Articles tagged Mike Marshall

Page 91 of March 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, March 1999

The Verzons

The Verzons Time flies, and on new years day it was off to 'The Verzons' near Ledbury for another of Mark Garfitt's great gatherings, with around 100 pre-1941 cars and many others of interest. The Distance award went to Antony Dacey from Hove in a 1938 Lancia Aprilia. Familiar arrivals included the 35B, 49 and 35T Bugattis of Mike Marshall, Keith Hill, and Garfitt in Sally Marsh's car. Hamish...

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Pub Fun

As well as the VSCC evening he organises at The Versons near Ledbury, Mark Garfitt introduced lunchtime pub-fun there on August 15, which attracted some 70 pre-war modes of transport. Among the fine assembly of the older cars we counted six Bentleys, a Speed Six and five three-litres, including onetime Frazer Nash exponent Peter Sutcliffe's smart three-litre. Hamish Moffatt came in his OM to look...

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John Nicholson

Leading Formula Atlantic driver and Grand Prix engine builder The British Grand Prix meeting was a great day for New Zealander John Nicholson. Thousands saw him take his Pinch Plant-sponsored Lyncar to a clear win in the supporting Formula Atlantic race, a penultimate round victory which placed him in the lead of the Yellow Pages Formula Atlantic Championship. To add a little more cream to his...

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Rally Review

Motogard Rally of New Zealand As any schoolboy will tell you, the process of fact learning demands a conscious effort to commit to memory whilst other data, both useful and otherwise, pleasant and unpleasant, seems to find its own way right into the memory. So it is with the facts which form the basis of these reviews, and when writing in retrospect about an event already several weeks old we...

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V-E-V Odds & Ends

The Sunbeam MCC's 48th Pioneer Run for veteran motorcycles takes place on March 24th, from Epsom Downs to Brighton. Entries have closed. The VMCC has its Racing Section dinner and dance at the Allesley Hotel, Coventry, on February 16th, and the Herefordshire Section its 1st Bromyard -Bangor Run on May 4th/5th. We regret to learn of the deaths of two famous motorcyclists — historian Erwin...

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WB Rumblings

The Hants and Berks MC, which was formed in January 1946, and which has members who come from outside those two counties and which publishes Sidelights magazine with its entertaining accounts of motoring experiences and events, is already planning its Diamond Jubilee. To join this jolly organisation, members of which help marshall at important trials, ring Pam Roper on 0118 9787 684, or there is...

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Summer Serendipity

Owners of older cars continue to enjoy driving to Mark Garfitt's Summer Serendipity (a word introduced to the VSCC by Jenks — I didn't know he had a dictionary) at the Verzons near Ledbury.This year's brought sunshine and some 51 appropriate cars at the time of counting, with counter-attractions of a small autojumble and the very good Georgia jazz band. Hamish Moffatt flew over in his DH Gipsy...

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