Articles tagged Veteran Car Club

Page 32 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, September 1977

Around and About

Tourist Trophy, Silverstone September 18th is the chosen date for Britain’s only qualifying round in the European Touring Car Championship 1977. A series dominated by BMW’s big coupes since the withdrawal of the Ford Capris, Silverstone will mark the first anniversary of Leyland Cars’ efforts to displace the Munich straight sixes with Coventry V 12s. Yes, the troubled Jaguars will be out once...

Page 49 of October 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, October 1958

The Oldest Bull-Nose

At a time when the Government is attempting to belittle the older vehicles it was a splendid idea on the part of the Daily Express to organise a competition which drew public attention to the interest and serviceability of really old cars, even if the result was rather a foregone conclusion. We refer to the prize of a new Morris Minor 1000 offered to the person owning the Oldest Bull-Nose Morris...

Page 32 of December 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, December 1970

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters To Brighton by Benz I have been on more Veteran Car Runs to Brighton than it is perhaps expedient to count. But this year, entries being restricted, the Montagu Motor Museum which, in recent years, has generously provided me with a pre-1905 car to drive, was permitted but one vehicle, Lord Montagu's 1899 Daimler Phaeton. So I had no plans and intended to give...

Page 46 of March 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, March 2014

The Old Lady’s early years

The picture of the editor in Panhard D1590 and your London-to-Brighton article brought back many memories. While studying automobile engineering at Loughborough College, I worked for four summers at the Panhard’s home – the Western Motor Works, one of the earliest purpose-built motor garages. Boss Ralph Bennett had me work in just about every department in the place. The Panhard was known as ‘The...

Page 14 of September 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, September 1946

The British Motor Industry's Jubilee

Althoug fifty years of motor-car construction have seen the industry rise to occupy the position of the third largest industry in this country, petty restrictions have not diminished in anything like the proportion they should since the days of the red flag. So publicity of any sort on behalf of motoring is vitally essential, and the Jubilee of the British Motor Industry afforded a much needed...

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Reports of Recent Events

Mille Miglia Placings Placings in the Mille Miglia 1,000-Mile Sports Car Race, which was won by Biondetti and Selani in a 2-litre Ferrari, are given below. Britain was well up, for Wisdom and young Geoffrey Healey won the touring category outright in a Healey, while the Bristol saloon of Count Lurani and H. J. Aldington was third and Donald Healey's Healey saloon fourth in this class. Retirements...

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Club News

Club News WE HEAR Another I 5.9-h.p. is in use in the Itirmitighant-Coventry area as a greengrocer's light. -truck. Can any one run it to earth forii s? David S. Boston has acquired the t,X** White Mouse, ex-ProtIteroe singh-seat1'1' Austin-Seven, A reader luts discovered a Calthorpc tourer with four good tyres in a Bromley garage mill is busy getting it on the road. Cecil Clarion lias replaced...

Page 22 of August 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, August 1948

Club News

We hear A well-preserved and very small vintage Mercedes tourer of 12-h.p. is to be seen in the Crystal Palace district. The June V.C.C. event seemed to attract vintage small cars, in addition to veterans and Edwardians. We noted a truly beautiful "10/23" Talbot two-seater, an "8/18  Talbot-Darracq two-seater, Barker's "11.4" Lagonda coupé, which went on to the Lagonda C.C. Rally at Northampton...

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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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VETERAN SPECIALIST

VETERAN SPECIALIST (Continued from the February issue) AFTER the Kent Messenger run in September. 1934, there was nothing until the "Brighton" in November. The 1903 Lanchester had been running solely on the low-tension magneto ignition, although a trembler coil and wipe H.T. ignition was fitted. Upton said that coil ignition was often fitted as an extra and was original, and that if we ran on...

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