Articles tagged Dan Higgin

Page 20 of April 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, April 1942

LETTERS from READEARS

Sir, It is nearly a year now since I last sought space in the columns of your excellent magazine. In that time I have sold the " Daytona " Wolscley Hornet which I was running and I have bought an M.G. -Magnette of 1935 vintage. This car, though fitted with an " N " Type 2-seater sports body, has an engine which resembles the M.G. " K.3 " Magaette engine, and I have driven the car myself at over...

Page 4 of September 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, September 1930

The R.A.C. Tourist Trophy Race

THE ninth Tourist Trophy of the R.A.C. was run this year for the third time over the Ards circuit in Ulster, and resulted in a remarkable victory for the Italian Alfa-Romeo team, The winner, T. Nuvolari, has already achieved fame by his victory in the gruelling 1,000 miles of this year, though this was his first race on British soil. G. Campari, the second man home, was second in this event last...

Page 40 of June 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, June 1977

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters Brookland's Fastest Cars In the stop-press report of the VSCC Silverstone Meeting I wrote for last month's issue I mentioned that the Hon. Patrick Lindsay had the Multi-Union II in a race for the first time since 1939 and then, inadvertently, I said that it was the second-fastest car round Brooklands. In this I was wrong, and no doubt my nose will be well...

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Veteran to classic: Excelsior

Riddle of the sands In pre-war years readers of motor magazines sometimes took censuses of the cars encountered on a long run or seen from the roadside; as a boy I took mine mostly beside the London-Bicester road, at Waddesdon. In the days when no monthly sales statistics were available from the SMM&T, these published surveys served to show which cars were popular: in the later 1920s the...

Page 13 of June 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, June 1931

Prospects for Dublin.

Prospects for Dublin. WHEN these words appear in print the second great British event of the year will be less than a week away—the Royal Irish Automobile Club's Grand Prix, to be run on the road circuit in Phoenix Park on Friday and Saturday next, June 5th and 6th. Already teams are at the course preparing for the practising—and the hotel keepers of Dublin are preparing for the richest harvest...

Page 29 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, July 1931

THE IRISH GRAND PRIX. The Second Day's Race.

THE IRISH GRAND PRIX. The Second Day's Race. THE second day's race, for cars over 1,500 c.c., will long be remembered as one of the most thrilling and closest struggles in the history of motor racing. For the first time in these islands we were able to see the tight for supremacy between Italy's two leading racing firms, Alfa-Romeo and Maser ati. Thundering on their heels were the two great...

Page 13 of June 1929 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, June 1929

the southport motor club 100 mile sand race

THE SOUTHPORT MOTOR CLUB 100 MILE SAND RACE. THE organisation of the Southport Motor Club seems to improve each year and the Hundred Mile Race which they held on May 18th lasi was a very successful and exciting event. The weather was beautiful and the sands were in perfect condition. As usual the course of a mile and a third consisted of two long straights divided by a line of flags, with a...

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