Articles tagged E. E. Thompson

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Factory methods of the vintage era

No. 15: Rolls-Royce Soon after this series was instituted we took a look at the careful and academical methods of construction which made Rolls-Royce cars what they were in 1928. Long before that, circa 1912, F. Henry Royce, yet to be knighted, had evolved his famous, or notorious, bumping-rig, for stressing Rolls-Royce chassis to extremes. It was said that a well-known American car was chained...

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VMCC FIXTURES

THE Vintage Motor Cycle Club, which now has more than 2,500 members, has two important events pending. The first round of their 1970 National Grass Track Championship happens at Sibley Circuit, Iver, Bucks., at 11 a.m. on May 10th. It is open to pre-1943 machines and might well appeal to those spectators who have not seen this form of racing since the days when the machines which will be...

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