Articles tagged Motor Club

Page 55 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, June 1982

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old car matters Austin 7 Diamond Jubilee THE Editor has received the following letter from Ken Cooke of the 750 MC and the Austin Seven Clubs Association, about the Easter End-to-End Run for Austin Sevens which was part of their Diamond Jubilee celebrations (not the 75th Anniversary as inadvertently said last month). I thought you might like this souvenir programme of the End...

Page 67 of November 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, November 1969

Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEWS "British Aviation—The Great War and Armistice", by Harald Penrose. 621 pp., 8 1/5 in. x 5 3/5 in. (Putnam & Co. Ltd, 9, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, W.C.2. 105s.) This is another in Putnam's aviation series—and books about flying and aeroplanes seem to be out-numbering motoring books for the present—and it is the successor to the same author's earlier work "British Aviation...

Page 64 of December 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, December 1977

The datsun "Seven"

Sir, I was interested in the letter by Shotaro Kobayashi in the October Motor Sport. The tyres he mentioned could well he useful to some of our members but my interest is aroused by his mention of the Datsun "Seven" of the 30s. We have recently conducted an "enquiry" in the pages of the 750 Bulletin on the origins of the Datsun. Surveying the already published material the majority of writers...

Page 53 of May 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, May 1989

Veteran to classic

Repeat run The 750 Motor Club held its very first run n 1939, when 24 Austin 7s were led from Virginia Water to Newlands Corner by founder and Motor Sport Editor Bill Boddy and his A7 henchman Tom Lush in a Ruby. This was remembered on April 2 this year when the Brooklands Section made a repeat run in the opposite direction, with a treasure-hunt in the morning, lunch at the impressive Holloway...

Page 7 of February 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, February 1939

GOOD OLD DAYS AT BROOKLANDS

GOOD OLD DAYS AT BROOKLANDS CONTINUING SOME RAMBLING REMINISCENCES OF A REGULAR BROOKLANDS HABITUE BEFORE reverting to the old photograph album which has inspired these memories, I must record that I have been taken to task by a reader for two inaccuracies in my first article. The first was that I included the Wolseley Viper among the number of "chaindriven aero-engined monsters," whereas in...

Page 67 of June 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, June 1979

What's On

The 750 Motor Club celebrates its 40th anniversary with a commemorative rally at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre on Sunday, June 10th. Attractions on the top straight of the old racing circuit will include a static display, concours for all classes, driving tests and an Autojumble. The rally is open to all Austin models up to and including the A35 as well as examples of 750MC racing and...

Page 14 of November 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1959

Club News

A group of Riley enthusiasts in the Nottingham and Derbyshire area are trying to form a local group of the Riley Register. The Register caters for the owners of pre-1938 Rileys and offers many benefits as well as social activities. Anyone interested in the idea should write to Dr. Peter Hackett, Flat 1, 32, Waterloo Road, Nottingham. • The R.A.C. International Rally will be held this year from...

Page 40 of May 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, May 1972

Around and about

Comment on the Racing and Club SceneWhat's happening in Formula Ford Formula Ford, the category of racing Introduced in 1967, continues to go from strength to strength and, if the early season races are anything to go by, 1972 could be the best year ever for these 1,600-c.c. skinny wheeled single-seaters. This season there are umpteen FF championships but the one everyone wants to win is that...

Page 41 of November 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, November 1983

The Things They Say...

Refreshingly honest: "Yet again two imitation Ulsters had their inaugural runs to this Rally, Andrew Fleetwood's fully road-equipped example and my own LWB model." Paul Bonewell writing in the Bulletin of the 750 Motor Club. — D.S.J. " Somewhere in the middle of a long haul from Boulogne to Brittany recently I found that oncoming drivers were flashing their lights at me. It happened too often to...

Page 128 of March 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 128, March 2008

Mallock's half-century

Mallock will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the debut of its first sports-racing car with a weekend dedicated to the constructor at Silverstone in August during a 750 Motor Club race meeting. The cars were initially built and raced by Major Arthur Mallock and since his death in the mid-’90s his eldest son Richard has built cars for the Clubmans race series. Brother Ray has taken his team into...

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