Articles tagged VSCC Committee

Page 57 of February 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, February 1989

The VSCC on New Year's Day

Mark Garfitt's January 1 Verzons meet near Ledbury attracted over 100 vintage cars this year. There was even an overflow car park, from which Robin Batchelor inflated his hot-air balloon and gave free flights. This tirne the landlord's bottle of bubbly for the car coming the greatest distance went to Paul and Sylvia Roberts, who had brought their 1925 Brescia Bugatti from Colchester, a long-...

Page 76 of May 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, May 1995

Obituary

Anthony S Heal One of the best-known and supportive members of the VSCC and the sporting world of motoring, Anthony Heal died last month after being taken to hospital with suspected heart trouble. He was 88 and went peacefully. Heal's active participation in competition events with the older motor cars commenced before the VSCC was formed. For instance, in 1931 he gained a silver medal in the...

Page 83 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, July 1996

Ure Back

Excellent racing and some rare machines vied for Alan Cox's attention at VSCC Silverstone in June The race of the day was the Hawthorn Spanish Trophy which saw a triumphant return to the track for John Ure, who took Peter Mann's ERA AJM1 to a close-fought victory from Ludovic Lindsay's famous ERA 'Remus'. The leaders scrapped furiously for the duration of the 12-lap event with added interest in...

Page 31 of January 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, January 1974

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Second Devoted To Old-Car Matters Vintage Mumm THE firmly established link between Mumm Cordon Rouge champagne and vintage cars was further cemented last year when Robin Wodehouse of Cock Russell Vintners, led a team of five vintage Lagondas to the cellars of G. H. Mumm in Reims to see the end of a great 1973 vintage. The five vintage and near-vintage Lagondas were quickly recognised as they...

Page 17 of November 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1997

Motoring sportsmen - Roger Collings

One of the most charismatic exponents of veteran cars, his real love is for his aero-engined monster A Zeppelin-engined road car which does 120mph could not belong to a shy and retiring motorist. Anyone who follows vintage motoring will connect immediately this thundering leviathan with the ebullient Roger Collings racer, triallist, veteran car collector, sometime motor manufacturer, currently a...

Page 20 of November 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, November 1986

Obituary: Patrick Marsh -- Late President of the VSCC

Too late last month to express our grief at the unexpected news of the death of Patrick Marsh, the VSCC's President, at the age of 48, from multiple sclerosis we believe, we now pay tribute to this very enthusiastic participant in the vintage-motoring scene, which called him to high office in the Club. He had been an enthusiastic member of the VSCC since 1941, as the owner of an A7, a car of...

Page 29 of April 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, April 1974

Matters of moment

Wanted - A motorist's manifesto Going West the other day and listening to the latest calamities on the BMW's excellent Blue Spot radio—the worst-ever air crash, another air-liner hi-jacked, the indecisive Election result, and all the rest of it—we pondered on the need for a firm manifesto from the many millions of motorists who are as far as ever from getting a fair deal in return for the part...

Page 23 of March 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, March 1985

You can fool some...

Historical hysterics Was it Abraham Lincoln who said "…but you cannot fool all the people all of the time"? What you certainly cannot do is fool the readers of Motor Sport. My article about fake historic cars and similar things in the February Motor Sport produced such an instant response that one builder of "copies" was on the telephone before I had even opened my February issue. (He had not...

Page 99 of September 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, September 2001

Half-pints reach half-century

The 50th anniversary of the VSCC Light Car & Edwardian Section, having been deflected from its correct date by the foot-and-mouth outbreak, even unto the compact Welsh town of Llandrindod Wells, Arthur Jeddere-Fisher, its first secretary, reorganised the event in Mid-Bucks. So on June 30 a fine assembly of light cars assembled at Twyford, their occupants due to do a country run after a buffet...

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