Articles tagged Harold Hastings

Page 55 of October 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, October 1960


VETERANEDWARDIANVINTAGE A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters STA NDA R DS AT HOME.— Following a precedent. set by the Sunbeam S.T.D. Register with their annual Wolverhampton week-end, it has become fashionable for old ears to return to their place of birth. Here J. Due's 1906/7 30-h.p. Standard leads cars of this make through Coventry's Civic Centre last month, on the .....—.. occasion of the...

Page 42 of April 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, April 1977

"Automobile Year-1976-77"

edited by Douglas Armstrong. 236 pp. 12 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in. (Patrick Stephens Ltd., Bar Hill,Cambridge, CB3 8EL. £16.50.) Among an increasing number of annuals that give detailed coverage of the previous season's motoring sport, the well-established Edita of Lausanne's "Automobile Year" stands out for its lavish production and beautiful pictures. 84 in colour and 421 in black and white in the...

Page 36 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The Dawn of "The Daimler" Last month's issue of Motor Sport had quite a Daimler flavour to it, what with my description of an outing up Shelsley Walsh in the British Leyland Heritage/Coventry Museum's fine big Edwardian of that make, and my article about the motor-cars of Mr. Bolton, a gentleman who had a preference for Daimlers and drove them at Shelsley...

Page 48 of May 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, May 1975


OUT OF THE PAST ONE OF THE rewarding things about editing MOTOR SPORT is the arrival in the office from time to time of unusual snippets of motoring (and flying) items from the past. For instance, the other day Mr. Julian Brownridge of Chatham sent us some faded but fascinating photographs that had just come into his possession, relating to a coachbuilding concern that operated in Kingston-on-...

Page 57 of September 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, September 1981


Harold Hastings With the death of Harold Charles Hastings at the age of 74 another link with pre-war motoring journalism is unhappily broken. Hastings joined The Light Car & Cyclecar at the beginning of 1925. His father had owned a flat-twin Rover 8 and Harold got an Omega 3-wheeler as his first staff-car, from Temple Press, before going on to better things. He competed in the classic MCC...

Page 12 of August 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, August 1941

Club News

eta4 WE HEAR... Johnnie Green, of the R.A.S.C., is now running the ex-Stuart-Wilton 3-litre Bentley and reports that he is very pleased with it ; he would like details of the "19/100 " Austro-Daimler, if anyone cares to oblige. The Bentley is a 1929 "Red Label" with "D "-type gearbox, and Hardy Spicer propeller-shaft, in magnificent order. A very keen reader who is in one of the Services, after a...

Page 111 of November 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, November 1980


Veteran Edwardian Vintage A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS A Shelsley Walsh Memory WHEN I was writing earlier this year about the 75th Anniversary of the opening of the Shelsley Walsh speed hill-climb I recalled one of the more exciting occasions at the famous Worcestershire venue, when in 1936 the reigning Hill-Climb Champion, Hans von Stuck, brought a shortchassis, twin-rear-wheeled Auto...

Page 17 of April 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, April 1941

Club news

C. U. A. C. The Cambridge University Automobile Club's dinner of March 8th, so ably organised by J. B. Jesty, was highly successful. Forty-five persons attended, in spite of existing difficulties. Those who sat down to dinner were: Guests: Laurence Pomeroy, Gordon Wilkins, Anthony Heal and Arthur Hyde; Veteran Members: Michael May, D. B. Tubbs, Andrew Fairtlough, D. Hampshire, R. Habershon, A. J...

Page 39 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, March 1979

Vintage Postbag

Howey's Accident Sir, I read as always with interest your comment on Dr. Brian Hamilton's letter reference Dick (R. B.) Howey's tragic death in 1926 in the Ballot. It is not often one is able to correct the Editor! So it is with a little malicious pleasure I am able to write to say that the accident occurred not during the speed trial, but during the hill-climb which was also part of the Boulogne...


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