Articles tagged Geoffrey Daybell

Page 11 of December 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, December 1949

The Harrow C.C. Cottingham Memorial Trophy Trial

In fog conditions on November 19th, the Harrow C.C. ran off a most effective and stiff trial, the sections, mostly long slippery grass slopes, subdivided and marked accordingly, and all located within an economically small radius; 54 entries were received and the event counts towards the B.T.D.A. "Star." From the "Lambert Arms" at Aston Rowant a run of two miles brought cars to the first section...

Page 37 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, October 1937

THE B.R.D.C. "500"

THE B.R.D.C. " 500 " JOHN COBB (NAPIER RAILTON) WINS DEVASTATING RACE AT 127.05 m.p.h. RILEYS SECOND AND THIRD, FIFTH AND NINTH. MANY RETIREMENTS Tug curtailed " 500 " of the R.R.D.C. was a great success. Although people in this country rather scorn outer-circuit races, the crowd behind the pits was dense the whole afternoon, and there was a goodly cluster of spectators on the Hill. At least four...

Page 78 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, July 1997

The versatile Wisdoms

Their daughter was the famous one, but Tommy and Elsie Wisdom made their own mark in 25 years of racing together Bill Boddy chronicles the varied career of one of the sport's most enduring partnerships When the name Wisdom comes up in motoring conversation one thinks instantly of Ann Wisdom, who did so well in the top rallies with cars as hairy as the Austin Healey 100s, etc, often partnered by...

Page 16 of July 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, July 1941

RUMBLINGS

The Minister of Aircraft Production on MotorRacing LT.-COL. J. T. C. AlOORE-BRABAZON, until recently Minister of Transport. and now Ifinister of Aircraft Production, made an exceedingly interesting speech when, as guest of honour vt the luncheon of the Institution of Automobile Engineers at the Savoy Hotel last month, he proposed the I.A.E. He gave unstinted praise to magneto, as distinct from...

Page 9 of October 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, October 1942

Cars I have owned

Clive Windsor Richards has a decided preference for really big four-cylinder engines, as he emphasises very clearly in this article. Before the war he was a prominent competitor in races and trials with a diversity of cars and, up to the war, was captain of that great club, Vintage S.C.C. – Ed. I suppose under a title such as the above one may be permitted to include one's earliest recollections...

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