Articles tagged George Lane

Page 22 of May 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1947

Club News

We Hear R. W. Pollack knows of ten keen Frazer-Nash owners in the Birmingham area. His own Black burn-engined "Shelsley" Frazer-Nash is being fitted with a Clyde supercharger by Chris. Shorrock. Leslie Seyd has very thoroughly rebuilt the ex-Shakespeare 1913 "12/14" Mors and also has the 1912 14-h.p. Gregoire. L. W. Thomas is building a 2-seater "special", using 3 in. by 16-g. tubular chassis...

Page 40 of March 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, March 1936


SELLING A CAR GOING of that for sale, the real Let us suppose that you are the owner of a 1932 model Stitch saloon. Despite the fact that your Stitch was built just in time to save nine others being manufactured, it is still an aristocrat of motor cars. It has served you faithfully for four years. It has carried you, your wife, your two children and the parrot for countless thousands of miles....

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CAREERS FOR OUR BOYS (NUMBER 3) OR HOW TO BECOME A RACING DRIVER By NEVIL LLOYD (Illustrations by George Lane) To think it is only fifty years since I first started writing about motor-racing. Why, it seems like half-a-century. Little did I think then, and still less do I think now that my knowledge would assist a new generation of potential racing drivers to realise their ambition. However. It...

Page 38 of December 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, December 1954

Books for Christmas

"Aircraft of the 1914-18 War." Edited by D. A. Russell, M.I.Mech.E. 234 pp., 11 ¼in. by 8 ½ in. (Republished by Harleyford Publications, Harleyford, Marlow, Bucks. 42s.) This remarkable work covering the 1914-18 fighting aeroplanes of all countries, with a photograph or more and a full-page three-view 1/72-scale plan of each type, appears in revised form. It is indeed a welcome work of reference...

Page 17 of June 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1948

Singers -- "Nine Sports" and "Le Mans"

The series of articles published in Motor Sport  on classic cars have been exceedingly well-received, but complaints have reached us from certain quarters that they have been confined to vintage cars.  So to make amends, we now offer some interesting data, by Peter Q. Greene, on the Singer "Nine Sports" and "Le Mans" models, which sold in large numbers from 1934 onwards and many of which are...

Page 26 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1946

Book Review

"Bouverie Street to Bowling Green Lane," by A. C. Armstrong, A.I.A.E. (Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., 20s.) A. C. Armstrong, Managing Editor of The Motor, offers in this book a history of 55 years of specialised publishing on the part of Temple Press, Ltd. Dealing with the introduction and development of such papers as The Motor, Cycling, The Cyclecar, The Motor Boat, The Motor Ship, The...

Page 34 of January 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, January 1936


CAREERS FOR OUR BOYS (NUMBER 2) OR HOW TO BECOME A TRIALS DRIVER By NEVIL LLOYD (Illustrations by George Lane) fe • • . which he mistook for a man he'd met on several trials." In response to an overwhelming number of requests, both of them, curiously enough, bearing a Wimbledon post mark, I am this month casting a few cultured pearls of wisdom before those fathers whose sons have expressed a...

Page 24 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, November 1946

BRDC Notes

New National Colour Some time ago it was announced that for a trial period of two years (commencing in 1947), the distinctive colour for British cars in International competitions will be blue, with the national flag on each side of the car. The actual shade has not been defined, and it is suggested that Royal blue should be used to differentiate from the shade used by the French. The position of...

Page 46 of May 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, May 1957

R.A.C. Diamond Jubilee Exhibition

An exhibition of paintings and models has been opened at the Tea Centre, Regent Street, London, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Royal Automobile Club. Entitled "The Age of the Motor Car," the exhibition goes on tour after May 4th to provincial centres, including Stratford, Coventry, Blackpool, Scarborough, Leicester, Bristol, Portsmouth and Brighton. Unusual exhibits include a piece of...


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