Articles tagged Ken Hutchison

Page 29 of October 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, October 1948

Raymond Mays (E.R.A) Consolidates His Position at Craigantlet

Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) Consolidates His Position at Craigantlet ' Allard's Allard and Hutchison's Alfa-Romeo placed second and third, respectively Driving with all his customary style and precision, Raymond Mays proved unbeatable at Craigantlet. The course this year had been abbreviated by 50 yards and Mays' time in the E.B.A. represents a new record-1 min. 15.8 sec. During the first half Mays had...

Page 42 of February 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, February 1977

V-E-V Miscellany

V-E-V Miscellany.— We regret to learn of the death of Albert E. Boyer-Lowe, last November. He was a Motor Industry pioneer whom we interviewed in 1965 about the Phoenix car, for which he was responsible. We also have with deep regret to record the passing of Miss Barbara Marshall, who was a close companion of Betty Haig and who had an active motor sporting career, commencing with her Anzani-GN...

Page 12 of May 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1943

How were the "mighty" fallen...!

Peter Clark ponders upon "How were the 'mighty' fallen...!" In this unusual article Peter Clark, as a successful trials competitor and for his exploits at Le Mans, is modest enough to admit early mistakes, which should be useful to beginners to ponder.—Ed. Those of you who were at the "Rembrandt" party last September may remember my remarks about "spurious experts". This is not a hit at Pomeroy,...

Page 3 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, June 1947

Prescott Spring Hill-Climb

Sydney Allard beats them all in his new car. Five Class records fall. Magnificent ascents by John Bolster. The weather was perfect at Prescott on May 11th and at this popular venue, set in beautiful hill-country, a large crowd saw five class records fall and Sydney Allard make f.t.d. and come within 1.11 sec. of Raymond Mays' record, with the new racing, but unblown, Allard. The veterans opened...

Page 17 of January 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, January 1946

Club News

We Hear A Chiswick garage is using a 1926 7.5 Citroen for driving lessons and towing jobs. R. S. Shapley has disposed of his Type 35C Bugatti and now owns an 8th Series open Lancia "Lambda" and an R-type M.G. Lieut. Cameron acquired Boddy's Lancia "Lambda." Alas, John Gordon's G.N. chassis went for scrap while he was in Italy — this, too, like the G.N. which Boddy found, was stored in a Leeds...

Page 78 of September 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, September 1998

The trials of WB

Tackling muddy hills by car is a long-standing British tradition. Bill Boddy recalls the experts trials he rode on Motorsport has many facets. Trials represent a different approach from events in which speed is all-important. Particularly before WW2, trials (‘mud-storming’) were very popular among amateur and professional drivers. Hills of reasonably steep gradient (but not so severe as the freak...

Page 22 of July 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1949

The Bugatti O.C. at Silverstone

R. C. Symondson Wins 48-Mile Final in His 575 Bugatti The first of the Club Meetings at Silverstone took place in perfect weather on June 18th, organised by the Bugatti Owners' Club, and all the fun and games of club days at Brooklands and Donington before the war were re-enacted again at the new R.A.C. circuit. It was a most enjoyable day. The invited one-make clubs co-operated warmly and an...

Page 25 of August 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, August 1949

Raymond Mays Shows Then How

at Rest and Be Thankful Poore Second. Peter Walker Third The R.S.A.C.'s speed hill-climb at Rest and Be Thankful on July 9th was quite unique in this country, for the very difficult course (May's admission!) was over a mile long, compared to our usual 1/2 or 1/2-mile climbs, and was reminiscent of an Alpine event. Unfortunately, although over £2,000 was said to have been spent on the road, it...

Page 4 of April 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, April 1948

Rumblings

That Film Again The German Motor-Racing Propaganda film, together with George Monkhouse's great colour-films of pre-war Mercedes-Benz and Auto-Union racing, could surely be used to very good effect as publicity for the B.R.M.? We feel, and have felt for a long time, that British motor-racing prospects would improve if a series of lectures by well-known personalities could be given to the general...

Page 15 of February 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, February 1947

Club News

We Hear J. N. Morton is proposing to install a 3-litre Bentley engine in a 1925 Sunbeam chassis, and E. Hopewell Ash reports that he is using a 1922 Jowett 2-seater which he acquired last Easter, and which ably takes his family and much luggage from Ruislip to the coast on a handful of revs, the whole way. We learn that Penn's Riley which ran at Cofton Hackett last year, and which we said looked...

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