Articles tagged Bill Morris

Page 48 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, September 1977

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters VSCC Hawthorn Trophy Meeting (July 30) By the time this issue is published the Cadwell Park VSCC meeting will be over, so this is a review, not a report. The second VSCC Silverstone races had 180 entries, sunshine, and an excellent attendance. The main 15-lap Hawthorn Trophy scratch contest between the historic racing cars was a tour de force for Simon...

Page 69 of February 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 69, February 1984

V-E-V odds and ends

- The Rolls-Royce EC announces that among its main meetings this year will be the National event at Stowe School on September 2nd, while it will again be taking a very active part in the “Rolls-Royce On a Wheel And Wing – Eighty Years On” at Duxford Aerodrome on June 17th, when it will be working in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum, an occasion when the occupants of Rolls-Royces in nine...

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...

Page 24 of August 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, August 1966

The racing at Rouen

ROUEN, FRANCE, July 10th AT the Reims meeting the Formula Two and Formula Three races had been the supporting events, but at Rouen they were the main attractions and as support the V.S.C.C., in conjunction with their French equivalent, organised an Historic Car Race, which to many eyes was the major attraction! The Formula Two race was the third round in the French series, further events being...

Page 34 of November 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1970

V-E-V odds and ends

Records are made to be broken and some pre-war ones fell at the sprint meeting held at RAF Elvington last month. For instance, Tony Densham at last broke the British f.s. kilometre record, held by Sir Malcolm Campbell and the Napier-Campbell since 1927—but by less than a m.p.h. per year! His 7-litre Ford-powered, specially modified, dragster did 207.6 m.p.h. to Campbell's 174.88 m.p.h. with 24-...

Page 66 of October 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, October 1987

An August Assembly

Although it was not the last VSCC race this year, the August meeting at Cadwell Park retained its delightful atmosphere, rare sunshine filtering through the trees of the scenic and hilly circuit where BBC cameras were stationed — but only for the motorcycle event of the Bank Holiday Monday. Unfortunately the major event, the Williams Trophy, was curtailed after an alarming accident stopped what...

Page 93 of June 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, June 1979

VSCC Donington

VSCC DONINGTON Vic Norman making his meteoric start in the Maserati 250F No. 3, below, leaving Martin Chapman's Monza Lister (2) and Neil Corner in the BRM P25 (1) well behind. The Hon. Patrick Lindsay in ERA R5B Remus just ahead of the ultimate winner of the Nuffield Trophy Race, Bill Morris, in ERA R128 Hanuman, right. At Donington John Howell once again ran his venerable 3-litre Sunbeam, which...

Page 82 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, July 1995

50 years on

In order to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of VE Day, the HSCC hosted a one-off two-day Historic race meeting at Donington Park, and with the assistance of a number of specialist clubs and groups, including the VSCC and HGPCA, assembled a quite superb entry, which, in terms of variety and quality, was second only to the Coys Festival in the British racing calendar, with on-track action being...

Page 46 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, June 1980

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

Veteran Edwardian Vintage A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS VSCC Silverstone — Moffatt (Bugatti) Wins ltala Trophy THE VINTAGE Sports Car Club opened its 1980 racing season at Silverstone (Club circuit) on April 26th, with 153 entries (one fewer than last year), well-filled grandstands, and the rain holding off, a good omen for this Club's future race meetings — at Oulton Park on June 14th (...

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