Articles tagged Barry Eastick

Page 93 of July 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, July 1986

Book reviews

The Bentley Drivers' Club has included in its Jubilee celebrations the publication of its "Golden Jubilee Book — 1936-1986", which is one of those excellent ideas which has definitely come off. By which we mean that it provides a wealth of interesting reading matter for Club members and sports-car enthusiasts who do not belong to the BDC. being one of those unusual books unfortunately all too...

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The E.R.A Club Dinner

The newly-formed E.R.A. Club had a very nostalgic assembly of pre- and post-war E.R.A. drivers at its first dinner, at the Public Schools Club in Piccadilly on March 2nd. Organised by the Hon. Sec., Barry Eastick, himself an ex-E.R.A. owner, A. F. Rivers-Fletcher took the chair and Raymond Mays and Humphrey Cook were guests of honour. Mays delivered a moving speech, recalling how he had initiated...

Page 25 of June 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1971

The Bentley DC at Ghent

At "Rusty" Russ Turner's excellent high-speed day at Ghent in Belgium, John Goddard's turbo-supercharged 3.8-litre Bentley did 126.59 m.p.h. over the two-way kilo, but a piston burnt out as the boost rose to 24 lb., spoiling the overall time. A Maserati 350 GT was timed at 126.24 m.p.h., Barry Eastick's new Bentley Mk. VI Special did 121.70 m.p.h. although still in process of being run-in, so not...

Page 39 of April 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, April 1966

Veteran- Edwardian- Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Silverstone Race Meeting—April 23rd. The first Vintage Sports Car Club Race Meeting of 1966 takes place at Silverstone on Saturday, April 23rd, starting at 12.15 p.m. It is open to the public and there is usually a very good attendance to watch this varied and entirely amateur racing over the 1.6-mile Club circuit, Organisation being notably efficient...

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"ROMULUS" UNVEILED

The unveiling ceremony at the Montagu Motor Museum for the E.R.A. " Romulus " on April 25th was a very pleasant party primarily because Lord Montagu of Beaulieu stages these occasions so ably. Briefly, this E.R.A. was bought by the late Prince Chula Chakrabongse for his cousin " Bira," also a Thailand Prince, to drive, and after its active racing career was over and the two Princes had pursued...

Page 96 of October 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, October 1977

A supercharged single- seater Bentley 1-type

Readers can see how three years of effort has resulted in a big blue single-seater of almost submarine length and profile. I had no inkling of what awaited me at our Surrey test track. Our editor had described it as having some kinship with a F5000 car, so my visions were of rear engined formula machine of quite unbelievable power, thanks to a supercharger mounted on the aluminium V8! What I...

Page 40 of August 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, August 1973

Road test impressions of–

New cars from Britain, Germany, Holland and Japan The Austin Allegro After the troubles we experienced with the first road-test Allegro, BL were very prompt in sending us another, a 1750SS, to try. It was some time before I was able to take it over but when I did I was soon driving it along the M4, bound for Wales, feeling a ripe old square behind its Quartic four-sided steering-control, which...

Page 15 of February 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, February 1964

The E.R.A. Club

A number of former and present-day drivers of E.R.A.s have decided to re-form the E.R.A. Club. It is now thirty years since the first E.R.A. appeared on the motor-racing circuits and the Club has been re-formed as a register of all past and present owners and drivers. The main object of the Club is to hold an annual reunion, to preserve documents and details relating to the technical and racing...

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