Articles tagged Guy Warburton

Page 28 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, November 1938

MOTOR SPORT

THROUGH THE EXPERTS' TRIAL IN K. N. HUTCHISON'S NEW V8 ALLARD SPECIAL WHEN K. N. Hutchison, well known trials driver in the now famous Allard-Special " Tailwaggers " team, rang up and asked me to ride with him through the Experts' Trial I accepted readily, for two very sound reasons. In the first place it is extremely instructive to ride through a classic trial beside someone who has an...

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T.C. Harrison wins the 1952 R.A.C. Trials Championship

The 1952 R.A.C. Trials Championship was contested over a sporting course at Gandalo Camp, Catterick, in Yorkshire, by kind permission of the War Department. The rocky ways were muddy rather than slimy but a lacing of ice made the going difficult. It is a great honour to qualify or be invited to compete in this annual Championship which winds up the trials year, so let us place on record the field...

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Number Plates - FGP 750

In the nineteen-thirties Sydney Allard was a great enthusiast for mud-plugging trials and being a Ford agent he naturally showed a lot of interest in the powerful and light 30 h.p. V8 Fords. After whetting his appetite with one of the lightweight 1934 TT Ford V8 cars he built his tirst Allard Special, which was a star, pointed-tail two-seater using 30 h.p. V8 Ford components and it was not long...

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CLUBS NEWS

etia /Iowa VINTAGE SPORTS-CAR CLUB COTSWOLD TRIAL, NOVEMBER 27th This annual invitation event attracted twenty-six entries, including four teams entered by the Vintage, Harrow, United Hospitals and Bugatti Owners' Clubs. The placing Was in this order, the Vintage carrying off the S. C. H. Davis Cup by one mark. The team consisted of Miss Barbara Marshall's assorted G.N., Denyer's stout Lea-...

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Reports of Recent Events

An Allard Wins the M.C.C. Sporting Trial Putting forward the date of his classic Buxton Sporting Trial to beat-the-ban, "Jackie " Masters had the pleasure of watching 79 starters leave the Palace Hotel. Ginn's Ford V8 30 saloon put up best show in a downhill brake test. Jenkins Chapel, in two sections, was in dire mood. Morrish (Frazer-Nash) and Denyer (Lea-Francis) nobly upheld vintage interests...

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A Johannesburg Stable

By J. G. M. Hindle Thr following notes and photographs are sent as likely to be of interest to Motor Sport readers, and to show that a few enthusiasts and cars of the right type still survive in this part of the world. The snaps were taken at a recent Christmas gathering at my place, eight miles out of Johannesburg, which is generally regarded as a gathering point for vintage-minded folk for...

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Letters from Readers

N.B. - Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. - Ed. Unbeatable Jaguar Sir, Having read with much interest the correspondence on the subject of the Jaguar XJ-S I thought I would add my experience. I have owned two XJ-S - my first was RHD Chassis No. 15 and on that car I covered 42,000 miles. I experienced a few niggling...

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Club News

etia• /lewd FORD ENTHUSIASTS' CLUB A very successful Film Show was held at the Club's headquarters, the Millbrooke Dining Club at Putney, on June 24th. George Monkhouse, of Kodak Ltd., showed his slides and film " Motoring With Mercedes," and gave his inimitable running commentary, and James Brymer projected the motoring comedy, "The G.P. de Pozzo." On July 17th another Croydon Rally will be held...

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VIEWPOINTS OF A PASSENGER

VIEWPOINTS OF A PASSENGER Mrs. Kitty Hutchison looks back to the days when she rode beside her famous husband in trials and rallies IT is true that the onlooker sees most of the game, and, when it comes to motoring events, that the passenger sees least of all, yet it might not be altogether amiss to record how the herculean struggles of men and machines affect those who get none of the glamour of...

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A REALLY DIFFICULT "GLOSTER"

A REALLY DIFFICULT " GLOSTER " THE 14 OBSERVED HILLS CAUSE ENDLESS DELAY. THE TRIAL FINISHES 5 HOURS LATE. MUTTON, OLD HOLLOW, JUMPER AND NAILSWORTH LADDER ALL TAKE A HEAVY TOLL. TRICKY CONDITIONS AT THE SPECIAL TESTS ON BISMORE, OLD HOLLOW AND FERRIS COURT. THE planning of a good trial is no easy matter nowadays. If the weather is fine, and the hills correspondingly dry, the whole thing can...

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