Articles tagged H. F. Locke-King

Page 24 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, June 1947

"Motor Sport" Brooklands Fund

The Fund instituted by Motor Sport to commemorate the Brooklands Motor Course has got off the mark rather slowly. We hope that you will give this deserving Fund your support, so that the great work of the late Mr. H. F. Locke-King may be properly perpetuated. Up to May 20th the donations stood as follows: — W.J.Tee, Esq. (Motor Sport) ... £10 0s. 0d. C. Clutton, Esq ... 11s. 6d. H.D. Harrison,...

Page 13 of January 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, January 1948

The Meeting Of The Clubs

On December 10th the R.A.C. Competitions Committee (hereinafter called the C.C.) held its 1947 meeting of the Clubs, which was well attended and in many ways resembled the previous year's meeting. [Our comments in the following report appear within square brackets.] The Chairman of the R.A.C. opened the meeting and Major Dixon-Spain gave an account of all the C.C. had done for the Sport last...

Page 23 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, June 1947

Rumblings

Outstanding Newcomer We have waited a long time for the Jovvett Javelin. Now that details of it have become public property we find ourselves in no way disappointed. Indeed, it pleases us to discover that the old-established and ever-individual Bradford concern has introduced a world-beater — a car of which Britain and the enthusiast can be proud. That Motor Sport considers it high time this...

Page 31 of January 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, January 1974

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Second Devoted To Old-Car Matters Vintage Mumm THE firmly established link between Mumm Cordon Rouge champagne and vintage cars was further cemented last year when Robin Wodehouse of Cock Russell Vintners, led a team of five vintage Lagondas to the cellars of G. H. Mumm in Reims to see the end of a great 1973 vintage. The five vintage and near-vintage Lagondas were quickly recognised as they...

Page 27 of February 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1948

The "Motor Sport" Brooklands Fund

A Steady Improvement The Fund started by Motor Sport as a tribute to the late Mr. H. F. Locke-King who gave Brooklands Motor Course to the nation, is gaining momentum, and we hope something really worthwhile will eventually be the outcome. We propose to leave the Fund open for some considerable time, as doubtless many overseas enthusiasts will wish to contribute. Dr. and Mrs. Edisbury, in sending...

Page 17 of November 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1947

The "Motor Sport" Brooklands Fund

A Further Announcement Last April we announced the opening of a Fund for the purpose of commemorating the great work of the late Mr. H. F. Locke-King, who built Brooklands Track — the famous testing and sporting centre which served the motoring fraternity so nobly for nearly forty years — on his Weybridge Estate during 1906/7. The Fund hung fire for a while, until a meeting could be called at...

Page 16 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, May 1937

THIRTY YEARS OF BROOKLANDS

THIRTY YEARS OF BROOKLANDS Thirty long years have elapsed since the late Mr. H. F. Locke-King built Brooklands Track for the British Motor Industry, an undertaking paid for privately by this far-sighted sportsman, and for which he never received any congratulation or compensation by the Government, either of that day or the years that followed. This year the new road circuit designed by Sir...

Page 15 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, April 1947

"Motor Sport" Brooklands Fund

Important Announcement "Motor Sport" Brooklands Fund In view of the splendid way in which Brooklands Motor Course served the motoring fraternity until a few years ago, Motor Sport has decided that some form of memorial should be instituted in memory of the late H. F. Locke-King, who built the Weybridge Track at his own expense, and who kept it open as a testing ground and sporting centre for...

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