Articles tagged Clement Talbot

Page 38 of January 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, January 1968

The Cars of Sir Ralph Millais, Bt.

Described to the Editor in a recent interview Sir Ralph Millais, Bt., whose V12 4-litre Sunbeam "Tiger" and Type 59 3.3-litre G.P. Bugatti are a warmly appreciated feature of present-day V.S.C.C. race meetings, inherits his love of good motor cars from his father, who, before the 1914/18 war used to indulge in long runs in a 25 h.p. Clement Talbot tourer, driving himself and frequently camping...

Page 27 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1937

THE VETERAN C.C. RALLY AND HILL CLIMB AT TILBURSTOW

THE VETERAN C.C. RALLY AND HILL CLIMB AT TILBURSTOW The Veteran Car Club, under the able guidance of its hon. secretary, Capt. J. H. Wylie, goes about its business so unobtrusively that it is difficult indeed to believe that it has, in actual fact, 208 members who between them own about 140 genuine, pre-1905 cars. It seems to us that owners of veteran cars may be divided into three distinct...

Page 28 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, April 1934

THE "105" TOLBOT SALOON

THE "105" TALBOT SALOON THERE is something rather stirring about the name "105 Talbot." It recalls the sight of those three silent speedy looking green cars driven by Brian Lewis, Rose-Richards and Saunders Davies, which made such an impression in the Double Twelve race at Brooklands at Ulster, and at Le Mans. Speed with silence is likewise the outstanding characteristic of the sports chassis,...

Page 51 of August 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, August 1978

A Racing Car's Birthday

On July 7th, 1908, three great 12-litre Halm started in the French Grand Prix over the Dieppe circuit and in due time, in fact eight hours, seven minutes and 56 seconds later, that driven by Cagno finished the 477-mile race in 11th place. This remarkable motor-car later ran at Brooklands, only to vanish with the mists of time and the onrush of a World War. Fortunately it surfaced in Norfolk some...

Page 31 of December 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, December 1969

Books for Christmas

"Ford: The Dust and the Glory. A Racing History", by Leo Levine. 630 pp. 9½ in. x 6¾ in. (Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 10, South Audley Street, London, W.1. 63s) The bulkiest of the new batch of motoring books received recently for review, this work follows the theme, now so popular, of one-make racing history. It covers practically every aspect of racing in which Ford cars indulged, from the early...

Page 41 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1977

Donington Park racing

Once again Tom Wheatcroft is going to try and get motor racing going again on the revised Donington Park circuit, with the first meetings scheduled for this spring. Twice in the past it has looked as though racing was going to start, but unforeseen legal hassles and planning problems have held things up, so let us hope that it is a case of third time lucky. At the moment the plans are that the...

Page 9 of June 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, June 1945

Some Cars in War-Time

Some Cars in War-Time S. H. Statham reminds us that, war or no war, you can't quench enthusiasm for the Sport.—Ed. IF taken merely as a matter of miles, my motoring during the war has not been appreciably less than what it was in peace-time. This motoring has, however, been practically all of what one describes as "of an official nature," and not by any means the type of thing one would bother to...

Page 7 of March 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, March 1946

Great British Achievements - V

One Hundred Miles per Hour for an Hour Recounted by the Editor Percy Lambert's 1913 World's Hour Record with the 25-h.p. side-valve Talbot. On February 15th, in the year 1913, the late Percy Lambert set up, at Brooklands, a new World's Hour Record of 103 miles, 1,470 yards. This record run ranks as a great. British achievement because this was the first time that 100 miles per hour had ever been...

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

Origin and Development of the Roesch Talbots (continued)/Film Review/The "Daily Express" M.C.C. Rally

Origin and Development of the Roesch Talbots (continued)  Complete article is shown on page 14. Film Review " Observed Section" is the title of the new film added to the Bradford &. D.M.C.s library of 16 mm. sound films, and with humorous commentary by Allan Jefferies this 40 minute film includes some very amusing scenes of the Ilkley Sporting Car Trial and also of midget car racing. It is...

Page 52 of September 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, September 1977

The Cowey Car

Sir, A copy of your May issue has reached me, with a reference to the Cowey car. I went to the Cowey Engineering Co., in 1921, after my two years at Acton Tech. At that time the firm occupied premises in a yard adjacent to the railway at Kew Gardens and entered through an archway in a row of shops. The whole two-storied building alongside the railway was devoted to the machine and press shops,...

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