Articles tagged Eric Winterbottom

Page 18 of September 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, September 1947

The Emeryson Special

A very advanced Amateur-Built 1,100 c.c. Racing Car that was successful on its first appearance. Two-stage supercharging and independent suspension front and back. The Emerys, father and son, have produced in the latest Emeryson Special a racing car of which a specialised factory might well be proud. Working in a small shed at Maidenhead they have evolved a 1,100-c.c. engine with two-stage...

Page 42 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, January 1950

Club News

We Hear Barry Eaglesfield is still trying to trace previous owners of his Type 37 Bugatti, engine number 239, chassis number 37389; unfortunately he is confined to bed for some months with lung trouble following pleurisy, and is glad to see friends at 22, Queensdale Road, W.11. The manager of the Westover Ice Rink, Bournemouth, reports a fine collection of veteran vehicles owned by the Priory Eng...

Page 36 of May 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, May 1985


The way in which John Tojeiro became a constructor is typical of the Fifties — he built a special intending to race it himself then first one, then another, customer arrived on his doorstep and suddenly he was no longer a special builder but a small scale constructor. Ironically, he never did get round to racing one of his own cars. Although little more than 30 Tojeiros were ever built, and...

Page 42 of August 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, August 1965

Brooklands reopens—for one nostalgic afternoon

The "Hand and Spear," June 26th. THE idea of a re-union between those who remember the old Motor Course at Weybridge came to Bill Boddy and Dudley Gahagan three years ago after attending a B.M.C.R.C. Brooklands Re-union organised by Rex Judd at the "Hand & Spear," where so many Brooklands rider's and drivers used to quench their monumental thirsts. It took place this year on June 26th and was...

Page 30 of March 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, March 1985

The Cars of Paul Emery

Although the building of specials is a world-wide occupation, the British have a particular flair for it, it's part of the great amateur tradition, I suppose. Look into the background of most racing car designers, and a good few leading production car designers, and you will find a special which, not infrequently, was raced. Some will even tell you that their first attempt with the parts of an...

Page 30 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, May 1951

Exciting B.A.R.C. Members' Meeting

Exciting B.A.R.C. Members' Meeting Guy Gale (Darracq)Leads in Brooklands Memorial Trophy Contest 1 N beautiful weather the Members' Meeting at glorious Goodwood, on April 21st, produced many exciting incidents but no personal injuries. Out of a representative sports-car kentry Fz raer-Nashes were outstanding, fi ishing I, 2. 3. 4 in one race, Crook's making fastest lap of the day at. 84.3 m.p.h....

Page 9 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, October 1951

Stirling Moss Wins the TT for Jaguar at Record Speed

Type C Jaguars 1, 2, 4. Gerard's Frazer-Nash 3rd. Tony Rolt (Jaguar) Sets Lap Record at 86.4 m.p.h. At Dundrod on September 15th, the Type C Jaguars consolidated the great victory at Le Mans in June. Stirling Moss won the R.A.C. T.T. outright and on handicap in one of these fine cars, at a non-stop average speed of 83.55 m.p.h. Peter Walker followed him home, second at 82.57 m.p.h., and after...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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