Articles tagged Cecil Clinton

Page 36 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The Dawn of "The Daimler" Last month's issue of Motor Sport had quite a Daimler flavour to it, what with my description of an outing up Shelsley Walsh in the British Leyland Heritage/Coventry Museum's fine big Edwardian of that make, and my article about the motor-cars of Mr. Bolton, a gentleman who had a preference for Daimlers and drove them at Shelsley...

Page 38 of February 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, February 1956

V.S.C.C. Measham Rally

V.S.C.C. Measham Rally (JAN. 7th-8th) —Last Year's Winners Win Again THE Vintage S.C.C., Midland Section, held its 7th Measham Rally under wintry conditions this year. An excellent entry of 78, of which 33 drove vintage, nine thoroughbred postvintage, and 36 modern vehicles, took the usual stiff course into Wales and finished in time for breakfast at Mr. G. A. Hill's Measham Motor Sales...

Page 13 of November 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, November 1964

New cars

Some more new models introduced at Earls Court Since our Motor Show Preview last month several new and modified ears have been introduced, and in this article we give brief details of these new cars which were not released in time to be included last month. Alfa Romeo.—The Alfa Romeo range is unchanged for 1965 but the British Concessionaires have announced a price reduction of £44 15s. for the...

Page 16 of February 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, February 1964

Veteran-Ewardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE V.S.C.C. MEASHAM RALLY (January 4/5th) This tough annual fixture of the Vintage S.C.C. took on a rather different form this year. It was confined to vintage and p.v.t. cars, and started and finished at the Long Mynd Hotel at Church Stretton, going nowhere near Measham. Like the pre-war "Brighton-Beer" Trial that eventually neither started from Brighton nor...

Page 33 of October 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, October 1969

Continental Notes

At the high-speed battle that was the Italian Grand Prix at Monza there were numerous experiments being made with and without aerofoils and nose fins, and the results were most inconclusive. Just before all this a very well produced document was published headed "Aerofoil Report—A study of the aerodynamic characteristics of racing cars fitted with aerofoils". It is a Research Report published by...

Page 18 of February 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, February 1937

Club News

/kali BERKHAMSTED M.C. AND CAR CLUB From 1908 the Berkhamsted M.C. and C.C. has grown steadily in size, and now the membership totals the record figure of 220. During 1936 no fewer than fifty-six new members joined the car section, the total number of such members being, at the present, 138. The club organises events of every description—trials, treasure bunts, social runs, motor-cycle" scrambles...

Page 26 of September 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, September 1961

Vintage Postbag

Duesenberg Fever Sir, I am in wholehearted agreement with your correspondent, Peter T. Rees' letter, regarding Mr. Clutton's criticisms of the Duesenberg. In "The Vintage Motor Car Pocket Book," which appears to be the combined efforts of Cecil Clutton, Paul Bird and Anthony Harding, under Duesenberg we are informed : "While one has learnt to be somewhat sceptical about the capabilities of...

Page 34 of April 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, April 1969

Fragments on Forgotten Makes No. 41: The TB

The TB three-wheelers were built by Thompson Bros. (Bilston) Ltd., a company of boiler makers and steel fabricators formed in 1827 by some brothers of the original John Thompson, apparently after a family quarrel. This firm had jogged along until the 1914-18 War, which gave it the jolt which caused it to expand and modernise its production facilities, and in 1918 the company had a sheet metal...

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