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Page 27 of February 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1950

PICTORIAL REVIEW

PICTORIAL REVIEW THE 26th M.C.C. EXETER TRIAL and THE 1950 MONTE CARLO RALLY MONTE CARLO RALLY STOP PRESS REPORT THE GLASGOW START by DAVID SCOTT-MONCRIEFF 4.,„.„„„•,, ,taltilia .611. Takit,g ,itni.-1; poll or hal( a dozen compel' Iti‘S than foul,t ha, the votalerstil moat pat on it,„ s,„1 *1111, ,va!:1111•IitlifrAY a SI '".r,i rh. iniri tai.sor. Thi,, year it was. Mit el. mum, ni past Mar eNaell...

Page 34 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, October 1951

MOTOR SPORT

Rolls-Royee,I 911-i. Ntcre(dAs, ISM de Dion, 1905 dc Dim and Austro-Dainiler, Simplex, Hispano-snisa, Simea and Ferrari tars, and Scot ind's Magazine had a feature about J. C. Sword's collection, illustrated by photographs of his ex-Prince of Wales, 1010 Rolls-Royce, 1805 Daimler, a 1902 Albion. his 1902 Oldsmobile, 1904 Arrol-Johnston, 1909 Renault, 1909 Albion van, 1912 Sunbeam, 1912 Adlcrand...

Page 27 of January 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, January 1956

V.S.C.C. ODIHAM DRIVING TESTS

V.S.C.C. ODIHAM DRIVING TESTS (December 11th) III leaving difficult-to-locate Risley. the annual Ns inter driviuggests fixture ofthe Vintage S.C.C. moved to the squalor of the Slough Trading Estate. shifted to bleak l.asharn airfield and. this year went to another airfield near the secluded North Hampshire town of thliliant. which estate agents refer to as niiii'i-soicItt -cider. Au t• cellent...

Page 38 of August 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, August 1950

BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS THE STORY OF BROOKLANDS, Vol. III, by W. Boddy. 250 pp. (Grenville Publishing Co., Ltd., 15, City Rood, London, E.C.I. Price 12s. bd.) The Sport already Owes much to \V. 'toddy. lind I believe that It great &al of the preseut-dhty enthusiasm and Following for mot or-racing is due to his efforts during the war. and post-war years. His pompilation of a complete history of...

Page 18 of November 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, November 1961

Looking at the London Motor Show

Looking at the London Motor Show SENSATIONS preceded the 1961 Earls Court Show. On the eve of opening day Sir Reginald Rootes sacked 8,000 workers as a result of the Acton strike and announced that his company had ceased to exist—although we were glad to see that all his stands at the Show were fully occupied. Then at the B.M.C. Press Lunch Richard Dimbleby came in for strong criticism, Mr....

Page 32 of December 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, December 1991

Rally Review -- Rothmans Cyprus

Fun for the few No matter how tough nor how well organised a rally, in the long run the factor which determines how memorable it will have become is the quality of the competition. An event which attracts a good field of top class competitors tends to be remembered for the keen, close contest between them, whereas another which does not draw the leading drivers of the day will no doubt merit no...

Page 82 of March 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, March 1982

Cars in Books

Not so much cars in books this time, as some reflections about cars in the fine TV production of Evelyn Waugh's "Brideshead Revisited — The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder", based on the book of that title published by Chapman & Hall in 1945. So many vintage and later motor-vehicles now feature in TV plays and documentaries, to the financial and some consider prestige...

Page 24 of March 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1978

The VSCC visits Brooklands

Before the war the VSCC had race-meetings at Donington Park but not at Brooklands. It has since discovered this famous venue, rather late in the day, and on February 5th held its second Driving Test session within the hallowed grounds. The space available made it possible to run nine tests concurrently, so that a lot was packed into the winter afternoon. First to arrive at the "Mit and Spike" at...

Page 3 of June 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, June 1944

FORD V8 "SPECIALS"

FORD V8 " SPECIALS " WHEN in 1932 the Ford V8 was first introduced to the general public those among it who were motor sportsmen realised that here, indeed, was "a car that was different," one which gave town carriage comfort with super sports performance, a combination which had never been realised before at a competitive price. Early in 1933 Several slightly-modified Model 18s appeared in the...

Page 35 of January 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, January 1957

Cars I Have Owned

J. E. Mellor of Portishead describes thirty years of motoring in which he went from tricycle to tricycle, a topical form of transport at the present time. In 1925, after a series of motor-cycles which included W. D. Douglas, Indian and N.U.T., I acquired an 1,100 c.c. twin-cylinder side-valve Morgan Blackburn three-wheeler, but my first car, a 1913 Ballot open four-seater, happened earlier, when...

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