Articles tagged Ulster Automobile Club

Page 36 of March 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, March 1935

ULSTER A.C.

ULSTER A.C. The "Sport and 'Varsity" Trial, run under the auspices of the Ulster Automobile Club, was held on Saturday, February 2nd. There was an entry of 36 cars, and the weather conditions turned out to be ideal. The first check was at the Kennels of the Co. Down Staghounds, and from there the trial led to Crossgar, Killinchy Cross Roads, and Ballywalter, finishing in Donaghadee. At the...

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Clubs news

Ulster A.C. The July issue of the Monthly Review contains a good report of the County Down Trophy Race from various aspects together with several very excellent photographs. Those who were at the race and have not seen a copy should write for one—we can find no price on the cover, but no doubt club funds are open to fortification! The story of the teddy-bear that never looked other than straight...

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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...

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Smiling Eyes

As the organisers do with the Pirelli Marathon in recreating Alpine rallying of another era, so the Ulster Automobile Club seeks to recreate the Circuit of Ireland which reached a peak of popularity in the Fifties and early Sixties. The competition consisted of a number of disciplines including driving tests, night navigation, regularity and selectives. These combined to form a challenging event...

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Letters from readers

Franco Lombardi writes Sir, May I please correct the errors of fact and impression in the Matters of Moment piece about me in your September issue. 1. I am not lying in an Italian jail as your piece suggests. The sentence was imposed after only a short summary procedure, and is effectively in suspense pending the full hearing of the case on appeal. I have every confidence that the higher court...

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Club News

Club News WE HEAR John Whitehead now Itas the ex John Whitehead now Itas the exBriggs shortened 'Lancia Lambda•and has reduced further its weight and fitted a smart new body. Another S. Wales enthusiast, Alan Ford, is running a nice 3-litre Invicta and restoring a veteran Darracq. F. and E. Stoneham now print their house Magazine Torque. This is a " must " for those who want to keep flu fail with...

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THE COUNTY DOWN MOTOR RACE

THE COUNTY DOWN MOTOR RACE NARROW VICTORY FOR W. T. McCALLA (2-LITRE SUNBEAM) FROM THE SCRATCH MARK—HIGH SPEEDS AND NO ACCIDENTS. IN running the race for the County Down Trophy, the Ulster Automobile Club accomplished a feat which every motor racing enthusiast would like to see copied in England. An interesting course of a shade under 4 miles in length was chosen near Donaghadee, and a total...

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club news

Oita /lewd THE RILEY MOTOR CLUB. THE annual Twenty-four Hour Reliability Trial held by the Riley Motor Club is the most important and popular event in the club's calendar. It is to be held this year on June 23rd and 24th, and certain details of its scheme are already available. On this occasion there will be fifteen starting points in the United Kingdom, including such centres as Liverpool,...

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Club news

We hear... Osca engines may be used in the Gordon Bedson-designed Formula ll Kieft, if there is a Formula II Kieft. Coventry Climax are said to have a 200-b.h.p. V8 twin, o.h.c., petrol-injection, 1954 G.P. engine on the drawing-board. Dennis Poore, after severing his connection with Connaught, did not drive at Goodwood. The 750 Club has been urging its members to write to their M.P.s over the...

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Cars I Have Owned

Dermot P. Johnston, the well-known Irish photographer and enthusiast, writes of cars which have served him well — and not so well. A photograph the February issue of Motor Sport under the heading of "Register of the Unique," which I took to be of an 8-h.p. Darracq of about 1922 vintage, reminded me of an intention I have had for some time to contribute to "Cars I Have Owned." My earliest motoring...

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