Articles tagged Leyland-Thomas

Page 35 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, July 1982

MATTERS OF MOMENT

THE TYRE WAR The important subject of tyres in modern motor racing formed the topic of D.S.J.'s article in his "Behind the Grand Prix Scene" series in the April issue of MOTOR SPORT. He described the dedication of the tyre companies' representatives and workers, who have to make the rubber function to the best possible effect during practice and the qualifying laps for a high place on the...

Page 71 of May 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, May 1995

The Missing Link

The most successful Brooklands cars were the Leylands designed and raced by J G Parry Thomas. Thomas himself scored 26 first places, 20 second places and 10 third places with them at the Weybridge track between May 1922 and October 1926, apart from successes at other venues and many new records, such as the world's one-hour at 121.74 mph, the 1/2-mile at 134.35 mph and the lap-record at 129.36...

Page 54 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, November 1951

Club News

Club News WE HEAR Quite a number of interesting cars were encountered recently, notably a large vintage Panhard Lavassor saloon on the Embankment, an " 8.3" Renault in Gloucester, a hoodless Austin Twelve tourer Of the "railway door handle" era, full of family, and a Bean Twelve tourer near Prescott, a long-tailed genuine Boyd Carpenter Austin Seven and a yellow-wheeled " 12/24" de Dion Bouton...

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