Articles tagged David Manning

Page 33 of February 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, February 1957

Nostalgic

This time I am again indebted to a reader for sending me some interesting items out of history. These consist of a selection of pages from The Badminton Magazine of 1915-21. W. H. Berry was writing the motoring features for this eminent magazine in the war days, and one of his contributions comments on American firms which were taking advantage of dumping cars on the English market without any...

Page 38 of April 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, April 1965

Veteran – Edwardian – Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The April V.S.C.C. Silverstone meeting The race meetings so ably organised by the Vintage S.C.C. attract notably large numbers of spectators because, apart from their own members and friends and others who prefer old to modern motoring sport, the variety of the competing cars appeals greatly even to those who, in general, side with Henry Ford in thinking that...

Page 40 of November 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, November 1963

Veteran-Edwardian-vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The V.S.C.C. Presteigne Rally (October 5/6th) The annual Vintage S.C.C. Presteigne Rally has a tradition dating back to pre-war days and this year the pilgrimage into wild wet Welsh Wales again took place and the old cars were once again given the freedom of Presteigne. A very big entry had been received, numbering 59 for the Sunday trial alone, which, in...

Page 16 of March 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, March 1964

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE V.S.C.C. DRIVING TEST MEETING, CHARTERHOUSE (Feb. 9th) Charterhouse School was again the scene of V.S.C.C. driving tests last month, where an entry of 62 pre-war cars were able to loosen their bearings in appropriate surroundings - appropriate inasmuch as cars of this kind must have been seen at parents' days there in days gone by. A convenient hill leads...

Page 29 of March 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, March 1963

Veteran-Edwardian-vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters V.S.C.C. Driving Tests, Blackbushe (February 10th) An untimely fall of unforecast snow, which came just as the vintage cars were about to start their frolics at bleak Blackbushe, ultimately caused Tim Carson to call the meeting off, but not before the Zig-Zag, Garaging and Brake Judgement tests had been cautiously run off. After this the driving sleet won the...

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