Articles tagged Loughborough

Page 26 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, September 1937

RECORDS AT POOLE

RECORDS AT POOLE LARGE CROWD SEES C. E. C. MARTIN (E.R.A.) MAKE FASTEST TIME ADDED importance attached to the Poole Speed Trials this year through several well known fixtures having dropped out of the list, and further through the fact that the event had been granted an open permit. The Poole Speed Trials were first held in 1936, and an even better entry than before was received this year....

Page 21 of January 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, January 1952

Club news

We hear Those Schuco toy cars that intrigued us in our youth, including the brisk Schuco Mercedes, are available, from Harrod's, although the price of the latter has risen from about 5s pre-war to 27s 6d.  Eric Oliver, Sidecar Champion of the World, was to have tried the Kieft 500, the original Moss car, at Goodwood on December 1st, but Eric Brandon went out first and had irreparable engine...

Page 24 of May 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, May 1935

THE COACHWORK COMPETITION

TI-IE CCACI-1WIDIM COMIPIETITIO% THE organisers of rallies in which a Coachwork Competition forms part of the event must find it puzzling to decide what proportion of marks shall be awarded for sheer elegance of appearance and how much for fittings of practical value on a strenuous run. The R.A.C. award 30 marks out of 100 to appearance, with an additional 10 for condition, 20 for the comfort of...

Page 28 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1937

RAIN MARS BRINGHTON SPEED TRAILS

RAIN MARS BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS G. TAYLOR (ALTA) MAKES FASTEST TIME. A. N. L. MACLACHLAN'S FINE DRIVING. BAD weather arrivci I just at the most inopportune moment for the Brighton Speed Trials, and not man y records were broken on the Madeira Drive on September 25th. R. 0. Shuttleworth's car record of 22.08 secs. (79.36 m.p.h.) which was set up in 1935—the last year it was fine—with his AlfaRomeo...

Page 21 of August 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 1948

Rumblings

Silverstone The R.A.C.'s new motor-course at Silverstone is the news of the moment and is referred to Editorially in this issue. As we close for Press final Silverstone arrangements have yet to be made, but there seems no doubt at all that we shall get this long-awaited track. The R.A.C. even hopes to hold an International Grand Prix race there on October 2nd, inviting the crack Continental teams...

Page 28 of November 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, November 1934

RAYMOND MATS (E.R.A.) MAKES FASTEST TIME AT SHELSLEY

FAST CLIMBS AND EXCITING INCIDENTS ON COURSE RENDERED DIFFICULT BY RAIN. EIGHTY names appeared on the programme of the Autumn Hill Climb at Shelsley Walsh, weather conditions varied from dull to very wet indeed, yet interest was well maintained throughout those five rather uncomfortable hours. So much for a first class entry and faultless organisation. The outstanding climbs were made by Mays,...

Page 35 of June 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, June 1935

TIMING CARS ON BROOKLANDS,WITH STOP WATCH,THE TAPE MACHINE AND LIGHT RAY APPARATUS

The Timing-Box on the Railway Straight. TIMING CARS ON BROOKLANDS, WITH STOP WATCH, THE TAPE MACHINE AND THE LIGHT RAY APPARATUS AFTER making something like my twohundredth visit to Brooklands Track, it suddenly occurred to me the other day that I hardly knew anything about the way in which records and races are timed. Like most people who visit the Track I had noticed a little hut on stilts half...

Page 32 of October 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, October 1937

The very complicated liming apparatus owned by Brigadier Loughborough.

The very comPlicated liming apparatus owned by Brigadier Loughborough. It is contained in five cabinets enclosing the most delicate mechanism. It is operated by means of a ray an] each time a run is made it is recorded on. a separate sheet of cardboard.

Page 12 of February 1926 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, February 1926

RACING ON THE SANDS AT SOUTHPORT.

RACING ON THE SANDS AT SOUTHPORT. Excellent Sport at the First 1926 Meeting of the Southport Motor Club. THE Southport Motor Club, that live organisation of the North, opened what promises to be a successful season on January the 9th, with a wellattended race meeting on the Sands. The events attracted some eighty entries and the races, as usual, were run off with punctuality and efficient control...

Page 3 of January 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, January 1940

About ourselves

We are told that very few people bother to read an Editorial, so we propose to write about ourselves, having, with this issue, entered our sixteenth year and commenced another new volume. MOTOR SPORT first appeared in July 1924, as a 1/- journal called "The Brooklands Gazette," published by Radclyffe's and edited by Oscar E. Seyd, M.J.I. That first issue contained road-test reports of the 3-litre...

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