Articles tagged Barker

Page 42 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, October 1937


THE M.C.C. BROOKLANDS MEETING FASTEST TIME IN HIGH-SPEED TRIALS BY ELGOOD'S 4.I,-LITRE BENTLEY—THE LEYLAND-THOMAS SECOND FASTEST—MANY PREMIER AWARDS IN SPITE OF FEARFUL WEATHER CONDITIONS THE annual M.C.C. Members' Day at Brooklands is not only vast adventure and a foretaste of real racing for competitors, but the detailed results of the High Speed Trials around the outercircuit are worthy of...

Page 53 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, October 1950


• * • THE GOOD OLD DAYS I Sir, I have just finished reading Mr. Karslake's article on the 1909 Napier and would like to thank you for this, to me, extremely interesting reading. As a boy I worked in the old Napier factory at Acton Vale in 1908, and saw some interesting things there, including the big racer for the Gordon Bennett in Ireland, the wheels which were made for Charles Glidden's 16-h.p...

Page 33 of September 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, September 1968

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Prescott Hill-Climb (August 11th) In a year of excessive wet, the Vintage S.C.C. was lucky, Prescott being bathed in warm but not too-hot sunshine. In spite of ideal conditions, only two class records fell, to Clarke's Austin Special and Smith's Alvis-engined Frazer Nash, and although Cottam made f.t.d. in the 1953 2-litre Connaught he was 0.95 sec....

Page 44 of June 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, June 1965


THE V.S.C.C. AT SILVERSTONE (April 24th) THE first V.S.C.C. Silverstone Race Meeting of the year, which had the expected big entry and double the crowd of keen spectators that were present at a preceding International F.2 race meeting, enjoyed good weather apart from one brief shower, and produced some excellent racing. The first 5-lap handicap was nearly a victory for Miss Rose in her 1934 3½-...

Page 40 of September 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, September 1971


A section devoted to old-car matters The VSCC Silverstone Race Meeting (July 24th) The second Vintage SCC Silverstone Meeting of 1971 was a rather special occasion because it was the last at which Tim Carson, popular Secretary of the Club, was on duty, prior to his retirement after holding this position for 35 years. As a mark of appreciation a special effort had been made to get a good Edwardian...

Page 32 of November 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1967


VETERAN EDWARDIAN VINTAGE A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. WELSH RALLY (Oct. 7th/8th) THE Father Figure of all the Motor Clubs does not make life exactly easy these days for all the lesser clubs it is supposed to succour and assist. The R.A.C. has refused the V.S.C.C. permission to hold its Eastern Thal next month, although this has been for years an annual fixture, and the Welsh...

Page 95 of July 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 95, July 1988

Multi-Union II

Sir, I was shocked and horrified to read the letter from Mr Barker (Motor Sport, May 1988) concerning the fate of Multi-Union II, and I was appalled that an historic car such as this should be vandalised in this manner. l am now deeply sorry that l ever parted with it. As far as I can recall, W C Devereux never drove that car. His patronage was of relatively short duration, and when he withdrew...

Page 76 of April 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, April 1962

FOR SALE -- continued A.V. MOTORS Ltd of 1-15 Park Road, Teddington, Middlesex

M45 RAPIDE '36. Mechanics good. M.O.'l Body fair. £35. lvi.: Slough 20914. 14543 1958 'VINTAGE HEALEY SPRITE. Cream. New tyres and battery, screen-washers, rev.counter. Bargain at h',395 o.n.o. The Old Rectory, Ilorningsea, Cambs. [4544 114, x955, Above average condition. '•X ' S. Overdrive. All gears. Host extras. 0-60, 9 sec. /,,380. Tel. : Sunbury 3593. 14545 MORRIS MINOR moo, Stage II. I•LC....

Page 29 of November 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1968

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The V.S.C.C. Welsh Week-end (October 5th/6th) This traditional fixture ran true to form, with 93 entries, of which 26 were content to tackle the Saturday driving tests and Concours d'Etat and 67 braved the 200-mile run to Presteigne on the Saturday and the trial on the Sunday. As usual, crowds turned out to watch. As usual the local Police were most helpful....

Page 15 of November 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, November 1949

"Motor Sport" Conducts the First Published Road Test of the Healey "Silverstone" Sports 2-Seater

A genuine maximum of over 100 m.p.h., exceptional acceleration and splendid braking and roadholding, allied to docility and ease of control, characterise the latest model from Warwick. The Healey has been a car of interest to enthusiasts from the word go. As long ago as January, 1947, Motor Sport published a long article on this then recently-announced make, and those who studied what we, and...



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