Articles tagged Eric Benfield

Page 68 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, March 1995

V-to-C Miscellany

The Alvis 12/50 Register Bulletin No 190 contained a very interesting, well-illustrated 16-page article by Eric Benfield on the 1924 Alvis racing cars, with more to come, including driving impressions. The Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon, Warwickshire is to celebrate the 70th birthday of what is still called "Old No 1" MG on March 26, with reduced entry fees for those arriving in MGs. The display...

Page 61 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, September 1992

Vintage Day At Shelsley Walsh

VSCC day at Shelsley Walsh, the Midland AC's 1000-yard hillclimb course near Worcester, which is largely unchanged from how it was in 1905, is an enjoyment not to be missed. Sponsored by Penrite Oil, on July 4, this year it was mainly for pre-war cars, the astonishing moderns (record: R.Brown 3 1/2-litre Pilbeam MP58 Ford DFR — 25.34s) not arriving until the Sunday. The small road-equipped sports...

Page 61 of May 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, May 1969

A Further Peugeot Postscript

Around this time last year articles appeared in Motor Sport about the pre-1914 racing Peugeot cars, trying to assess their fate. While this did not produce anything very conclusive, some interesting subsidiary facts emerged. There has now come to my notice a piece of additional information on this obscure and confusing subject. It seems that the Pirelli-shod 2½-litre Peugeot with which André...

Page 21 of March 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, March 1978

Matters of moment

Michael Edwardes - Magician We do not profess to understand how Mr. Michael Edwardes has done at British Leyland what Lord Stokes, Lord Ryder, Alex Park and Derek Whittaker failed to do, inasmuch as he was able to actually obtain .a standing-ovation from the Leyland work-force, after announcing 12,500 redundancies and saving some pretty pungent things about the workers themselves and the...

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