Articles tagged Ken Farley

Page 3 of October 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, October 1940

Cars I have owned

[Here is another article of this popular series, this time by peter clark, a truly versatile amateur, well known for his le mans successes with the h.r.g., his trials exploits and his interest in edwardians.—ed.] My first velocipede was a B.S.A. three-wheeler sports, chiefly notable in that it was bought (secondhand) from H. M. Bentley and Partners. It was not very fast, about 65 flat out, but...

Page 17 of September 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, September 1939

Letters from Readers

"EX MRS. JO JO" Sir, Although I have been a regular reader of MOTOR SPORT since 1933 I have not previously written to you and I wonder whether any reader can give me some information. I have noticed in various race reports that you have made reference to my Austin and have also recognised it as " ex Mrs. Jo Jo" and I thought that you might have further information about it. I bought it as scrap...

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 20 of March 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, March 1938

Club news

etal/laced U.H. & U.L.M.C. The annual Cotswold Trial, which has earned a high place as one of the better trials embracing sensible hills and attracting a varied entry, was run off on February 6th. There were thirty-one entries, including A. F. Seroggs (touring Trojan), I. K. Nixon (Austin Seven), J. H. Plevy (Gwymie), G. N. Mansell and C. A. N. May (M.G.$), N. V. Terry (Frazer-NashB.M.W.), J...

Page 28 of June 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1938

Club News

etta Ati.4 THE BERKHAMSTED AND D. M.C. The Berkhamsted and D. M.C. deserves the greatest credit for carrying on, in this repressed age, the best tradition of the Aston-Clinton lull-climb days. Their course at Dancer's End, near Tring, offers no particular excitement apart from the acute hairpin bend, and the loose surface restricts speed and driving artistry, but the organisation is admirable. On...

Page 26 of August 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, August 1938


AN ECHO OF LE MANS [Even though the Le :11ans 24-Hour Race is past history, we publish this letter from Peter Clark as we feel sure that many of our readers Will be interested in this preparation for the race .—Ed. LE MANS, 1938 Sir, Le Mans, so far as I am concerned, really started on February 28th, after the " Cohnore " trial. It was then that I definitely and finally withdrew my H.R.G. from...

Page 50 of December 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, December 1984

an hrg item

An HRG Item LAST SUMMER'S great Golden Jubilee of the VSCC will no doubt have pleasant repercussions that will last for a very long time. One such, so far as I am concerned, relates to seeing a blue HRG which I was told was carrying a plaque announcing that it was the car I road-tested for MOTOR SPORT back in 1937. Naturally this interested me but I could not find the owner. Thinking about it...

Page 17 of March 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, March 1942

Club News

ettalUald WE HEAR .... John Cooper, of Scuderia ImpeeuniOsa„ has added a fabric 2-seater P.W.D. of the blown four-cylinder variety, to his stable. He drove down a distance of 100 miles from Leicester at 42.1 m.p.h. average to collect it, in his immaculate twin-carburetter, big port " 12/50" Alvis with two friends and quite a party resulted, as he was met by Partridge's 1929 4-seater...

Page 8 of August 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, August 1941


ON THE CHESSINGTON RALLY DEFINITELY, the Chessington Rally was an immense success, and reflects the very greatest credit on the organising clubs, Vintage S.C.C., Bugatti Owners' and E.R.A., of whom I take it that Sam Clutton, Eric Giles and Rivers-Fletcher were the personnel to whom we should direct our thanks. Heavy rainfall, following something like a month of unbroken hot weather, fortunately...


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