Articles tagged Hartley Wintney

Page 142 of December 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 142, December 2010

Flintstone effect

In 1946, through the generosity of Mr Forrest Lycett and the added support of Cecil Clutton I was able to acquire a 1913-14 long-wheelbase Hispano-Suiza, if I went and collected it from a distant aerodrome at which it was available. Lycett had, I believe, found it at the Phoenix Green Garage, and Hartley Wintney and Mr McKenzie rebuilt it for him with a three-seater body, bringing the weight up...

Page 30 of August 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1937

CLUB NEWS

ettao letawd ...??•?11?10PIP MIDLAND A.C. The 3..ladrestield Speed Trials had to be cancelled due to lack of entries— another reflection on the unfixedness of the fixtures. But that will not happen in the case of the next Shelsley-Walsh Hill-climb on September 11th. J.C.C. In connection with the Brooklands Members' Day of July 3rd, F. N. Crane (M.G.) gains a standard award, and Miss P. McOstrich...

Page 30 of August 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1936

Clubs news

Ulster A.C. The July issue of the Monthly Review contains a good report of the County Down Trophy Race from various aspects together with several very excellent photographs. Those who were at the race and have not seen a copy should write for one—we can find no price on the cover, but no doubt club funds are open to fortification! The story of the teddy-bear that never looked other than straight...

Page 32 of April 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, April 1937

RUMBLINGS

For the Outer Circuit Sometimes you may visit Brooklands and learn nothing of interest, whereas another visit will reveal something very unexpected. Running out of fuel on the Railway Straight last month E. W. W. Pacey had the misfortune to do likewise and the imposing singleseater Pacey-Hassan-Special duly stopped just behind our Frazer-Nash. Thus it came about that we knew, before a lot of...

Page 22 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, September 1937

Club News

etia• lelawd ........?••1111111111119/ N.W. LONDON MOTOR CLUB At a recent Committee Meeting it was decided to make certain changes in the arrangements for the Fourth Annual Inter-Club Team Trial for the Sporting Life Team Trophy to be held on Saturday, the 9th October. It is felt that these changes will make the Trial more attractive and interesting to the competitors. The start of the Trial will...

Page 9 of September 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, September 1936

RUMBLINGS

Belonging to a Past Decade Seaman's old Delage has certainly caught the racing-public's imagination and it again more than gave the E.R.A. drivers a run for their money at Donington, on the occasion of the 200-Mile Race. For that event Seaman made use of his second engine, which is a few c.c. larger than the unit he was running earlier this year. The Delage, by the way, is the car which Senechal...

Page 20 of July 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 1957

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The Second V.S.C.C. Silverstone The Vintage S.C.C. held its second Silverstone Race Meeting of the year on June 15th. It could be termed "sun-top Silverstone" and in spite of exciting racing was completed without mishap. Racing opened with a 5-lap Handicap in which Freeman's 1951 Mille Miglia Aston Martin came through on the last lap to win at 69.95 m.p.h....

Page 25 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, November 1951

VINTAGE VEERINGS

VINTAGE VEERINGS OUR particular interest. in vintage, i.e., pre-1931 ears of the better sort., is from the sporting angle, that is, the ownership of suds ears 1-dy enthusiasts who derive enjoyment from theta and from perhaps using t hem iii eompetition events contliwd to vehicles of this era. BILL, what With the allocation of new cars to the home market limited next year to only 80,000, and the...

Page 20 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1947

Club News

We Hear F. P. Thornpson is getting good service from a 1925 Austin "Heavy Twelve-Four" and considers that the more stolid vintage cars should receive their meed of praise. He would exchange a rather rusty model T Ford for Austin spares and knows of bits and pieces for 1913 G.W.K., Overland, Chrysler, Buick and other cars. A 2-cylinder Renault in reasonable condition is apparently for disposal...

Page 11 of March 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, March 1936

RUMBLINGS

ULiTI I 11 1 Assorted Rallies The British Clerk of the Weather certainly did his very worst from John o' Groats in this year's Monte Carlo event, and it remains to see what we are going to have for the R.A.C. event, for which there are 317 entries. In some ways I think this latter event is more trying than its Continental counterpart, since the distance between the checks is generally too short...

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