Articles tagged Georges Hoesch

Page 18 of April 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, April 1959


V.W. Derrington looks back Passing through Kingston-on-Thames the other evening, we called on V. W. Derrington, well-known purveyor of "pieces for specials" and pioneer of the speed shop in this country.  "How," we asked V.W.D., "did you start your close association with the tuning business? " It appears that in 1914 Derrington joined the Sopwith Aviation Company in Kingston and when the war...

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Matters of moment

Allard's great victory Belatedly, because Motor Sport is a monthly, but none the less sincerely, we acclaim Sydney Allard's great victory in the Monte Carlo Rally. First ever to win through from Glasgow and first British car to win this great winter test and adventure since Donald Healey did so in 1931 with an Envicta, the Allard triumph. is as convincing as it was well-deserved. Weather...

Page 52 of October 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, October 1955

A V.S.C.C. Occasion

To celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the Vintage Sports Car Club a rally was arranged at Goodwood circuit on September 10th, and a truly memorable and picturesque occasion this proved to be. A total of 253 veteran, Edwardian and vintage vehicles (the actual sub-divisions were 16 veteran cars, 55 Edwardian cars, 168 vintage cars, and 14 Edwardian and vintage motor-cycles) took part in a mass...

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CARS I HAVE OWNED FROM 1924 to 19'27 I was serving an apprenticeship in Dartford, Kent, and week-end journeys were made to my home in Woking on a 492,e.e. " Longstroke " T.T. Sunbeam motorcycle. NVinter days were not 11-11 oh fun and when in the tram lines of Sutton we did art al Mighty slide with me going through Ow swing doors of a cono-r pub and the bike following, I thought it high t ime to...

Page 31 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, May 1951

Club News WE HEAR

Club News WE HEAR R. J. Hewitt would like to hear who has his old Frazer-Nash, which he rebuilt, installing a Rover Ten engine. Its Reg. No. is BOIT 7; Mr. Ifewitt'S address is 5, St. Leonard's Court, East Sheen, S.W.14. Tony Townshend has, besides two 8-litre Red Label Bentleya, a 1919 Horstmann two-seater and a 1913 20-h.p. Sizaire-Benvick tourer, the latter built specially for Capt. Alex...

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Origin and Development of the Roesch Talbots

The specialised articles on famous makes have become a feature of Motor Sport. Many Talbot cars are still giving excellent service and, particularly following the article on "Sunbeams Between the Wars" in the December 1949 and January 1950 issues, we have been asked repeatedly for an article on the Talbots. We are therefore pleased to be able to offer the required material from data and...

Page 17 of April 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, April 1956

Conception to Production

Some Data on the Sunbeam Rapier, Now Coming Off the Rootes' Assembly Lines Coventry  The new Sunbeam Rapier caused considerable interest at the last Earls Court Motor Show, and as this general-purpose, high-performance car went into production at the beginning of last month (H.R.H. the Duke of Kent being amongst the first to receive delivery) we decided the time had come to visit Coventry and...

Page 35 of May 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, May 1959


A section devoted to old-car matters On the M.C.C "Land's End" in a 9/20 Humber In 1952 the Motor Cycling Club included a vintage class in the Land's End Trial and repeated this gesture in 1958, and again last Easter. Because the writer believes that if pains are taken over restoring vintage cars to contemporary condition it is but logical to have replicas of contemporary events in which they can...


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