Articles tagged Clive Edwards

Page 14 of September 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, September 1946

The British Motor Industry's Jubilee

Althoug fifty years of motor-car construction have seen the industry rise to occupy the position of the third largest industry in this country, petty restrictions have not diminished in anything like the proportion they should since the days of the red flag. So publicity of any sort on behalf of motoring is vitally essential, and the Jubilee of the British Motor Industry afforded a much needed...

Page 34 of December 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1971

Veteran-Edwardian-vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The RAC London-Brighton Veteran Car Run (November 7th) I have tried the Brighton Run most ways—by tram and bus to Croydon to watch the veterans climb up past the Airport before the war, riding on veterans since 1936, driving some of Lord Montagu's in more recent runs. This year I did it in comfort—staying in Brighton on the Saturday night and reporting from...

Page 27 of September 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, September 1939

BARON (BUGATTI) FASTEST AT LEWES

(13UGATTI) PASTMST AT LEWES BARON ,THE last Lewes speed trials of the 1930 season were held in glorious weather on August 19th. Arthur Baron, driving his 3.3-litre G.P. Bugatti, made best time, in 18.75 secs., or only decimal points under course-record Baron was faster on single than on twin rear wheels. Lycett did an excellent run of his 8-litre Bentley in. 21.03 secs., and so consistently is...

Page 3 of June 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, June 1941

Cars I have owned

[So we come to No. 10 of this Series—by Sub-Lieut. G. P. Shea-Simonds, R.N.V.R.—Ed.] I RESOLVED before starting to write this short history of my experiences to stick rigidly to the subject as expressed in the title above; I am therefore going to write only about the cars that have, at one time or another, actually been my own property—as distinct from the quite considerable number of others that...

Page 49 of September 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, September 1956

Two Speed Hill-Cclimbs

Herts County A & A Club Westbrook Hay (July 210) Good hill-climb venues are few and far between but those that do exist receive considerable support from competitors and public alike. Westbrook Hay is to the Herts County Automobile and Aero Club what Prescott is to the Bugatti Owners' Club, it is situated near Kings Langley and the event this year received National status for the first time,...

Page 7 of October 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, October 1949

International Prescott Speed Hill-Climb

Sydney Allard - 1949 British Hill-Climbing Champion Sydney Allard Breaks Course Record (44.26 sec.), Sports-Car Record (47,96 sec.), Wins Three Classes and Final of 1949 R.A.C. Hill-Climbing Championship and Team Prize. Poore's 3.8-litre Alfa-Romeo Second Fastest. Six Class Records Fall. As the above heading indicates, Sydney Allard had a field-day at Prescott on September 11th, securing the 1949...

Page 48 of April 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, April 1968

Corrections

Last month, apart from some rather odd descriptions of the M.G.-C, including calling the steering ratio the turning circle, and the gear lever the gearbox, we ascribed the second of the Readers' Letters to Sir Clive Thomas, Bt., when it should have been obvious that it was written by that well-known enthusiast, Sir Clive Edwards, Bt. Then John Oldham's Rolls-Royce 74 GN was described in the text...

Page 23 of November 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, November 1950

LIFE STORY OF A DELAGE

LIFE STORY OF A DELAGE CECIL CLUTTON explains what it is like to own and drive a twenty-seven year old 10+litre racing car in modern times IN 1940, when we were getting ready to be invaded, I had one of my rare attacks of sanity and bought. Iwo motor-cars at very cheap prices. One was my type 49 Bugatti which has served Me well for eonabints1 leisiness and pleasure motoring until the present time...

Page 45 of August 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, August 1973

Prescott's 35th Anniversary

The 35th Anniversary of Prescott, the hillclimb near Cheltenham which the Bugatti OC bought for its own use in 1938, was celebrated by the BOC/FOC on a gloriously sunny Saturday in June. (Strictly, it should have occupied the Sunday). There was a magnificent Bugatti entry, with almost all the more recent types running, some driven by overseas Bugatti owners who were on an International Rally to...

Page 30 of July 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, July 1948

Club News

We hear... Richard Chichester and Major Lambton made valiant efforts to drive a 1923 American-built "Silver Ghost" Rolls-Royce home to England from Jerusalem, including flying to this country and back again with the required 7.00 by 21 Dunlops. Out in Australia John Hill is carefully rebuilding a single-seater 1925 Riley "Redwing," while at home Albert Coleman is doing likewise with an early...

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