Articles tagged HARRY EDWARDS

Page 39 of August 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, August 1984

Cars in Books

What have we this month, for this column, which the Editor of a motoring weekly once said was a good idea except that it would run out of material in a week or so -- but which we have kept going regularly for more than 25 years? Well, from "Backstairs Life in a Country House" by Eileen Balderson with Douglas Goodlad (David & Charles, 1982) the only cars named are three Rolls-Royces which came...

Page 22 of December 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, December 1936

Club news

etta• /lewd BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB The Welsh trial attracted nineteen The Welsh trial attracted nineteen starters in spite of the start being so far from town. Pen-y-Bryn is a tricky hill with three-quarters of a mile of slippery surface, which eaussd four failures. Treveriog was not troublesome and the whole entry sailed up, and Glynceiriog stopped only one car, though it had some nasty bends. The...

Page 28 of June 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1939

"BIRA" THE QUITE INVINCIBLE

" BIRA " THE QUITE INVINCIBLE VICTORIOUS AGAIN, AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE. HANS RUESCH'S GREAT DRIVE. " BIRA'S " DELAHAYE WINS SPORTS-CAR RACE THE London Road Course opened its doors again towards the end of May. In practice for the Sydenham Trophy Meeting " Bira " experimented with single and twin rear wheels on his E.R.A. " Romulus " ; Walker did his inimitable cornering in the WalkerWhitehead E.R....

Page 5 of July 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, July 1934

EMPIRE TROPHY AFTERTHOUGHTS.

EMPIRE TROPHY AFTERTHOUGHTS. TO plan an entirely new circuit at Brooklands and then run a handicap race for cars from 750 c.c. to 3,000 c.c. was a task which must have given Harry Edwards, of the British Racing Drivers Club, many sleepless nights. But everyone who was present at Weybridge on Saturday, June 23rd, must surely agree with us when we vote the British Empire Trophy a really successful...

Page 14 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, November 1938

"BIRA" TWICE BEATEN

" BIRA " TWICE BEATEN SENSATIONAL RACING AT THE CLOSING CRYSTAL PALACE MEETING FURTHER ENHANCES ALTA PRESTIGE IN spite of torrential rain, the last Crystal Palace Meeting was immensely enjoyable. It is now a confirmed fact that one does not notice the slowness of the Palace circuit and that Harry Edwards's short races go down very well. The meeting was very fully televised and Dick Seaman started...

Page 11 of November 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, November 1937

"BIRA" MAKES HIS BOW

" BIRA " MAKES HIS BOW VICTORY IN IMPERIAL TROPHY RACE AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE WITH HIS E.R.A. THE LAP RECORD SET TO 58.63 M.P.H. BY ARTHUR DOBSON (E.R.A.). EXTREMELY CLOSE FINISH. THE last meeting of the season at the Crystal Palace had a hang-over, as it were, of the glamour of Donington the previous Saturday, because Dick Seaman was to do an exhibition run with a Grand Prix Mercedes-Benz and the...

Page 15 of April 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, April 1940

Rumblings

Advanced Design OF recent years, sports-cars of advanced design, that is to say, of the roller-bearing, twin o.h.c., hand-assembled sort, have been equalled, if not overshadowed, in performance by more sober designs, having more simple valve gear, and of less specialised construction generally. We have often argued that this is mainly so only because the commercial demand for the specialised...

Page 91 of August 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, August 1999

Miscellany

The VSCC of America has added selected cars made before 1960 as eligible for its events, plus some later ones if specially approved, as well as pre-war cars. The list includes post-war HRG, Jowett Jupiter, SU-carburettored Morgans, Peerless GT, Swallow Doretti, Veritas and some TVR, Turner and Tojeiros. My hope is that the VSCC will never copy... The Morris register is fortunate to have...

Page 62 of April 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, April 1993

A Morris landmark

Another great motoring landmark is about to be destroyed, along with so many others. I refer to the one-time Morris Motors production complex at Cowley, just outside Oxford. You might almost have said that the motor empire built up so industriously by William Morris, Lord Nuffield to be, would have rendered this world famous factory sacred. So it was, until last year. Then the destruction began...

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...

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