Articles tagged Lawrence Pomeroy

Page 98 of September 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, September 2014

Where the grassroots are greener

The 750 Motor Club, founded by our own Bill Boddy, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. It continues to thrive thanks to low-cost rules, diversity and – as we found out – good, clean fun Writer Ed Foster, photographer Mitch Pashavair Variety is, according to the dictionary, “the quality or state of being different or diverse; the absence of uniformity or monotony”. There should really be a...

Page 9 of April 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, April 1997

Pomeroy Trophy won by BMW

Known for speed as the "Pom", this off-season bash gives the children something to do with their toys during the winter when any sensible player would leave them in the cup board. Instituted in 1948 by his son to commemorate Vauxhall designer Lawrence Pomeroy, and to detect the ideal touring car by comparative testing, the event has become a pre-season attempt to enjoy a day at Silverstone in...

Page 48 of March 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, March 1991

Veteran to classic -- Jowett Jupiter

The Little Beauty " I must take you to task over a statement which you made in the December 1990 issue of Motor Sport in the Triumphant Trio article when you stated 'after all, where else are you going to get an everyday sports car which takes you to a race meeting, is partially stripped, etc, etc.' Well the Jowett Jupiter is one such car. . . . My particular Jupiter, which I have owned since...

Page 142 of October 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 142, October 1980

BUICK POSTSCRIPT

[The following notes and photographs relating to his long association with Buick and Lendrum Hamnan by the late Mr. Russell Johns arrived too late for inclusion in "Buick Bygones" (tee pages 1560-1562) but art of such interest that we are glad to include them. — Ed.] The manager responsible for reorganising and maintaining the efficiency of the works from 1924 to 1939 was Mr. M. G. Armstrong. He...

Page 11 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, January 1950

The Hants and Berks M.C. Dinner

On December 17th at Virginia Water, the Hants and Berks M.C., which has expanded notably for one of the newer clubs, held its annual dinner/dance. The Editor was detained putting the January Motor Sport to bed, but Mrs. Boddy attended and reports as follows:— "The Fourth Annual Dinner at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, on December 16th, was a very friendly, entertaining affair, with witty speeches (and one...

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