Articles tagged Douglas Clease

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

THE SCOTTISH RALLY

THE SCOTTISH RALLY Those who maintain that Rallies appeal to only a minority of drivers should note that for this year's Scottish Rally 176 -entries have been received. The event, which is in its fifth year, takes place from June 1st5th, embracing -six special tests, a road mileage of 262, and a coachwork competition. This year there will be no night section, Tornapress Pass to Applecross has to...

Page 54 of February 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, February 1987

The Roads of the 1920s

Having returned from his Continental tour in a 14/45hp Poppe-designed Rover tourer, as we described in the November 1986 MOTOR SPORT, Owen John, whose vintage exploits we are looking back on, decided he could forego the 1925 Olympia Motor Show, important as that was, and take his usual autumnal voyage to Scotland for the shooting season, staying 20 miles from the nearest railway station....

Page 54 of April 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, April 1989

Forgotten makes: No 85 Lammas-Graham

Trans-Atlantic tie-up The project of the enthusiastic Lord Avebury, who thought that an Anglo-American car based on Graham components might be viable in the mid-1930s following in the tradition of such makes as the Allard, Railton, Jensen, Batten Special and Brough Superior, the Lammas-Graham took shape in the offices of Cleverlys Ltd, at 32 St Mary Abbot's Terrace in Kensington. Cleverlys was...

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The Rootes Group and Competition Motoring

An Interview with Norman Garrad, Competition and Sales Manager of Sunbeam Limited, about the Lessons Learned and the Successes Achieved in Competition Events, with Special Reference to the Arduous Alpine Rally. It is particularly gratifying to find that four of Britain's "Big Five" motor manufacturers enter cars for competitions and consider that to do so pays excellent dividends, both from the...

Page 50 of April 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, April 1988

Veteran to classic: RAC road rallies

A serious business Modern rallies are usually fast thrashes through forests in specialised cars, or something similarly tough on Continental roads. But it was not always like that, and the younger generation may well have little idea of how pre-war rallies, contested mainly over long mileages on public roads, were run. In 1982 the RAC remembered the kind of cars which competed in such contests...

Page 27 of August 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, August 1935

FIRST HIGH-SPEED TRIAL

FIRST HIGH-SPEED TRIAL (One Hour or 20 Laps) SPECIAL AWARDS Up to 850 c.c. (Qualifying speed 56 m.p.h.): E E. Gehleken (M.G. S.) 3 Owen-Smith (M.G.), L M Bellamy (L.M.B. S.). 1,100 c.c. (Qualifying speed 58 rn.p.h.):-C E Taylor (Alta), R R Jackson (M.G. S.). AL Philips (Riley). C V Wells (Riley), P A Richards (Singer), E L Fry (Singer), J N Trye (Singer), Miss G Hedges (Singer). 1,600 c.c. (...

Page 77 of January 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 77, January 1996

Veteran to classic

Happy birthday I must say I am rather glad that Motor Sport is not yet 100 years old. Just as it was the first sporting motor journal, so The Autocar was the first British motoring weekly. The first issue of what is now Autocar was published in November 1895 and the magazine's 100th birthday has now been marked with a stupendous 365-page (400 if you include the normal contents) issue. As Motor...

Page 13 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1947

Reports of Recent Events

N.W. London M.C. Lawrence Cup Trial Those who expected this oft-postponed event to flop because of summer conditions got the surprise of their lives at Bagshot Heath on the day selected. Torrential rain fell much of the time and between sections Potter's passenger wisely erected her umbrella above the AlIard. Red Roads wasn't too difficult, but failed some of the smaller cars. Len Parker used the...

Page 23 of April 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, April 1948

Club News

We Hear Barry Eaglesfield has disposed of the ex-Birkett Type 40 Bugatti and acquired a Type 37, which he has fitted with a Morris Minor tank, S.U. pump, 5.50 in. by 18 in. rear tyres and a folding seat in a new tail, the original 30-gallon tank and tail having been disposed of to Major Cree for a "special" he is building. Major Cree runs a 2-litre Lagonda. Eaglesfield has a Type 40 instruction...

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Veteran to classic

Rolls-Royces in old age In his recently-published book on Rolls Royce, George Oliver has a chapter entitled "See how they last", covering some of the older models still in use. The author tells us he has consulted not only almost every motor journal but also all manner of newspapers and magazines, such as The Illustrated London News and The Tatler, so what follows is unlikely to be new to him....

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