Articles tagged Cecil Clutton

Page 3 of January 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, January 1946

The Final "Rembrandt" Gathering

There is some division of opinion among enthusiasts as to whether the "Rembrandt" series of meetings should be continued indefinitely or whether the existing motor clubs should be left to take over once more the organisation of social gatherings for motorists. There can be no argument, however, concerning the success of the 14th and (provisionally) final gathering, held at the Rembrandt Rooms,...

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On the Road in an 1897 41/2-h.p.Panhard

On the Road in an 1897 4-1--h.p. Panhard IN the January issue of Mayon Svoirr, as will be remembered by the nwre inveterate readers of this series of articles, I discoursed at some length on Mr. A. Hodsdon's 1001 7-h.p. Panhard ct Lavassor, and described how Mr. Cecil Clutton took me to Brighton on it. Of course, it never rains but it pours, and in my neighbourhood recently it has been pouring...

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A visit to W.J. Shortt's stable

A reminder that Peter Robertson-Rodger's two ex-Birkin 4 1/2-litre Bentleys, the short chassis, blower 4-seater and the single-seater which held the Brooklands lap record at 137.98 m.p.h., are now in the care of W.J. Shortt, made a visit to the Old Barn House at Effingham a matter of keen anticipation. After the sight of a "14/40" Delage tourer had led us on a false trail, we easily located the...

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Club news

Otti4 /lewd 750 CLUB The 750 Club held yet another war-time meeting on September 7th at the Ashdown Park Hotel. Amongst those present were Secretary Capon, in his Riley saloon ; Birkett and Kipps (" Ulster " Austin) ; Lieut. Moon (" Nippy" Austin) ; 2nd Lieut. Malloek and friend (special Austin Seven 2-seater, with 4-speed engine, Silvertop head and a weight of 8 cwt.) ; Harmer, the Bugatti...

Page 46 of January 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1959

Books for the New Year

 The World's Racing Cars and Sports Cars  by Douglas Armstrong. 208 pp. 5 in. by 7-5/8 in. (Macdonald & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., 16, Maddox Street, London, W.1.  15s.) This landscape book of reference covers recent F.1, F.2 and F.3 racing cars, a solitary example of a U.S.A.C. Formula car, sports/racing cars, sports cars and high-performance cars. It devotes a page write-up to each, opposite...

Page 32 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1975

Vintage Miscellany

Vintage Miscellany (By which means the Editor over-runs his Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage pages commencing on page 1259) THAT 1913 Sunbeam, which was literally dug up from a field near Dumfries, competed in the recent Doune hill-climb. A reader wants to know whether his 1934 Singer Le Mans with triple SUs and a phosphor-bronze head, Reg. No. BNC 39, is still in existence. It apparently raced at...

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* THE SIXTEEN-VALVE BUGATTIS Another Enthusiast writes of this popular Car FOLLOWING the success of his 8-valve 65 x 100 mm. 4-cylinder model, M. Bugatti produced a team of three 16-valve ears for the 1914 Voiturette Race, which was interrupted by the W a r. When it was seen that war was imminent, the Bugatti factory at Molsheim, in German Alsace, was closed and the three cars sent to Italy, M....

Page 15 of February 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, February 1947

Club News

We Hear J. N. Morton is proposing to install a 3-litre Bentley engine in a 1925 Sunbeam chassis, and E. Hopewell Ash reports that he is using a 1922 Jowett 2-seater which he acquired last Easter, and which ably takes his family and much luggage from Ruislip to the coast on a handful of revs, the whole way. We learn that Penn's Riley which ran at Cofton Hackett last year, and which we said looked...

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Cars I Have Owned - continued

By Cecil Clutton For the first part of this article, see Motor Sport for January 1941. At that time, the cars I had owned were as follows. Like all properly brought up young men I had started my motoring life with a Morris Cowley; unfortunately just too late to have a bull's nose. This was followed by an 8/18 Humber and then one of those curious, 1923, shaft-driven Frazer Nashes. It had an Anzani...

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The Meeting of the Clubs

Earl Howe Explains Efforts to Secure Somewhere to Race On December 11th last year the R.A.C. Competitions Department called the second meeting of Approved Motor Clubs, with Earl Howe in the chair. Much of value resulted from this frank airing of views on matters relating to the Sport. Major Dixon Spain introduced the four new members of the Competitions Committee, F. S. Battles, T. A. S. O....



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