Articles tagged Wolseley Hornet Special Club

Page 26 of September 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, September 1962

Road test report on -

A Pleasing Anglo-Swedish Sports Coupé — The Volvo P 1800 Volvo cars from Sweden are very conscientiously made and accurately assembled, as readers of Motor Sport’s account of a visit to the Göteberg plant (June, 1960) will know. That they go extremely well and possess desirable features of design and equipment has also been made clear in our road-test reports of the 122S and 122S/B18 saloon...

Page 42 of August 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, August 1953

CLUB AFFAIRS

CLUB AFFAIRS • • Cyril Peacock calls for a concerted effort on the part of owners of Gwynne Eipht s and Tens to make his proposed Register a success. Send him a p.st card about your car, to 20a, Hartington Road, London, W-.4. One Gwynne requires a Chassis frame to reinstate it. Can anyone help ? . *a * The Wolseley Hornet Special Club asks us to correct a statement made last month. The London...

Page 35 of April 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, April 1963

Veteran - Edwardian - vintage: a section devoted to old-car matters

The 1963 Inter-Register Contests between the S.T.D., 12/50 Alvis, Fiat, Bullnose Morris, Humber and model-T Ford Registers are provisionally as follows:- April 20th - V.S.C.C. Race May 5th: Touring Assembly, Beaulieu May 19th: Touring Assembly June 9th: Wiltshire Rally July 21st: Driving Tests, Melton Mowbray August 11th: Touring Assembly, Beaulieu October 19th: Night Navigation Rally The Inter-...

Page 43 of May 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, May 1971

V-E-V miscellany

The Wolseley Hornet Special Club, which has 85 members, is hoping that the VSCC will relent and admit Wolseley Hornets to its membership—as well it might, having decided that Austin Nippies and M-type Midgets are p.v.t.s.! A duplicated Newsletter is issued and the Secretary is Sue Fretwell, Camus, 41, Brook Road, Fairfield, Bromsgrove, Worcs. A 1916 Sunbeam motorcycle with V-twin MAG engine, made...

Page 73 of November 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, November 1960

Letters from readers, cont.

HORNET'S NEST  Sir, Had Mr. Rickards been a member of the Wolseley Hornet Special Club, he would have known that a claim of 180,000 miles from his 1935 14h.p Eustace Watkins Wolseley Hornet Special is by no mean unique and that many of the earlier 12h.p. models have achieved this figure. One member, in fact, owning his Special from new claims 250,000 miles miles but this is hardly surprising if a...

Page 65 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, September 1990

Club News

The Vintage SCC holds its last race meeting of the season at the challenging Cadwell Park circuit on August 26th with a full afternoon's racing on the programme. We can expect the usual exciting contest for the Williams Trophy between two-seater GP cars in the eight lap scratch race, which Bugatti drivers usually try very hard to win from the Alfa Romeos etc, the French domiciled English driver,...

Page 32 of December 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, December 1962

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters To Brighton on a Model-Q De Dion Bouton Through the generous co-operation of Lord Montagu of Beaulieu I have driven four times in the R.A.C. LondonBrighton Veteran Car Run and have successfully arrived on three of these occasions. On two of these I drove the Montagu Motor Museum's 1904 6-h.p. Brushmobile. In 1960 I got but a mile or so because a 1905 5-h.p....

Page 64 of July 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, July 1992

Wolseley Hornets

The Wolseley Hornet Special Club is arranging a display of these cars, to commemorate their winning the 1932 LCC Relay Race at Brooklands. Driven by FS Hutchens, B Wickens and E Erith, the team averaged 77.5 mph for this 270-mile outer-circuit race. The club also hopes to attract other makes which competed, and especially those which actually took part against the 11 Hornets. They are having...

Page 12 of March 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, March 1968

Annual Conference of the H.V.C.J.C. (Feb. 10th)

The Second Annual Conference of the Historic Vehicle Clubs' joint Committee organised by The Veteran & Vintage Magazine was held at the R.A.C. under the Chairmanship of Lord Montagu. A. S. Heal reported on the Committee's 1967 activities. He told the meeting that No. 2 Sub-section 2a of the new headlamp regulations (H.M. Stationery Office publication No. 1933) will apply neither to pre-1931...

Page 137 of June 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 137, June 2010

Double celebration for Hornet owners

The Wolseley Hornet Special Club has announced that on June 6 they will be holding a double celebration of the 80th anniversary of these cars and the Golden Jubilee of the Club by bringing together the largest-ever collection of Wolseley Hornets, at Heythrop Park Hotel near Chipping Norton, Oxon. To commemorate this anniversary they are publishing a booklet entitled Hornets at Brooklands,...

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