Articles tagged Dudley Sterry

Page 122 of May 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 122, May 2013

Events of the Month

Daytona 500 Rarely does the Daytona 500 provide much in the way of predictions about the outcome of NASCAR's 36-round Sprint Cup championship. Run with power-sapping `restrictor plates', which keep the cars jammed together in a giant slipstreaming pack, the 500 is more a lottery than a motor race. Typically, there are more than a few multi-car accidents which inevitably eliminate some of the...

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Prescott Classic Hillclimb

Stars in their firmament Almost as if it were a public backlash against the growing and often unpleasant public face of over-commercialism in top motorsport categories, audiences at the large number of events being staged for classic machinery this year have been visibly growing. Benefiting not only by way of a large crowd but also a huge entry for its "Classic" hill-climb recently was the...

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Finding the ideal tourer

The VSCC Pomeroy Trophy contest started as an idea of the late Laurence Pomeroy, whose father had engineered the pre-war Prince Henry Vauxhall, to prove that the one he owned was, despite its age, the ideal fast touring car. He devised a complicated system of rules embracing interior body dimensions, tests of acceleration, speed, braking efficiency and fuel thirst over a road course. For this one...

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The 67th Exeter Trial

The number of motor-sporting events first held before the Kaiser War which are still well-supported is not a large one, but the Motor Cycling Club's Exeter Trial qualifies, being first held in 1910. This year's Exeter finished at Torquay, but the 300 entrants (95 on bikes, the rest on threeor four-wheelers) were able for old times sake to visit Exeter M5 services for a nourishing breakfast in the...

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Baxter makes hay as ERAs stay away

VSCC | Harewood | Aug 21 From an entry of over 140 cars James Baxter scored a commanding victory in the VSCC's Harewood hillclimb. Marking the conclusion of a week of events celebrating the club's 70th anniversary, the VSCC's second visit at the challenging Yorkshire hill was a great success. Baxter's pace in the 3.5-litre Frazer Nash single-seater left him well clear of the rest, and either of...


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