Pescara Sports Car Race
This was won at 75.2 m.p.h. by Roll's 2 1/2-litre Alfa-Romeo in spite of heavy rain. He beat Vallone's Ferrari and Louveau's Delage. Fagioli's O.S.C.A. won the 1,100-c.c. class.
V.S.C.C. Members Day at Prescott
p>On August 27th, the Vintage S.C.C. held its annual speed hill-climb at Prescott. F.t.d. was made by Stubberfield's Type 35 1927 Bugatti, now a single-seater,...
Reports of Recent Events
750 CLUB DRIVING TESTS
The 750 Club, aided by the Cemian M.C., held ambitious driving frolics at Sunbury on Aug. 22nd, even laying on a public address apparatus, energised by Philip Turner, most precariously mounted. This was the second round of an interclub contest between the Hants and Berks M.C., N.W. London M.C., 750 Club and Lancia Club, for the L. M. Ballamy bread...
R. - Restricted Event C. - Closed Event. C.I. - Closed Invitation Event. N. - National Event. I. - International Event
4th, -Lancs. A.C. Davis Trophy Trial, East Lancs. R.
Cemian M. C. "8 Clubs " Rally, Home Counties. CI.
Waterloo & D.M.C. Sprint, Altcar. Cl.
Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race Meeting, Castle Combe N.
Nottingham S.C.C. Race Meeting, Nottingham. C.
Armagh & D.M.C....
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KENTISH BORDER C.C.
The third annual Sporting Trial started from Charing, Kent, with sixty-three runners out of an entry of seventy-seven.
R. M. Andrews (blown M.G. Midget) was put out by reason of the exhaust pipe puncturing his fuel tank—a nasty business which suggests a severe surface— and on Postman's Walk A. Broadley's Singer stopped with water in the gas...
LIGHT CAR CLUB
The winter trials season has commenced in earnest. The Light Car Club held its annual Buxton Trial just as the Crisis cleared, with an entry of twenty-one cars.
The Rank proved a nasty gradient, productive of many failures. In the slowfast test best showing was made by T. Wagner's Morris Minor and in the second special test Imhof's T-M.G. clocked 23.8 secs., and W. S. Perkins...
R. = Rastricted Even. C. = Closed Event. C.I. Closed Invitation Event. N. National Event. I. = International Event.
2nd. — Lloyd's M.G. Trial, London Counties. C.
Lancashire A.C. Davis Trophy Trial, N.E. Lancs. R.
Knock Motor-Cycle Club. Trial.
Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race meeting, Castle Combe. C.
B.A.R.C. Race Meeting, Aintree. I.
B.A.R.C. (S.W.). Speed Trials, Goodwood. C.I.
2nd/3rd. — M.G....
Louis Chiron won the Comminges Grand Prix by .5 sec. from Yves Giraud-Cabantous. Chiron drove a 4 1/2-litre "Lago Sports" single-seater Talbot, Cabantous a 4-litre Talbot. So far as Chiron was concerned, the race, over 205 miles of the St. Gaudens circuit, occupied 2 hrs. 35 min. 37.4 sec., an average of 78.74 m.p.h. in spite of heavy rain. Chaboud's 4-litre Talbot was third and...
SHENSTONE & D.C.C. FIRST EVENING TRIAL (August 26th)
SPORTS CARS: J. H. Leigh (Frazer-Nash).
TRIALS CARS: L. Tracey (Dellow).
ORDINARY CARS: J. Tregenza (Bradford).
LAGONDA C.C. THAME RALLY (September 27th)
1. F. Defty (4 1/2-litre L.G.45R.)
2. Major Armitage (2-litre), J. S. Speller (2-litre).
1. R. H. Marks (A.C.).
2. R. Russel (Talbot).
3. Mrs. M....
FORTY YEARS ON • • •
/T is longer ago now than I altogether care to remember that I originally posed the question in these columns : "Where are the veterans ? " and, in particular, where do old racing ears go ? The answer, it seemed, was, in the majority of cases, via the hands of unsympathetic owners to the scrap heap. They are not, one could have confidently assumed, carefully nurtured for...
After the recent Colmore Trial, Ken Wharton was presented with the 1948 British Trials Drivers' Association Star and a silver-starred lapel badge was awarded to Onslow Bartlett, the runner-up. The marking system is slightly modified for the 1949 Star contest, and only closed invitation trials are recognised. Members of the B.T.D.A. may nominate eight approved trials and their best six will count...