Articles tagged Royal Military Academy

Page 52 of September 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, September 1973

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted To Old-Car Matters Looking back at VSCC Silverstone The second VSCC Silverstone Meeting was plagued by heavy rain showers, which was unfortunate, because there was a record entry and because the wet track was directly responsible for the Bentley-Napier leaving the course and being badly damaged, with David Llewellyn being slightly injured. The traditional races at this meeting...

Page 31 of November 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, November 1961

CLASSES IN MOTOR MAINTENANCE

CLASSES IN MOTOR MAINTENANCE Readers in north-east Middlesex may be interested to know of evening courses for owner-drivers in Motor Maintenance. The classes are of a theoretical and practical nature and are held from 7.15-9.15 on weekdays at White Hart Lane Old School, White Hart Lane, Wood Green, N.22. MONOPOSTO REGISTER This small group of enthusiastic clubmen who have been organising club...

Page 61 of November 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, November 1956

Oulton Park

(Sept 22nd) In contrast with the previous big race meeting at Oulton Park the weather was fine for the September 22nd meeting. Generous prize money was offered. Coopers took the main event, Salvadori in the Formula II model being the winner of this Gold Cup race sponsored by the Daily Herald. This event resulted in a big contest between Lotus and Cooper cars, the Lotus exponents being very hard...

Page 142 of July 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 142, July 2008

Bill Boddy

The taxi that wasn’t… From undertakers’ car to parade float to would-be taxi, WB’s Delaunay-Belleville enjoyed a varied life – even if it left him out in the cold From Edwardian times this make, from the factory at Saint Denis by the Seine, were fine cars, regarded by many as equal to a Rolls-Royce, although the circular radiator I felt lacked dignity. I found my 1926 15.9hp version in 1952 when...

Page 37 of November 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, November 1969

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters VSCC Presteigne Rally (October 4th/5th) This popular annual assault on Wales by the Vintage SCC, based on the Radnor Arms at Presteigne, was oversubscribed, attracting 65 cars for the Sunday Trial, which is preceded by a 200-mile road section, and 28 for the more gentle beauty show and driving frolics on the Saturday; this in spite of p.v.t. entries not being...

Page 50 of November 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, November 1965

Sunbeams at Sandhurst (Sept. 26th)

While the dragsters were devouring Blackbushe in the International Dragfest a few miles away, the S.T.D. Register was quietly conducting its annual Concours d'Elegance and driving-test meeting at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, a dignified setting for dignified motor cars. Judging the 14 Concours d'Elegance entries were Sir F. Phillip-son-Stow, Georges Roesch and the President, Winifred...

Page 58 of November 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, November 1964

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters S.T.D. Register Sandhurst Rally (Sept. 27th) The traditional splendid autumn weather enhanced the beautiful setting in which this annual end-of-season fixture is held, by courtesy of the Commandant and Adjutant of the Royal Military Academy. The tests were distinctly pedestrian, in order to preserve the surface of NCW Building Square on which they took place,...

Page 40 of November 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, November 1963

Veteran-Edwardian-vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The V.S.C.C. Presteigne Rally (October 5/6th) The annual Vintage S.C.C. Presteigne Rally has a tradition dating back to pre-war days and this year the pilgrimage into wild wet Welsh Wales again took place and the old cars were once again given the freedom of Presteigne. A very big entry had been received, numbering 59 for the Sunday trial alone, which, in...

Page 39 of September 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, September 1955

Sunbeam Register

The Sunbeam S.T.D. Register's Annual Rally and Driving tests at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, will take place on October 9th. Entry forms from the Hon. Registrar, Carmel, Wood Lane. Fleet, Hants.

Page 21 of December 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, December 1960

Veteran – Edwardian – Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters By light car to Brighton One of the most popular and eagerly supported motoring events of November is the annual R.A.C. Veteran Car Run to Brighton, which this year attracted a record entry of 265 pre-1905 cars. Watching this unique event is great fun, as the vast crowds of spectators who lined the route and the 250 American visitors who flew over in two...

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