Articles tagged Charles Glidden

Page 53 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, October 1950

OCTOBER, 1950 THE GARDNER M.G. THE GOOD OLD DAYS !

• * • THE GOOD OLD DAYS I Sir, I have just finished reading Mr. Karslake's article on the 1909 Napier and would like to thank you for this, to me, extremely interesting reading. As a boy I worked in the old Napier factory at Acton Vale in 1908, and saw some interesting things there, including the big racer for the Gordon Bennett in Ireland, the wheels which were made for Charles Glidden's 16-h.p...

Page 51 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, July 1982

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS The Six-cylinder Napiers THE 60 h.p. Mercedes, with whichI dealt in the January issue of MOTOR SPORT, was perhaps the most remarkable veteran car of all the pre-1905 makes and models, stall events in terms of performance available to ordinary, if wealthy, motorists. It did not possess the technical ingenuity of a Lanchester but it went very fast indeed along...

Page 22 of August 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, August 1958

Book reviews

"The Trailblazers," by T. R. Nicholson. 178 pp., 8 9/14 x 5 3/8. (Cassell & Co. Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London, W.C.1. 21s.) Tim Nicholson has followed up his book on the great Pekin—Paris and New York—Paris cross-country races with a scholarly account of eleven marathon motor journeys, commencing with Dr. Lebowess' attempt to encircle the globe in 1902 in a vast Panhard-Lavassor and...

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