Articles tagged Lemon Burton

Page 17 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1945

Club News

WE HEAR Mr. Sheppard is building up quite a fleet of 2-cylinder Renault cars for future veteran events, and also possesses a 1910 Model-T Ford. Haining is disposing of his rebuilt 1928 "12/50 " Alvis and is completing another, based on a 1931 T.J. chassis. Meanwhile, his 1925 " 12/50 " Alvis motors as well as ever. F/Lt. C. M. Tait, who owned a 1987 14-litre Riley " Kestrel " before the war, is...

Page 25 of June 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1947

Club News

We Hear Bernard Coulter informs us that the French motor paper L'Actualite Automobile, edited by Camille Lacome, has been revived. Coulter has a Type 40 Bugatti sans engine, into which he has fitted an Alvis "Speed Twenty" gearbox, the power unit still constituting a problem. Incidentally, Coulter broadcast reminiscences of "L'Ecusie du Lapin Blanc" at Le Mans, over the B.B.C. Free French Service...

Page 9 of March 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, March 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Spring Half-Day Trial Held on January 14th, the results were: M.C.C. Cup: K. Burgess (Allard). First-Class Awards: G. Best (M.G.), A. Faulkener (Mercury), C. C. Evans (Daisy). Second-Class Awards: L. Parker (Allard), L. Morrish (M.G.), H. E. Roberts (Morris). Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Full Moon Cup Trial Run on February 12th this trial embraced Stroud Lane, Oatlands,...

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 65 of March 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, March 1992

Jameson Special - 2

Sir I read with considerable interest your article on my father the late Joseph L Jameson in your December edition of MOTOR SPORT, and entitiled 'Mystery Special'. I cannot add anything concerning the technical details of his supercharged 2-stroke racing engine, chiefly because he wasn't given to discussing a project that showed such promise in the development stage, but which failed to fulfil...

Page 26 of March 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, March 1949

Club News

We Hear Birkett motors in what appears to be normal 1928 Austin Seven "Chummy," except for outsize rear tyres, until the bonnet is opened, when a downdraught carburetter, four-branch exhaust manifold and Scintilla Vertex magneto are revealed; the car also has a close-ratio four-speed gearbox. Leslie Seyd has restored to original order the 1912 "12/15" Mors tourer once owned by Shakspeare. The...

Page 21 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, May 1949

Sorting out the Bugatti Types

J. Lemon Burton's Talk before the North London E.C.C. N March 24th last, J. Lemon Burton gave an interesting address to members of the North London E.C.C., on the subject of Bugatti cars. He opened his talk by remarking that as early as 1907 Ettore Bugatti designed a fairly-normal small car for Mathis and that there is an example in a museum in Paris. Next came the Type 13 eight-valve 1.3-litre...

Page 21 of June 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, June 1938


THE FIRST PRESCOTT MEETING ARTHUR BARON (2.3-LITRE BUGATTI) ESTABLISHES FIRST COURSE RECORD AT BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB'S NEW HILL-CLIMB VENUE. FASTEST SPORTS-CAR TIME BY SYDNEY ALLARD'S VI2 ALLARD-SPECIAL. THE Bugatti Owners' Club deserves the very warmest congratulation on the first meeting at the new Prescott Speed hill-climb venue near Cheltenham. At the inaugural meeting on Shmday, May 15th,...

Page 24 of January 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1948

Letters From Readers - Tachometry For The Impecunious

It was with some trepidation, to use a well-worn phrase, that I decided to release the following, as one never knows to what lengths powerful business interests might go if their markets were threatened. On reflection I decided that the kind of people who can afford to fit laboratory-tested rev.-counters will probably not be affected and my remarks must, therefore, be taken as addressed to that...


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