Articles tagged G. Taylor

Page 21 of August 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 1933


THE J.C.C. MEETING AT BROOKLANDS. HIGH SPEED TRIAL HELD IN HEAVY RAIN. A. SEBAG-MONTEFIORE (FRAZER NASH) MAKES BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE HIGH SPEED TRIAL. CLUB meetings at Brooklands have a different and less formal atmosphere than the big events which take on Bank Holidays, and the J.C.C. members day is always one of the best. The principal event of the day was of course the High Speed Trial,...

Page 15 of August 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, August 1937


THE CAMPBELL CIRCUIT MEETING AT BROOKLANDS H. HADLEY WINS THE BIG RACE FOR AUSTIN THE first of the long-awaited shorthandicap B.A.R.C. meetings over the Campbell circuit road-course was held at Brooklands on July 10th. In spite of big prize-money the entries were not quite so good as expected and the assembly of -spectators was definitely below par, although the fullness of the Fixture List in...

Page 6 of May 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1932


THE J.C.C. HIGH-SPEED TRIAL MEMBERS' DAY AT BROOKLANDS. THE High Speed Trial run by the J.C.C. has always been one of the most interesting events staged at the track, for the simple reason that it gives the ordinary amateur with a normal sports car a chance to show his skill in driving and tuning, without being hopelessly outshone by special cars. It also gives the onlookers a chance of settling...

Page 17 of December 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, December 1945

Club News

We Hear J. Landsman is overhauling a 1935 T.E. Alvis "Crested Eagle" and seeks a suitable body for it, while Kenneth Neve hopes to find a 20-h.p. Rolls-Royce 2-seater mit dickey and is after a well-preserved "14/40" Delage. Lt.-Comdr. M. H. James, R.N., is getting his 9-ft. wheelbase, 100-m.p.h. Bentley — a 3-litre chassis with 4 1/2-litre engine — into good trim. J. Lowrey is having his well-...

Page 3 of July 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, July 1947

Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) Fastest at Wet Shelsely Walsh International Meeting

Hutchison a magnificent Second. "Bira" Third. Bolster's "Mary" fastest Special Shelsley Walsh really is unlucky with the weather. On June 21st heavy rain commenced just as the international Hill-Climb started, left off for the interval, and fell again for most of the second runs. Under the circumstances records did not fall, but Raymond Mays, his once-black 2-litre E.R.A. now international-green...

Page 28 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1937


RAIN MARS BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS G. TAYLOR (ALTA) MAKES FASTEST TIME. A. N. L. MACLACHLAN'S FINE DRIVING. BAD weather arrivci I just at the most inopportune moment for the Brighton Speed Trials, and not man y records were broken on the Madeira Drive on September 25th. R. 0. Shuttleworth's car record of 22.08 secs. (79.36 m.p.h.) which was set up in 1935—the last year it was fine—with his AlfaRomeo...

Page 15 of March 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, March 1936


BROOK.LANDS OPENS A GOOD SATURDAY AFTERNOON'S SPORT AT J.C.C. RAE LY Having been defeated by fog on February 15th, the Junior Car Club, as is traditional, opened the 1936 Brooklands season on February 22nd, with their members' Rally. True there was then no a of fog, but conditions could otherwise sign have been worse, for it poured in torrents until just before the start and the drizzled heavily...

Page 15 of October 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, October 1947

Southsea M.C. Chichester Speed Trials

R. D. Poore's 3.8-litre Alfa-Romeo makes Fastest Time. Crook's "2.9" Alfa-Romeo is Fastest Sports Car. Excellent New Course Allows High Speeds. The Southsea M.C. received an enormous entry for its Autumn Speed Trials on a half-mile course at Merston airfield on September 20th. The event was well patronised by two mayors, a councillor and, local trades people and proceeds went to a hospital. With...

Page 34 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1978

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The VSCC Welsh Week-End The Vintage SCC's Welsh Week-End, dating back to 1939 and based on Presteigne, was as popular as ever this year, but with a bias towards the sporting trial and away from the driving-tests and Concours d'Elegance, in the ratio of 71 entries to 17, a healthy sign. This year both events involved a preliminary 200-mile road section, whereas...

Page 3 of October 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, October 1946

Brighton Speed Trials

Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) averages 91.3 m.p.h. over the kilometre to make f.t.d. "Bira" (Maserati) runner-up. Sports Alfa-Romeo clocks 70.34 m.p.h. and Mrs. Monkhouse (Bugatti) 76.61 m.p.h. The Brighton and Hove M.C.'s Speed Trials were revived after a lapse of seven years and run off over a lengthened course - one kilometre instead of half-a-mile along Madeira Drive, Brighton, on September 7th. A...


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