Articles tagged Louis Fontes

Page 18 of May 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, May 1946


"500 Progress" The suggested rules for 500-c.c. class contests laid down by the B.A.C. Motor Sports Clubs are by now well known and seem generally acceptable. We rather liked the idea of not permitting more than two cylinders, but whether or not real economy would have resulted from insisting on pump fuel is debatable, John Bolster, of course, believing that reliability can only be courted by...

Page 79 of May 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, May 1986

Book reviews

"Mostly Motor Racing" by Rivers Fletcher 319 pp. 11 in x 8 in (Haynes Publishing Group, Sparkford, near Yeova, Somerset, BA22 7JJ, £15.95) Rivers Fletcher is well known. particularly in the areas of vintage cars, pre-war memories, and Club racing and few can match his Infectious enthusiasm. Previously he has launched into authorship, with books about his days with Bentley Motors, his MG...

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Ex-Pat Import

Though fated not to become a household name, Pat Fairfield was much admired by his peers; Andrew Embleton recalls a genial and popular driver Although Patrick Greenway Fairfield was born in England, on November 26th 1907, he emigrated to South Africa at the age of 15, with his sister Molly and their mother. The family had a large citrus estate at White River, a small town in the Transvaal Lowveld...

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Sir, May I add a little more information about the Monoposto Alfa Romeo No. 5006, so beautifully illustrated by Tony Matthews in the March isue of MOTOR SPORT. While researching my book on Alfa Romeo I had correspondence with Anthony PowysLybbe about the car in question and he told me he bought it from Mrs. Jill Thomas in 1949. It had been stored throughout the war by Thomson and Taylor on a farm...

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Club News

We Hear Arthur Fogg has forsaken his Scott "Flying Squirrel" and half-finished racing Scott for the ex-Lang, ex-Butler, unblown "Ulster" Austin Seven. Lt. E. C. Emmett, R.N., has acquired a 1913 G.W.K. as companion to his "4/4" Morgan, and craves also a 1923 G.W.K., which he knows to exist in London, and a Trojan. And just to prove that there is no end to the veterans, Patrick Green has unearthed...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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