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Page 56 of August 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, August 1957


A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The Vintage S.C.C. Oulton Park Meeting on August Bank Holiday will include the 100-km. Richard Seaman Memorial Trophies Race for vintage and historic racing cars, and many shorter races. There will also be a Concours d'Elegance and grand parade, which will be televised. This meeting is open to the public; V.S.C.C. members receive one free pass each on applying...

Page 23 of April 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, April 1955

Vintage Silverstone

April 16th is the Saturday when the Vintage S.C.C. occupies Silverstone for the first of its two annual race meetings at this venue. The day's racing commences with a One-Hour High-Speed Trial (in the best tradition of the J.C.C.), with two amusing compulsory pitstops, for vintage cars. During the remainder of the afternoon there will be ten separate races over the club circuit, for vintage,...

Page 51 of July 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, July 1955

Club News

S.T.D. Register The Sunbeam S.T.D. Register held a successful Talbot Rally at Seaford on May 29th, organised by Mr. R. Bilby, which was attended by the Talbot designer Georges Roesch. After a picnic lunch on the downs the cars were driven to a roped-off enclosure by the Martello Tower, where a Concours d'Elegance was judged by Commander Jack of the Seaford Town Council and W. Boddy, Editor of...

Page 28 of December 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, December 1955

Club News

S.T.D. Register On November 6th, the Sunbeam S.T.D. Register held a rally to the Rootes Group factory at Ryton-on-Dunsmore, where 113 members and friends were guests of Mr. Norman Garrad, Mr. John Bullock and Mr. Webb of that organisation. Although timed to commence at 11.30 a.m., the old Sunbeams and Talbots started to invade the modern Sunbeam factory from 10.20 a.m. onwards, until a...

Page 18 of December 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1957


A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters To Brighton on Lord Montagu's 1903 Sixty Mercedes In spite of the fact that it is confined to cars built before 1905, the 1957 Veteran Car Run to Brighton, organised by the R.A.C. in conjunction with the Veteran C.C., attracted a record entry of 236. This annual sporting and commemorative event, which is watched by a greater number of spectators than any other...

Page 24 of June 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 1958


A Section Devoted to Old Car Matters NORTHERN vintage enthusiasts should note that the Vintage S.C.C. will hold its Race Meeting and Concours d'Elegance at Oulton Park on June 28th. This presents a splendid opportunity for the public as well as V.S.C.C. members to see historic cars in spirited action at the natural setting of a road circuit. Apart from the races, which include the Seaman Memorial...

Page 43 of March 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, March 1958


Last year representatives of the V.C.C. and V.S.C.C. met the Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., to discuss tyres for their members' vehicles. As a result, Dunlop have issued the following statement:— 1. They would continue to deal with all matters affecting veteran and vintage tyres as sympathetically as circumstances permit. 2. Because demands are irregular and special craftsmen and techniques are needed...

Page 36 of April 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, April 1957


A Section Devoted to Old-car Matters The Vintage S.C.C. held its ordinary general meeting at Heal's Restaurant in Tottenham Court Road on March 14th. The President's and Director's report revealed that the club's subscription income is higher than ever but membership has not maintained its previous rate of increase, indicating that the club may be reaching its maximum of about 3,000 members....

Page 44 of October 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 1956


* * * OBSOLETE FORMULA! RACING CARS The "Seaman Trophy " and other races for " historic " racing .ears, organised by the Vintage Sports-Car Club, are by now fairly widely known. They not only provide a very fine spectacle, but also provide the active competition which is a necessary incentive to preserve these fine machines in good order. An " historic " racing car is defined as one not less than...


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