Articles tagged Morgan Three-Wheeler Club

Page 16 of March 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, March 1955

Club News

Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. The Jan./Feb. issue of the club's journal contains a brief account of activities from 1911, when the club was formed, to the commencement of racing at Castle Combe circuit. Future fixtures include the Full Moon Trial on March 12th, and a social visit to the Austin Motor Company on March 25th. It is expected that race meetings will be held at the excellent Castle Combe...

Page 60 of February 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, February 1973

Letters from readers

N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and MOTOR SPORT does not necessarily associate itself with them—ED. MG History—A criticism and a reply Sir, Referring to your review of the book "The Story of the MG Sports Car". I only wish I could "endorse its commendable authenticity" as you have done. However, I do not trust the book which states that no tourer versions—only saloons—...

Page 22 of June 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, June 1965

THE VINTAGE YEARS OF THE MORGAN 3-WHEELER

[From time to time fairly superficial histories of the Morgan 3-wheeler have appeared in various journals, but to celebrate the demonstration race by members of The Morgan Three-Wheeler Club at the V.S.C.C. Oulton Park meeting on the 19th of this month, I thought something rather more detailed was merited. Peter Morgan, Managing Director of The Morgan Motor Company Ltd., very kindly delivered to...

Page 32 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, March 1952

Club affairs

The annual general meeting of the Welsh Counties CC was held on February 4th at the Carpenter's Arms, Romney, near Cardiff. A very popular member, John Whitehead, was elected as club Chairman, and it was proposed that Major Jack Petersen (the ex-boxing champion) and Mr Aubrey Halewood should become the president and vice-president, respectively. A review of the club's sporting programme was given...

Page 36 of January 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section dedicated to old-car matters Some Lucas History Last year the great Lucas electrical organisation, on which so many vintage and older cars relied for lighting and starting sets, celebrated its one-hundredth anniversary. From this auspicious occasion it is possible to extract some interesting items of history. For instance, the famous company dates back to 1834, when Joseph Lucas was...

Page 67 of February 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, February 1995

V-to-C Miscellany

T he Jowett CC will have its 30th National Rally at Woburn Abbey from May 26/29 the Club's news is set out in its magazine Joweteer, edited by Alan Brierley. December's issue contains an interesting Piece about how weight was saved in the construction of the earlier flat-twin lowetts, only to be thrown away when 4WB were thought necessary, when the revised rear axle weighed more than the engine....

Page 24 of November 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, November 1954

Club News

Alvis — Lagonda Driving Tests The Alvis O.C. and the Lagonda C.C. competed in five driving tests at Thursley, Surrey, on September 19th. The cars, ranging from Rapiers to 4 ½-litre Lagondas, and from a 12/50 to a 3-litre Alvis, were well matched and times were close, particularly in the acceleration test. The loose surface added to the afternoon's entertainment and to the times of some...

Page 17 of February 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1953

Club news

We hear... The R.A.C. issued a news-paragraph on January 1st headed " Please Do Not Feed the Ponies ! " We thought at first that this was an attack on premium petrol but were relieved to find that what the R.A.C. had in mind is discouraging New Forest fauna from coming out of the forest onto the roads, thus leading to accidents. We stated, on the authority of the British Salmson Owners' Club that...

Page 22 of January 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, January 1970

Morgans at Montlhéry

FROM last month's issue of the Morgan Three-Wheeler Club Magazine we learn that in last October seven Morgan three-wheelers made an expedition to Montlhéry Track and took part in the Coupes de l'Age d'Or thereon. What a splendid idea! We have for a long time felt that the VSCC might profitably have — meeting at Montlhéry. There would be a banked track to sample (and since the demise of Brooklands...

Page 27 of December 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1968

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Northern Lakeland Trial (November 9th) "I suppose if someone had entered a modern heavy lorry for the 1927 Mille Miglia it would have won!" These words were spoken, with feeling, by Jack Knight after he and his 1928 O.M. had diced with the juggernauts all the way up the M6 during their long journey from Gloucestershire to Cumberland to take part in...

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