Articles tagged Don Meyer

Page 78 of December 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, December 1993

Brighton Run

The RACNCC Veteran Car Run from London's Hyde Park to the Madeira Drive at Brighton, with Benson & Hedges sponsorship and held this year on November 7, has become a national, nay a world-renowned, happening. Never more so, indeed, than this year, with an entry of 460 pre- 1905 vehicles — the police being more lenient over the total allowed in view of the much improved Brighton Road in recent...

Page 76 of January 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, January 1994

Brighton Run recall

It can now be told that the remarkable entry of 462 pre-I905 cars for this year's Brighton Run was decimated to 418, after 44 drivers had either failed to report at the start or had been non-starters. But the formidable total of 359 successfully completed the 58.8-mile journey, (the retirements are set out below) which included the hilly scenic section necessitated for two years due to roadworks...

Page 52 of October 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, October 2002

Hyde Park and ride

As the furore over eligibility for this year's Brighton Run subsides, Bill Boddy looks back over many years of participation in this truly special, quite unique — and very British — event Some who drive their ancient cars in this celebrated winter outing may regard it as a challenge just to take their pre-1905 primitives on the 56-mile journey. Others who do so may be aware that they are...

Page 56 of December 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, December 1992

A Peerless Run to Brighton

In this year's Benson & Hedges RAC Veteran Car Run, which attracted 472 entries of pre-1905 cars from 16 different countries, I had the memorable experience of going with Don Meyer on his 1904 60hp Peerless, with his co-driver Edward Rowen and his wife, all of whom had flown in from America to do the inimitable Hyde Park to Brighton drive. This great car is well-known in VSCC circles, since...

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