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Page 18 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, March 1952

VSCC at Bisley

If the VSCC Bisley Rallies come rather close one to another and display little originality in the matter of driving tests, they constitute an excellent excuse for interesting cars to congregate and are widely enjoyed. That on February 17th attracted an entry of 43 vintage and ten thoroughbred post-vintage cars. After negotiating several "unobserved sections" to reach the venue, competitors first...

Page 49 of January 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, January 1985

The Speed-Model Hillman

The period immediately following the end of the First World War was remarkable for the number of cars, especially small cars, which appeared on the market endowed with sporting bodywork, whereas before the war there were comparatively few such offerings available to ordinary customers. In the first half of the 1920s there was a flood of them and W.O. Bentley was working on his 3-litre Bentley,...

Page 18 of December 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1949

The Vintage S.C.C. Driving Tests at Bisley

  The V.S.C.C. held another of its driving-test meetings at Bisley on November 20th, and obtained an entry of 37 vintage and 15 modern cars. The tests were not very inspired, comprising a slow-fast test, an acceleration test punctuated by a reverse into a confined space, and a parking test. There was also a concours. Some very nice cars were present. Dove's 1927 and Dore's 1920 Lea-Francis...

Page 27 of February 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1968

My Year's Motoring

The Editor looks back on the cars he drove in 1967 Once again it is time for me to summarise the road-tests I did for Motor Sport last year and to look back generally at motoring in 1967. It was in some ways a less satisfactory year for me than others, but that was true of the outlook in general, apart from personal recollections. I drove fewer cars than I did in 1966, over a rather lesser...

Page 39 of March 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, March 1951

V.S.C.C at Bisley

V.S.C.C. at Bisley Another Series of driving teats at Ilkley was held by the Vintage S.C.C. on February 18th, and the boys and girls gathered as muclt to admire the ktsserabled ears as to watch the t Ratite-71V res. A hill stop-and-restart failed many. Carlisle's smart 0.M. stopping low down, Firkins' 1914 Hamlett and Elwell Smith's 1928 Aston-Martin half-way up, Hill's 1912 11-ispano-Suiza....

Page 6 of January 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 1951

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events MAIDSTONE & MID-KENT M.C. BOSSOM TROPHY TRIAL (November 12th) BOSSOM TROPHY.—A. G. Imhof (Imhof Special). POUNDER'S CUP.—K. H. O. Burgess (Burgess). (lass A CI:P.—R. E. Lang (Austin Seven). CLASS 11 Cur.—G. Pentony (Cyclops). Cr.ess C CUP.—A. E. Itumtitt (Allard). FIRST-CLASS AWARDS.--Rardnian (Dellow), Waring (bellow), Cotton (Cotton), Biggs (Ford), Price (Price...

Page 19 of January 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, January 1952

Vintage veerings

The VSCC again held its Southport week-end towards the close of last season with John Bolster as the Guest of Honour. On the Sunday morning divers tests of men and machines were arranged and won as follows :— Easy-starting test:---A Brooke (41/2-litre Bently)  Width-judging contest:—D Lloyd (3-litre Bentley). Ten feet wind-on-handle test:—D Loyd (3-litre Bentley). Under bonnet condition:--(tie) K...

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