Articles tagged Julian Orde

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 16 of June 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, June 1951

The first to wear the green

A Review of Napier Racing Cars, 1900-1908 AS the result of Edge's victory, the honour of organising the 1903 Gordon Bennett Cup race fell to the Automobile Club of Great Britain and Ireland (now known as the R.A.C.). Then, as now, the idea of closing roads to enable an International motor race to take place was quite unthinkable for our legislators. Claude Johnson, the energetic seeretary of the...

Page 26 of November 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1959

The "Bullnose" Morris

by Lytton P. Jarman (The author would like to thank Morris Motors Ltd., The M.G. Car Company and Bullnose Morris Club members, who have willingly supplied valuable information and photographs, without which this article would not have been possible.) [I feel that it is an excellent thing to present a solid historical article at Motor Show time, as an antidote to yearnings over new cars and as...

Page 54 of November 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 2005

Return of the prodigal Sunbeam

It rained. It was misty. Just like in 1922. Paul Fearnley gets a realism overload on the Isle of Man TT course in Chassagne's winning machine. Photography by Ian Dawson  Face stinging. Soaked to the skin. But pressing on. Despite there being only nine entries — three Sunbeams, three Bentleys and three Vauxhalls — and Jean Chassagne being in one of the fastest of them, the 1922 RAC Tourist Trophy...

Page 38 of January 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, January 1980

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters Star Story At the suggestion of Jeremy Collins, whose 1921 11.9 h.p. Star Scorpio two-seater is a well-known performer in VSCC Light Car Section and other events (it now belongs to his wife), I went with him to "talk-Star" with Mr. Wallace Marsh, who was a premium apprentice at the Star Motor Company in Wolverhampton from 1910 to 1914, and who keeps another...

Page 31 of July 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, July 1924

Should the T.T. be Run in England? No! By George Brown

Just as it would be impossible to imagine the Derby taking place on any other course but Epsom, or the Oxford and Cambridge Boatrace taking place on any other river but the Thames, so it would be impossible to imagine the Tourist Trophy Motor Cycle Races taking place on. any other Course than the world famous circuit in Mona's Isle. I think I am right in stating that some seventeen years ago,...

Page 29 of August 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, August 1924


THE CHAUFFEURS' CLUB. The National Society of Chauffeurs, of which Mr. E. M. C. Instone, J.P., is the president, in conjunction with the vice-presidents, the Hon. Sir Arthur Stanley, G.B.E., C.V.O., C.B., M.P., Sir Julian Orde, Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, Sir William Letts, K.B.E., Mr. Stanley Spooner and Mr. A. E. Holmes, is appealing for £5,000 for the purpose of setting up a Club-house for the...


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