Articles tagged James Cheyne

Page 42 of June 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, June 1983

An important trial

75 years ago  I have been reminded that it was 75 years ago this month that an important trial took place, which is usually regarded as having set the seal to the fame of the Laurence Pomeroy-designed 20 h.p. Vauxhall, which led on to his renowned Prince Henry, 30/98 and other desirable Luton-built motor cars. This was the RAC International Touring Car Trial of 1908, which covered nearly 2,000...

Page 98 of December 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, December 2003

Trio of B&M Aston Martins

My recent item about a Bamford & Martin Aston Martin brought encouraging news of these cars. Andy Bell of Ecurie Bertelli Limited, Olney, which specialises in vintage AMs, reminds me that in its workshop are three of these lovely cars, two with their original bodies, namely a tourer, chassis 1949, an archetypal barn find, and the 200-Mile Race car which Humphrey Cook crashed in the 1925 race...

Page 61 of April 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, April 1982

Vintage postbag

Seaman and Delage Sir, I feel your remarks in Matters of Moment (February 1982) concerning the successes achieved by Richard Seaman and his Delage were somewhat misleading. You state that "The Delage was able to off-set its power deficiency and prove victorious because it could race race non-stop, whereas the supercharged ERAs had to stop for more fuel." With respect, I feel this is not borne out...


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