Articles tagged Basil de Mattos

Page 20 of February 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, February 1943

Letters from readers

Sir, I have just received my July copy of Motor Sport and would like to thank you for sending it so regularly and also for maintaining your high standard. The book might not be so large as in pre-war days, but I am positive I've learned more from the various articles contributed by vintage experts. Can anybody give any information on the Harker special, which performed at the Track some years ago...

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Brooklands Society News

The Brooklands Society held a social evening at the "Steering Wheel" on May 24th, which was combined with J. H. Morgan's Brooklands' Personalities gathering at this Club. Amongst those present were Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hess, Mr. and Mrs. King-Farlow, Mr. and Mrs. Boddy, John Morgan and family, Jack Barclay, Clive Windsor-Richards, Dudley Gahagan, "Wilkie" Wilkinson, Cyril Posthumus, N. W. Lewis, T....

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Letters from Readers

M.G.s - A COMPARISON Sir, All of us can imagine a child's feelings on the Eve of Christmas. There are lots of guesses. What kind of Christmas presents will there be ? Then suppose that this child does not have any presents or that instead of presents it gets a thorough hiding. This comparison is quite suitable when describing the cold douche which every believing M.G. enthusiast must have got...

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The B.A.R.C. Opens The Season

Renault, R.W.G., Jaguar, Connaught, Lotus, Morgan, R.G.S.-Atalanta, Frazer-Nash and Cooper-Bristol Win Races At March Members' Sports-Car Goodwood Meeting In delightful weather the B.A.R.C. held the first of its Members' Meetings at Goodwood on March 27th. The excellent entry necessitated ten races, and many exciting incidents were witnessed, resulting in a number of dented motor cars, but...

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Another "Exeter"

Our oldest motoring organisation, the Motor Cycling Club, founded in 1901, as the early De Dion Bouton engine incorporated in its badge reminds us, still contrives, in spite of increasing difficulties, to run its long-distance trials. Off these, the “London-Exeter”, dating back to 1910 and once a Boxing Night adventure, still attracts big entries of very diverse vehicles (over 300 this year, for...

Page 45 of July 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, July 1978

A Singer claim

Sir, As a reader since 1951 and a many times advertiser and purchaser via your Cars for for-Sale column I feel I must take you to task. reference your paragraph headed "Mis leading" in Matters of Moment, page 606, May Issue. In Ian Grange's advertisement in the April issue he offered for sale the "Spikins Bantam" which was a single-seater special built and developed by Bob Spikins in 1935-36....

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