Articles tagged L. Allard

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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...

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A Highly Successful Gransden Meeting

R. D. Poore wins the Gransden Trophy Race in the 3.8-litre AlfaRomeo from Abecassis at 86.3 m.p.h. Habershon's 1 1/2-litre Delage Victorious in Vintage Scratch Race. Alan May's "30198" Vauxhall Placed Twice. The thanks of all enthusiasts who gathered at Gransden Lodge airfield on July 13th are due to the C.U.A.C. and V.S.C.C. for the splendid circuit racing witnessed there. In general, the...

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Southsea M.C. Chichester Speed Trials

R. D. Poore's 3.8-litre Alfa-Romeo makes Fastest Time. Crook's "2.9" Alfa-Romeo is Fastest Sports Car. Excellent New Course Allows High Speeds. The Southsea M.C. received an enormous entry for its Autumn Speed Trials on a half-mile course at Merston airfield on September 20th. The event was well patronised by two mayors, a councillor and, local trades people and proceeds went to a hospital. With...

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The International Prescott Meeting

Raymond Mays' E.R.A. makes F.T.D. in 50.12 sec. and Secures British Hill-Climb Championship. Rain Prevents Record Climbs. Splendid Runs by Brandon's Cooper 500 and Oliver's G.P. Bugatti. After magnificent weather for all the sprint meetings held since the end of August, rain came to Prescott to reduce times at the International Meeting on September 14th. Nevertheless, a considerable crowd of...

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Reports of Recent Events

V.C.C. Southern Hill-Climb The results of the Veteran Car Club's hill-climb at Charterhouse on May 17th did eventually come to hand. Best performance of the day was made by W. Boddy's 1918 "Alphonso" Hispano-Suiza, with 0.27 marks, the runners-up being J. Hampton's 1912 Sunbeam (0.30 marks), and H. Bridcut's 1912 "Alphonso" Hispano-Suiza (0.32 marks). On formula as well as speed the Edwardians...


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