Articles tagged Alison Woolley

Page 68 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, March 1995

V-to-C Miscellany

The Alvis 12/50 Register Bulletin No 190 contained a very interesting, well-illustrated 16-page article by Eric Benfield on the 1924 Alvis racing cars, with more to come, including driving impressions. The Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon, Warwickshire is to celebrate the 70th birthday of what is still called "Old No 1" MG on March 26, with reduced entry fees for those arriving in MGs. The display...

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

The 1989 Lucas British F3 Championship

The 1989 Lucas British F3 Championship Barrie Hinchcliffe Productions Limited, Boston House, 36138 Fitzroy Square, London, W1P 5LL. Released by Virgin Vision. Running time —/75 mins. £9.99 nce again Hinchcliffe has come up with the goods. 1989 was a memorable year and this video captures every significant passing manouevre an incident to make it a precious record. As expected, the Brabharn/...

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Veteran to Classic Miscellany

Compiled by WB and WPK The Things They Say The 'Old No 1' Bentley affair refuses to lie down and although, of course, it only goes to show how wrong we have all been, here is one view of the matter: "It cannot be too emphatically stated that the car currently referred to as 'Old No 1', during the past four or five years both in this country and in North America, where it is now, is not the Firm's...

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RAC international historic rally

The RAC International Historic Rally, which runs within the first two days of Great Britain's round of the World Rally Championship for modern rally cars on November 22/23, offers over 60 miles of Special Stages and an 18 mile Pursuit Sprint in an extremely challenging 459mile route based around Cirencester in the Cotswolds. Cars built between January 1, 1919, and December 31, 1965, are eligible...

Page 54 of August 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, August 1990

The Mini Marathon

It may only be three years old, but the Pirelli Classic Marathon has made such an impact on historic motor sport that it seems to have been a permanent fixture for years. With the likes of Moss, Hopkirk, Clark raising the profile already in this country, the likes of Unser, multiple winner of Indianapolis, Gijs van Lennep, double Le Mans victor and Clay Regazzoni, former Grand Prix driver, there...

Page 48 of October 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, October 1990

Marathon Summary

Members of the Historic Rally Car Register are fortunate to have a most entertaining summary of the Pirelli Marathon, illustrated with Martin Holmes' photographs, and containing often amusing accounts of what befell individual competitors and their cars, edited by Alison Woolley. It underlines what an adventure the Marathon can be and how many mechanical upsets the older cars can develop during...

Page 5 of September 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, September 1991

Around and about

Motor Sport Formula One Meet We are delighted to announce that Motor Sport will be sponsoring the HSCC's final championship round at Silverstone on Saturday, September 28. One of the very best historic meetings of the year, it features a 15-lap race for pre-'85 Formula One cars. Entries already include the only Osella racing in this country, and Don Wood's unique DFV-engined Minardi M185. Other...

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Flying Fins

Arecord 160 entries plus fresh ice and snow helped the fifth Monte Carlo Challenge live up to its promise of being "the toughest winter classic challenge". Dedicated to the older car — cars have to be models of a type that could have competed in the 1962 Monte Carlo Rally, (so precluding MGBs, Cortinas, Porsche 91 I s), this winter epic has become the biggest historic rally in Europe. Tony Dron...

Page 69 of March 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, March 1991

Club News

As mentioned last month, the 70th MCC Land's End Trial will take place on March 29th/30th. For those who wish to spectate, the starting places are Basingstoke, Okehampton and Bristol and the first motorcycle riders should get to Darracott at 7.20am, Crackington at 8.20am, Warleggan at 10.30am, Bluehills Mine at 12 noon approximately, on the Saturday, after a 7.30pm start on the Friday, finishing...


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