Articles tagged Jim Elwes

Page 75 of January 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, January 1986

Cars I Have Owned And Raced

This article, by R. King-Clark, was the opening chapter in his as yet unpublished book about his extensive flying in his aero-planes, a Miles Gypsy Ill Hawk G-ACT D and a Miles IIA Whitney Straight G-AERS, and his military career but it is so interesting I decided MOTOR SPORT should publish it. Lt Col King-Clark's young brother "Cuffy" was also an enthusiast, running an Ulster A7, a 1928 20/25 hp...

Page 99 of December 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 99, December 1981

"MG - Past & Present"

"MG — Past & Present" by Rivers Fletcher. 240 pp. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" (Gentry Books Ltd., 15, Pont Street, London, SW1Y SEll. £9.95). This is a most entertaining and jolly book, all about the MGs with which that well-known motor-racing character, A. F. Rivers Fletcher, who carries his 70 years so remarkably and who bases his intense and undying enthusiasm for racing how it was in pre-war times,...

Page 23 of August 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, August 1946

Letters from Readers

Sir, I must congratulate you on your excellent account of our (C.U.A.C.) Meeting at Gransden Lodge. It is a frank review, and after such embarrassing torrents of praise, I am greatly relieved to see someone at last endeavouring to point out that we actually did make mistakes, which was only too true. The purpose of my letter is, however, to straighten out two matters in the account which may...

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

Continental Notes and News

Continenta. Notes and Newz By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Box Office Appeal In spite of the violent assertions of the French sporting press and racing authorities that sports-car racing has caught the public's fancy, the fact remains that the car parks at Rheims for the Manic G.P. were lamentably empty. Gone, too, was the eve-of-the-race excitement in the town on the Saturday night. The mistake...

Page 24 of September 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, September 1935

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS NEW LAP RECORD BY OLIVER BERTRAM. MRS. PETRE WINS LADIES MATCH RACE SAMUEL AND " DAVIES " REPRIMANDED The outstanding feature of the B.A.R.C. 'meeting at Brooklands on August Bank Holiday came right at the very end of the programme. During the afternoon it was announced that Oliver Bertram would make an attempt to break the lap-record after the last race, driving...

Page 57 of August 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, August 1992

Happy Days

Singapore-born of an Australian mother and Scottish father in 1913, Ian F Connell competed in a considerable number of races and other competition events in an interesting variety of racing cars, both before and after the war. A short time ago I paid him a visit to chat about those days. Connell's father died when Ian was four and his mother and stepfather did not become regular motorists until...

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