Articles tagged Southport Club

Page 67 of February 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, February 2002

Sand Blasts

Pre-WWII British Motorsport was forced to the fringes of the country to find venues. Bill Boddy takes us on a trip to the seaside More motor racing on sand courses has occurred than may be generally realised. The inaugural use of such a venue appears to have been in 1904 by the Irish AC on The Velvet Strand', near Dublin, where MacDonald's big Napier beat the Hon. Charles Rolls, on his 100hp Mors...

Page 23 of October 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, October 1933


P'umblings OliffERGES Lap-Scoring in the T.T. THE Ulster race rarely fails to produce a good finish, though as in most handicap races, only the mathematical wizards who record the laps of every car on a numbered chart can tell how things are going in the intermediate stages of the race. This year it even contrived to defeat the experts of the R.A.C., and the press information lagged considerably...

Page 29 of December 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, December 1925

Round the Clubs.

THE A.C.E.M.C. (COVENTRY). This club held a Half-Day Sporting Trial for the Elliott Cup. The course was one of about 22miles, starting from Coventry and going via Kenilworth on to Princethorpe Woods and finishing at a village called Stretton. The route lay chiefly through woods, cart tracks, ploughed fields and water splashes. The accompanying photographs show the humorous side of a trial of this...

Page 5 of December 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, December 1926


LEADING MOTOR CLUBS. No. The Southport Motor Club. ? ••=1 • THIS month we present to our readers another famous club—The Southport Motor British Beach Racing Club. Few indeed, if any of us, are not aware of the activities of this club as pioneers of Sand Racing, and to-day it stands at the forefront of this particular branch of the racing world. However, our readers will, probably, be surprised...

Page 31 of September 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, September 1925

Round the Clubs

SHEFFIELD AND HALLAMSH1RE MOTOR CYCLE AND CAR CLUB. The Club's annual 24-hour trial to Holyhead and back was held on July 11 and 12. The route was Buxton, Knutsford, Chester, Colwyn Bay, Conway, Carnarvon and Holyhead. On the return journey secret checks were taken in the following four zones :— Holyhead to Conway, Holywell to Hawarden, Tarvin to Northwich, and Buxton to Fox House Inn. The...


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