Articles tagged Alvis Register

Page 33 of November 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1990

Veteran to Classic

Jointly organised by the Jaguar Car Club and the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club, the Jaguar Spares Day will be held at the National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on Sunday, October 28th. Gates open at 9.30am and admission costs £1.50 with children under 14 free. The Jaguar Enthusiasts Club is also involved in a "Meet the Motoring Press" at 8.00pm on Thursday, November 22nd. The venue is...

Page 36 of August 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, August 1969

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Oulton Park Race Meeting (June 21st) This popular event was as well supported as usual, with 151 entries, and was run off in sunshine and showers on a rather cold June afternoon. Undoubtedly the afternoon was improved by the legendary Mme. Elisabeth Junek all the way from Czechoslovakia, who although she had not driven a Bugatti since about 1930, a...

Page 85 of November 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 85, November 1983

Alvis Anniversary

The 12/50 Alvis Register, in conjunction with the Alvis OC, held a very enjoyable Anniversary Day at Brooklands on October 2nd, to which they flatteringly invited me as Guest of Honour (perhaps remembering that, in the distant past, I had owned a number of these cars, which were then regarded as expensive luxuries if priced at more than about £40 . .). This entailed driving Adrian Dairy's famous...

Page 10 of August 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, August 1962

Do You Recall Them?

According to the Radio Times, Jack Warner, who, having "left the Force" as Dixon of Dock Green, is about to take the part of the boss of Turner's Garage in "The Motor Way," used to do a bit of motor racing in the Brooklands days. Becoming interested, we checked in "The History of Brooklands Motor Course," to discover that there was a J. W. Warner driving at the 1926 B.A.R.C. Autumn Meeting. He...

Page 77 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, November 1994

VETERAN TO CLASSIC - V-to-C Miscellany

The smallest of clubs can often have as much fun as the bigger organisations — the Trojan OC and the Gwynne 8 Register spring to mind — and in conjunction with the Rover Sports Register's National Rally at Belcastle this summer, the 75th anniversary of the air-cooled, flat-twin Rover 8 was celebrated, by the Register catering for such of these little cars as remain, which means about 30, out of...

Page 30 of October 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, October 1948

Club News

Club News WE HEAR One of the original 2-litre Lagonda " 14/60 " saloons is still in regular use and good order in Weybridge, while an Armstrong-Siddeley Fourteen saloon and a large, late-model Star saloon were encountered in Chichester and a foreignregistration 1928-9 fixed-head coupe Amilcar in Hampshire. In Johannesburg, Hugh Linton has acquired a Rootsblown straight-eight 2.6-litre Maserati...

Page 51 of September 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, September 1958

Inter-register contest

The Humber Register Gt. Witley Rally on July 27th ended in a win for the Sunbeam Register. This team lost 122 points, the Fiat Register being second, losing 151 points, and the 12/50 Alvis Register third, losing 164 points. This makes the Sunbeam S.T.D. Register winners of the 1958 Inter-Register Contest. The results of the Gt. Witley Rally were:— Best Performance: J. A. Joyce (Sunbeam). Lost 100...

Page 41 of May 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, May 1970

VETERAN-EDWARDIAN-VINTAGE

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters VSCC SILVERSTONE RACE MEETING (April 11) ALTHOUGH practice was delayed by fog, rating at this first VSCC Silverstone Meeting of 1970 took place in thin sunshine. Neil Corner was the star driver, winning two races without opposition, in his GP Aston Martin and the famous 4-litre V12 supercharged Sunbeam "Tiger", while another of his cars, the ex-Crowther/Vessey...

Page 32 of February 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, February 1974

Book Reviews

"The Guinness Guide to Formula 1 Motor Racing", by Jose Rosinski. 246 pp., 10 ¾ in. x 8 in. (Guinness Superlatives Ltd., 2, Cecil Court, London Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6DJ. £4.95.) This is a big, beautifully-produced book which sets out not so much to contribute to the great bulk of reportage and history already available about top-class motor-racing as to explain, in not too non-technical...

Page 20 of July 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 1959

XIX Grand Prix of Pau

A Cooper Benefit Pau, France, May 18th. This year the Pau G.P. held on Whit Monday was for Formula 2 cars and, as is becoming popular in Europe, it was preceded by a Formula Junior event. Practice was held on Saturday and Sunday, and with two National Monomill races on the second day the whole week-end saw the pleasant town of Pau, situated at the foot of the Pyrenean mountains, enjoying almost...

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