Articles tagged Anthony Curtis

Page 3 of October 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, October 1940

Cars I have owned

[Here is another article of this popular series, this time by peter clark, a truly versatile amateur, well known for his le mans successes with the h.r.g., his trials exploits and his interest in edwardians.—ed.] My first velocipede was a B.S.A. three-wheeler sports, chiefly notable in that it was bought (secondhand) from H. M. Bentley and Partners. It was not very fast, about 65 flat out, but...

Page 35 of November 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1937

RUMBLINGS

If Winter Comes . . . ALTHOUGH we should really be shaking the moth from our leather waistcoats and getting down to Monte Carlo Rally schedules, that great Grand Prix at Donington is difficult to forget and enthusiasts this autumn seem to weakly disregard the coming winter and to talk happily of the next racing season. Racing under the new Formula will be extremely interesting. New cars are...

Page 44 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, December 1984

the top ten

THE TOP TEN — and the Ten Worst, British Cars THE 100th Anniversary of the birth of the motor car, even though there is a divergence of opinion as to when this comes up, will undoubtedly concentrate motoring history in a spate of articles, books, rallies and gimmicks. It has already caused a famous Sunday newspaper supplement to embark on an ingenious interpretation. The paper involved was the...

Page 35 of November 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, November 1936

RUMBLINGS

If Winter Comes . . . ALTHOUGH we should really be shaking the moth from our leather waistcoats and getting down to Monte Carlo Rally schedules, that great Grand Prix at Donington is difficult to forget and enthusiasts this autumn seem to weakly disregard the coming winter and to talk happily of the next racing season. Racing under the new Formula will be extremely interesting. New cars are...

Page 24 of November 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, November 1947

Club News

We Hear J. Lindsay Hatchett has an overhauled 1922 G.N. chassis, with twin Amal track-racing carburetters and two-plug alloy-bronze heads, for disposal for £50, including another engine and miscellaneous spares. V. Jones is constructing a "special" with 7 ft. 1 in. wheelbase chassis outrigged and underslung at the rear, with pre-selector gearbox from an N-type M.G. Magnette and a 1934 Riley "...

Page 31 of April 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, April 1939

THE J.C.C. AT PLAY ON BROOKLANDS

THE J.C.C. AT PLAY ON BROOKLANDS FANE MAKES BEST SHOWING WITH A FRAZER-NASH-B.M.W. AT ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING THE Junior Car Club—for such it is still called—had a miserably cold day for its eighth members' day at Brookland.s on March 25th. It even snowed during the afternoon, but quite a few bright young things spectated, while there was an entry of 186. Seven tests were used. The first was a...

Page 50 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, December 1984

an hrg item

An HRG Item LAST SUMMER'S great Golden Jubilee of the VSCC will no doubt have pleasant repercussions that will last for a very long time. One such, so far as I am concerned, relates to seeing a blue HRG which I was told was carrying a plaque announcing that it was the car I road-tested for MOTOR SPORT back in 1937. Naturally this interested me but I could not find the owner. Thinking about it...

Page 27 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1979

Matters of Moment

Where The Menace Lies "Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising."— Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promise, Chap, 3. So-called civilised countries these days fear all manner of menaces. They face industrial unrest, go-slows, strikes, kidnappings and riots, as undeveloped lands suffer from famine and pestilence. To the menace of crime and violence can be added the nightmare of...

Page 34 of December 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1949

Club News

We Hear K. C. Radburn, F.S.M.C., F.I.O.O. retains his keenness for Salmsons, but, conceding to his wife's request, has purchased a "San Sebastian" coupé model. He would like owners of vintage Salmsons to communicate with him with a view to starting a Salmson Register. His address is: 67, London Avenue, Radford, Coventry. A reader who owns two 8-litre Bentleys and a 4½-litre Bentley bought a 1923...

Page 92 of July 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, July 1990

Grand Prix Reflections — from The 2 1/2-litre Formula Era, 1954-1960.

by Anthony Pritchard. 224 pp. 9 3/4" x 7 1/2". Patrick Stephens Ltd. Denington Estate, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 2RQ. £20.00. Here is another history book, by an author better known in this country, and covering a specific period, as the subtitle indicates. The pictures are in abundance, many of them published for the first time we are assured, and all very well produced. This period of...

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