have owned

[This, the ninth article of the series, is by C. W. Moss, the well-known competition driver, now in the R.N.V.R. He describes, from memory, the very large and varied number of cars he has owned, and also recalls some interesting cars with which he has been intimately associated, since the age of eight years.—Ed.] THE Motoring Bug bit me when I was very young—eight years old, in fact—and I can...

Page 36 of April 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, April 1972

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car MattersThe Non-Pom. Silverstone (March 11th) Everything was set for another good Pomeroy Trophy contest of the VSCC at Silverstone this year, this being an ingenious event evolved by the late Laurence Pomeroy and constituting an effective memorial to him. He quite seriously planned the rules and tests to provide an indication from among the entrants of which is the...

Page 38 of March 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, March 1962

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE V.S.C.C. CHARTERHOUSE DRIVING TESTS (February 11th) Following their Marshals' Dinner at Pimms Restaurant in Bishopsgate on the Saturday, the active Vintage S.C.C.held driving tests in the pleasant setting of Charterhouse School on the Sunday. Although entries were restricted to 60, some interesting "new" cars were present, and a notable feature of the...

Page 24 of April 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, April 1961

Book Reviews

"The Author's and Writer's Who's Who," edited by L. G. Pine. 454 pp., 9 9/16 in. x 6 1/10 in. (Burke's Peerage Limited, Mercury House, 109-119, Waterloo Road, London, S.E.I. 45s.) This weighty tome, by the publishers of Burke's Peerage and Burke's Landed Gentry, is a directory of authors and writers. It pays motoring scribes the compliment of including their biographies with those of the other...

Page 29 of January 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, January 1956

BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS " Henry's Wonderful Model-T-1908-1927," by Floyd Clymer: 219 pp.. I 1 in. by 83 in. (McGraw-Hill Book (:ompany, hie.. 330. West 42nd Street, New York. 5.95 dollars.) There have been various histories of the fabulous Item-y Ford. but now come works on the model-T it self. Floyd Clymer weighs in with a eomprehensive album of Ford model-T memories, stories. jokes, songs, speeifieations...

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