Articles tagged Barry Eaglesfield

Page 23 of September 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, September 1950

Vintage Veerings

On a wet Saturday in July the Bentley Drivers' Club held its Silverstone Meeting and, although now rather ancient history, it is interesting to reflect on the results, for not only is this club the biggest one-make vintage-minded organisation, but it generously opened its programme to certain vintage cars other than Bentleys. In the kilometre s.s. sprints Lycett's famous 8-litre Bentley showed...

Page 88 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 88, October 1997

One-Off Bugatti reborn

Made a long haul in the summer sun the other day to that shrine of Bugatti contentment, Ivan Dutton's workshop at picturesque Ickford near Oxford, being much frustrated by slow traffic. The object of the visit was to see again a one-off Bugatti, which I had known years previously in the earlier stages of my intense, if unexplained, interest in cars. It had come about then, this earlier visit to...

Page 32 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, March 1952

Club affairs

The annual general meeting of the Welsh Counties CC was held on February 4th at the Carpenter's Arms, Romney, near Cardiff. A very popular member, John Whitehead, was elected as club Chairman, and it was proposed that Major Jack Petersen (the ex-boxing champion) and Mr Aubrey Halewood should become the president and vice-president, respectively. A review of the club's sporting programme was given...

Page 24 of December 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, December 1948

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Page 41 of October 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, October 1957

Rumblings

Speed shops, where they sell the parts and have the facilities for souping-up popular cars, are common in America but the idea is an innovation here. Barry Eaglesfield, whom one automatically associates with Bugattis, opened the Chequers Speed Shop at Camberley, Surrey, at the end of August. At this garage on the Portsmouth Road, Eaglesfield stocks every conceivable item of speed equipment and...

Page 21 of January 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, January 1948

Club News

We Hear A reader informs us that a 1921 "40/50" Rolls-Royce tourer has been purchased by a farmer from a garage in Llandudno, in which town a 1922 Rolls-Royce Twenty serves faithfully as a taxi and in which district are the remains of a 1913 "40/50'' and a carefully-used 1924 Twenty this make. Incidentally, our informant says the Castle Three, which last, year we referred to in our report of the...

Page 23 of April 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, April 1948

Club News

We Hear Barry Eaglesfield has disposed of the ex-Birkett Type 40 Bugatti and acquired a Type 37, which he has fitted with a Morris Minor tank, S.U. pump, 5.50 in. by 18 in. rear tyres and a folding seat in a new tail, the original 30-gallon tank and tail having been disposed of to Major Cree for a "special" he is building. Major Cree runs a 2-litre Lagonda. Eaglesfield has a Type 40 instruction...

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