Articles tagged House of Commons

Page 11 of March 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1968

Matters of Moment

• Reply to the Petition Although we have not had reply to our anti-70 m.p.h. petition from the Minister herself, her Parliamentary Secretary, Mr. John Morris, has taken up the matter on her behalf. When we presented the petition we also wrote to every member of Parliament, yet only a handful have expressed any interest—very surprising in view of over 280,000 potential lost votes in the next...

Page 21 of March 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 1970

Matters of moment

Hands off the motor car The human race has not yet found a means of living peacefully together on one planet and in this country it certainly has not learned to live with the motor car, although self-propelled vehicles have been with us for quite some time and are not going to fade quietly away overnight. Indeed, private transportation is expected to increase at the rate of another 20-million...

Page 24 of November 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, November 1947

Club News

We Hear J. Lindsay Hatchett has an overhauled 1922 G.N. chassis, with twin Amal track-racing carburetters and two-plug alloy-bronze heads, for disposal for £50, including another engine and miscellaneous spares. V. Jones is constructing a "special" with 7 ft. 1 in. wheelbase chassis outrigged and underslung at the rear, with pre-selector gearbox from an N-type M.G. Magnette and a 1934 Riley "...

Page 55 of December 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, December 1981

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The Life and Times of Montie Grahame-White (Continued from the November issue) After his adventurous journey in the 20 h.p. Wolseley wagonnette to Marseilles, as recounted last month, Grahame-White (hereinafter referred to as G-W) returned to Monaco in March 1904, as he was due to steer the racing motor-boat Parisienne II for the Societe Parisienne in the...

Page 17 of May 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, May 1944

RUMBLINGS

11111111 ,n -• These days, when things are apt to fall from the night sky, knowledge of what they are and what brings them here is instructive and A Grey Book absorbing. So Faber and Faber are to be congratulated on publishing Charles Grey's latest book, "The Luftwaffe." It runs to 251 pages, is nicely illustrated, is very readable, and tells one practically all one could wish to know about...

Page 56 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, June 1980

MINISTER OF SPORT

MINISTER OF SPORT An interview with a very sporting MOTOR SPORT penetrated the corridors of power at the Department of the Environment in order to interview Hector Motto, MP. Officially listed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, with special responsibility for sport. More popularly called Ministcr of Sport. A keen motorist with a strong interest in vintage sports Cars...

Page 13 of May 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, May 1933

The Seventh Mille Miglia.

The Seventh Mille Miglia VICTORY FOR TAZIO NUVOLARI, WITH AN ALFA ROMEO. MAGNIFICENT DEBUT OF M.G. MAGNETTES IN WINNING 1,100 c.c. CLASS FROM NEW MASERATIS. THAT the Italians are more enthusiastic about motor racing than any other community in the world is proved by the ability of the Royal Automobile Club of Italy to hold its annual 1,000 mile race over roads voluntarily closed by the general...

Page 62 of February 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, February 2010

Lunch with... Desiré Wilson

The talented South African remains the only woman ever to have won an F1 race. But she’s never thought of herself in those terms – she’s just a racing driverBy Simon Taylor Redoubtable females run like a thread through motor sport history, from Camille du Gast to Danica Patrick, from Kay Petre to Christabel Carlisle. But only two have raced in World Championship Grands Prix. Maria-Teresa de...

Page 26 of October 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, October 1947

Club News

We Hear B. H. Banes reports several interesting encounters during a holiday in N. Wales. In Ludlow an early "Twenty" Rolls and a well-kept Trojan tourer, later another, badge-bearing Trojan tourer, in Wales itself, a fine 18-h.p. Star in Portmadoc, an early 8.3-h.p. Renault 2-seater in Aberson and a "10/23" Talbot in Bangor. Home again, a Lloyd "350" was seen in Ledbury, where a few J.M.B. 3-...

Page 24 of August 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, August 1967

Fragments on Forgotten Makes

No. 38: The Ruston-Hornsby The roots of Ruston & Hornsby Ltd. go back to 1857. They were a well-established engineering firm in Lincoln when the First World War broke out. Contracting to make aeroplanes, they erected a special factory at BouItham. Here they were responsible for 1,500 of the not very effective A.B.C. Dragonfly aero-engines and built B.E. 2d and 2e, Sopwith 1½-strutter, Sopwith...

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