Articles tagged Guy Robins

Page 3 of October 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, October 1940

Cars I have owned

[Here is another article of this popular series, this time by peter clark, a truly versatile amateur, well known for his le mans successes with the h.r.g., his trials exploits and his interest in edwardians.—ed.] My first velocipede was a B.S.A. three-wheeler sports, chiefly notable in that it was bought (secondhand) from H. M. Bentley and Partners. It was not very fast, about 65 flat out, but...

Page 29 of May 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, May 1939

THE LAND'S END ON " ORDINARIES"

THE LAND'S END ON "ORDINARIES" FINE WEATHER AND DRY HILLS; BLUICHILLS MINE CAUSES THE GREATEST NUMBER OF FAILURES THE weather cleared up just in time for the Land's End Trial, and 194 car drivers enjoyed a glorious run to the West country. The hills were all dry, with the exception of Crackington and Hustyn, which have their own sources of moisture, but only sixty-four competitors were in the end...

Page 110 of August 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 110, August 2003

Guy Robins

Obituary Guy Robins has died, aged 96. He will be remembered for his association with HRG sportscars, which he drove in races and trials, also managing their successful appearances in Alpine Rallies. He was patron of the HRG Association for over 30 years. In retirement, he gained a pilot's licence, aged 72.

Page 5 of September 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, September 1948

BEGINNERS' LUCK

BEGINNERS' LUCK Participation in Continental Events to-day is fraught with difficulty. Consequently, this account by J. Gott of how three I :1,-litre H.R.G.s, driven and navigated by novices, won the Team Awards in the Alpine Rally is of particular interest. ON the evening of July 9th last, one 1948 two-seater and two 1947 " Aerodynainics, " the standard 1,500-c.c. H.R.G. team, crewed by six...

Page 50 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, December 1984

an hrg item

An HRG Item LAST SUMMER'S great Golden Jubilee of the VSCC will no doubt have pleasant repercussions that will last for a very long time. One such, so far as I am concerned, relates to seeing a blue HRG which I was told was carrying a plaque announcing that it was the car I road-tested for MOTOR SPORT back in 1937. Naturally this interested me but I could not find the owner. Thinking about it...

Page 13 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 1947

Reports of Recent Events

N.W. London M.C. Lawrence Cup Trial Those who expected this oft-postponed event to flop because of summer conditions got the surprise of their lives at Bagshot Heath on the day selected. Torrential rain fell much of the time and between sections Potter's passenger wisely erected her umbrella above the AlIard. Red Roads wasn't too difficult, but failed some of the smaller cars. Len Parker used the...

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