Articles tagged J. W. Appleton

Page 35 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1934


MOTOR CYCLING CLUB. The annual High-speed Trial will be held on September 8th, starting in the morning with a One Hour " blind " for cars. This will be followed lw a series of two-lap handicap and one-lap scratch races, then the second (Inc Hour Speed Trial, and finally the Team Relay races. Altogether a full day's sport. Full particulars can be obtained frcm the Secretary. Mr. J. A. Masters, 22...

Page 28 of April 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, April 1935


RALLYING ROUND AT BROOKLANDS THE JUNIOR CAR CLUB'S "DAY OF TESTS" WELL SUPPORTED. HON. BRIAN LEWIS MAKES BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY. • WITH a record entry of 131 cars, the J.C.C. Rally, which took place at Brooklands early last month, could hardly fail to be a success. Mr. Dyer and his merry men arranged a series of tests all round the newly opened track, the piece de resistance being, as usual...

Page 26 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, September 1937


RECORDS AT POOLE LARGE CROWD SEES C. E. C. MARTIN (E.R.A.) MAKE FASTEST TIME ADDED importance attached to the Poole Speed Trials this year through several well known fixtures having dropped out of the list, and further through the fact that the event had been granted an open permit. The Poole Speed Trials were first held in 1936, and an even better entry than before was received this year....

Page 21 of August 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 1933


THE J.C.C. MEETING AT BROOKLANDS. HIGH SPEED TRIAL HELD IN HEAVY RAIN. A. SEBAG-MONTEFIORE (FRAZER NASH) MAKES BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE HIGH SPEED TRIAL. CLUB meetings at Brooklands have a different and less formal atmosphere than the big events which take on Bank Holidays, and the J.C.C. members day is always one of the best. The principal event of the day was of course the High Speed Trial,...

Page 24 of September 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, September 1939


A "POOLE" OF RAIN IAN CONNELL'S FINE DRIVING ON SLIPPERY COURSE: RECORD REMAINS UNBROKEN FOR three years in succession the hottest of hot weather had favoured the Poole Speed Trials, but this year there was a severe contrast. A drizzle fell all the morning, and though this stopped before the sports-cars began their runs, the rain came down again later, and there was never any chance of the course...

Page 42 of May 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, May 1934


A RECORD LAND'S END TRIAL A huge entry dealt with satisfactorily by good organisation. Barton Steep and Hustyn the chief difficulties. 135 Premier Awards out of 343 starters. Tni o entlinsiasf sports .car owners was never so great as it is now. No less than 366 drivers: signified their intention of competing in the 22nd London to Lands End Trial, organised by the M.C.C. at Easter, and of these...

Page 39 of June 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, June 1934

Club news

e4 /lewd MID-SURREY A.C. The Grand Cup Trial, held on Saturday May 5th, attracted an entry of 27 cars, of whom 23 were starters. The start took place at Ripley and the fu-st observed hill to be encountered was Blind Lane, near Thursley. Most people got up quite easily, but W. Drake (Riley) and P. B. Henderson (A.C.) both lost marks. Through Hazlemere and Liphook the competitors next came to the...

Page 41 of August 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, August 1934


J.C.C. MEMBERS' DAY RESULTS THE HIGH-SPEED TRIAL. : Class A (up to 750 c.c.) : Special Awards (maximum time, 61 mins. 29 sees.).—G. H. Goodson (Austin S), 58 mins. 20 secs. ; G. H. R. Chaplin (Austin 5), 59 mins. 21 secs. ; T. Gillett (M.G. S), 53 mins. 38 secs. ; L. Levy (M.G.), 56 mins. 37 secs. Standard Awards (maximum time, 69 mins. 12 secs.).---N. A. Prince (Austin), 63 mins. 10 secs. Class...

Page 41 of July 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, July 1932


TWO MEETINGS AT LEWES A SUCCESSFUL BUGATTI CLUB MEETING ON THE RACE HILL. was year the Fixture List of that energetic body, the Bugatti Owners' Club, in the form of Speed Trials on the Race Hill at Lewes. Consequently, what seemed like all the Bugattis in England—to say nothing of a goodly array of other rapid vehicles— took the Eastbourne road on Saturday, June 11th, and proceeded to motor more...

Page 33 of January 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, January 1932

Club News

etia. THEBUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB. THE night trial which the club held a few weeks ago was supported by some twenty-four members. The start was from Chorley Wood, Herts, and the finish on the following morning was at Amesbury, Wiltshire. Conditions were none too favourable during the darkness as local fog was met with at several places on the route. Nevertheless, seventeen of the competitors finished...



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