Articles tagged Motor Cycling Club

Page 14 of February 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, February 1961

36th M.C.C. Exeter Trial (January 6/7th)

This year's event attracted an entry of 265 cars, motorcycles, sidecars, bubble cars and scooters and showed an increase over previous years, when it seemed that the Motor Cycling Club's annual classic road trial was declining in popularity. Modern cars could climb most of the hills with ease and most of the regular competitors knew all the tricky spots. However, possibly due to restrictions on...

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The Colmore Cup Trial

The Colmore Cup Trial. Observations by a Car Competitor. for the 1926 competitions [The Sutton Coldfield and North Birmingham Club made a very good send-off season by organising the Colmore Cup Trial, which was held over a stiff route in the Cotswold Hills on Saturday, February 3th. Following our usual practice of recording these events, we detailed a member of our staff to enter the competition...

Page 4 of September 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1948

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events V.C.C. BIRMINGHAM RALLY This event, held at the Austin works, was one of the most successful ever staged by the Veteran Car Club. 85 old cars were entered, and 80 arrived. J. E. Ford's 1897 Benz took the prize for the oldest car attending the Rally, 45 veterans clocking-in, only a Mercedes and a de Dion being absent. The veteran's mileage prize went to Eyre's 1902 Napier...

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THE M.C.C. HIGH SPEED TRIAL. • Interesting Event in Appalling Weather. ON Saturday, October 22nd, the Motor Cycling Club staged their High Speed Reliability Trial, and received aid from the Clerk of the Weather, as the rain either poured down, or came down in torrents the whole time. In spite of the weather, non-starters were almost non-existent, and to the observer, the trial was more exciting...

Page 23 of September 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, September 1959

Club Items

The Citroen Car Club is organising a picnic at Woburn Abbey on Sunday, September 27th. Owners of Citroens who are not members of the Club are invited to come along with their families, and if they decide to join the Club then everyone will he happy. * The Railton Owners' Club informs us that it has received notification from the Vintage Sports Car Club that all open models of the Railton will be ...

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The MCC "Exeter" Trial

A look back Because snowstorms of record severity, combined with iced-up roads, prevailed over Southern England before the 1982 "Exeter" Trial, the Motor Cycling Club wisely cancelled the event. Sad, especially when you think about the great concourse of willing voluntary helpers and marshals, the hotels, cafes and petrol stations which were opening specially for the event and the disappointed...

Page 9 of March 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, March 1947

On Joining a Club

At this time of year, when the appearance of the first primroses and new petrol ration books instill a desire to get out on the road, the question of whether or not to join a club presents itself to new followers of the Sport. From letters we receive, much confusion seems to exist in the minds of such persons as to which clubs will best suit individual requirements and what advantages are to be...

Page 24 of September 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, September 1984


The Motor Cycling Club will hold its 62nd Edinburgh Trial, for cars and motorcycles of course, the 80th anniversary of this event, on October 6th, starting from Darley, Derbyshire at 7 am and taking in such observed sections as Clough Wood, Putwell, Litton, Slack, Millstone Edge, Bamford Clough (if it is repaired in time), Hay Dale, Taxai, Old Long Hill, Bare Leg and Lymer Rake, finishing at...

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

Club News

The provisional list of World Championship (capital letters), Sports-Car Championship (italics) and British International events is as follows: -- Jan. 31st: ARGENTINE GRAND PRIX (F.1). Feb. 6th: Buenos Aires 1,000-km. (Sports). Mar. 26th: Sebring 12 hours (Sports, Grand Touring). April 18th: Goodwood (F.1, F.2, Sports, Touring). April 30th: Aintree (F.2, Sports, Touring). May 8th: Targa Florio...

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The 55th MCC Exeter Classic Trial

The Motor Cycling Club's Exeter Trial had an entry of 295 motorcycles and cars this year, and retained the triple starting-points and night run, torrential rain giving place to a sunny day in Devon, on January 7th / 8th. The observed-sections were centred around Exeter and I used the Alfa Romeo Six, comfortable, with a good map-light and fuel-range, for reporting on some of them. After three...



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