Articles tagged Dennis Evans

Page 26 of April 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, April 1966

V.S.C.C. Pomeroy Memorial Trophy Competition

This contest was instituted by the late Laurence Pomeroy in memory of his father, who designed Vauxhall and Daimler cars of the vintage era. He gave a Rex Hays' model of a 1914 G.P. Vauxhall as a prize, stipulating that various tests be held to determine the best all-round touring car. Now that Laurence Pomeroy, too, is dead, this competition constitutes a fitting memorial to both father and son...

Page 30 of August 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1936

Clubs news

Ulster A.C. The July issue of the Monthly Review contains a good report of the County Down Trophy Race from various aspects together with several very excellent photographs. Those who were at the race and have not seen a copy should write for one—we can find no price on the cover, but no doubt club funds are open to fortification! The story of the teddy-bear that never looked other than straight...

Page 102 of August 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, August 2006

Racer, author, survivor

Hans Ruesch won scores of pre-war races and then turned to authorship Hans Ruesch is about the last of the pre-war racers who is still with us. He was born in Naples in 1913, his mother a Neapolitan-speaking Swiss, his father a German-born industrial archaeologist, so the boy spoke both languages, and later added two more. After five years at a Swiss boarding school Ruesch went to Zurich...

Page 11 of March 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1942

CARS I HAVE OWNED

CARS I HAVE OWNED iCapt. Leslie Seyd, who was co-driver to the late Humphrey Symons on his record run to Timbuctoo, recalls a wide variety of cars and an active competition career.—Ed.1 MY motoring days started at the age of 18 when I was living in France. My first car, purchased in Reims in 1926, at francs 240 to the X, was an 11-h.p. Panhard-Levassor open 4-seater, which had done about. 1,500...

Page 68 of August 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, August 2004

The JCC Brooklands high speed trials

Bill Boddy looks at an ingenious pre-war event in which beginners and expert drivers alike could enjoy a taste of speed without too much risk to their cars It was the idea of the Junior Car Club to have a high speed trial at Brooklands embracing a slice of road-circuit driving. This was a truly ambitious club. Formed before WWI as The Cyclecar Club to cater for a surprising interest in the new...

Page 29 of August 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, August 1936

SPEED TRIALS AT MADRESFIELD COURT

SPEED TRIALS AT MADRESFIELD COURT J. P. WAKEFIELD (If LITRE ALTAi MAKES FASTEST TIME ON A WET AND WIND-SWEPT COURSE Ten years ago the MadresfieId Speed 'Trials-; organised on the Earl Beauehamp's estate near Malvern by the Worcester Motor Club, were a regular feature of the motor-racing caleedar, and in those dayS they afford-ed good sport and good racing. With eharacteri,tic enterprise they were...

Page 56 of May 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, May 1970

RUMBLINGS

EASTER 1970.—Last year we had quite a lot of motoring to do over Easter, in the comfort and security of a Rover V8. This year the Editorial Easter egg, as recounted elsewhere, was a Vauxhall Ventora II, but in England one does not venture out on the overcrowded roads unless one has to. So the Editor contented himself with checking up on some vintage cars on Good Friday, returning hastily from...

Page 62 of April 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, April 1994

The Racing

The Racing Conan Doyles Sir Arthur Conan Doyle should be forever praised for having written what were intended as simple magazine stories which, having created the greatest fictional detective (sorry, consultingdetective) are famous the world over, with Holmes quoted almost daily when crime detection is the subject. Quite remarkable, and an incredible accomplishment! His sons, Denis and Adrian,...

Page 25 of July 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, July 1934

THE MANNIN BEG

THE MANNIN BEG A THRILLING RILEY-M.G. DUEL—DIXON LEADS FOR 45 LAPS—NORMAN BLACK (M.G.) WINS AT OVER 70 M.P.H. THE capacity limits in the Beg race were the same as last year, that is, unsupercharged cars up to 11 litres and supercharged cars up to 1.100 c.c. The practices had shown that a great struggle must ensue between the team. of 11,1itre Rileys entered by Freddy Dixon and the numerous M.G....

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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