Articles tagged Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation

Page 71 of April 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, April 1990

Book Reviews

Riley-RM Series By James Taylor. MRP, Unit 6, The PiIton Estate, 46 Pitlake, Croydon CR 3RY. 192 pp. £29.95. The vintage and pvt Rileys have received very complete coverage in book form and now James Taylor has given the same treatment to the RM-Series cars of this respected make. The amount of very detailed data on the Rileys which the Nuffield organisation built just prior to WW2 and which...

Page 67 of March 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, March 1986

Book Reviews

Motor Racing Publications, Unit 6, The Pilton Estate, 46, Pitlake, Croydon, CRO 3RY, have acquired the rights to a three-part volume on F1 Ferraris by Editoriate Domus in Italy, each of which is available from MRP, for £8.95. The first book covers all the F1 Ferraris from 1984 to 1963, in 80 pages containing some 80 colour and b&w pictures W.B. The 750 MC Year Book for 1986 is now available...

Page 67 of October 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, October 1986

A Rolls- Royce EC Occasion

On September 6th the R-REC fulfilled, with the Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation, a long-held ambition, that of opening the Eric Barrass Archive Building at their headquarters at the Hunt House, Paulerspury, not far from where the TT competitors were practicing at Silverstone.  The Hunt House was converted into a place of supreme importance to Rolls-Royce and Derby-Bentley car owners some years...

Page 74 of April 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, April 1993

Historical series - No 19 and No 20

Two more of those welcome Rolls-Royce historical studies put out by the R-R Heritage Trust and the Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation are to hand, for prices which make all other books of similar research value seem astronomically expensive. These little but informative volumes are available for £6.20 and £9.00, respectively, to non-members of the publishing organisations. The first, Historical...

Page 127 of October 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 127, October 1980

Vintage Postbag

"The Motor Racing of Charlie Martin" Sir, I do not read all the motor papers regularly these days but I did read your story of Charlie Martin in the August issue of MOTOR SPORT which delighted me. What a man he is, what a driver he was, what a sportsman and what a good friend, both racing and as it were "off duty"! There was one event not mentioned — it was not really important compared with...

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 59 of December 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, December 1991

Veteran to classic -- forgotten makes

The Burney Streamline When it made its debut late in 1930, the Burney Streamline created a more than mild sensation, even though it was never to achieve full production status. It was the creation of Commander Sir C Denniston Burney, Bt, KMG, who had been responsible for the airship R100. Although this Rolls-Royce-engined 3900hp airship flew a total of 14,956 air-miles, was capable of a speed of...

Page 104 of October 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 104, October 1983

Out of the past

Back in 1978, at my suggestion, Roger Collings took me on his well-known 1903 Sixty Mercedes for a long run, to personally commemorate the 75th anniversary of Jenatzy having won the Gordon Bennett race in Ireland on a similar motor-car. A short time ago one of our readers, Mr Peter Kelly of Mill Hill, London, sent my account of this memorable day's motoring, on a quite remarkable veteran, to a...

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