Articles tagged Arnold-Forster

Page 34 of July 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1984

VSCC Oulton Park (June 16th)

Martin Morris was the outstanding driver at this sunny Seaman Trophies Meeting, with both the Seaman Memorial trophy races. He won the Historic race in his ERA, leading from lap 2 after the Bentley-Napier had out-accelerated him. Patrick Lindsay in his ERA "Remus" was in hot pursuit and Arnold-Forster in his ERA got past the aero-engined car on lap 4. The Bentley-Napier then ran out of fuel and...

Page 32 of July 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, July 1984

VSCC Oulton Park (June 16th)

MARTIN MORRIS was the outstanding driver at this sunny Seaman Trophies Meeting. winning both the Seaman Memorial Trophy races, He won the I listoric race in his ERA, leading from lap 2 after the BentleyNapier had out-accelerated hint. Lindsay in the ERA "Remus" was in hot suit and Arnold-Forster in his ERA got the aero-engined car on lap 4. The Napier then ran out of fuel and •Waller took fourth...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Prescott Speed Hill-Climb (August 19th) This is always a pleasant occasion and, in spite of an overcast sky and one shower of rain, this year's event was no exception. It was enjoyed by a very big crowd of spectators-and their dogs. Although the vintage course record of 44.57 sec. held by Hull (E.R.A.) wasn't broken, Chapman with his Tecnauto i.f.s....

Page 41 of October 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, October 1972

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The VSCC at Madresfield (Sept. 3rd) What a pleasant event the annual driving test meeting at Madresfield is! Competitors and spectators park on the wide grass verges flanking the long drive leading to Lord Beauchamp's house and during the afternoon leisurely manoeuvres take place which try to a mild extent the prowess of machinery and drivers. It is a pity...

Page 91 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, July 1996

VSCC Fringe Trial

In May the VSCC took in the pleasing terrain on the fringe of the Lincolnshire Wolds for an appropriately named trial 64 drivers entered, a 1935 SS, a 1922 Vauxhall, a Crossley, a big Humber, Miss Arnold-Forster's Alvis, Sudjic's Bugatti, a vintage 41/2-litre Bentley, a Talbot and another Alvis non-started; perhaps they did not have need to fear, because only Harris's Fiat 1100 and Miller's...

Page 34 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, May 1983

VSCC race season opens at Silverstone

The Vintage SCC's first race meeting of 1983 was run off in summer-like sunshine at Silverstone on April 16th. Before it opened with the customary 40-minute High-Speed Trial, we were treated to a most interesting Parade, organised by the VCC of GB, of some very varied veterans, and to Richard Goode's extremely-polished aerobatics display in his 210 m.p.h. (300 m.p.h in the dive) Pace 'Spirit...

Page 42 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, July 1967

Veteran Edwardian vintage

A section devoted to od-car matters V.S.C.C. driving tests, Fawley (May 21st) Following a Concours d'Elegance in the rally field of the Montagu Motor Museum, won by Wrapson's 1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith saloon with "fast-back" lines, the tests were held at Fawley by permission of Esso. The star entry was First's 1930 2-litre Amilcar straight-eight d.h. coupé from Prague. It had arrived via France and...

Page 70 of October 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, October 1987

Edwardian Class

'The great Edwardian, or pre-World War One, racing cars have a class to themselves at VSCC meetings, and they certainly have "class." Their cultivation, long after the races for which most of them were built had been forgotten, arose largely from articles in MOTOR SPORT in the 1930s. Soon after the VSCC was founded in 1934 it was decided to run these giants from a past age again. Just before...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old car matters VSCC Thruxton Race Meeting (August 31st) Peter Morley (Bentley-Napier) Wins the Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy With the unavailability of Donington the final VSCC race meeting of 1974 was held at Thruxton, in alternating heavy rain and sunshine. It marked the last round this year of the Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy Contest which Peter Morley...

Page 48 of November 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 1968

On The Road

30/98s at Luton • A Ford Cortina GT Estate Car • Sunbeams at Sandhurst The third Vauxhall Motors' "At Home" to members of the 30/98 Register took place on September 21st and, having been invited. I decided that the right motor car to go in would be a 30/98. So I invited myself and my wife into the spartan tonneau of the well-known 1923 model belonging to Tony Jones, a car which serves him for...

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